Conor McGregor Has Moved Up The UFC Featherweight Rankings

PJ Browne
By PJ Browne
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The UFC has updated its rankings following the weekend's action in Boston.

After his win over Denis Siver, Conor McGregor is now the number four ranked fighter in the featherweight division. He moves up one spot, displacing American Cub Swanson.

McGregor's title shot against Jose Aldo is expected to be held in Las Vegas at UFC 187 on May 23rd.


The only other Irish fighter currently ranked is Aisling Daly who is at number nine in the women's strawweight division. SBG fighter Gunnar Nelson remains at number 14 amongst the welterweights.

Here are the full UFC featherweight division rankings.

C Jose Aldo
1 Chad Mendes
2 Frankie Edgar
3 Ricardo Lamas
4 Conor McGregor (+1)
5 Cub Swanson (-1)
6 Dennis Bermudez (+1)
7 Dustin Poirier (-1)
8 Nik Lentz
9 Charles Oliveira
10 Jeremy Stephens (+1)
11 Clay Guida (+1)
12 Dennis Siver (-2)
13 Max Holloway
14 Darren Elkins
15 Hacran Dias

Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE

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