Issue Date: 5/22/2016 (Official Release: #487)

Bantamweight (130.0-138.0 lbs) fighter ranks

The rankings presented are computerized and provided by the FightMatrix ranking system, which utilizes a comprehensive MMA fight database to provide objective rankings. Please note, that these rankings ONLY contain fighters who have had at least one professional fight some time in the 450 days prior to the ranking date.

Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350

Last Fought InRegion & Country
Next Fight In Age From   To   
Team Affiliation Rank State
Show Undefeated Fighters Only
   
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1
 
US Dominick Cruz  (30) 21-1-0
457
Last Fight: 1/17/2016 [UFC] vs  [#2 BW] T.J. Dillashaw
Next Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs [#3 BW] Urijah Faber
2
 
US T.J. Dillashaw  (30) 12-3-0
454
Last Fight: 1/17/2016 [UFC] vs  [#1 BW] Dominick Cruz
Next Fight: 7/09/2016 [UFC] vs [NR] Raphael Assuncao
3
 
US Urijah Faber  (37) 33-8-0
300
Last Fight: 12/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#16 BW] Frankie Saenz
Next Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs [#1 BW] Dominick Cruz
4
 
BR Renan Barao  (29) 33-3-0
257
Last Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 BW] T.J. Dillashaw
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#12 FW] Jeremy Stephens
5
 
BR Bibiano Fernandes  (36) 19-3-0
223
Last Fight: 1/23/2016 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#64 BW] Kevin Belingon
 
6
 
US John Dodson  (31) 18-7-0
220
Last Fight: 4/16/2016 [UFC] vs  [#21 BW] Manny Gamburyan
 
7
 
US Darrion Caldwell  (28) 9-0-0
201
Last Fight: 3/04/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#18 BW] Joe Warren
 
8
1
BR Marlon Moraes  (28) 16-4-1
193
Last Fight: 2/20/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#197 BW] Joseph Barajas
Next Fight: 7/30/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#37 BW] Josh Hill
9
1
BR Eduardo Dantas  (27) 17-4-0
193
Last Fight: 5/15/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#61 FW] Mike Richman
Next Fight: 6/17/2016 [BellatorFC] vs [#13 BW] Marcos Galvao
10
 
BR John Lineker  (25) 27-7-0
186
Last Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs  [#34 BW] Rob Font
Next Fight: 7/13/2016 [UFC] vs [#22 BW] Michael McDonald
11
 
US Jimmie Rivera  (26) 19-1-0
182
Last Fight: 1/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#20 BW] Iuri Alcantara
 
12
 
US Aljamain Sterling  (26) 12-0-0
180
Last Fight: 12/10/2015 [UFC] vs  [#54 BW] Johnny Eduardo
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#17 BW] Bryan Caraway
13
 
BR Marcos Galvao  (34) 17-6-1
158
Last Fight: 3/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#18 BW] Joe Warren
Next Fight: 6/17/2016 [BellatorFC] vs [#9 BW] Eduardo Dantas
14
 
BR Thomas Almeida  (24) 20-0-0
148
Last Fight: 11/07/2015 [UFC] vs  [#68 BW] Anthony Birchak
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#35 BW] Cody Garbrandt
15
 
BR Rani Yahya  (31) 21-8-0
143
Last Fight: 7/15/2015 [UFC] vs  [#46 BW] Masanori Kanehara
Next Fight: 7/13/2016 [UFC] vs [#84 BW] Matthew Lopez
16
 
US Frankie Saenz  (35) 11-3-0
139
Last Fight: 12/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#3 BW] Urijah Faber
Next Fight: 7/23/2016 [UFC] vs [#55 BW] Eddie Wineland
17
 
US Bryan Caraway  (31) 20-7-0
137
Last Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#55 BW] Eddie Wineland
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#12 BW] Aljamain Sterling
18
 
US Joe Warren  (39) 13-5-0
132
Last Fight: 3/04/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#7 BW] Darrion Caldwell
 
19
 
FR Tom Duquesnoy  (22) 13-1-0
130
Last Fight: 5/14/2016 [BAMMA (UK)] vs  [#76 BW] Shay Walsh
 
20
 
BR Iuri Alcantara  (35) 32-7-0
129
Last Fight: 1/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#11 BW] Jimmie Rivera
 
21
 
US Manny Gamburyan  (35) 15-9-0
124
Last Fight: 4/16/2016 [UFC] vs  [#6 BW] John Dodson
 
22
 
US Michael McDonald  (25) 17-3-0
124
Last Fight: 1/02/2016 [UFC] vs  [#46 BW] Masanori Kanehara
Next Fight: 7/13/2016 [UFC] vs [#10 BW] John Lineker
23
 
JP Takeya Mizugaki  (32) 21-9-2
120
Last Fight: 9/26/2015 [UFC] vs  [#276 FW] George Roop
 
24
 
BR Rafael Silva  (31) 26-5-0
113
Last Fight: 3/13/2016 [Pancrase] vs  [#157 BW] Shohei Masumizu
Next Fight: 7/24/2016 [Pancrase] vs [#84 FW] Masakatsu Ueda
25
 
KR Soo Chul Kim  (24) 13-5-1
113
Last Fight: 3/12/2016 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#96 BW] Marcus Brimage
 
