Max Holloway Soars in UFC P4P Rankings

"A Historic Victory for Max Holloway at UFC 300"

A Historic Victory at UFC 300

Max Holloway emerged as the highlight of UFC 300, capturing a new title and delivering one of the most electrifying finishes in history. In addition to securing record-high bonus amounts, Holloway’s victory over Justin Gaethje in the battle for the symbolic BMF title, clinched in the match’s final moments, propels him up the UFC’s pound-for-pound (P4P) rankings.

P4P Rankings Update

The P4P rankings aim to level the playing field among fighters across weight classes, essentially crowning the UFC’s top fighter. Holloway’s ascent by six spots is a testament to his prowess, contrasted by Charles Oliveira’s descent in the rankings.

The Latest P4P Rankings

Post-UFC 300, the updated men’s P4P rankings are as follows:

  1. Islam Makhachev
  2. Jon Jones
  3. Leon Edwards
  4. Alex Pereira
  5. Ilia Topuria
  6. Sean O’Malley
  7. Alexander Volkanovski (+1)
  8. Max Holloway (+6)
  9. Dricus Du Plessis
  10. Alexandre Pantoja
  11. Charles Oliveira (-4)
  12. Israel Adesanya (-1)
  13. Tom Aspinall (-1)
  14. Sean Strickland (-1)
  15. Aljamain Sterling


Holloway’s Lightweight Debut

Holloway not only climbed in the P4P rankings but also made his debut in the lightweight rankings at ninth, following his victory over Gaethje, who fell to third place. The lightweight rankings underwent significant shifts post-UFC 300.

Other Ranking Changes

Key changes in the UFC rankings include Kayla Harrison’s debut at fourth in the women’s bantamweight rankings and thirteenth in the women’s P4P rankings. Jiri Prochazka leads the light heavyweight division, while Aljamain Sterling debuts in the featherweight rankings at eighth and exits the bantamweight rankings. Diego Lopes makes his entrance at fourteenth in the featherweight rankings.

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