UFC defeat caused Vicente Luque to plummet in the welterweight rankings

UFC defeat caused Vicente Luque to plummet in the welterweight rankings
UFC defeat caused Vicente Luque to plummet in the welterweight rankings
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Vicente Luque He is going through a difficult time in his career. Last Saturday (30), in New Jersey (USA), the Brazilian was knocked out by Joaquin Buckley in the second round, losing the third fight of the last four he fought in the UFC. Therefore, the athlete fell in the welterweight rankings (77 kg) and came closer to leaving the category’s elite, in the weekly ranking update released by the organization itself this Tuesday (2).

Before the event took place, Vicente was ranked number 11 in the UFC welterweight division. Now, defeated, ‘The Silent Assassin’ lost three positions in the category’s top-15, falling to 14th place. On the other hand, Buckley scored his third victory in a row and, as a bonus, joined the category ranking for the first time, taking over the position of his most recent victim.

Fiorot consolidates itself in women’s MMA

In the main fight of UFC Atlantic City, Manon Fiorot beat Erin Blanchfield with authority, via unanimous decision (triple 50-45), and, in addition to extending her unbeaten run in the league to seven fights and getting closer to challenging for the flyweight belt ( 57 kg), has established itself as one of the main highlights of women’s MMA. With the triumph, the Frenchwoman gained a position in the category ranking, taking second place. In the select weight-for-pound classification table, the striker climbed two steps, becoming fourth place.

Blanchfield Fall

Erin Blanchfield, promise of the MMA, suffered his first defeat in the UFC. Therefore, the American lost one position in the flyweight rankings and two in the weight-for-pound rankings, that is, becoming number three and six in these ranking tables, respectively.

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