August Rankings – New Queen at Atomweight; Bantamweights Sees Shifting

ayaka titleWith both Invicta and the UFC active in July, we have seen shifts in all divisions but flyweight.

With being crowned the new InvictaFC atomweight champ, Ayaka Hamasaki stands atop of the 105 rankings. The former champ Herica Tiburcio drops to #2. Catherine Costigan drops off the list due to her loss, moving Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka (now #8) and Mina Kurobe (now #9) up a spot from last month. Cassie Rodish moves back to the top 10.

Miesha Tate’s win over Jessica Eye puts “Cupcake” in the number 2 spot this month, dropping Cat Zingano to #3. Davis drops to #4. Sara McMann takes the #5 ranking, switching places with Jessica Eye (now #6). Having won the Invicta title, Tonya Evinger moves to #8. Holly Holm enters the top 10 at #9, with Liz Carmouche taking #10. With her loss to champion Ronda Rousey, Bethe Correia has dropped off the bantamweight top 10.

With her loss to Cyborg Justino, Faith Van Duin drops to from #4 last month to #7, moving Arlene Blencrowe (now #4), Annalisa Bucci (now #5), and Latoya Walker (now #6) up a spot.

You can see the complete August 2015 rankings here.

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