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Amanda Nunes, Beneil Dariush Rise In UFC Rankings

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Despite losing this past weekend to Beneil Dariush, Michael Johnson did not fall in the latest UFC rankings.

Johnson, who lost via controversial split decision to Dariush, remained No. 5 in the lightweight division. Dariush, meanwhile, moved up to 10th.

Amanda Nunes jumped all the way from seventh to fourth at women’s bantamweight after her finish of Sara McMann. McMann, a former title contender dropped to seventh.

Derek Brunson climbed two spots to No. 13 at middleweight after besting Sam Alvey, while Glover Teixeira climbed to third at light heavyweight following his win over Ovince Saint Preux.

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