The most recent UFC rankings updates are in, and Jiri Prochazka has officially damaged into the major-3 rankings in the light-weight heavyweight division.
Jiri Prochazka’s knockout get over Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 26 attained him not only $100,000 in reward awards, but also the No. 2 ranking in the world at 205lbs. It is an unbelievable accomplishment for the Czech Republic native, who wasn’t even in the UFC a 12 months in the past. But he absolutely justifies it right after beating Reyes and Volkan Oezdemir by knockout in his initially two UFC appearances. As well, he is riding a 12-fight earn streak. With Prochazka going into the No. 2 location at 205lbs, Reyes dropped all the way to No. 5. It’s also really worth noting that Aleksandar Rakic also dropped 1 place in the rankings to No. 3.
Coming down from Prochazka and the light-weight heavyweights, in the middleweight division, Sean Strickland picked up a major improve in the rankings with his unanimous selection acquire above Krzysztof Jotko that gave him his fourth gain in a row. Strickland moved all the way up to the No. 11 spot with Chris Weidman dropping down to No. 12 in the division. Omari Akhmedov and Brad Tavares also fell in the rankings.
In the featherweight division, Giga Chikadze moved up to No. 10 in the earth as he climbed four places in the rankings. Sodiq Yusuff, Bryce Mitchell, Edson Barboza and Movsar Evloev all dropped one particular place each and every, with Hakeem Dawodu remaining extra into the rankings after Jeremy Stephens was eliminated from the top-15 because of to combating at lightweight now. Prochazka and Chikadze are probable the two greatest winners of the night overall.
It is also truly worth noting that in the bantamweight division, Merab Dvalishvili moved up to No. 11 with his conclusion earn above Cody Stamann. With Dvavlishvili moving up a place in the rankings, Jimmie Rivera fell 1 spot. None of the other divisions observed a significant adjust in the rankings.
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