UFC 3

EA Sports announced a ratings update for UFC 3. It will be taking into account the performances of fighters from recent UFC events. Only the fighters that participated in this past weekend’s UFC 224, Fight Night 128 and UFC on Fox 29 are being updated.

UFC 3 Fighter Updates

The fighters who participated in the events will not only see updates to their overall ratings and attributes, but also to their moves and levels. Lyoto Machida’s Back Front Kick will go up to a level 4 while other fighters will see an increase, or a decrease, in certain fight attributes. After his not so impressive match, Vitor Belfort will see a fairly sizable drop in his Strike Speed and his Chin attributes. You can check out the full list of attribute changes below:

1Amanda Nunes

  • Clinch Throws 90 to 91
  • Strike Stamina 90 to 91

2Brad Tavares

  • Power 87 to 89
  • Strike Speed 88 to 89

3Corey Anderson

  • Power 87 to 88

4Dan Hooker

  • Accuracy 87 to 89
  • Bottom Game 84 to 86
  • Chin 87 to 88
  • Power 88 to 89

5Dustin Poirier

  • Lightweight
    • Head Movement 89 to 90
    • Chin 85 to 88
    • Heart 91 to 92
  • All classes
    • Chin 85 to 88

6Edson Barboza

  • Grapple Stamina 88 to 87
  • Heart 91 to 92
  • Takedown Defence 94 to 93

7Gilbert Burns

  • Power 82 to 86
  • Strike Speed 83 to 85

8Justin Gaethje

  • Chin 92 to 90
  • Heart 91 to 93

9Kelvin Gastelum

  • Middleweight
    • Clinch Grapple 86 to 89
    • Chin 90 to 91
    • Strike Speed 94 to 95
    • Strike Stamina 89 to 91
    • Takedown Defence 88 to 92

10Kevin Lee

  • Accuracy 84 to 86
  • Body Strength 87 to 89
  • Grapple Stamina 90 to 92
  • Strike Stamina 87 to 89
  • Top Game 94 to 96
  • Toughness 88 to 90

11Lyoto Machida

  • Blocking 84 to 85
  • Head Movement 83 to 89

12Patrick Cummins

  • Heart 83 to 86
  • Toughness 86 to 88

13Ronaldo Souza

  • Chin 89 to 88
  • Strike Stamina 89 to 88
  • Takedowns 93 to 92

14Vitor Belfort

  • Chin 86 to 85
  • Strike Speed 96 to 92

As you can see, most of the fighters who emerged victorious in their bouts are getting a boost in their stats and attributes while those who didn’t perform as well are having their stats lowered.

It will be interesting to see how well this update is received by fans of the UFC franchise given it only effects a few fighters. Additionally, the team over at EA Sports just released an update that added new fighters to the UFC 3 roster.

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