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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Aug. 16: Nina Nunes' retirement shakes up strawweight

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

The biggest fight of the weekend saw Marlon Vera take on former champion Dominick Cruz at UFC on ESPN 41 in San Diego.
Vera finished Cruz with a devastating head kick in the fourth round, firmly establishing his spot among the top names in the bantamweight division. Vera entered the week at No. 7 but holds the same position in this week's update. Cruz also holds his No. 11 position despite the loss.
The only move this week came as a result of a retirement in the strawweight division. No. 10 Nina Nunes decided to hang up the gloves after defeating Cynthia Calvillo in San Diego. As a result...
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