All posts by Peter Parsons

Joanna Jedrzejczyk with Polish flag

Rankings Review: Joanna Jedrzejczyk Removed...

Oct 28, 2021NoNo Comments5 Views

When the UFC rankings were released this week, a noticeable name was missing in the women’s strawweight and women’s pound for pound rankings. 

Rankings Review: Alexander Romanov Not Rank...

Oct 14, 2021NoNo Comments361 Views

Alexander Robanov (15-0) defeated Jared Vanderaa this past Saturday by second round TKO.  “King Kong” is now 4-0 in the UFC with three finishes.

Rankings Review: Casey O’Neil Enters Flyw...

Oct 08, 2021NoNo Comments311 Views

Casey O’Neil defeated Antonina Schevchenko this past Saturday by second round TKO.  The Scottish born Australian, who fights out of Vegas, is now 3-0 in

Rankings Review: Chris Daukaus Takes Shamil...

Sep 30, 2021NoNo Comments485 Views

Chris Daukaus continued his ascent up the heavyweight rankings with his KO victory over Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 266, this past Saturday.

Rankings Review: Shamil Abdurakhimov Ranked...

Sep 16, 2021NoNo Comments519 Views

Last week’s Rankings Review column was focused on Sergei Pavlovich’s rise in ranking despite not having fought in over 22 months.

Rankings Review: Sergei Pavlovich Moves Up ...

Sep 10, 2021NoNo Comments583 Views

Sergei Pavlovich last fought in October of 2019.  To give a sense of how long that’s been, Pavlovich’s last fight was on the undercard of

Rankings Review: Daniel Rodriguez Replaces ...

Sep 02, 2021NoNo Comments899 Views

Daniel Rodriguez replaces former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in the latest UFC Welterweight Rankings that came out this week.

Rankings Review: Robbie Lawler Re-Enters Ra...

Aug 27, 2021NoNo Comments829 Views

In this week’s UFC rankings, we saw two new entrants at No. 15 in the welterweight and bantamweight divisions. 

Rankings Review: Sean Strickland Moves into...

Aug 05, 2021NoNo Comments560 Views

In his first UFC main event, Sean Strickland won his fourth straight middleweight fight this past Saturday, defeating his highest ranked opponent to date in

Rankings Review: Olympic Edition

Jul 30, 2021NoNo Comments661 Views

With the Olympics taking place right now in Tokyo, I thought it would be fun to look at which countries have the most champions and

Rankings Review: Miesha Tate Re-Enters UFC ...

Jul 23, 2021NoNo Comments961 Views

Miesha Tate entered the top 10 for the first time in nearly five years after defeating previous No. 12 ranked Marion Reneau in Reneau’s retirement

Rankings Review: Tai Tuivasa Should be Rank...

Jul 15, 2021NoNo Comments904 Views

Tai Tuivasa was one of the brightest stars of the UFC 264 pay-per-view this past Saturday, mainly for his performance inside the octagon.

UFC Superfights that Should Have Happened

Jul 05, 2021NoNo Comments1007 Views

With the recent announcement of the interim heavyweight title fight, fans cannot help but to wonder if the UFC will make the Jon Jones vs.

Rankings Review: Serghei Spivac Enters Heav...

Jun 24, 2021NoNo Comments601 Views

Serghei Spivac won a unanimous decision this past Saturday against veteran Aleksei Oleinik who was previously ranked No. 15.

Belal Muhammad screams in victory

Rankings Review: Belal Muhammad takes Damia...

Jun 18, 2021NoNo Comments803 Views

There has been some interesting movement in the UFC welterweight rankings in the last couple of weeks.

Boxing – MMA Crossover – Part 2

Jun 17, 2021NoNo Comments1031 Views

In the young history of Mixed Martial Arts, there have been many MMA fighters who have tried their hand in professional boxing.

Holly Holm

Boxing – MMA Crossover: Part 1 – Bo...

Jun 09, 2021NoNo Comments1070 Views

In the young history of Mixed Martial Arts, there have been many MMA fighters who have tried their hand in professional boxing.

Rankings Review: Should Cody Garbrandt be t...

May 28, 2021NoNo Comments746 Views

In this week’s rankings review, we look at the familiar scenario of a fighter being ranked ahead of another fighter who he has a recent

Jorge Masvidal after UFC 251

Rankings Review: Masvidal Drops Two Spots, ...

May 14, 2021NoNo Comments548 Views

One noticeable ranking change from a fighter who did not fight last week was Jorge Masvidal who dropped two spots in the UFC welterweight rankings.

Rankings Review: Should Merab Dvalishvili b...

May 07, 2021NoNo Comments738 Views

Merab Dvalishvili, opened up the main card this past Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over No. 13 ranked Cody Stamann.

Rankings Review - Khamzat Chimaev

UFC Rankings Review: Khamzat Chimaev is Bac...

Apr 30, 2021NoNo Comments1120 Views

In this week’s UFC rankings, many fighters were taken out of the rankings due to inactivity, change in division or in the case of Tyron

Rankings Review - Sean Brady

Rankings Review: Sean Brady shoves Khamzat ...

Mar 11, 2021NoNo Comments1349 Views

Sean Brady shoved Khamzat Chimaev out of the UFC welterweight rankings this week, while there were still more baffling heavyweight moves, even if for the

Rankings Review - heavyweight shake up

Rankings Review: Heavyweight shake-up

Feb 25, 2021NoNo Comments1097 Views

The UFC heavyweight rankings underwent a bit of a shake-up after four heavyweight bouts took place last week. But were they the right moves?

Rankings Review - Khamzat Chimaev

Rankings Review: Chimaev moves up, Vera mov...

Feb 19, 2021NoNo Comments1110 Views

The mystery surrounding Khamzat Chimaev's UFC welterweight ranking continues to build. After having to withdraw from a bout, he somehow moved up the rankings.

Rankings Review - Al Iaquinta cracks Kevin Lee

Rankings Review: Didn’t Al Iaquinta beat ...

Feb 11, 2021NoNo Comments1046 Views

How does a fighter who beat another fighter fall behind them in the rankings? Somehow, it does.

Rankings Review - Marlon Chito Vera

Rankings Review: What happened to Marlon Ve...

Jan 30, 2021NoNo Comments1539 Views

Some people think rankings do not matter. Rankings do matter. So why were Marlon Vera and Montana De La Rosa dropped from the rankings?

Conor McGregor UFC 246 walk-off knockout

Rankings Review: Does Conor McGregor deserv...

Jan 17, 2021NoNo Comments1331 Views

Some people think rankings do not matter. Rankings do matter. Does Conor McGregor deserve his UFC ranking?

Khamzat Chimaev KOs Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11

Should Khamzat Chimaev be a ranked UFC Welt...

Nov 26, 2020NoNo Comments1707 Views

EDITORIAL: Khamzat Chimaev is one of the most exciting fighters in recent memory to enter the Octagon, but does he deserve to be a ranked

Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa whose O will go

What makes Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa ...

Sep 24, 2020NoNo Comments1821 Views

With the UFC 253 title fight between undefeated fighters Israel Adesanya (19-0) and Paulo Costa (13-0), we look at how they arrived on their collision

Brett Rogers Wins Lackluster Decision Over ...

Oct 26, 2010NoNo Comments2493 Views

W-1 “New Ground” featured a main event between former Strikeforce heavyweight title contender Brett Rogers and well-seasoned journeyman Ruben Villareal in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.