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MMA4Real's July Lightweight Rankings

Lightweight

1. BJ Penn

2. Eddie Alvarez

3. Tatsuya Kawajiri

4. Kenny Florian

5. Sean Sherk

6. Shinya Aoki

7. Gray Maynard

8. Frankie Edgar

9. Gesias Cavalcante

10. Diego Sanchez

No changes since the last ranking came out, but there have been some fights announced since last time.  -#1 BJ Penn will take on #4 ranked Kenny Florian at UFC 101 for the UFC lightweight title.  #2 Eddie Alvarez doesn't have anything scheduled for now.  #3 Tatsuya Kawajiri just lost a K-1 rules match, so I won't let that affect his MMA ranking.  #5 Sean Sherk will be taking on Gleison Tibau at UFC 103 in Dallas.  #6 Shinya Aoki will fight Vitor "Shaolin" Riberio at DREAM 10.  #7 Gray Maynard will face Roger Huerta at UFN 19.  #10 Diego Sanchez now awaits the winner of Kenny Florian/BJ Penn.