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UFC Rankings: Tatsuya Kawajiri Begins His Climb

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Tatsuya Kawajiri moved up three spots in the latest UFC rankings, climbing to No. 12 in the featherweight Top-15.

Kawajiri topped Dennis Siver over the weekend via decision, moving past Siver, Hacran Dias and Darren Elkins with the win.

Dennis Bermudez also climbed past Charles Oliveira for seventh at 145 pounds.

Ben Rothwell is now ranked seventh at heavyweight, a spot ahead of Mark Hunt, while Ryan Bader is third with Rashad Evans at 205 pounds.

Lyoto Machida dropped to fourth at middleweight, Thiago Alves and Neil Magny flipped for 11th at welterweight, while Johnny Eduardo and Takeya Mizugaki each moved ahead of Aljamain Sterling for seventh and eighth at bantamweight.

Maryna Moroz and Aisling Daly moved up a spot at strawweight, fitting in at seventh and 12th.