UFC 241 and Bellator Paris Top Featherweight Contenders in Updated Rankings

May 21 Rankings: Patchy Mix and Lerone Murphy climb in USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings

Bellator Champions Series: Paris and UFC Fight Night 241 have come to a close, and the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings have been updated. Featherweight Lerone Murphy secured a dominant victory over Edson Barboza in the main event at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, maintaining his undefeated record in professional fighting.

Meanwhile, over at Accor Arena in Paris, Patchy Mix successfully defended his Bellator title with a split decision win over Magomed Magomedov. Both fighters saw a rise in the rankings for their respective weight classes following their impressive performances.

To view the most current pound-for-pound and divisional rankings, head over to USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie’s updated rankings above. For further coverage of UFC 298, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub. Stay up to date on all the latest news and details on the fights that took place during this exciting event.

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