Issue Date: 8/17/2014 (Official Release: #388)

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 Home State
Show Undefeated Fighters Only
   
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
201
1
JP Tetsuya Yamada  (24) 13-3-2
48
Last Fight: 6/29/2014 [Unknown] vs  [NR] Hisato Izawa
 
202
1
US Martin Brown  (30) 5-3-0
48
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#308 LW] Jared Downing
 
203
2
US Jordan Parsons  (23) 10-1-0
48
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Tim Bazer
 
204
 
US Justin Edwards  (31) 8-4-0
47
Last Fight: 1/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#42 LW] Ramsey Nijem
Next Fight: 8/30/2014 [UFC] vs [#433 LW] Yancy Medeiros
205
2
US Ernest Chavez   7-1-0
47
Last Fight: 5/31/2014 [UFC] vs  [#44 LW] Elias Silverio
Next Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs [#102 FW] Zubaira Tukhugov
206
 
MX Akbarh Arreola  (31) 22-8-1
47
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#79 LW] Tiago dos Santos e Silva
 
207
3
FR Julien Boussuge  (33) 10-3-0
47
Last Fight: 12/13/2013 [CageWarriors] vs  [NR] Damien Brown
 
208
 
US Jason Fischer   6-3-0
47
Last Fight: 3/28/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#58 LW] Justin Wilcox
 
209
2
US Ryan Quinn   9-4-1
47
Last Fight: 2/28/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Andrew Calandrelli
Next Fight: 9/06/2014 [New England Fights] vs [#235 WW] Ryan Sanders
210
2
JP Yusuke Kasuya  (24) 8-1-2
47
Last Fight: 12/15/2013 [Shooto] vs  [#166 LW] Yoshihiro Koyama
 
211
3
US Paul Felder  (29) 7-0-0
47
Last Fight: 8/09/2014 [Cage Fury FC] vs  [NR] Craig Johnson
Next Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs [#109 LW] Jason Saggo
212
3
US Jon Neal  (25) 5-0-0
47
Last Fight: 8/09/2013 [SteelFist Fight Night] vs  [#541 LW] Scott Casey
 
213
4
UK Brad Wheeler  (24) 13-9-0
46
Last Fight: 6/07/2014 [CageWarriors] vs  [NR] Jason Cooledge
 
214
4
BR Felipe Olivieri   13-4-0
46
Last Fight: 9/29/2013 [Pancrase] vs  [#350 LW] Hiroki Aoki
 
215
2
US Mike Budnik  (40) 14-4-0
46
Last Fight: 8/17/2013 [Combat MMA] vs  [NR] Jesse Chaffin
 
216
3
US Sam Liera   10-6-0
46
Last Fight: 8/07/2014 [KOTC] vs  [NR] Eric Steans
 
217
1
US Colton Smith  (27) 3-4-0
46
Last Fight: 6/28/2014 [UFC] vs  [#37 LW] Carlos Diego Ferreira
 
218
2
BR Jorge Rodrigues Silva  (37) 35-9-0
46
Last Fight: 5/29/2014 [Coliseu Extreme Fight] vs  [#167 LW] Paulo Goncalves Silva
 
219
3
CA Shane Campbell  (26) 9-2-0
46
Last Fight: 5/09/2014 [MaximumFC] vs  [NR] Jerrid Burke
Next Fight: 10/03/2014 [MaximumFC] vs [#221 WW] Pete Spratt
220
1
RU Islam Mamedov  (24) 10-1-0
46
Last Fight: 5/11/2014 [Octagon Fighting Sensation] vs Unranked Opponent
 
221
2
IE Philip Mulpeter   7-4-0
45
Last Fight: 3/01/2014 [CageWarriors] vs  [#557 LW] Aldric Cassata
 
222
2
JP Nobumitsu Osawa  (28) 8-2-0
45
Last Fight: 3/16/2014 [Shooto] vs  [#576 LW] Shinji Sasaki
 
223
2
CA Jesse Gross  (26) 9-4-0
45
Last Fight: 6/14/2014 [Pro Fighting Series] vs  [#385 LW] Tony Hervey
 
224
2
PL Adrian Zielinski  (27) 11-3-0
45
Last Fight: 5/10/2014 [Professional MMA League] vs  [#290 LW] Niko Puhakka
 
225
2
JP Yoichi Fukumoto  (36) 15-9-0
45
Last Fight: 3/22/2014 [DEEP] vs  [#298 LW] Luiz Andrade I
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [DEEP] vs [#320 LW] Yukinari Tamura
226
34
JP Takasuke Kume  (29) 16-4-4
45
Last Fight: 8/17/2014 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#179 LW] A-Sol Kwon
 
