Generated Historical Rankings

These ranking sets have been generated by a recent version of the software, using recent data and will not match previously published issues of the rankings, especially since a majority of these generated sets are for dates much earlier than the site’s inception.

Rankings will list until the next relatively standard increment (Top 5, 10, 15, etc.) after the last fighter at 20 points is found, to a maximum amount (found in the current rankings).  At a bare minimum, a fighter needs at least 15 points to be displayed.

Gathering data for the “unknown division lists” are crucial in building these sets, so if you want to help us research, please review these lists and inform us in the forum.

Some of the older divisional lists are very small, or even blank, due to limited fights and/or limited data.

Once deemed as retired or assumed as such (no fights scheduled, no fights in past 900 days from last update or manually marked as retired/deceased/etc), fighters are removed from any ranking pages more recent than their last fight.  This is the one major difference between these sets and the current rankings.

Note: Fighter records within these historical rankings represent their records at the date of the rankings.

Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>
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Note: Rankings include fights on selected date.
Last Generated on 02/25/2020
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter Record Points
1 2 Paulo Filho 14-0-0
338
2 8 Anderson Silva 19-4-0
304
3 -1 Kazuo Misaki 18-7-2
259
4 -3 Rich Franklin 22-2-0
233
5   Denis Kang 28-8-1
226
6   Matt Lindland 19-4-0
216
7   Nate Marquardt 24-6-2
173
8 1 Kazushi Sakuraba 20-9-1
151
9 -1 Akihiro Gono 28-12-7
149
10 2 Murilo Bustamante 13-6-1
145
11 4 Yushin Okami 19-3-0
138
12 4 Mike Swick 10-1-0
137
13 26 Travis Lutter 9-3-0
130
14 109 Yoshihiro Akiyama 9-1-0
128
15 2 Amar Suloev 24-8-0
123
16 16 Robbie Lawler 12-4-0
120
17 25 Jason MacDonald 18-7-0
119
18 NR Frank Trigg 14-5-0
118
19 15 Martin Kampmann 11-1-0
117
20 -1 David Loiseau 14-6-0
115
21 -1 Evan Tanner 32-6-0
115
22   Murilo Rua 12-7-1
112
23 -2 Ryo Chonan 12-7-0
112
24 -11 Melvin Manhoef 16-3-1
110
25 -2 Jeremy Horn 78-15-5
109
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