Category Archives: MMA Ranks

Current MMA Rankings Updated (03-28-2020)

29 Mar , 2020,
Jason

Quarantine/Coronavirus Update #2

  • Probably the least impactful standard ranking update in the site’s history.

Current MMA Rankings Updated (03-21-2020)

21 Mar , 2020,
Jason

Notable Info

  • Special (early) Saturday Coronavirus release!  Stay safe from the evil germs.

Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN+ 28: Lee vs. Oliveira (03-14-2020)

9 Mar , 2020,
Jason

Lightweight (155)
[#6] Kevin Lee (18-5-0, -142) vs. [#8] Charles Oliveira (28-8-0, +116)
Kevin Lee is the All-Time #36 ranked Lightweight fighter.
Charles Oliveira is the All-Time #38 ranked Lightweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Kevin Lee (1-2-0)
2019-11-02: W vs. [#22LW] Gregor Gillespie (13-1-0) via KO (Head Kick) in 2:47 of round 1
2019-05-18: L vs. [#11WW] Rafael dos Anjos (29-13-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 3:47 of round 4
2018-12-15: L vs. [#13LW] Al Iaquinta (15-6-1) via UD (48-47, 49-46, 48-47)

Last 3 Fights: Charles Oliveira (3-0-0)
2019-11-16: W vs. [#110LW] Jared Gordon (15-4-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:26 of round 1
2019-05-18: W vs. [#47FW] Nik Lentz (30-11-2) via TKO (Punches) in 2:11 of round 2
2019-02-02: W vs. [#46LW] David Teymur (8-2-0) via Submission (Anaconda Choke) in 0:55 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Kevin Lee – Win%: 55.89
Elo Favorite (Standard): Charles Oliveira (2066.44) [+60.69] – Win%: 56.89
Elo Favorite (Modified): Charles Oliveira (2065.30) [+97.23] – Win%: 60.49
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Charles Oliveira (2069.93) [+94.71] – Win%: 66.80
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Kevin Lee 133, Charles Oliveira 119
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#8] Demian Maia (28-9-0, +167) vs. [#20] Gilbert Burns (17-3-0, -204)
Demian Maia is the All-Time #15 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Demian Maia (3-0-0)
2019-10-26: W vs. [*] Ben Askren (19-2-0) via Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:54 of round 3
2019-06-29: W vs. [#16WW] Anthony Rocco Martin (17-5-0) via MD (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
2019-02-02: W vs. [#39WW] Lyman Good (21-5-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:38 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Gilbert Burns (3-0-0)
2019-09-28: W vs. [#22WW] Gunnar Nelson (17-5-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2019-08-10: W vs. [#49WW] Alexey Kunchenko (20-1-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2019-04-27: W vs. [#239LW] Mike Davis (8-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:15 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Gilbert Burns – Win%: 64.18
Elo Favorite (Standard): Demian Maia (2157.98) [+147.30] – Win%: 66.22
Elo Favorite (Modified): Demian Maia (2107.18) [+101.42] – Win%: 60.92
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Demian Maia (2107.75) [+74.81] – Win%: 63.32
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Demian Maia 140, Gilbert Burns 168
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#15] Randa Markos (10-7-1, +216) vs. [#22] Amanda Ribas (8-1-0, -270)

Last 3 Fights: Randa Markos (2-1-0)
2019-10-26: W vs. [#37SW] Ashley Yoder (7-5-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2019-07-06: L vs. [#8SW] Claudia Gadelha (17-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2019-03-23: W vs. [#16SW] Angela Hill (12-7-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 4:24 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Amanda Ribas (3-0-0)
2019-10-12: W vs. [#42SW] Mackenzie Dern (7-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2019-06-29: W vs. [#70SW] Emily Whitmire (4-3-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:10 of round 2
2016-05-21: W vs. [#54SW] Jennifer Gonzalez Araneda (12-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:42 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Amanda Ribas – Win%: 69.74
Elo Favorite (Standard): Amanda Ribas (1487.35) [+16.28] – Win%: 51.86
Elo Favorite (Modified): Amanda Ribas (1553.11) [+119.16] – Win%: 62.75
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Amanda Ribas (1518.47) [+71.74] – Win%: 63.31
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Randa Markos 140, Amanda Ribas 154
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC 248: Adesanya vs Romero (03-07-2020)

