USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, July 28: Any moves after UFC on ESPN 14, Bellator 242?
For the first time in a long time, we had a UFC and Bellator weekend. And yet, not a single move in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings?
At Bellator 242 on Friday night, Sergio Pettis defeated Ricky Bandejas in the bantamweight main event to open his promotional tenure 2-0.
At UFC on ESPN 14 on Saturday night, former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker defeated Darren Till by close unanimous decision. Other notables Fabricio Werdum (heavyweight), Mauricio Rua (light heavyweight), and Carla Esparza (strawweight) each picked up wins.
Among all of those competitors, nobody moved up or down. It was that kind of week.
You can check out all of our latest rankings in the dropdowns above heading into this weekend’s action.