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UFC Rankings Update: Zabit Magomedsharipov Climbs Past Frankie Edgar

Following Zabit Magomedsharipov’s [1] win at UFC Moscow, the rising featherweight relayed he believes he’s earned a title shot. While it remains to be seen if that happens, Magomedsharipov has moved up the 145 ranks.

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Magomedsharipo’s latest win

Magomedsharipov faced Calvin Katter this past Saturday, and although the latter came on in round three, the Dagestani fighter worked his way to a clear cut, decision win [2]. With the victory, Magomedsharipov moved his UFC record to 6-0, and according to the 28-year-old, he believes that run qualifies him for a title shot.

Latest UFC rankings

Well, following UFC Moscow, Magomedsharipov has moved up one spot in the UFC’s 145 rankings [3] to #4. Former lightweight champ, and longtime featherweight contender Frankie Edgar, dropped a position to #5.

Another mover following UFC Moscow was Alexander Volkov, who has gone from #7 to #6 in the UFC’s heavyweight division. Volkov faced Greg Hardy at the event and recorded a decision win. Volkov is actually tied with Alistair Overeem, as both heavyweights are ranked #6.

Overeem is booked to fight Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Washington D.C. on December 7th.