Issue Date: 10/19/2014 (Official Release: #397)

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.

Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350 | 351-400 | 401-450 | 451-500 | 501-550 | 551-600

Last Fought InRegion & Country
Next Fight In Age From   To   
Team Affiliation Rank State
Show Undefeated Fighters Only
   
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
151
2
CU Yosdenis Cedeno  (29) 10-4-0
58
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#79 LW] Chad Laprise
 
152
1
US Kamal Shalorus  (37) 9-4-2
58
Last Fight: 8/29/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#19 LW] Shinya Aoki
 
153
1
JP Naoyuki Kotani  (32) 33-11-7
58
Last Fight: 7/19/2014 [UFC] vs  [#47 LW] Norman Parke
Next Fight: 10/25/2014 [UFC] vs [#157 WW] Yan Cabral
154
 
US Torrance Taylor  (27) 13-8-1
57
Last Fight: 10/12/2013 [CFA] vs  [#151 LW] Yosdenis Cedeno
 
155
 
BR Joao Zeferino  (28) 15-6-0
57
Last Fight: 5/11/2014 [Fighten MMA Championship] vs  [NR] Jackson Miranda
 
156
1
BR Paulo Goncalves Silva  (30) 20-9-0
56
Last Fight: 5/29/2014 [Coliseu Extreme Fight] vs  [#212 LW] Jorge Rodrigues Silva
 
157
1
JP Yoshihiro Koyama  (33) 19-7-2
56
Last Fight: 8/10/2014 [Pancrase] vs  [#473 LW] Takafumi Ito
 
158
2
KR Tae Hyun Bang  (31) 17-8-0
56
Last Fight: 6/14/2014 [UFC] vs  [#410 LW] Kajan Johnson
 
159
1
US Eric Reynolds  (28) 18-8-0
56
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#41 LW] Musa Khamanaev
 
160
1
CA Andrew McInnes  (29) 5-1-0
56
Last Fight: 10/03/2014 [MaximumFC] vs  [#224 LW] Ryan Healy
Next Fight: 1/23/2015 [MaximumFC] vs [#61 LW] Tom Gallicchio
161
2
US Lowen Tynanes   6-0-0
55
Last Fight: 10/02/2014 [KOTC] vs  [NR] Jeff Sweeney
 
162
1
PL Lukasz Sajewski  (23) 13-0-0
55
Last Fight: 5/25/2014 [Coliseum Fighting Championship] vs  [#360 LW] Igor Egorov
 
163
1
RU Akhmet Aliev  (24) 8-3-0
55
Last Fight: 9/30/2014 [Battle of Moscow] vs  [NR] Islam Begidov
 
164
 
BR Valmir Lazaro  (29) 12-3-0
55
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs  [#56 LW] James Vick
 
165
 
US Jason Fischer  (29) 7-3-0
55
Last Fight: 9/12/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#371 LW] Tony Hervey
 
166
 
PH Eduard Folayang  (29) 14-4-0
55
Last Fight: 5/02/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#249 LW] Kotetsu Boku
 
167
 
US Cody Pfister   11-3-1
54
Last Fight: 9/06/2014 [Top Alliance Combat] vs Unranked Opponent
Next Fight: 10/31/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs [#126 LW] Dave Courchaine
168
 
JP Kazuki Tokudome  (27) 12-6-1
54
Last Fight: 9/20/2014 [UFC] vs  [#88 LW] Johnny Case
 
169
 
BR Thiago Silva  (24) 13-3-1
54
Last Fight: 9/28/2014 [The Hill Fighters] vs  [#525 LW] Luiz Andre Arcanjo Siqueira
 
170
1
RU Aziz Abdulvakhabov   9-1-0
54
Last Fight: 6/22/2014 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#467 WW] Oleg Bagov
 
171
1
AU Alex Volkanovski   7-1-0
53
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [Roshambo MMA] vs  [NR] Jai Bradney
Next Fight: 10/24/2014 [PacificXC] vs [NR] Kyle Reyes
172
 
US Joey Rivera   8-1-0
53
Last Fight: 2/08/2014 [Cage Fury FC] vs  [NR] Christian Leonard
 
173
 
UK Colin Fletcher  (31) 10-4-0
53
Last Fight: 4/05/2014 [BAMMA (UK)] vs  [#371 LW] Tony Hervey
Next Fight: 12/06/2014 [BAMMA (UK)] vs [NR] Michael Brightmon
174
 
UA Alexander Butenko  (27) 34-10-1
53
Last Fight: 9/07/2014 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs  [#188 WW] Anton Radman
 
175
 
US Eric Wisely  (30) 22-9-0
53
Last Fight: 5/09/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#89 LW] John Alessio
 
176
 
US Damon Jackson  (26) 9-1-0
53
Last Fight: 8/30/2014 [UFC] vs  [#138 LW] Yancy Medeiros
 
177
 
PL Maciej Jewtuszko  (33) 11-2-0
53
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [KSW] vs  [NR] Vaso Bakocevic
 
178
 
BR Rodrigo Caporal  (31) 11-4-0
53
Last Fight: 11/30/2013 [Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation] vs  [#597 WW] Iftikhor Arbobov
 
179
 
KR A-Sol Kwon  (29) 19-8-0
52
Last Fight: 8/17/2014 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#219 LW] Takasuke Kume
 
180
 
BR Rafael Nunes  (26) 10-1-0
52
Last Fight: 7/11/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#37 LW] Koji Ando
 
181
 
UK Tim Radcliffe   14-4-0
52
Last Fight: 11/30/2013 [Fusion Fighting Championship] vs Unranked Opponent
 
