In the main event of Bellator 300, Usman Nurmagomedov proved he’s among the best lightweights on the planet.
After five rounds of a shut out showing against Brent Primus, Nurmagomedov retained the Bellator lightweight crown in a one-sided affair. Entering the event at No. 11 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Nurmagomedov’s performance sees him rise to the No. 7 spot.
Women’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Cris Cyborg was in action in the co-main event, where she soundly defeated Cat Zingano. While Cyborg can get no higher than first place, the rest of the women’s P4P rankings saw a shuffle in placement.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night 229, Bobby Green knocked out No. 6 Grant Dawson in quick fashion, causing him to tumble a few spots down to No. 8.
Check out all the latest pound-for-pound and divisional USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings above.