SportsNation Blog Archives Donald Cerrone
Speed, skill and power make for a good MMA fighter, and the 155-pound division has plenty of athletes who possess those talents. Our experts have Benson Henderson, who is 7-0 in the UFC and 4-0 in title fights as the sport's top lightweight, but is he your pick? Where does class newcomer T.J. Grant fit in? Click our photos below to set your rankings!
MMA lightweight fighters
Rafael dos Anjos
Rafael dos Anjos
Lesnar vs. Overeem
Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem will face off for the right to face Junior dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight championship.
Diaz vs. Cerrone
Donald Cerrone will look to continue his six-fight winning streak against Nate Diaz, who has dominated the lightweight division.
Fitch vs. Hendricks
Jon Fitch returns to the Octagon in his first fight since February, facing off against fellow former collegiate wrestler Johny Hendricks.
Gustafsson vs. Matyushenko
Alexander Gustafsson is on a three-match win streak, while Vladimir Matyushenko is 5-1 in his past six bouts, his one loss to champion Jon Jones.
Assuncao vs. Pearson
Junior Assuncao wants to keep his seven-match win streak going, while Ross Pearson tries to come back from an August loss to Edson Barboza.
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