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: 7/14/2019 (Official Release: #660)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Dustin Poirier  (30) 25-5-0
1567
Last Fight: 4/13/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 FW] Max Holloway
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#3 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
2  
US Tony Ferguson  (35) 25-3-0
1391
Last Fight: 6/08/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
3  
RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (30) 27-0-0
1239
Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [NR] Conor McGregor
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
4  
US Donald Cerrone  (36) 36-12-0
726
Last Fight: 6/08/2019 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Tony Ferguson
 
5  
US Justin Gaethje  (30) 20-2-0
626
Last Fight: 3/30/2019 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Edson Barboza
 
6 1
BR Charles Oliveira  (29) 27-8-0
541
Last Fight: 5/18/2019 [UFC] vs  [#28 LW] Nik Lentz
 
7 1
US Al Iaquinta  (32) 15-5-1
480
Last Fight: 5/04/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
8 1
BR Patricky Freire  (33) 21-8-0
426
Last Fight: 2/09/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#65 LW] Ryan Scope
 
9 1
US Paul Felder  (34) 16-4-0
424
Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#26 LW] James Vick
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#10 LW] Edson Barboza
10 1
BR Edson Barboza  (33) 20-7-0
420
Last Fight: 3/30/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Justin Gaethje
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#9 LW] Paul Felder
11 1
US Ben Henderson  (35) 27-8-0
416
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#44 LW] Adam Piccolotti
 
12 1
US Gregor Gillespie  (32) 13-0-0
331
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#43 LW] Yancy Medeiros
 
13 1
US Michael Chandler  (33) 19-5-0
329
Last Fight: 5/11/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#5 FW] Patricio Freire
 
14 1
US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 10-2-0
322
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs [#27 LW] Francisco Trinaldo
15 1
US Beneil Dariush  (30) 16-4-1
298
Last Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs  [#56 LW] Drew Dober
 
16 1
BR Diego Ferreira  (34) 15-2-0
292
Last Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs  [#34 LW] Rustam Khabilov
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#24 LW] Mairbek Taisumov
17 1
BR Leonardo Santos  (39) 17-3-1
264
Last Fight: 6/01/2019 [UFC] vs  [#54 LW] Stevie Ray
 
18 1
RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 17-1-0
255
Last Fight: 4/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#140 LW] Arman Tsarukyan
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#58 LW] Davi Ramos
19 1
US Will Brooks  (32) 20-4-1
249
Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#35 LW] Rashid Magomedov
Next Fight: 7/27/2019 [Battlefield Fighting Championship] vs [NR] Abel Trujillo
20 1
NZ Dan Hooker  (29) 17-8-0
243
Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Edson Barboza
Next Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs [#26 LW] James Vick
21 1
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (30) 16-2-0
238
Last Fight: 2/16/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#78 LW] Brian Foster
 
22 1
PL Marcin Held  (27) 26-7-0
237
Last Fight: 6/08/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#73 LW] Diego Brandao
 
23 1
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (28) 19-4-0
237
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#81 LW] Joshua Aveles
 
24 3
RU Mairbek Taisumov  (30) 27-5-0
229
Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#41 LW] Desmond Green
Next Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs [#16 LW] Diego Ferreira
25 3
US Brent Primus  (34) 9-1-0
228
Last Fight: 5/04/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#145 LW] Tim Wilde
 

Issue Date: 7/14/2019 (Official Release: #660)

Previous Official Release: 7/07/2019

Fighters who have dropped out: [#6] Patricio Freire-, [#131] Erivan Pereira Silva*, [#253] Terrance McKinney-, [#381] Gesias Cavalcante*, [#476] Gurdarshan Mangat-, [#486] Ivan Vulchin!, [#520] James Wallace!, [#547] Lukasz Chlewicki*, [#701] Taras Sapa*, [#708] Daniel Vega-, [#724] Josh Shaw+, [#732] Jan Siroky+

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

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