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: 1/13/2019 (Official Release: #632)
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    Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
    26  
    RU Akhmed Aliev  (29) 17-4-0
    237
    Last Fight: 2/22/2018 [Fight Nights Global] vs  [#87 LW] Magomedsaygid Alibekov
     
    27  
    BR Gilbert Burns  (32) 14-3-0
    231
    Last Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#35 LW] Olivier Aubin-Mercier
     
    28  
    RU Mairbek Taisumov  (30) 27-5-0
    229
    Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#56 LW] Desmond Green
     
    29  
    BR Natan Schulte  (26) 15-3-1
    228
    Last Fight: 12/31/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#32 LW] Rashid Magomedov
     
    30  
    RU Ali Bagov  (28) 27-10-0
    226
    Last Fight: 9/08/2018 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#46 LW] Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov
     
    31  
    US Brent Primus  (33) 8-1-0
    222
    Last Fight: 12/14/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#12 LW] Michael Chandler
     
    32  
    RU Rashid Magomedov  (34) 22-3-1
    212
    Last Fight: 12/31/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#29 LW] Natan Schulte
     
    33  
    PL Marcin Held  (26) 25-7-0
    211
    Last Fight: 11/10/2018 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#99 LW] Musa Khamanaev
    Next Fight: 2/15/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs [#46 LW] Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov
    34  
    US Nik Lentz  (34) 29-9-2
    209
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#197 LW] Gray Maynard
    Next Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs [#42 LW] Scott Holtzman
    35  
    CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (29) 11-4-0
    206
    Last Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#27 LW] Gilbert Burns
     
    36  
    US Jim Miller  (35) 29-13-0
    205
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#13 LW] Charles Oliveira
     
    37  
    RU Eduard Vartanyan  (27) 18-4-0
    203
    Last Fight: 11/10/2018 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#92 LW] Ustarmagomed Gadzhidaudov
     
    38  
    US Brian Foster  (34) 28-10-0
    203
    Last Fight: 6/21/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#118 LW] Ramsey Nijem
     
    39  
    BR Goiti Yamauchi  (26) 23-4-0
    194
    Last Fight: 11/30/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#68 LW] Daniel Weichel
     
    40  
    BR Carlos Diego Ferreira  (33) 14-2-0
    193
    Last Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#337 LW] Kyle Nelson
     
    41  
    US Clay Guida  (37) 34-18-0
    187
    Last Fight: 6/09/2018 [UFC] vs  [#13 LW] Charles Oliveira
     
    42  
    US Scott Holtzman  (35) 12-2-0
    183
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#57 LW] Alan Patrick Silva Alves
    Next Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs [#34 LW] Nik Lentz
    43  
    US Gregor Gillespie   12-0-0
    180
    Last Fight: 6/01/2018 [UFC] vs  [#100 LW] Vinc Pichel
    Next Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs [#19 LW] Yancy Medeiros
    44  
    RU Khusein Khaliev  (30) 19-1-0
    170
    Last Fight: 10/04/2018 [Akhmat MMA] vs  [#357 WW] Oton Jasse
     
    45  
    US Drakkar Klose  (30) 10-1-1
    167
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#61 LW] Bobby Green
     
    46  
    RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (29) 15-2-0
    165
    Last Fight: 9/08/2018 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#30 LW] Ali Bagov
    Next Fight: 2/15/2019 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs [#33 LW] Marcin Held
    47  
    US Drew Dober  (30) 20-8-0
    162
    Last Fight: 8/25/2018 [UFC] vs  [#149 LW] Jon Tuck
    Next Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs [#18 LW] Beneil Dariush
    48  
    CA John Makdessi  (33) 16-6-0
    162
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#91 LW] Ross Pearson
     
    49  
    US Saad Awad  (35) 23-10-0
    159
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#14 LW] Ben Henderson
     
    50  
    FR Mansour Barnaoui  (26) 17-4-0
    158
    Last Fight: 3/10/2018 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#485 WW] Kota Shimoishi
     

    Issue Date: 1/13/2019 (Official Release: #632)

    Previous Official Release: 1/06/2019

    Fighters who have dropped out: [#221] Jaleel Willis+, [#465] Bakytbek Duishobaev-, [#513] Akiyo Nishiura*, [#599] Jafar Ismiev!, [#634] Josh Pfeifer!, [#642] Vinicius Sacchelli Cenci!, [#649] Sergei Tsekunov!

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

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