Issue Date: 5/01/2016 (Official Release: #484)

Flyweight (122.0-129.9 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

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 Demetrious Johnson  (29) 24-2-1
474
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [UFC] vs  [#3 FLW] Henry Cejudo
 
2
 
US Joseph Benavidez  (31) 24-4-0
265
Last Fight: 2/06/2016 [UFC] vs  [#8 FLW] Zach Makovsky
 
3
 
US Henry Cejudo  (29) 10-1-0
172
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [UFC] vs  [#1 FLW] Demetrious Johnson
 
4
 
BR Jussier da Silva  (31) 18-4-0
172
Last Fight: 11/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#3 FLW] Henry Cejudo
 
5
 
US Louis Smolka  (24) 10-1-0
140
Last Fight: 10/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#18 FLW] Patrick Holohan
Next Fight: 7/13/2016 [UFC] vs [#13 FLW] Ben Nguyen
6
 
JP Kyoji Horiguchi  (25) 16-2-0
140
Last Fight: 9/26/2015 [UFC] vs  [#16 FLW] Chico Camus
Next Fight: 5/08/2016 [UFC] vs [#24 FLW] Neil Seery
7
 
BR Wilson Reis  (31) 20-6-0
138
Last Fight: 1/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#23 FLW] Dustin Ortiz
 
8
 
US Zach Makovsky  (33) 19-7-0
126
Last Fight: 2/06/2016 [UFC] vs  [#2 FLW] Joseph Benavidez
 
9
 
US Justin Scoggins  (23) 11-2-0
110
Last Fight: 2/06/2016 [UFC] vs  [#17 FLW] Ray Borg
 
10
 
US Sergio Pettis  (22) 14-2-0
99
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [UFC] vs  [#37 FLW] Chris Kelades
 
11
 
US Tim Elliott  (29) 13-6-1
95
Last Fight: 3/04/2016 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#65 FLW] Pedro Nobre
 
12
 
FR Magomed Bibulatov  (27) 11-0-0
93
Last Fight: 3/12/2016 [Akhmat MMA] vs  [#90 FLW] Irmeson Cavalcante de Oliveira
 
13
 
US Ben Nguyen  (27) 14-5-0
93
Last Fight: 11/14/2015 [UFC] vs  [#47 FLW] Ryan Benoit
Next Fight: 7/13/2016 [UFC] vs [#5 FLW] Louis Smolka
14
 
JP Hiromasa Ogikubo  (29) 15-3-2
91
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [Shooto] vs  [#72 FLW] Masaaki Sugawara
 
15
1
US John Moraga  (32) 16-4-0
86
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 FLW] Joseph Benavidez
 
16
1
US Chico Camus  (31) 16-7-0
79
Last Fight: 3/04/2016 [Resurrection Fight Alliance] vs  [#138 FLW] Matt Brown
 
17
1
US Ray Borg  (22) 9-2-0
79
Last Fight: 2/06/2016 [UFC] vs  [#9 FLW] Justin Scoggins
 
18
1
IE Patrick Holohan  (27) 12-2-1
77
Last Fight: 10/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#5 FLW] Louis Smolka
Next Fight: 5/08/2016 [UFC] vs [#98 FLW] Willie Gates
19
1
KR Min Jong Song  (24) 8-7-0
77
Last Fight: 10/09/2015 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#79 FLW] Nam Jin Jo
 
20
1
BR Alexandre Pantoja  (26) 16-2-0
76
Last Fight: 5/08/2015 [AXS TV Fights] vs  [#102 FLW] Damacio Page
 
21
2
US Czar Sklavos  (34) 12-4-0
75
Last Fight: 7/03/2015 [Resurrection Fight Alliance] vs  [#197 FLW] Nick Burgos
 
22
 
RU Ali Bagautinov  (30) 13-4-0
75
Last Fight: 10/03/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 FLW] Joseph Benavidez
 
23
1
US Dustin Ortiz  (27) 15-5-0
75
Last Fight: 1/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#7 FLW] Wilson Reis
 
