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It was back to business as usual for Max
Holloway
at featherweight.

“Blessed” returned to the win column at UFC
240
, as he outstruck Frankie
Edgar
for the majority of their five-round contest to earn a
convincing unanimous decision win in the evening’s headliner at
Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. The Hawaiian only further
solidified his status as our No. 1 ranked featherweight, while
Edgar also stays put at fifth following another typically gritty
effort.

Meanwhile, Cristiane
Justino
also returned to form at UFC 240, as she dominated
Felicia
Spencer
for three rounds in the evening’s co-main event. While
“Cyborg” couldn’t earn one of her trademark knockout victories, she
nonetheless imposed her will on a durable foe. If Justino stays in
the UFC, perhaps a rematch with Amanda
Nunes
could be in the offing. However, the Brazilian has
numerous issues with the promotion, and a parting of ways is a very
real possibility. Regardless, Justino remains the clear-cut No. 2
female featherweight in the world.

Elsewhere, No. 6 flyweight Deiveson
Figueiredo
swept the scorecards against ninth-ranked Alexandre
Pantoja
but doesn’t gain any ground in our 125-pound poll. The
same goes for second-ranked atomweight Seo Hee Ham,
who dispatched bubble lister Tomo
Maesawa
with first-round knees at Rizin 17 in Japan.

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