Lightweight

Lightweight (150-161.9 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.

Issue Date: 10/18/2020 (Official Release: #728)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (32) 28-0-0
1897
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
Next Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs [#2 LW] Justin Gaethje
2  
US Justin Gaethje  (31) 22-2-0
1505
Last Fight: 5/09/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Tony Ferguson
Next Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
3  
US Dustin Poirier  (31) 26-6-0
1267
Last Fight: 6/27/2020 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
Next Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#10 WW] Conor McGregor
4  
US Tony Ferguson  (36) 25-4-0
1052
Last Fight: 5/09/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Justin Gaethje
 
5  
BR Charles Oliveira  (31) 29-8-0
744
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Kevin Lee
 
6  
BR Diego Ferreira  (35) 17-2-0
648
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Anthony Pettis
Next Fight: 11/07/2020 [UFC] vs [#13 LW] Drew Dober
7  
NZ Dan Hooker  (30) 20-9-0
544
Last Fight: 6/27/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
8  
US Michael Chandler  (34) 21-5-0
506
Last Fight: 8/07/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#18 LW] Ben Henderson
 
9  
US Kevin Lee  (28) 18-6-0
472
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
10  
US Beneil Dariush  (31) 19-4-1
432
Last Fight: 8/08/2020 [UFC] vs  [#32 LW] Scott Holtzman
 
11  
US Paul Felder  (35) 17-5-0
428
Last Fight: 2/22/2020 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
 
12  
AZ Tofiq Musayev   18-3-0
383
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#20 LW] Patricky Freire
 
13 1
US Drew Dober  (31) 23-9-0
370
Last Fight: 5/13/2020 [UFC] vs  [#17 LW] Alexander Hernandez
Next Fight: 11/07/2020 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Diego Ferreira
14 1
US Al Iaquinta  (33) 15-6-1
366
Last Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
 
15  
BR Natan Schulte  (28) 20-3-1
363
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#34 LW] Loik Radzhabov
 
16  
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (42) 26-7-0
337
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#83 LW] Jai Herbert
 
17  
US Alexander Hernandez  (28) 11-3-0
306
Last Fight: 5/13/2020 [UFC] vs  [#13 LW] Drew Dober
Next Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs [NR] Chris Gruetzemacher
18  
US Ben Henderson  (36) 28-9-0
298
Last Fight: 8/07/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#8 LW] Michael Chandler
 
19  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (31) 18-2-0
283
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#63 LW] Alexander Sarnavskiy
 
20  
BR Patricky Freire  (34) 23-9-0
282
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#12 LW] Tofiq Musayev
 
21  
BR Leonardo Santos  (40) 18-3-1
282
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#84 LW] Roman Bogatov
 
22  
RU Islam Makhachev  (29) 18-1-0
262
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#89 LW] Davi Ramos
 
23  
US Gregor Gillespie  (33) 13-1-0
253
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Kevin Lee
 
24 1
BR Renato Carneiro  (31) 14-3-1
243
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#90 LW] Damir Hadzovic
Next Fight: 11/28/2020 [UFC] vs [#72 LW] Rafael Fiziev
25 1
BR Goiti Yamauchi  (27) 25-4-0
240
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#128 LW] Daron Cruickshank
 

Issue Date: 10/18/2020 (Official Release: #728)

Previous Official Release: 10/11/2020

Fighters who have dropped out: [#212] Gabriel Benitez-, [#340] J.J. Okanovich*, [#452] Yincang Bao*, [#566] Jimmy Scully*, [#571] Dinislam Kamavov+, [#613] Aviv Gozali+, [#616] Genison Lima Furtado-, [#645] Elijah Johns-, [#686] Aaron Canarte-, [#745] Ermal Hadribeaj!, [#746] Luiz Andrade I!, [#747] Glaucio Eliziario!, [#748] Shamil Mutalimov!, [#749] Baz Mohammad Mubariz!, [#750] Wdison Costa de Oliveira!

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

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