26
 
US Brian Kelleher  (29) 16-7-0
107
Last Fight: 3/04/2016 [RoC] vs  [#109 BW] Julio Arce
 
27
 
GU Joe Taimanglo  (31) 22-6-1
105
Last Fight: 3/04/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#70 BW] Sirwan Kakai
 
28
 
BR Felipe Arantes  (28) 17-7-1
102
Last Fight: 8/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#97 BW] Yves Jabouin
Next Fight: 7/07/2016 [UFC] vs [#40 BW] Jerrod Sanders
29
6
US Jesse Brock   22-8-0
100
Last Fight: 5/20/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#164 BW] Olly Bradstreet
 
30
1
UK Brett Johns  (24) 12-0-0
100
Last Fight: 7/18/2015 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#324 FW] Anthony Gutierrez
 
31
1
BR Pedro Munhoz  (29) 12-2-0
97
Last Fight: 11/07/2015 [UFC] vs  [#11 BW] Jimmie Rivera
Next Fight: 7/07/2016 [UFC] vs [#61 BW] Russell Doane
32
1
CA Jesse Arnett  (31) 10-4-0
95
Last Fight: 1/29/2016 [Hard Knocks FC] vs  [#85 BW] Darrick Minner
 
33
1
JP Shintaro Ishiwatari  (31) 20-6-4
95
Last Fight: 12/13/2015 [Pancrase] vs  [#42 BW] Victor Henry
Next Fight: 7/24/2016 [Pancrase] vs [NR] Jonathan Brookins
34
1
US Rob Font  (28) 12-2-0
94
Last Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs  [#10 BW] John Lineker
 
35
1
US Cody Garbrandt  (24) 8-0-0
92
Last Fight: 2/21/2016 [UFC] vs  [#292 BW] Augusto Mendes
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#14 BW] Thomas Almeida
36
 
JP Michinori Tanaka  (25) 11-1-0
89
Last Fight: 1/02/2016 [UFC] vs  [#80 BW] Joe Soto
 
37
 
CA Josh Hill  (29) 14-1-0
89
Last Fight: 4/09/2016 [Z Promotions] vs  [#246 BW] Bendy Casimir
Next Fight: 7/30/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#8 BW] Marlon Moraes
38
 
CR Alejandro Solano Rodriguez  (38) 25-12-0
88
Last Fight: 12/10/2015 [Calvo Promotions] vs  [#217 BW] Antonio Duarte
 
39
 
UK Brad Pickett  (37) 25-11-0
85
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#41 BW] Francisco Rivera
 
40
 
US Jerrod Sanders  (35) 15-3-0
85
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#61 BW] Russell Doane
Next Fight: 7/07/2016 [UFC] vs [#28 BW] Felipe Arantes
41
 
US Francisco Rivera  (34) 11-6-0
84
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#39 BW] Brad Pickett
Next Fight: 7/30/2016 [UFC] vs [#47 BW] Erik Perez
42
 
US Victor Henry  (29) 12-2-0
82
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [Pancrase] vs  [#160 BW] Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha
 
43
 
BR Leandro Higo  (27) 16-2-0
79
Last Fight: 4/15/2016 [Resurrection Fight Alliance] vs  [#262 BW] Joey Miolla
 
44
1
AU Reece McLaren  (24) 9-3-0
74
Last Fight: 4/15/2016 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#95 BW] Muin Gafurov
 
45
1
RU Rakhman Dudaev   17-3-0
74
Last Fight: 3/12/2016 [Akhmat MMA] vs  [#137 BW] Diego Davella
 
46
 
JP Masanori Kanehara  (33) 25-13-5
73
Last Fight: 1/02/2016 [UFC] vs  [#22 BW] Michael McDonald
 
47
 
MX Erik Perez  (26) 15-6-0
73
Last Fight: 11/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#101 BW] Taylor Lapilus
Next Fight: 7/30/2016 [UFC] vs [#41 BW] Francisco Rivera
48
 
BR Josenaldo Silva  (29) 24-4-0
73
Last Fight: 4/30/2016 [Jungle Fight] vs  [#124 BW] Maike Linhares Galvao Amorim
 
49
 
BR Leandro Issa  (32) 13-5-0
72
Last Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs  [#20 BW] Iuri Alcantara
 
50
 
MX Alejandro Perez  (26) 17-6-0
71
Last Fight: 4/10/2016 [UFC] vs  [#170 BW] Ian Entwistle
 

Issue Date: 5/22/2016 (Official Release: #487)

Previous Official Release: 5/15/2016

Fighters who have dropped out: [#71] Douglas Silva de Andrade*, [#141] Jared Papazian-, [#147] Motonobu Tezuka+, [#150] Brandon Hempleman*, [#252] Juan Puerta!, [#273] Johnny Rodriguez*, [#320] Paulo Pizzo-, [#324] Diego Marlon+, [#344] Magomed Ginazov!, [#345] Michel da Cruz Lima!, [#347] Thiago Torres!, [#348] Jose Alday!, [#349] Chiaki Wakana!, [#350] Ryo Ryo!

Drop out symbols: * = Inactive (450d), + = Moved Divisions (Up), - = Moved Divisions (Down), % = Forced, ! = Results/Other

Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350

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