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: 9/15/2019 (Official Release: #669)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (30) 28-0-0
2049
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  [#5 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
3  
US Dustin Poirier  (30) 25-6-0
1269
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
 
4 1
US Justin Gaethje  (30) 21-2-0
889
Last Fight: 9/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
5 1
US Donald Cerrone  (36) 36-13-0
546
Last Fight: 9/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Justin Gaethje
 
6  
BR Charles Oliveira  (29) 27-8-0
543
Last Fight: 5/18/2019 [UFC] vs  [#26 LW] Nik Lentz
 
7  
US Paul Felder  (34) 17-4-0
482
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Edson Barboza
 
8  
US Al Iaquinta  (32) 15-5-1
479
Last Fight: 5/04/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs [#16 LW] Dan Hooker
9  
US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 11-2-0
427
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#19 LW] Francisco Trinaldo
 
10  
BR Patricky Freire  (33) 21-8-0
419
Last Fight: 2/09/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#67 LW] Ryan Scope
 
11  
US Ben Henderson  (35) 27-8-0
416
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#44 LW] Adam Piccolotti
Next Fight: 9/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#36 FW] Myles Jury
12  
BR Edson Barboza  (33) 20-8-0
371
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Paul Felder
 
13  
BR Diego Ferreira  (34) 16-2-0
348
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#40 LW] Mairbek Taisumov
 
14  
US Gregor Gillespie  (32) 13-0-0
336
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#43 LW] Yancy Medeiros
 
15  
US Michael Chandler  (33) 19-5-0
329
Last Fight: 5/11/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#5 FW] Patricio Freire
 
16  
NZ Dan Hooker  (29) 18-8-0
319
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#34 LW] James Vick
Next Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs [#8 LW] Al Iaquinta
17  
US Beneil Dariush  (30) 16-4-1
300
Last Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs  [#58 LW] Drew Dober
Next Fight: 10/26/2019 [UFC] vs [#135 LW] Frank Camacho
18  
RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 18-1-0
285
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#70 LW] Davi Ramos
 
19  
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (41) 23-7-0
278
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Alexander Hernandez
 
20  
BR Leonardo Santos  (39) 17-3-1
264
Last Fight: 6/01/2019 [UFC] vs  [#57 LW] Stevie Ray
 
21  
BR Natan Schulte  (27) 17-3-1
239
Last Fight: 7/25/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#142 LW] Jesse Ronson
Next Fight: 10/17/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#126 LW] Ramsey Nijem
22  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (30) 16-2-0
238
Last Fight: 2/16/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#81 LW] Brian Foster
Next Fight: 9/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs [#85 LW] Imanali Gamzathanov
23  
PL Marcin Held  (27) 26-7-0
237
Last Fight: 6/08/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#73 LW] Diego Brandao
 
24  
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (28) 19-4-0
237
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#83 LW] Joshua Aveles
 
25  
US Jim Miller  (36) 31-13-0
236
Last Fight: 8/03/2019 [UFC] vs  [#56 LW] Clay Guida
 

Issue Date: 9/15/2019 (Official Release: #669)

Previous Official Release: 9/08/2019

Fighters who have dropped out: [#101] Tristan Connelly+, [#272] Artem Damkovsky*, [#284] Hubert Geven*, [#440] Claudir Dutkevis-, [#603] Nemanja Kovac+, [#637] Rasul Magomedov-, [#664] Jefferson Andre dos Santos-, [#733] Erkin Darmenov!, [#739] Nicolas Cocuccio!, [#745] Brad Grelck!, [#748] Pascal Hintzen!, [#749] Marcus Surin!, [#750] Ahmed Amir!

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

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