24
1
IE Neil Seery  (36) 16-11-0
71
Last Fight: 10/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#182 FLW] Jon delos Reyes
Next Fight: 5/08/2016 [UFC] vs [#6 FLW] Kyoji Horiguchi
25
1
KZ Kairat Akhmetov  (28) 23-0-0
70
Last Fight: 11/21/2015 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#28 FLW] Adriano Moraes
 
26
1
BR Bruno Menezes  (30) 16-5-0
70
Last Fight: 8/22/2015 [Jungle Fight] vs  [#141 FLW] Jose Alexandre
 
27
1
JP Yusaku Nakamura  (29) 12-4-1
70
Last Fight: 2/07/2016 [WSOF-GC] vs  [#45 FLW] Larry DiGiulio
 
28
1
BR Adriano Moraes  (27) 13-2-0
69
Last Fight: 11/21/2015 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#25 FLW] Kairat Akhmetov
 
29
2
US Louis Gaudinot  (31) 8-4-0
66
Last Fight: 3/19/2016 [Cage Fury FC] vs  [#86 FLW] Sidemar Honorio
 
30
 
US Darren Uyenoyama  (36) 10-5-0
66
Last Fight: 3/13/2015 [PacificXC] vs  [#139 FLW] Kentaro Watanabe
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [BellatorFC] vs [#143 BW] Alvin Cacdac
31
1
US Geane Herrera  (25) 9-1-0
65
Last Fight: 12/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#76 FLW] Joby Sanchez
 
32
1
BR Felipe Efrain  (22) 10-2-0
61
Last Fight: 12/28/2015 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#52 FLW] Yuki Motoya
 
33
1
DE Rany Saadeh  (22) 7-1-0
60
Last Fight: 11/14/2015 [BAMMA (UK)] vs  [#41 FLW] Shaj Haque
 
34
1
BR Giovanni da Silva Santos Jr.  (28) 16-1-0
59
Last Fight: 12/18/2015 [Garanhuns Fight] vs  [NR] Rodrigo Pereira
 
35
1
BR Jose Maria Tome  (34) 37-5-0
59
Last Fight: 11/28/2015 [X-treme FC] vs  [#55 FLW] Marcel Adur
 
36
1
US Jarred Brooks  (22) 9-0-0
58
Last Fight: 3/12/2016 [Akhmat MMA] vs  [#165 FLW] Chris Miah
 
37
1
CA Chris Kelades  (35) 9-3-0
57
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [UFC] vs  [#10 FLW] Sergio Pettis
 
38
1
US Tyson Nam  (32) 14-8-1
57
Last Fight: 4/22/2016 [Triumph Fighting Championship] vs  [#60 FLW] Yoni Sherbatov
 
39
1
JP Yuki Yasunaga  (33) 14-8-1
54
Last Fight: 3/13/2016 [Pancrase] vs  [#111 FLW] Rildeci Lima Dias
 
40
1
BR Daniel Gustavo Santos  (21) 4-0-0
53
Last Fight: 4/02/2016 [Thunder Fight] vs  [#141 FLW] Jose Alexandre
 
41
1
UK Shaj Haque   8-2-0
53
Last Fight: 3/06/2016 [Made 4 The Cage] vs  [NR] Danny Missin
 
42
1
JP Seiichiro Ito  (22) 9-1-2
53
Last Fight: 4/17/2016 [ZST] vs  [#184 FLW] Kaito Sakamaki
 
43
1
JP Tatsumitsu Wada  (27) 15-8-2
53
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [DEEP] vs  [NR] Jae Nam Yoo
 
44
1
JP Ryuichi Miki  (33) 18-9-4
52
Last Fight: 12/13/2015 [Pancrase] vs  [#112 FLW] Kiyotaka Shimizu
 
45
1
US Larry DiGiulio  (29) 17-7-1
52
Last Fight: 2/07/2016 [WSOF-GC] vs  [#27 FLW] Yusaku Nakamura
 
