1. Ben Askren: Still undefeated and still OneFC welterweight kingpin, Askren once against dispatched his latest competitor, this time, Zebaztian Kadestam, in the second round in the main event of OneFC: Shanghai.
2. Alexander Volkov: Toppled the Skyscraper in the main event of UFC Rotterdam, and is now a legit heavyweight contender.
3. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong: In the WLF quarterfinals, the Glory lightweight champion moved past Enriko Kehl to move one step closer to their neverending tournament.
4. Yana Kunitskaya: Filled the giant hole left by Tonya Evinger as the new Invicta bantamweight champion, after pitching a shutout over Raquel Pa’aluhi.
5. Kyle Noblitt: In a battle of undefeateds, somebody’s 0 had to go, and it was Antonio Paulo Branjao’s that vanished via guillotine choke in the main event of Legacy Fighting Alliance 21.
6. Siyar Bahadurzada: In the co-main of UFC Rotterdam, Bahadurzada gave newcomer Rob Wilkinson his first loss, in his first middleweight bout on years.
7. Allen Crowder/Lauren Mueller/Matt Frevola: Congrats to these three on their new UFC contracts, as well as Bevon Lewis on his developmental deal.
8. Livia Renato Souza: One of the most exciting female fighters in the world improved to 11-1 with a co-main win in Invicta 25.
9. Kevin Holland: God loves a flying knee, and Holland delivered in the co-main event of LFA 21.
t10. Rustam Khabilov: That’s five in a row for Khabilov, whose only losses were to Benson Henderson and Adriano Martins (via split-decision), after topping former Titan FC champ Desmond Green.
t10. Iran Diaz: The 12-2-2 Diaz defeated former world champion Luis Concepcion via UD in Mexico, claiming the best win of his career.