The UFC announced an updated ranking of the fighters in their organization.
In the first place was the American heavyweight Daniel Cormier.
The second position is the owner of the title of heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
The top three closes the current champion at lightweight Dagestani Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Famous Conor McGregor dropped from eighth to ninth.
30-year-old Irishman was overtaken by an American of Nigerian descent Camara Ousmane.
Top 10 of the overall ranking UFC:
1. Daniel Cormier
2. John Jones
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov
4. Max Holloway
5. Henry Cejudo
6. Amanda Nunes
7. TJ, Dillashaw
8. Camara Ousmane
9. Conor McGregor
10. Stipe Miocic
An ultimatum from McGregor
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor has called the leadership of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) is a condition of his return to the octagon.
30-year-old Irishman said he was willing to participate in the second most important event of the evening provided that receive shares in the UFC.
“This is all I ask. They will be able to me in the undercard to deliver, without any problems”, — quotes the words of McGregor MMA Fighting.
Fight The Tendril – Lebedev
The world Boxing Association (WBA) ordered a mandatory defence of the championship belt, which is owned by Ukrainian Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s). Contender – eks-the world champion Denis Lebedev (32-2, 23 KO’s). This was reported by well-known analyst Dan Rafael.
“The absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik plans in may to move to heavyweight, and the process of his liberation from titles apparently began.
The WBA ordered the Moustache to hold a mandatory defense against former champion Denis Lebedev on Tuesday appointed a promotional auction for the fight, which will take place on March 28 at Panama city.
The minimum amount is $ 400,000, with a Mustache will receive 75% of the winning bid, and Lebedev – 25%. However, it is unlikely that the team will participate Moustache for his upcoming transition to heavyweight,” wrote Rafael.
The Battle Of The Wilder – Brazil
The winner of the WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will hold his next fight on may 18.
Rival American will be his countryman Dominic Brazil. The game will take place in new York (USA).
The duel will be broadcast by the Showtime channel and free by the way. Earlier it was reported that the match would be broadcast on the system of PPV ( “pay-per-view”).
Be ready.#WilderBreazeale: May 18 LIVE on @Showtime 👊🏽 pic.twitter.com/Wt5OZXMqtC
— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) March 19, 2019
For Deontay Wilder this fight will be the ninth defense of the title. First American was supposed to meet in the framework of the rematch with Tyson fury, but the British-Irish abandoned the fight.
Vasyl Lomachenko will hold the next fight on 12 April against the British Anthony Kroll.
The battle Lomachenko – Kroll on 12 April
The battle Lomachenko – Kroll will be held at staples center (Staples Center) in Los Angeles, California. Stream evening of Boxing will be live on ESPN+.
“Lomachenko will fulfill its obligation to the WBA, fought with Anthony Crolley in the next fight,” – said Vice-President of Top Rank’s Carl Moretti.
As reported by the portal Znayu, Vasyl Lomachenko won the fight against Puerto Rican Jose Pedraza via unanimous decision and unified the championship belts in the WBA and WBO lightweight.