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: 11/10/2019 (Official Release: #677)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (31) 28-0-0
2051
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
2  
US Tony Ferguson  (35) 25-3-0
1392
Last Fight: 6/08/2019 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
3  
US Dustin Poirier  (30) 25-6-0
1270
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
 
4  
US Justin Gaethje  (30) 21-2-0
891
Last Fight: 9/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
5  
US Kevin Lee  (27) 18-5-0
587
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#22 LW] Gregor Gillespie
 
6  
US Donald Cerrone  (36) 36-13-0
547
Last Fight: 9/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Justin Gaethje
 
7  
BR Charles Oliveira  (30) 27-8-0
540
Last Fight: 5/18/2019 [UFC] vs  [#28 LW] Nik Lentz
Next Fight: 11/16/2019 [UFC] vs [#106 LW] Jared Gordon
8  
NZ Dan Hooker  (29) 19-8-0
490
Last Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs  [#13 LW] Al Iaquinta
 
9  
US Paul Felder  (34) 17-4-0
483
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#14 LW] Edson Barboza
 
10  
US Ben Henderson  (35) 28-8-0
429
Last Fight: 9/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#102 LW] Myles Jury
Next Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#16 LW] Michael Chandler
11  
US Alexander Hernandez  (27) 11-2-0
428
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#20 LW] Francisco Trinaldo
 
12  
BR Patricky Freire  (33) 22-8-0
414
Last Fight: 10/12/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#212 LW] Tatsuya Kawajiri
Next Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs [#83 LW] Luiz Gustavo Felix dos Santos
13  
US Al Iaquinta  (32) 15-6-1
408
Last Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Dan Hooker
 
14  
BR Edson Barboza  (33) 20-8-0
372
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Paul Felder
 
15  
BR Diego Ferreira  (34) 16-2-0
349
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#41 LW] Mairbek Taisumov
 
16  
US Michael Chandler  (33) 19-5-0
328
Last Fight: 5/11/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#5 FW] Patricio Freire
Next Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#10 LW] Ben Henderson
17  
BR Natan Schulte  (27) 19-3-1
314
Last Fight: 10/17/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#51 LW] Akhmed Aliev
Next Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#34 LW] Loik Radzhabov
18  
US Beneil Dariush  (30) 17-4-1
301
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [UFC] vs  [#136 LW] Frank Camacho
 
19  
RU Islam Makhachev  (28) 18-1-0
283
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#71 LW] Davi Ramos
 
20  
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (41) 23-7-0
274
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Alexander Hernandez
Next Fight: 11/16/2019 [UFC] vs [#70 LW] Bobby Green
21  
RU Ali Bagov  (29) 28-9-0
273
Last Fight: 9/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#66 LW] Khusein Khaliev
 
22  
US Gregor Gillespie  (32) 13-1-0
271
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Kevin Lee
 
23  
BR Leonardo Santos  (39) 17-3-1
264
Last Fight: 6/01/2019 [UFC] vs  [#40 LW] Stevie Ray
 
24  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (30) 17-2-0
262
Last Fight: 9/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#101 LW] Imanali Gamzathanov
 
25  
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (28) 18-4-0
238
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#84 LW] Joshua Aveles
 

Issue Date: 11/10/2019 (Official Release: #677)

Previous Official Release: 11/03/2019

Fighters who have dropped out: [#35] Rustam Khabilov+, [#167] Rhys McKee+, [#212] Dave Mazany*, [#587] Maciej Gierszewski!, [#701] Josh Blyden*, [#709] Rustam Mukhtarov*, [#713] Islam Begidov!, [#743] Dominik Jusis!, [#744] Aaron Mitchell!, [#745] Alvaro Sugasti!, [#746] Jose Marcos Lima Santiago Jr.!, [#747] Kenneth Cross!, [#748] Adrian Perrone!, [#749] Mitch Ramirez!, [#750] Yousif Ghrairi!

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

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