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UFC Rankings: Some Minor Shuffling

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Fresh off his victory over Gabriel Gonzaga, Mirko Cro Cop finds himself in the Top-15 of the latest UFC rankings.

Cro Cop, a former top contender in multiple promotions, debuted at No. 15 in the heavyweight rankings.

Stefan Struve also moved up a spot to 14th at heavyweight.

A handful of fighters moved up two spots, including Patrick Cummins (13th, light heavyweight), Zach Makovsky (seventh, flyweight) and Dustin Ortiz (flyweight).

Those climbing a spot each included Thales Leites (ninth, middleweight), welterweights Tarec Saffiedine, Dong Hyun Kim, Kelvin Gastelum, Jake Ellenberger, Rick Story, Thiago Alves, Gunnar Nelson and Ryan LaFlare, while Neil Magny debuted at No. 15.

Saffiedine, Kim, Gastelum, Ellenberger, Story, Alves, Nelson and LaFlare hold down spots 7-through-14.

Eddie Alvarez and Jim Miller are now ninth and 12th at lightweight, while Mitch Gagnon is 13th at bantamweight. Henry Cejudo (ninth), Chris Cariaso (10th), Wilson Reis (13th) and Chico Camus (14th) all moved up at flyweight, while Brad Pickett entered at No. 15.

Jessica Penne and Randa Markos moved up to third and sixth at strawweight, while Maryna Moroz debuted at No. 9. Liz Carmouche is now eighth at bantamweight.

Champions Rafael dos Anjos and Robbie Lawler flipped for eighth and ninth in the pound-for-pound rankings.

Those that fell a spot each included Erik Perez, Josh Thomson, Tony Ferguson, Michael Bisping, Fabio Maldonado, Dan Henderson, Rose Namajunas, Joanne Calderwood, Aisling Daly, Paige VanZant, Juliana Lima, Angela Hill, Seo-Hee Ham and Amanda Nunes.

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Fight Cards

UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs. Dodson

Event Date: October 1, 2016
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2

Event Date: October 8, 2016
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs. Penn

Event Date: October 15, 2016
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 162

Event Date: October 21, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Finale

Event Date: November 5, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 163: Koreshkov vs. Lima

Event Date: November 11, 2016
Broadcast: Spike Sports