46
1
RU Rasul Albaskhanov   5-1-0
52
Last Fight: 3/09/2016 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#99 FLW] Isaac Pimentel
 
47
1
US Ryan Benoit  (26) 8-4-0
52
Last Fight: 11/14/2015 [UFC] vs  [#13 FLW] Ben Nguyen
 
48
1
JP Yoshiro Maeda  (34) 34-15-5
51
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [Shooto] vs  [#145 FLW] Kosuke Suzuki
 
49
42
BR Herbeth Reis de Sousa  (22) 10-0-0
51
Last Fight: 4/30/2016 [Jungle Fight] vs  [#137 FLW] Nildo Nascimento
 
50
1
RU Velimurad Alhasov   4-0-0
51
Last Fight: 11/28/2015 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#95 FLW] Ruslan Abiltarov
 

Issue Date: 5/01/2016 (Official Release: #484)

Previous Official Release: 4/24/2016

Fighters who have dropped out: [#15] Ian McCall*, [#134] Anthony Figueroa*, [#166] Sid Bice!, [#199] Mark Sainci!

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

Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200

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    • Carl says:

      I believe the only way to solve the problem is to not allow fights to take place if both fighters don’t make weight. That would force promoters and matchmakers to hire fighters that make weight. If you knew a fighter was using PEDs before a fight you wouldn’t allow the fight to happen because he would have an unfair advantage even if he agreed to lose %20 percent. Maybe that is a little drastic of an example. I like your idea of a unified rule. My fighters have never missed weight but have been asked many times to take the fight when their opponent misses and we have. We now sign our contracts stating we will not fight if the fighter misses weight. That makes it harder to gets fights but I’m not giving anyone a 20 yard start in a 100 yard dash. Thanks for letting me vent.

    • oleg says:

      I understand the frustration with fighters missing weight, but having the fight go on with a pre-determined outcome of NC is absurd. The 20% penalty may be an insufficient deterrent, but it’s far better IMO than having the fight take place but the outcome not count regardless of what actually happens in the ring/cage.

      Some alternatives: pay the fighter who made weight show & win money, pay the other fighter nothing, and cancel the fight completely. Or have promoters not re-book fighters or terminate their contract for missing weight. This of course is up to the promoter. The sport needs to have a unified set of rules. If some promotions decide to arbitrarily institute ad-hoc nonsensical rules like “NC if a fighter misses weight”, we can just as arbitrarily ignore them.

    • Carl says:

      My interest (agenda) is that I’m tired of pro fighters signing contracts for a certain weight division, not honoring it, gets a chicken shit penalty of %20 fine and has an unfair advantage. And the lighter the weight division, the bigger advantage. We fought 3 times in Japan and they don’t put up fighters not making weight. And the fight we are talking about did happen in Japan. It didn’t happen anywhere else. So my point is that we should not reward guys if they can’t make weight. And please don’t say “you don’t have to fight the guy” the promoters put so much pressure and you trained for 6 weeks its hard to not fight.A loss is devastating. Weight cutting is a big issue. Flyweight seems to have the most problems and deaths. Sorry if I’ve complained to the wrong person

    • jcs says:

      If the fight happened in any other country, it would not be a no contest. The fight happened, a result happened.. and that’s what we take into account. I’m not sure what your interest is, but in my opinion, calling it a NC is total bullshit. I don’t see how anyone could truly feel otherwise, regardless of what Sherdog reports. I could go change the Fight Finder result if I wanted to (I have Sherdog database access)… so I wouldn’t consider them gospel.

    • Carl Sklavos says:

      The actual result is a no-contest. Sherdog reports it as a No-contest. It`s your website so you get to make the rules.I disagree with your decision. It`s not yours to make. That`s my opinion.
      I have total respect and appreciate all the work you do for this site. Peace

    • jcs says:

      The fight happened as did the outcome.. so we honor the actual result.

    • Carl Sklavos says:

      Yuki Motoya did not lose to Felipe Efrain. It was ruled a No-Contest because Efrain didn`t make weight.


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