Issue Date: 1/25/2015 (Official Release: #414)

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
201
1
US Thomas Gifford  (22) 9-6-0
49
Last Fight: 8/29/2014 [Legacy Promotions] vs  [#274 LW] Wade Johnson
Next Fight: 2/13/2015 [Legacy Promotions] vs [#131 LW] Anthony Njokuani
202
1
UK Sean Carter   10-1-0
49
Last Fight: 11/15/2014 [CageWarriors] vs  [#554 LW] Tim Wilde
 
203
1
FI Mikael Nyyssonen  (28) 7-0-0
49
Last Fight: 11/08/2014 [The Cage] vs  [NR] Tommi Marttinen
 
204
1
BR Francisco Silva   21-19-1
49
Last Fight: 5/31/2014 [Circuito SuperAcao de MMA] vs  [#221 FW] Jose Eudes Tavares
 
205
1
CA Alex Ricci  (32) 8-3-0
49
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [Cage Fury FC] vs  [#97 LW] Darrell Horcher
 
206
1
US Tyler Hellenbrand   8-1-0
49
Last Fight: 2/15/2014 [Chosen Few Fighting Championships] vs Unranked Opponent
 
207
1
BR Rodrigo Caporal  (31) 11-4-0
48
Last Fight: 11/30/2013 [Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation] vs  [#599 WW] Iftikhor Arbobov
 
208
1
US Eric Reynolds  (28) 18-9-0
48
Last Fight: 11/15/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#104 LW] Jorge Patino
 
209
 
BR Davi Ramos  (28) 4-1-0
48
Last Fight: 10/24/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#52 LW] David Rickels
 
210
 
US Saul Almeida  (25) 18-5-0
48
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [Cage Fighting Xtreme (Mass.)] vs  [NR] Franklin Isabel
 
211
 
US David Michaud  (26) 8-1-0
48
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [UFC] vs  [#509 LW] Garett Whiteley
Next Fight: 4/25/2015 [UFC] vs [#141 LW] Olivier Aubin-Mercier
212
 
UA Aziz Pahrudinov   16-0-1
48
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [Oplot Challenge] vs Unranked Opponent
 
213
 
JP Naoyuki Kotani  (33) 33-12-7
48
Last Fight: 10/25/2014 [UFC] vs  [#91 LW] Yan Cabral
 
214
 
JP Yoshihiro Koyama  (33) 20-7-2
48
Last Fight: 12/06/2014 [Pancrase] vs  [NR] Shunpei Ota
 
215
 
US Brent Primus   5-0-0
47
Last Fight: 3/07/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#498 LW] Chris Jones
 
216
 
BR Ary Santos  (28) 9-4-0
47
Last Fight: 12/07/2014 [MMA Super Heroes] vs  [NR] Eder Gama
 
217
 
JP Tetsuya Yamada  (24) 13-3-2
47
Last Fight: 6/29/2014 [Unknown] vs  [NR] Hisato Izawa
 
218
 
US Alex Reyes   10-2-0
47
Last Fight: 12/04/2014 [KOTC] vs  [#380 LW] Victor Meza
 
219
 
US Jordan Parsons  (24) 10-1-0
47
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Tim Bazer
 
220
 
UK Brad Wheeler  (24) 13-9-0
47
Last Fight: 6/07/2014 [CageWarriors] vs  [NR] Jason Cooledge
 
221
 
PL Marcin Bandel  (25) 13-3-0
47
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#68 LW] Mairbek Taisumov
 
222
 
BR Jorge Rodrigues Silva  (37) 35-9-0
46
Last Fight: 5/29/2014 [Coliseu Extreme Fight] vs  [#167 LW] Paulo Goncalves Silva
 
223
 
US Jon Neal  (26) 7-0-0
46
Last Fight: 12/12/2014 [SteelFist Fight Night] vs  [NR] Troy Dennison
 
224
 
BR Thiago Barbosa   4-3-0
46
Last Fight: 12/04/2014 [1st Team Nogueira Circuit] vs  [#265 LW] Silmar Nunes
 
225
1
US David Putvin  (22) 7-0-0
46
Last Fight: 11/21/2014 [ThrowdownETC] vs  [#410 LW] Jordan Clements
 
226
1
US Michael Guymon  (40) 15-6-1
46
Last Fight: 11/02/2013 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Aaron Miller
 
227
 
US Brandon Girtz  (29) 11-4-0
46
Last Fight: 9/26/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Benny Madrid
 
228
 
BR Igor Maux   7-4-0
46
Last Fight: 9/27/2014 [Federal Fight] vs  [#385 LW] Geraldo Ferro
 