2 Mar , 2020,
Jason

Middleweight Championship (185)
[#1/#10P4P] Israel Adesanya (18-0-0, -272) vs. [#5] Yoel Romero (13-4-0, +217)
Israel Adesanya is the All-Time #13 ranked Middleweight fighter.
Yoel Romero is the All-Time #10 ranked Middleweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Israel Adesanya (3-0-0)
2019-10-05: W vs. [#3MW] Robert Whittaker (20-5-0) via KO (Punches) in 3:33 of round 2
2019-04-13: W vs. [#9MW] Kelvin Gastelum (15-5-0) via UD (48-46, 48-46, 48-46)
2019-02-09: W vs. [#31MW] Anderson Silva (34-10-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Yoel Romero (1-2-0)
2019-08-17: L vs. [#2MW] Paulo Henrique Costa (13-0-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-06-09: L vs. [#3MW] Robert Whittaker (20-5-0) via SD (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
2018-02-10: W vs. [#12LHW] Luke Rockhold (16-5-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:48 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Israel Adesanya – Win%: 69.85
Elo Favorite (Standard): Israel Adesanya (2300.34) [+296.60] – Win%: 79.50
Elo Favorite (Modified): Israel Adesanya (2251.89) [+211.23] – Win%: 71.60
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Israel Adesanya (2225.31) [+159.88] – Win%: 76.30
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Israel Adesanya 154, Yoel Romero 203
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Israel Adesanya leads 3-2
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Women Strawweight Championship (115)
[#1/#3DD/#3P4P] Weili Zhang (20-1-0, -181) vs. [#3/#7DD/#8P4P] Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-3-0, +150)
Weili Zhang is the All-Time #21 ranked Women’s fighter.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk is the All-Time #4 ranked Women’s fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Weili Zhang (3-0-0)
2019-08-31: W vs. [#2SW/#5DD/#7P4P] Jessica Andrade (20-7-0) via TKO (Knees and Punches) in 0:42 of round 1
2019-03-02: W vs. [#20SW] Tecia Torres (10-5-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-11-24: W vs. [#38SW] Jessica Aguilar (20-8-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 3:41 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Joanna Jedrzejczyk (2-1-0)
2019-10-12: W vs. [#10SW] Michelle Waterson (17-7-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)
2018-12-08: L vs. [#1FLY/#2DD/#2P4P] Valentina Shevchenko (19-3-0) via UD (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
2018-07-28: W vs. [#20SW] Tecia Torres (10-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Weili Zhang – Win%: 61.68
Elo Favorite (Standard): Weili Zhang (1874.18) [+154.26] – Win%: 66.93
Elo Favorite (Modified): Weili Zhang (1848.41) [+128.90] – Win%: 63.74
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Weili Zhang (1874.48) [+168.06] – Win%: 77.66
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Weili Zhang 189, Joanna Jedrzejczyk 147
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 4 win(s) against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#18] Beneil Dariush (17-4-1, -164) vs. [#33] Drakkar Klose (11-1-1, +136)

Last 3 Fights: Beneil Dariush (3-0-0)
2019-10-26: W vs. [#143LW] Frank Camacho (23-8-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:02 of round 1
2019-03-09: W vs. [#36LW] Drew Dober (22-9-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 4:41 of round 2
2018-11-10: W vs. [#115LW] Thiago Moises (12-4-0) via UD (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

Last 3 Fights: Drakkar Klose (3-0-0)
2019-08-17: W vs. [#55LW] Christos Giagos (17-8-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-12-15: W vs. [#75LW] Bobby Green (24-10-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-07-07: W vs. [#34LW] Lando Vannata (11-4-2) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Beneil Dariush – Win%: 59.45
Elo Favorite (Standard): Beneil Dariush (1895.67) [+62.04] – Win%: 57.04
Elo Favorite (Modified): Beneil Dariush (1878.97) [+70.20] – Win%: 57.62
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Beneil Dariush (1894.69) [+80.73] – Win%: 64.40
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Beneil Dariush 133, Drakkar Klose 203
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Current MMA Rankings Updated (03-01-2020)

1 Mar , 2020,
Jason

Notable Info

  • Women’s Strawweight expanded to Top 75 (from 60).

