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.


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    Issue Date: 1/20/2019 (Official Release: #633)
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    Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
    1  
    RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (30) 27-0-0
    1248
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Conor McGregor
     
    2  
    US Tony Ferguson  (34) 24-3-0
    1101
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Anthony Pettis
     
    3  
    US Dustin Poirier  (30) 24-5-0
    1031
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Eddie Alvarez
     
    4 NR
    US Donald Cerrone  (35) 35-11-0
    792
    Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#18 LW] Alexander Hernandez
     
    5 1
    US Eddie Alvarez  (35) 29-6-0
    749
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
    Next Fight: 3/31/2019 [One Fighting Championship] vs [#194 WW] Timofey Nastyukhin
    6 1
    IE Conor McGregor  (30) 21-4-0
    668
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
     
    7 1
    US Al Iaquinta  (31) 15-4-1
    556
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Kevin Lee
     
    8 1
    US Kevin Lee  (26) 17-4-0
    522
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Al Iaquinta
     
    9 1
    BR Edson Barboza  (32) 20-6-0
    508
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#25 LW] Dan Hooker
     
    10 1
    BR Patricky Freire  (32) 20-8-0
    461
    Last Fight: 9/21/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#281 LW] Roger Huerta
    Next Fight: 2/09/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#196 LW] Ryan Scope
    11 1
    US Anthony Pettis  (31) 21-8-0
    455
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Tony Ferguson
    Next Fight: 3/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#5 WW] Stephen Thompson
    12 1
    US Justin Gaethje  (30) 19-2-0
    450
    Last Fight: 8/25/2018 [UFC] vs  [#21 LW] James Vick
     
    13 1
    US Michael Chandler  (32) 19-4-0
    439
    Last Fight: 12/14/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#32 LW] Brent Primus
     
    14 1
    BR Charles Oliveira  (29) 25-8-0
    435
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#37 LW] Jim Miller
    Next Fight: 2/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#26 LW] David Teymur
    15 1
    US Ben Henderson  (35) 26-8-0
    418
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#50 LW] Saad Awad
     
    16  
    US Paul Felder  (33) 15-4-0
    344
    Last Fight: 7/07/2018 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Mike Perry
    Next Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs [#21 LW] James Vick
    17 26
    US Gregor Gillespie  (31) 13-0-0
    339
    Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#42 LW] Yancy Medeiros
     
    18 3
    US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 10-2-0
    330
    Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
     
    19 2
    RU Rustam Khabilov  (32) 23-3-0
    292
    Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#54 LW] Kajan Johnson
    Next Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#41 LW] Carlos Diego Ferreira
    20 2
    US Beneil Dariush  (29) 15-4-1
    263
    Last Fight: 11/10/2018 [UFC] vs  [#117 LW] Thiago Moises
    Next Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs [#48 LW] Drew Dober
    21 1
    US James Vick  (31) 13-2-0
    256
    Last Fight: 8/25/2018 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Justin Gaethje
    Next Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs [#16 LW] Paul Felder
    22 1
    BR Francisco Trinaldo  (40) 23-6-0
    256
    Last Fight: 9/22/2018 [UFC] vs  [NR] Evan Dunham
     
    23 1
    RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 16-1-0
    256
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#54 LW] Kajan Johnson
     
    24 1
    US Will Brooks  (32) 20-4-1
    255
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#33 LW] Rashid Magomedov
     
    25 1
    NZ Dan Hooker  (28) 17-8-0
    245
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Edson Barboza
     

    Issue Date: 1/20/2019 (Official Release: #633)

    Previous Official Release: 1/13/2019

    Fighters who have dropped out: [#235] Ryan Quinn*, [#479] Everton Daniel Freitas-, [#560] Tim Cho!, [#633] Luiz Andrade I*, [#643] Anatolij Baal!, [#647] Radu Maxim!, [#648] Sergey Faley!, [#649] Ali Magomedkhanov!, [#650] Joshua Hill!

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

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