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Posted on April 18, 2017 by Richard Mann

With a victory over Wilson Reis in the main event last Saturday, Demetrious Johnson tied Anderson Silva’s record for most consecutive UFC title defenses. Many pundits have been quick to decry the accomplishment due to the current state of the flyweight division. The UFC did not crown their first flyweight champion until 2012, and the […]

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Posted on April 16, 2017 by jcs

Rumblings of DJ becoming “the GOAT” after last night’s victory are premature and exaggerated. Johnson, who was #23 in our last version of the All-Time Rankings, will surely move up after the next update.  I estimate he’ll be at the cusp of the Top 20 and will continue to gain points as he maintains his […]

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Posted on February 17, 2017 by Richard Mann

On Saturday night, former Pride FC champion Fedor Emelianenko makes his Bellator debut against Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 172. Emelianenko spent a large chunk of his career as the number-one ranked heavyweight. As you can see in the following chart, he has not experienced the same kind of success recently. However, […]

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Posted on January 17, 2017 by Richard Mann

On Tuesday, Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from MMA with a lengthy Facebook post. Kennedy first entered the Fight Matrix rankings in 2003 as the #42 middleweight. The following chart shows his Quarterly Generated Historical Ranking for his career. Significant dates: Defeated Michael Bisping on April 16, 2014 Defeated Robbie Lawler on July 30, 2011 […]

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Posted on December 15, 2016 by jcs

In case you’ve been living in a hole, we have All-Time Rankings available. Most of the lists can fluctuate wildly while fighters’ careers are still active, but there haven’t been many active fighters entering the “Absolute” Top 25 in quite some time.  However, this may change in the very near future.   Soon to Come? #26 […]

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Posted on November 15, 2016 by Richard Mann

At this Saturday’s Bellator 165 show, lightweight champion Michael Chandler puts his belt on the line against former UFC and WEC champion Benson Henderson. Chandler has been ranked as high as the #3 lightweight, but Henderson would still be one of the biggest wins on his resume. Chandler first entered the quarterly generated historical rankings […]

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Posted on October 27, 2016 by Richard Mann

Rizin Fighting Federation has announced the signing of former UFC interim champion Shane Carwin. The 41-year-old fighter will return to action for the first time since 2011 in the second round of the Openweight Grand Prix on New Year’s Eve week. Carwin first earned a spot in the Quarterly Generated Historical Rankings 2006 and stayed […]

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Posted on August 11, 2016 by jcs

In case you missed it, Sherdog presented an article of the Top 10 Female MMA Fighters of All-Time The names are similar, but they certainly differ from our All-Time Rankings   Sherdog #10 – Tara LaRosa (Fight Matrix – #6) Although never officially fighting the UFC, LaRosa’s ledger is one of the most impressive in […]

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