Highest Current Ratings (by Age) – Update

26 Feb , 2020,
Jason

Last posted this about 6 weeks ago… was a fun list, so here’s an update.

I bolded any fighters who’ve entered since..

Green fill shows unanimous at an age.

 

Age DD P4P Glicko
15 Yoo Jin Shin (1) Yoo Jin Shin (1) Yoo Jin Shin (1510)
16 Karen Date (1) Lucas Mendes (1) Jhenifer Katrine Vasconcelos (1733)
Nehoray Nahmani (1733)
17 Rodrigo Sobrinho de Moura (1) Rodrigo Sobrinho de Moura (3) Welisson dos Santos Paiva (1960)
18 Iasmin Lucindo Bezerra (1) Leonardo Feitosa (3) Leonardo Feitosa (1886)
19 Makoto Takahashi (1) Makoto Takahashi (15) Makoto Takahashi (2057)
20 Koha Minowa (1) Koha Minowa (9) Chase Hooper (2098)
21 Maycee Barber (1) Christian Lee (18) Christian Lee (2489)
22 Yadong Song (1) Salahdine Parnasse (24) Salahdine Parnasse (2368)
23 Valesca Machado da Silva (1) Arman Tsarukyan (15) Ismail Naurdiev (2356)
24 A.J. McKee (54) A.J. McKee (44) A.J. McKee (2590)
25 Larissa Pacheco (1) Herbeth Reis de Sousa (16) Roberto Soldic (2400)
26 Jarred Brooks (139) Ray Borg (36) Arnold Allen (2438)
27 Petr Yan (143) Rose Namajunas (44) Petr Yan (2592)
28 Max Holloway (402) Max Holloway (88) Max Holloway (2748)
29 Brian Ortega (156) Kyoji Horiguchi (93) Robert Whittaker (2700)
30 Weili Zhang (275) Israel Adesanya (168) Israel Adesanya (2827)
31 Khabib Nurmagomedov (668) Khabib Nurmagomedov (258) Khabib Nurmagomedov (2950)
32 Kamaru Usman (504) Jon Jones (493) Jon Jones (2948)
33 Henry Cejudo (468) Henry Cejudo (430) Francis Ngannou (2757)
34 Cristiane Justino (192) Cristiane Justino (65) Gegard Mousasi (2736)
35 Joseph Benavidez (295) Joseph Benavidez (145) Jorge Masvidal (2857)
36 Tony Ferguson (422) Tony Ferguson (172) Tony Ferguson (2875)
37 Stipe Miocic (548) Stipe Miocic (254) Stipe Miocic (2930)
38 Holly Holm (92) Michel Prazeres (30) Frankie Edgar (2430)
39 Bibiano Fernandes (48) Bibiano Fernandes (44) Bibiano Fernandes (2531)
40 Daniel Cormier (372) Daniel Cormier (175) Daniel Cormier (2864)
41 Lyoto Machida (18) Lyoto Machida (29) Lyoto Machida (2567)
42 Yoel Romero (120) Demian Maia (37) Demian Maia (2673)
43 Fedor Emelianenko (1) Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (20) Fedor Emelianenko (2535)
44 Cheick Kongo (1) Cheick Kongo (34) Cheick Kongo (2523)
45 Miyuu Yamamoto (1) Tito Ortiz (12) Tito Ortiz (2414)
46 Tony Lopez (1) Maxim Novoselov (1) Maxim Novoselov (1945)
47 Masaya Takita (1) Masaya Takita (2) Masaya Takita (1740)
48 Ryuta Sakurai (1) Ryuta Sakurai (2) Ryuta Sakurai (1928)
49 Antonio McKee (1) Diego Lionel Visotzky (1) Antonio McKee (2118)
50 Genilton Tavares (1) Genilton Tavares (1) Genilton Tavares (1477)
51 Masahiro Oishi (1) Masahiro Oishi (1) Masahiro Oishi (1662)
52 Yasuko Tamada (1) Lee Mein (1) Antonio Graceffo (1959)
53 Ramazan Ramazanov (1) Ramazan Ramazanov (1) Ramazan Ramazanov (2043)

