Issue Date: 7/26/2015 (Official Release: #442)

Light Heavyweight (191.0-210.0 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

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 Jon Jones  (28) 21-1-0
1509
Last Fight: 1/03/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 LHW] Daniel Cormier
 
2
 
US Daniel Cormier  (36) 16-1-0
996
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#3 LHW] Anthony Johnson
 
3
 
US Anthony Johnson  (31) 19-5-0
615
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 LHW] Daniel Cormier
 
4
 
US Ryan Bader  (32) 19-4-0
481
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#5 LHW] Phil Davis
Next Fight: 10/03/2015 [UFC] vs [NR] Rashad Evans
5
 
US Phil Davis  (30) 13-3-0
476
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#4 LHW] Ryan Bader
 
6
 
SE Alexander Gustafsson  (28) 16-3-0
400
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#3 LHW] Anthony Johnson
 
7
 
BR Glover Teixeira  (35) 22-4-0
305
Last Fight: 10/25/2014 [UFC] vs  [#5 LHW] Phil Davis
Next Fight: 8/08/2015 [UFC] vs [#9 LHW] Ovince St. Preux
8
 
US Quinton Jackson  (37) 36-11-0
262
Last Fight: 4/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#30 LHW] Fabio Maldonado
 
9
 
US Ovince St. Preux  (32) 18-6-0
261
Last Fight: 4/18/2015 [UFC] vs  [#35 LHW] Patrick Cummins
Next Fight: 8/08/2015 [UFC] vs [#7 LHW] Glover Teixeira
10
 
UK Liam McGeary   10-0-0
242
Last Fight: 2/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#13 LHW] Emanuel Newton
Next Fight: 9/19/2015 [BellatorFC] vs [#12 LHW] Tito Ortiz
11
 
BR Antonio Rogerio Nogueira  (39) 21-6-0
223
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 LHW] Anthony Johnson
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#16 LHW] Mauricio Rua
12
 
US Tito Ortiz  (40) 19-11-1
213
Last Fight: 11/15/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#64 LHW] Stephan Bonnar
Next Fight: 9/19/2015 [BellatorFC] vs [#10 LHW] Liam McGeary
13
 
US Emanuel Newton  (31) 25-8-1
211
Last Fight: 2/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#10 LHW] Liam McGeary
 
14
 
UK Jimi Manuwa  (35) 15-1-0
211
Last Fight: 4/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#22 LHW] Jan Blachowicz
 
15
 
US Muhammed Lawal  (34) 15-4-0
198
Last Fight: 2/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#12 HW] Cheick Kongo
 
16
 
BR Mauricio Rua  (33) 22-10-0
162
Last Fight: 11/08/2014 [UFC] vs  [#9 LHW] Ovince St. Preux
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#11 LHW] Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
17
 
US David Branch  (33) 16-3-0
154
Last Fight: 4/10/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [NR] Jesse McElligott
Next Fight: 9/18/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#21 LHW] Teddy Holder
18
 
HR Goran Reljic  (31) 15-4-0
148
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [KSW] vs  [#20 LHW] Attila Vegh
 
19
 
FR Francis Carmont  (33) 23-10-0
141
Last Fight: 3/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#70 LHW] Guilherme Viana
 
20
 
SK Attila Vegh  (29) 29-6-2
131
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [KSW] vs  [#18 LHW] Goran Reljic
 
21
 
US Teddy Holder   9-1-0
129
Last Fight: 3/28/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#29 LHW] Thiago Silva
Next Fight: 9/18/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#17 LHW] David Branch
22
 
PL Jan Blachowicz  (32) 18-4-0
129
Last Fight: 4/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#14 LHW] Jimi Manuwa
 
23
 
BR Roger Gracie  (33) 7-2-0
126
Last Fight: 12/05/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#71 HW] James McSweeney
 
24
 
UK Linton Vassell  (32) 15-4-0
109
Last Fight: 2/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#57 LHW] Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
 
25
 
RU Maxim Grishin  (31) 20-6-0
107
Last Fight: 6/13/2015 [Akhmat MMA] vs  [#125 LHW] Malik Merad
 
26
 
BR Vinny Magalhaes  (31) 12-7-0
107
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#53 HW] Jason Brilz
Next Fight: 10/17/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [NR] Matt Hamill
27
 
SE Ilir Latifi  (31) 10-4-0
105
Last Fight: 7/18/2015 [UFC] vs  [#89 LHW] Hans Stringer
 
28
 
US Sean OConnell  (31) 17-6-0
102
Last Fight: 5/10/2015 [UFC] vs  [#44 LHW] Anthony Perosh
 
29
 
BR Thiago Silva  (32) 16-4-0
101
Last Fight: 3/28/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#21 LHW] Teddy Holder
 
30
 
BR Fabio Maldonado  (35) 22-8-0
101
Last Fight: 4/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#8 LHW] Quinton Jackson
 