227
1
US Emmanuel Sanchez   8-1-0
45
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [NAFC] vs  [NR] Brady Hovermale
 
228
1
US Larue Burley  (30) 4-0-0
44
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#362 LW] Cliff Wright
 
229
2
SK Miroslav Strbak  (25) 9-3-1
44
Last Fight: 3/21/2014 [Gladiator Championship Fighting] vs  [NR] David Kozma
 
230
2
US Brandon Ricetti  (27) 6-0-0
44
Last Fight: 6/28/2014 [West Coast Fighting Championships] vs  [#396 LW] Ousmane Thomas Diagne
 
231
4
BR Thiago Silva  (24) 12-3-1
44
Last Fight: 12/12/2013 [Golden Fighters] vs  [#540 LW] Edson Diniz
 
232
2
BR Natan Schulte  (22) 9-2-0
44
Last Fight: 6/07/2014 [X-treme FC] vs  [#502 LW] Glaucio Eliziario
 
233
3
US Dominique Robinson  (32) 8-4-2
44
Last Fight: 8/16/2013 [Shinzo Fight Sport] vs  [NR] Tommy Truex
 
234
2
JP Yuki Yamamoto   6-5-3
44
Last Fight: 7/20/2014 [Grachan] vs Unranked Opponent
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye] vs [#75 LW] Ramazan Esenbaev
235
2
JP Naoto Miyazaki  (30) 10-3-3
43
Last Fight: 4/29/2014 [DEEP] vs  [#80 LW] Satoru Kitaoka
 
236
2
HR Vladimir Sikic  (24) 10-0-1
43
Last Fight: 9/28/2013 [Respect Fighting Championship] vs Unranked Opponent
 
237
3
US Brent Primus   5-0-0
43
Last Fight: 3/07/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Chris Jones
 
238
5
US Frank Caraballo  (29) 13-7-0
43
Last Fight: 6/07/2014 [NAAFS] vs  [NR] Tommy Hayden
 
239
3
BR Willamy Freire  (27) 26-6-0
43
Last Fight: 11/07/2013 [Brazilian King Fighter] vs  [#517 LW] Paulo Dantas
 
240
1
US Sako Chivitchyan  (30) 8-1-0
43
Last Fight: 6/21/2013 [XPlode Fight Series] vs Unranked Opponent
 
241
3
AU Nick Patterson  (31) 14-4-1
43
Last Fight: 6/07/2014 [Fighters Xpress Promotions] vs  [#345 FW] Dean Purdon
 
242
3
BR Vinicius Alves Bohrer  (26) 10-5-0
43
Last Fight: 5/02/2014 [Face to Face] vs  [#95 WW] Wendell Oliveira Marques
 
243
3
BR Michel Silva   10-2-1
43
Last Fight: 6/08/2014 [Rei da Selva Combat] vs Unranked Opponent
 
244
3
BR Fernando dos Santos  (26) 7-0-0
43
Last Fight: 3/28/2014 [Watch Out] vs Unranked Opponent
 
245
3
BR Andrius Hubaldo   11-8-0
42
Last Fight: 12/20/2013 [Shooto Americas] vs  [NR] Willian Vitorio Cilli
 
246
3
JP Shigetoshi Iwase  (39) 13-16-4
42
Last Fight: 6/22/2014 [DEEP] vs  [#413 LW] Juri Ohara
 
247
4
CA Derek Boyle  (29) 12-6-0
42
Last Fight: 4/05/2014 [Rumble in the Cage] vs  [NR] Jose Rodriguez
 
248
NR
IE Joseph Duffy  (26) 11-1-0
42
Last Fight: 8/16/2014 [CageWarriors] vs  [#534 LW] Damien Lapilus
 
249
3
US Johnny Cottrell   13-3-0
42
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [Oklahoma Fighting Championship] vs  [NR] Christopher Brooks
 
250
 
US Clay Harvison  (33) 12-5-0
42
Last Fight: 7/19/2013 [Wild Bills] vs  [NR] Ran Weathers
 

Issue Date: 8/17/2014 (Official Release: #388)

Previous Official Release: 8/10/2014

Fighters who have dropped out: [#51] Thiago Tavares-, [#56] Ivan Buchinger-, [#233] John Cholish*, [#395] Henry Martinez*, [#397] Artem Lobov-, [#409] Chris Tickle*, [#568] Marius Bogdan Pisat!

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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    • 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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