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: 2/23/2020 (Official Release: #693)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (31) 28-0-0
2053
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
Next Fight: 4/18/2020 [UFC] vs [#2 LW] Tony Ferguson
2  
US Tony Ferguson  (36) 25-3-0
1394
Last Fight: 6/08/2019 [UFC] vs  [#18 WW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 4/18/2020 [UFC] vs [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
3  
US Dustin Poirier  (31) 25-6-0
1271
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
 
4  
US Justin Gaethje  (31) 21-2-0
892
Last Fight: 9/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#18 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
5  
BR Diego Ferreira  (35) 17-2-0
648
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Anthony Pettis
 
6  
US Kevin Lee  (27) 18-5-0
588
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#22 LW] Gregor Gillespie
Next Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs [#8 LW] Charles Oliveira
7 1
NZ Dan Hooker  (30) 20-8-0
544
Last Fight: 2/22/2020 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Paul Felder
 
8 1
BR Charles Oliveira  (30) 28-8-0
540
Last Fight: 11/16/2019 [UFC] vs  [#108 LW] Jared Gordon
Next Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Kevin Lee
9 1
US Ben Henderson  (36) 28-8-0
429
Last Fight: 9/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#37 LW] Myles Jury
 
10 1
US Alexander Hernandez  (27) 11-2-0
429
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#20 LW] Francisco Trinaldo
 
11 2
US Paul Felder  (34) 17-5-0
427
Last Fight: 2/22/2020 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
 
12  
US Anthony Pettis  (33) 22-10-0
420
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Diego Ferreira
 
13  
US Al Iaquinta  (32) 15-6-1
399
Last Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
 
14  
AZ Tofiq Musayev   18-3-0
383
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#19 LW] Patricky Freire
 
15  
BR Edson Barboza  (34) 20-8-0
372
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Paul Felder
 
16  
BR Natan Schulte  (28) 20-3-1
362
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#35 LW] Loik Radzhabov
 
17  
US Michael Chandler  (33) 20-5-0
348
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#79 LW] Sidney Outlaw
 
18  
US Beneil Dariush  (30) 17-4-1
301
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [UFC] vs  [#142 LW] Frank Camacho
Next Fight: 3/07/2020 [UFC] vs [#33 LW] Drakkar Klose
19  
BR Patricky Freire  (34) 23-9-0
293
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#14 LW] Tofiq Musayev
 
20  
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (41) 24-7-0
289
Last Fight: 11/16/2019 [UFC] vs  [#75 LW] Bobby Green
Next Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs [#51 LW] John Makdessi
21  
RU Islam Makhachev  (28) 18-1-0
283
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#71 LW] Davi Ramos
 
22  
US Gregor Gillespie  (32) 13-1-0
268
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Kevin Lee
 
23  
BR Leonardo Santos  (40) 17-3-1
264
Last Fight: 6/01/2019 [UFC] vs  [#40 LW] Stevie Ray
 
24  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (31) 17-2-0
263
Last Fight: 9/27/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#104 LW] Imanali Gamzathanov
 
25  
US Scott Holtzman  (36) 14-3-0
244
Last Fight: 2/15/2020 [UFC] vs  [#41 LW] Jim Miller
 

Issue Date: 2/23/2020 (Official Release: #693)

Previous Official Release: 2/16/2020

Fighters who have dropped out: [#126] Jason Saggo*, [#208] Bobby Lee+, [#248] Joziro Boye*, [#410] Kosuke Kindaichi*, [#588] Yilan Sha-, [#591] Yusif Gaysimov!, [#592] Zha Yi-, [#629] Ramin Sultanov!, [#656] Khalid Satuev!, [#676] Eder Gama+, [#683] Juan Pablo Varela-, [#684] Sebastian Santana Guedes!, [#697] Viktor Azatyan!, [#711] Greg Atzori*, [#733] Lukasz Sajewski-, [#742] Luca Vitali!

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

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