Volkanovski Remains No. 1 In UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

Despite being narrowly defeated by Islam Makachev in the main event of UFC 284 over the weekend, Alexander Volkanovski remains the top of the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Volkanovski Remains #1 on UFC P4P Rankings

Alexander Volkanovsky vs. Islam Makhachev were eliminated in Australia last weekend. UFC Lightweight Champion Islam Makachev narrowly beats UFC Featherweight Champion.

In the aftermath of the fight, MMA fans around the world were debating who was the pound-for-pound champion.Before the UFC 284 main event, Volkanovski was ranked UFC p4p number one, while Makachev Ranked number one. 2.

However, with the Russian winning a fight between two champions, there was a big debate over whether Khabib Nurmagomedov’s protรฉgรฉ was the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC.

Well, the UFC has updated their pound for pound rankings. Alexander Volkanovsky continues to be number one.

Makhachev won a very close match against the Australians, and many actually felt that “Volk” was good enough to win the fight. There is no denying that skiing has done really well against the UFC lightweight king.

The fact that the man from below stepped up the weight division and came so close to challenge himself rightfully means that he continues to be the best p4p MMA fighter on the planet. will likely return to the featherweight division to fight interim champion Yair Rodriguez. He will probably join that battle as the most popular of the best offshore betting sites.

Makhachev vs Volkanovski 2 will definitely happen again. But for now, it looks like Makhachev will remain his No. 2 in the pound-for-pound rankings, while the Australian remains his No. 1.

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