31
NR
US Tom Lawlor  (32) 10-5-0
100
Last Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#40 LHW] Gian Villante
 
32
1
BR Francimar Barroso  (35) 17-4-0
96
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#34 LHW] Ryan Jimmo
 
33
1
BR Rafael Cavalcante  (34) 12-5-0
93
Last Fight: 6/14/2014 [UFC] vs  [#4 LHW] Ryan Bader
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#35 LHW] Patrick Cummins
34
 
CA Ryan Jimmo  (33) 19-5-0
83
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#32 LHW] Francimar Barroso
 
35
 
US Patrick Cummins  (34) 7-2-0
79
Last Fight: 4/18/2015 [UFC] vs  [#9 LHW] Ovince St. Preux
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#33 LHW] Rafael Cavalcante
36
 
US Elvis Mutapcic  (29) 15-3-0
76
Last Fight: 6/19/2015 [Midwest Cage] vs  [NR] Sean Huffman
 
37
 
BR Marcos Rogerio de Lima  (30) 13-2-1
76
Last Fight: 12/20/2014 [UFC] vs  [#141 HW] Igor Pokrajac
Next Fight: 8/23/2015 [UFC] vs [#65 LHW] Nikita Krylov
38
 
BR Alexandre Zaneti  (36) 9-2-0
72
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [Brazilian Fighting Championship] vs  [#61 LHW] Luiz Cane
 
39
 
US Kelly Anundson  (30) 9-3-0
71
Last Fight: 9/12/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#10 LHW] Liam McGeary
 
40
7
US Gian Villante  (30) 13-6-0
70
Last Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#31 LHW] Tom Lawlor
 
41
1
US Robert Drysdale  (34) 6-0-0
68
Last Fight: 7/06/2014 [UFC] vs  [#94 LHW] Keith Berish
 
42
1
US Marcel Fortuna   8-1-0
68
Last Fight: 6/06/2015 [Dragon House MMA] vs  [#91 LHW] David Mitchell
 
43
 
CA Misha Cirkunov  (28) 9-2-0
67
Last Fight: 5/22/2015 [Hard Knocks FC] vs  [#246 LHW] Shaun Asher
 
44
2
AU Anthony Perosh  (43) 15-9-0
67
Last Fight: 5/10/2015 [UFC] vs  [#28 LHW] Sean OConnell
 
45
1
US Josh Stansbury  (30) 6-2-0
67
Last Fight: 11/21/2014 [Fight To Win] vs  [#123 LHW] Jeremy Osheim
 
46
1
BR Ronny Markes  (27) 15-3-0
65
Last Fight: 8/09/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#134 LHW] Cully Butterfield
 
47
1
PL Tomasz Narkun  (25) 10-2-0
65
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [KSW] vs  [#107 LHW] Karol Celinski
 
48
1
RU Gadzhimurad Antigulov   15-4-0
64
Last Fight: 2/21/2015 [Unknown] vs  [#139 LHW] Artur Astakhov
 
49
1
RU Alexey Butorin  (29) 9-0-0
63
Last Fight: 12/26/2014 [Warriors Way (Russia)] vs  [NR] Vladimir Brik
 
50
1
US Virgil Zwicker  (33) 14-4-1
63
Last Fight: 5/15/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#171 LHW] Razak Al-Hassan
 

Issue Date: 7/26/2015 (Official Release: #442)

Previous Official Release: 7/19/2015

Fighters who have dropped out: [#54] James McSweeney+, [#151] Florian Martin*, [#248] Rafael Monteiro!, [#249] Mohammad Karaki!, [#250] Rodney McSwain!

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




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    • oleg says:

      Deadline passed, DA didn’t have sufficient evidence to move forward. Case hasn’t been dropped, more or less put on hold. His terms of initial release expired, so since he has never been indicted, for the time being he is a free man with no legal restrictions. Bet he will fight by end of the year, or early 2016.

    • jcs says:

      Speaking of Jones.. wasn’t there a deadline of late June on his indictment? I never heard anything about one…..

      My limited legal understanding suggests that if this didn’t happen, Jones “got off”? Something about due process.

      My assumption is that this was misreported initially.

    • oleg says:

      Yes, either auto-drop by time frame, or we will force drop him if he receives a prison sentence or officially announces that he’s stepping away from the sport.

      When a very similar incident happened with Rampage, we didn’t drop him from rankings, and he fought again just about 6 months later. Jon’s situation seems a bit more serious based on his prior’s and someone being injured; that said it’s still similar enough to follow the same precedent.

    • John N. says:

      I was expecting Jon Jones to be removed from the rankings. Are you just waiting for the auto drop time frame to pass?

    • […] (13-3, 1NC) is currently ranked as the number five light heavyweight in the Fight Matrix rankings and with the addition of Davis, Bellator now has seven of the top twenty light heavyweight […]

    • STF197lbs says:

      How is Rampage back in the top 10?


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