182
 
US Larue Burley  (30) 5-0-0
52
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Raymond Pina
 
183
3
BR Vinicius Bohrer  (26) 11-5-0
52
Last Fight: 9/04/2014 [1st Team Nogueira Circuit] vs  [NR] Renilson Castro Carvalho
 
184
1
BR Francisco Mario Marinho   25-4-0
52
Last Fight: 5/17/2014 [Brazilian King Fighter] vs Unranked Opponent
 
185
1
US Michael Guymon  (40) 15-6-1
52
Last Fight: 11/02/2013 [BellatorFC] vs  [#518 LW] Aaron Miller
 
186
1
FR Mehdi Baghdad  (29) 9-3-0
52
Last Fight: 9/12/2014 [Resurrection Fight Alliance] vs  [NR] Evan DeLong
 
187
1
US Chris Wade   8-1-0
51
Last Fight: 8/30/2014 [UFC] vs  [#599 LW] Cain Carrizosa
 
188
1
US Robert Washington  (31) 18-9-0
50
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#87 LW] Gleristone Santos
 
189
2
BR Fabricio Camoes  (35) 14-8-1
50
Last Fight: 12/28/2013 [UFC] vs  [#26 LW] Jim Miller
Next Fight: 10/25/2014 [UFC] vs [#298 LW] Josh Shockley
190
3
US Jordan Clements   11-1-0
50
Last Fight: 1/24/2014 [ThrowdownETC] vs  [NR] Curtis Johnsen
Next Fight: 11/21/2014 [ThrowdownETC] vs [#502 LW] David Putvin
191
1
US Victor Meza   13-3-0
49
Last Fight: 9/28/2013 [KOTC] vs  [NR] Benny Madrid
 
192
2
US Thomas Gifford  (22) 9-6-0
49
Last Fight: 8/29/2014 [Legacy Promotions] vs  [#328 LW] Wade Johnson
 
193
2
CA Alex Ricci  (32) 8-3-0
49
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [Cage Fury FC] vs  [#90 LW] Darrell Horcher
 
194
2
US Tyler Hellenbrand   8-1-0
49
Last Fight: 2/15/2014 [Chosen Few Fighting Championships] vs  [NR] Kevin Morris
 
195
2
IE Paul Redmond  (27) 10-4-0
48
Last Fight: 8/16/2014 [CageWarriors] vs Unranked Opponent
 
196
3
ES Abner Lloveras  (32) 17-7-1
48
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [International Fighting Championship (Spain)] vs Unranked Opponent
 
197
3
US Saul Almeida  (25) 18-5-0
48
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [Cage Fighting Xtreme (Mass.)] vs  [NR] Franklin Isabel
 
198
 
US Drew Dober   14-6-0
48
Last Fight: 5/31/2014 [UFC] vs  [#128 LW] Nick Hein
Next Fight: 12/13/2014 [UFC] vs [#74 LW] Jamie Varner
199
2
JP Tetsuya Yamada  (24) 13-3-2
48
Last Fight: 6/29/2014 [Unknown] vs  [NR] Hisato Izawa
 
200
2
UA Aziz Pahrudinov   16-0-1
48
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [Oplot Challenge] vs  [NR] Vladislav Yurchenko
 

Issue Date: 10/19/2014 (Official Release: #397)

Previous Official Release: 10/12/2014

Fighters who have dropped out: [#86] Dom OGrady+, [#187] Martin Brown-, [#391] Uche Ihiekwe*, [#460] Ali Maclean!, [#467] Leon Davis!, [#492] Bryan Corley-, [#595] Wellington Pereira de Almeida!, [#599] Marat Balayev!, [#600] Chang Hyun Kim!

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

Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350 | 351-400 | 401-450 | 451-500 | 501-550 | 551-600

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    • jcs says:

      The win was more than enough to leapfrog Khabib.

    • John N. says:

      Wow. Dos Anjos all the way to 2? Figured he’d go to 4 being that he just lost to Khabib 4 months ago who hasn’t lost since.

    • oleg says:

      I don’t think that winning 4 rounds and getting sumbitted in the fifth is anything like losing a split decision…

      The scores in a fight that was finished are not relevant.

    • jcs says:

      That’s the obvious solve, but how many % of bouts that end in a late-round KO/TKO would we have that info for?

    • Metcalf says:

      Personally, I would do it based upon judges and media scoring.

      For instance, Sonnen winning all 4 rounds on every medi outlet and judges score cards but getting submiited in the 5th.

      Khabilov won Rd 1 on everyone’s scorecards, but it was split the next two.

      Only about Half the media outlets had scored the fight for Khabilov ahd it been a 3 rounder…so I’m not sure if you would add points for thta. However, if it were like Sonnen/Silva 1 where its unanimously all for one guy and then the other guy pulls off a come from behind victory then you could treat it like a split decision almost.

    • jcs says:

      How do you objectively and consistently, register a TKO loss as being “close”?

    • IcyB says:

      Rustam really should go up, and Diego should not move. Your system gives points for quality performances right? Like having a close fight with a much higher ranked opponent. Considering Benson has only lost once (to the champion) since joining the UFC, and Rustam was, well, appropriately ranked at #18…I think the fact that it was such a close fight should give him points. He got finished yes, but if that were a 3 rounder, then he may have possibly won.

      I’m pretty sure you guys do give points based on quality performances.

      In the case of Diego, he won, so he gets some points…but it really has to be the least amount of points possible.

    • oleg says:

      Recommended daily Allowance?

      Rafael dos Anjos?

    • efagundes says:

      What is RdA?


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