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Coming soon: UFC on Fox 9
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis might not be on the card -- he was originally scheduled to take on challenger TJ Grant; injuries knocked both out of the event -- but UFC on Fox 9 still boasts a title fight as its headliner. That would be for the flyweight crown, currently held by Demetrious Johnson. The man he beat to earn it? Joseph Benavidez, who just so happens to be Johnson's opponent this week. Will Benavidez get revenge? How will the other fights be decided?
Dominick Cruz hasn't entered the octagon since October of 2011, which means his top spot in the division is up for grabs. Our experts have Renan Barao as MMA's top bantamweight, but is he your pick? What about Tyson Nam, who's entered the top 10 after winning his first two professional fights? Click our photos below to set your rankings!
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