229
 
JP Naoto Miyazaki  (31) 11-3-3
45
Last Fight: 10/26/2014 [DEEP] vs  [#357 LW] Hiroki Aoki
Next Fight: 2/28/2015 [DEEP] vs [#178 LW] Shigetoshi Iwase
230
 
JP Takasuke Kume  (29) 16-4-4
45
Last Fight: 8/17/2014 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#191 LW] A-Sol Kwon
 
231
 
US Joe Condon   12-7-0
45
Last Fight: 1/17/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#483 LW] Jonathan Nunez
 
232
 
CA Jesse Gross  (27) 10-4-0
45
Last Fight: 10/18/2014 [Provincial Fighting Championships] vs Unranked Opponent
Next Fight: 3/15/2015 [Pancrase] vs [#224 FW] Yuki Baba
233
 
US Chris Padilla   5-0-0
45
Last Fight: 11/08/2014 [XPlode Fight Series] vs  [NR] Kris Armbrister
 
234
 
ZA Leon Mynhardt   13-6-0
45
Last Fight: 10/02/2014 [Extreme FC Africa] vs Unranked Opponent
Next Fight: 2/21/2015 [Extreme FC Africa] vs [#361 LW] Don Madge
235
 
CA Kyle Prepolec  (25) 8-3-0
45
Last Fight: 10/18/2014 [Provincial Fighting Championships] vs  [#518 LW] Damion Hill
 
236
 
US Chad Curry   6-1-0
45
Last Fight: 12/20/2014 [Driller Promotions] vs  [#404 LW] Alonzo Martinez
Next Fight: 2/13/2015 [Driller Promotions] vs [NR] Derek Varin
237
 
US Cody Bollinger  (23) 17-3-0
45
Last Fight: 11/22/2014 [G. Challenge] vs Unranked Opponent
Next Fight: 3/20/2015 [Titan Fighting] vs [#134 FW] Andre Harrison
238
 
US Mike Bronzoulis  (36) 16-8-1
44
Last Fight: 11/14/2014 [Legacy Promotions] vs  [NR] Justin Reiswerg
Next Fight: 2/27/2015 [Legacy Promotions] vs [#516 WW] Jonathan Harris
239
 
JP Nobumitsu Osawa  (28) 8-2-0
44
Last Fight: 3/16/2014 [Shooto] vs  [#486 LW] Shinji Sasaki
 
240
 
CA Derek Boyle  (30) 13-6-0
44
Last Fight: 10/18/2014 [Rumble in the Cage] vs  [NR] Shawn Fitzsimmons
Next Fight: 2/12/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#120 WW] Shane Campbell
241
1
US Ryan Quinn   10-5-1
44
Last Fight: 12/19/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#128 LW] Milan Zerjal
 
242
1
JP Yusuke Kasuya  (25) 8-1-2
44
Last Fight: 12/15/2013 [Shooto] vs  [#214 LW] Yoshihiro Koyama
 
243
 
AU Nick Patterson  (31) 15-4-1
44
Last Fight: 12/06/2014 [Hex Fight Series] vs Unranked Opponent
 
244
 
BR Natan Schulte  (22) 9-2-0
44
Last Fight: 6/07/2014 [X-treme FC] vs  [#283 LW] Glaucio Eliziario
 
245
 
US Ryan Healy  (31) 21-13-1
44
Last Fight: 10/03/2014 [MaximumFC] vs  [#172 LW] Andrew McInnes
 
246
 
BR Giovanni Diniz  (39) 22-8-0
44
Last Fight: 9/12/2014 [Watch Out] vs  [#378 LW] Claudiere Freitas
 
247
 
US James Moontasri   7-2-0
44
Last Fight: 6/28/2014 [UFC] vs  [#184 LW] Joe Ellenberger
Next Fight: 2/14/2015 [UFC] vs [#322 LW] Jake Lindsey
248
 
BR Sergio Rios  (26) 8-1-0
44
Last Fight: 10/03/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#73 LW] Saad Awad
 
249
 
US Ozzy Dugulubgov  (26) 6-2-0
44
Last Fight: 9/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [NR] Keon Caldwell
 
250
31
JP Koshi Matsumoto  (31) 13-6-1
44
Last Fight: 1/25/2015 [Shooto] vs Unranked Opponent
 

Issue Date: 1/25/2015 (Official Release: #414)

Previous Official Release: 1/22/2015

Fighters who have dropped out: [#208] Paul Redmond-, [#344] Mike Santiago-, [#595] Yuri Villefort!, [#598] Chang Hyun Kim!, [#599] Marat Balayev!, [#600] Jeff Sweeney!

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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    • Tomato says:

      Gaethje’s last fight is still listed as Newell? Seems off since other fights on the WSOF card have been included in this ratings release.

    • 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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