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UFC divisional rankings: TJ Dillashaw re-enters top five with UFC Fight Night win over Cory Sandhagen

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By the ultimate bell within the UFC Combat Night time predominant occasion, it was clear TJ Dillashaw had returned from his two yr suspension as a reputable bantamweight title contender, whether or not the playing cards went his method or not. It turned out that Dillashaw had performed sufficient within the eyes of the judges to edge out the cut up resolution victory after a thriller in Las Vegas.

The majority of media members scoring the battle appeared to suppose Sandhagen had performed sufficient to deserve the win, however the one scorecards that matter are the three turned in by the official judges. With that, Dillashaw’s redemption story took a giant step ahead after he was compelled to vacate the bantamweight title in January 2019 after a failed drug take a look at for EPO.

Dillashaw entered the CBS Sports activities UFC Divisional Rankings within the No. 4 spot at bantamweight, one spot behind Sandhagen, who remained No. 3 after the controversial loss.

The one different battle on the cardboard that includes a CBS Sports activities ranked fighter was scrapped late within the week when Macy Chiasson was injured and compelled out of her bout with No. 4 ladies’s bantamweight Aspen Ladd.

Saturday’s UFC Combat Night time options only one battle that includes a CBS Sports activities ranked fighter.

  • Middleweight: No. 8 Uriah Corridor vs. Sean Strickland

Rankings are compiled following the submission of ballots by Brent Brookhouse, Brian Campbell and Brandon Clever. With out additional ado, here is the place issues stand forward of Saturday’s card.

For Brian Campbell’s up to date Pound for Pound Rankings, click here.

Flyweight

Fighter

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1. Brandon Moreno (c)

19-5-2

2. Deiveson Figueiredo

20-2-1

3. Askar Askarov

12-0-1

4. Matt Schnell

15-5

5. Alexandre Pantoja

23-5

6. Kai Kara-France

22-9

7. Joseph Benavidez

28-8-

8. Alex Perez

24-6

9. Brandon Royval

12-5

10. Jussier Formiga

23-8

Bantamweight

Fighter

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1. Petr Yan

15-1

2. Aljamain Sterling (c)

19-3

3. Cory Sandhagen

14-3

4. TJ Dillashaw

17-4

5. Rob Font

19-4

6. Pedro Munhoz

19-5

7. Marlon Moraes

23-7-1

8. Merab Dvalishvili

13-4

9. Jimmy Rivera

23-5

10. Jose Aldo

29-7

Featherweight

Fighter

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1. Alexander Volkanovski (c)

22-1

2. Max Holloway

22-6

3. Brian Ortega

15-1

4. Zabit Magomedsharipov

18-1

5. Yair Rodriguez

12-2

6. Korean Zombie

17-6

7. Calvin Kattar

22-5

8. Josh Emmett

16-2

9. Edson Barboza

22-9

10. Dan Ige

15-4

Light-weight

Fighter

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1. Dustin Poirier

28-6

2. Charles Oliveira (c)

31-8

3. Justin Gaethje

22-3

4. Michael Chandler

22-6

5. Islam Makhachev

20-1

6. Rafael dos Anjos

30-13

7. Beneil Dariush

21-4-1

8. Dan Hooker

20-10

9. Gregor Gillespie

14-1

10. Tony Ferguson

25-6

Welterweight

Fighter

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1. Kamaru Usman (c)

19-1

2. Colby Covington

16-2

3. Leon Edwards

19-3

4. Gilbert Burns

20-4

5. Stephen Thompson

16-5-1

6. Jorge Masvidal

35-15

7. Michael Chiesa

18-4

8. Vicente Luque

20-7-1

9. Neil Magny

25-8

10. Santiago Ponzinibbio

28-4

Middleweight

Fighter

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1. Israel Adesanya (c)

21-1

2. Robert Whittaker

23-5

3. Paulo Costa

13-1

4. Jared Cannonier

13-5

5. Derek Brunson

22-7

6. Marvin Vettori

17-5-1

7. Jack Hermansson

18-2-1 22-6

8. Uriah Corridor

17-9

9. Darren Until

18-2-1

10. Kelvin Gastelum

16-7

Gentle heavyweight

Fighter

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1. Jan Blachowicz (c)

28-8

2. Glover Teixeira

32-7

3. Jiri Prochazka

28-3-1

4. Aleksandar Rakic

14-2

5. Thiago Santos

21-9

6. Anthony Smith

35-16

7. Dominick Reyes

12-3

8. Magomed Ankalaev

15-1

9. Johnny Walker

18-5

10. Nikita Krylov

26-8

Heavyweight

Fighter

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1. Francis Ngannou (c)

16-3

2. Stipe Miocic

20-4

3. Derrick Lewis

25-7

4. Ciryl Gane

9-0

5. Curtis Blaydes

14-3

6. Alexander Volkov

33-9

7. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

12-2

8. Marcin Tybura

22-6

9. Chris Daukaus

11-3

10. Tai Tuivasa

13-3

Girls’s strawweight

Fighter

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1. Rose Namajunas (c) 

10-4

2. Weili Zhang

21-1

3. Carla Esparza

18-6

4. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

16-4

5. Mackenzie Dern

11-1

6. Marina Rodriguez

14-1-2

7. Yan Xiaonan

13-2

8. Tatiana Suarez

8-0

9. Michelle Waterson

18-9

10. Jessica Andrade

21-9

Girls’s flyweight

Fighter

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1. Valentina Shevchenko (c)

21-3

2. Lauren Murphy

15-4

3. Jennifer Maia

19-7-1

4. Katlyn Chookagian

16-4

5. Cynthia Calvillo

9-2-1

Girls’s bantamweight

Fighter

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1. Amanda Nunes (c)

21-4

2. Germaine de Randamie

10-4

3. Holly Holm

14-5

4. Aspen Ladd

9-1

5. Irene Aldana

13-6

6. Julianna Pena

10-4

7. Yana Kunitskaya

14-6

8. Julia Avila

8-2

9. Ketlen Vieira

11-2

10. Miesha Tate

19-7

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