Fresh off a convincing submission win over Paddy Holohan in Ireland, Louis Smolka finds himself in the latest UFC flyweight rankings.
Smolka debuted at No. 13, jumping ahead of Chris Cariaso and Sergio Pettis. Kyoji Horiguchi and Ali Bagautinov also moved up, while John Moraga fell.
In the bantamweight rankings, Thomas Almeida moved into eighth and Takeya Mizugaki is now ninth, while Frankie Saenz and Francisco Rivera flip-flopped for 13th and 14th.
Edson Barboza was voted ahead of Benson Henderson for sixth this week in the lightweight division, while Juliana Lima moved up to 13th in women’s strawweight. Jessica Penne and Felice Herrig each fell one spot.
The overall pound-for-pound rankings saw some shifting, as Daniel Cormier is now eighth and Frankie Edgar 12th, while Renan Barao returned at No. 15. Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony Pettis each fell one spot.