 

Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo (02-29-2020)

24 Feb , 2020,
Jason

Flyweight Championship (125)
[#1] Joseph Benavidez (28-5-0, -129) vs. [#3] Deiveson Figueiredo (17-1-0, +104)
Joseph Benavidez is the All-Time #6 ranked Flyweight fighter.
Deiveson Figueiredo is the All-Time #15 ranked Flyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Joseph Benavidez (3-0-0)
2019-06-29: W vs. [#2FLY] Jussier Formiga (23-6-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 4:47 of round 2
2019-01-19: W vs. [#9FLY] Dustin Ortiz (19-8-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#8FLY] Alex Perez (23-5-0) via TKO (Strikes) in 4:19 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Deiveson Figueiredo (2-1-0)
2019-10-12: W vs. [#21FLY] Tim Elliott (15-10-1) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:08 of round 1
2019-07-27: W vs. [#4FLY] Alexandre Pantoja (22-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2019-03-23: L vs. [#2FLY] Jussier Formiga (23-6-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Joseph Benavidez – Win%: 53.46
Elo Favorite (Standard): Joseph Benavidez (2067.41) [+119.82] – Win%: 63.36
Elo Favorite (Modified): Joseph Benavidez (2051.53) [+134.33] – Win%: 64.29
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Joseph Benavidez (2034.93) [+85.36] – Win%: 65.15
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Joseph Benavidez 245, Deiveson Figueiredo 140
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Joseph Benavidez leads 4-2
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Women Featherweight (145)
[#5] Felicia Spencer (7-1-0, -746) vs. [#24] Zarah Fairn dos Santos (6-3-0, +510)

Last 3 Fights: Felicia Spencer (2-1-0)
2019-07-27: L vs. [#1FW/#4DD/#4P4P] Cristiane Justino (22-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2019-05-18: W vs. [#6FW] Megan Anderson (9-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:24 of round 1
2018-11-16: W vs. [#11FW] Pam Sorenson (8-3-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:23 of round 4

Last 3 Fights: Zarah Fairn dos Santos (2-1-0)
2019-10-05: L vs. [#6FW] Megan Anderson (9-4-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 3:57 of round 1
2017-12-15: W vs. [#215FLY] Izabela Badurek (7-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:55 of round 1
2017-09-09: W vs. [#50FLY] Suvi Salmimies (11-6-1) via UD ()

Odds Favorite (Implied): Felicia Spencer – Win%: 84.32
Elo Favorite (Standard): Felicia Spencer (1489.70) [+233.01] – Win%: 74.36
Elo Favorite (Modified): Felicia Spencer (1535.41) [+222.53] – Win%: 72.60
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Felicia Spencer (1473.25) [+156.74] – Win%: 77.55
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Felicia Spencer 217, Zarah Fairn dos Santos 147
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Felicia Spencer leads 1-0
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#27] Magomed Ankalaev (12-1-0, -249) vs. [#30] Ion Cutelaba (15-4-0, +200)

Last 3 Fights: Magomed Ankalaev (3-0-0)
2019-11-09: W vs. [#74LHW] Dalcha Lungiambula (10-2-0) via KO (Front Kick and Punch) in 0:29 of round 3
2019-02-23: W vs. [#34LHW] Klidson Abreu (15-4-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
2018-09-15: W vs. [*] Marcin Prachnio (13-4-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 3:09 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Ion Cutelaba (2-1-0)
2019-09-28: W vs. [#42LHW] Khalil Rountree (8-5-0) via TKO (Elbows) in 2:35 of round 1
2019-04-27: L vs. [#11LHW] Glover Teixeira (30-7-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:37 of round 2
2018-07-28: W vs. [#85LHW] Gadzhimurad Antigulov (20-6-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 4:25 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Magomed Ankalaev – Win%: 68.16
Elo Favorite (Standard): Magomed Ankalaev (1822.00) [+161.16] – Win%: 67.62
Elo Favorite (Modified): Magomed Ankalaev (1825.13) [+138.49] – Win%: 64.71
Glicko-1 Favorite (Adj): Magomed Ankalaev (1793.40) [+89.59] – Win%: 66.39
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Magomed Ankalaev 112, Ion Cutelaba 154
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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