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Notes on Sherdog's April rankings

Updated: April 20, 2010, 6:07 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Rankings always have been and always will be subjective. Different organizations have different rules, environments and standards, which makes any kind of uniform evaluation impossible. Even promotions within the same executive offices -- the UFC and WEC -- differ. The WEC has a smaller ring, which forces fighters to be less evasive.

How would Lyoto Machida handle that? Would Shinya Aoki have fared any better in grappling pants and a ring against Gilbert Melendez last Saturday? Would ...

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