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: 5/19/2019 (Official Release: #652)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Dustin Poirier  (30) 25-5-0
1576
Last Fight: 4/13/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 FW] Max Holloway
 
2  
RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (30) 27-0-0
1247
Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [NR] Conor McGregor
 
3  
US Tony Ferguson  (35) 24-3-0
1099
Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Anthony Pettis
Next Fight: 6/08/2019 [UFC] vs [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
4  
US Donald Cerrone  (36) 36-11-0
937
Last Fight: 5/04/2019 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Al Iaquinta
Next Fight: 6/08/2019 [UFC] vs [#3 LW] Tony Ferguson
5  
US Justin Gaethje  (30) 20-2-0
631
Last Fight: 3/30/2019 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Edson Barboza
 
6  
BR Patricio Freire  (31) 29-4-0
555
Last Fight: 5/11/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#14 LW] Michael Chandler
 
7  
BR Charles Oliveira  (29) 27-8-0
550
Last Fight: 5/18/2019 [UFC] vs  [#25 LW] Nik Lentz
 
8  
US Al Iaquinta  (32) 15-5-1
483
Last Fight: 5/04/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
9 1
BR Patricky Freire  (33) 21-8-0
433
Last Fight: 2/09/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#62 LW] Ryan Scope
 
10 1
US Paul Felder  (34) 16-4-0
428
Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#23 LW] James Vick
 
11 1
BR Edson Barboza  (33) 20-7-0
422
Last Fight: 3/30/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Justin Gaethje
 
12 1
US Ben Henderson  (35) 27-8-0
418
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#43 LW] Adam Piccolotti
 
13 1
US Gregor Gillespie  (32) 13-0-0
337
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#41 LW] Yancy Medeiros
 
14 1
US Michael Chandler  (33) 19-5-0
330
Last Fight: 5/11/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#6 LW] Patricio Freire
 
15 1
US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 10-2-0
330
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
16 1
US Beneil Dariush  (30) 16-4-1
307
Last Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs  [#61 LW] Drew Dober
Next Fight: 7/13/2019 [UFC] vs [#45 LW] Drakkar Klose
17 1
BR Carlos Diego Ferreira  (34) 15-2-0
293
Last Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs  [#33 LW] Rustam Khabilov
 
18 1
RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 17-1-0
264
Last Fight: 4/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#105 LW] Arman Tsarukyan
 
19 1
US Will Brooks  (32) 20-4-1
255
Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#34 LW] Rashid Magomedov
 
20 2
NZ Dan Hooker  (29) 17-8-0
245
Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Edson Barboza
 
21 2
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (30) 16-2-0
238
Last Fight: 2/16/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#72 LW] Brian Foster
 
22 16
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (27) 19-4-0
237
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#73 LW] Joshua Aveles
 
23 1
US James Vick  (32) 13-3-0
235
Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Paul Felder
 
24 1
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (40) 23-6-0
235
Last Fight: 9/22/2018 [UFC] vs  [NR] Evan Dunham
 
25 4
US Nik Lentz  (34) 30-10-2
233
Last Fight: 5/18/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Charles Oliveira
 

Issue Date: 5/19/2019 (Official Release: #652)

Previous Official Release: 5/12/2019

Fighters who have dropped out: [#9] Kevin Lee+, [#35] Akhmed Aliev*, [#55] Ryan Hall-, [#68] Christian Lee+, [#93] Shamil Nikaev*, [#141] Daniel Pineda-, [#164] Artur Sowinski+, [#230] Piotr Niedzielski+, [#337] Islam Makoev*, [#339] Alonzo Martinez+, [#374] Mike Dubois*, [#408] Rustam Asuev*, [#520] Mike Budnik*, [#524] Shawn West-, [#541] Ghiles Oudelha!, [#544] Scott Hudson+, [#559] Tamotsu Hayashi!, [#571] Dan Dubuque-, [#628] Svyatoslav Shabanov!

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

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