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: 2/18/2019 (Official Release: #637)
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    Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
    1  
    RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (30) 27-0-0
    1248
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Conor McGregor
     
    2  
    US Tony Ferguson  (35) 24-3-0
    1101
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Anthony Pettis
     
    3  
    US Dustin Poirier  (30) 24-5-0
    1031
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Eddie Alvarez
     
    4  
    US Donald Cerrone  (35) 35-11-0
    792
    Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#18 LW] Alexander Hernandez
     
    5  
    US Eddie Alvarez  (35) 29-6-0
    743
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
    Next Fight: 3/31/2019 [One Fighting Championship] vs [#193 WW] Timofey Nastyukhin
    6  
    IE Conor McGregor  (30) 21-4-0
    668
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
     
    7  
    US Al Iaquinta  (31) 15-4-1
    556
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Kevin Lee
     
    8  
    US Kevin Lee  (26) 17-4-0
    522
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Al Iaquinta
     
    9  
    BR Edson Barboza  (33) 20-6-0
    508
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#24 LW] Dan Hooker
    Next Fight: 3/30/2019 [UFC] vs [#12 LW] Justin Gaethje
    10  
    BR Charles Oliveira  (29) 26-8-0
    493
    Last Fight: 2/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#38 LW] David Teymur
     
    11  
    US Anthony Pettis  (32) 21-8-0
    455
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Tony Ferguson
    Next Fight: 3/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#5 WW] Stephen Thompson
    12  
    US Justin Gaethje  (30) 19-2-0
    450
    Last Fight: 8/25/2018 [UFC] vs  [#25 LW] James Vick
    Next Fight: 3/30/2019 [UFC] vs [#9 LW] Edson Barboza
    13  
    BR Patricky Freire  (33) 21-8-0
    444
    Last Fight: 2/09/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#65 LW] Ryan Scope
     
    14  
    US Michael Chandler  (32) 19-4-0
    439
    Last Fight: 12/14/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#33 LW] Brent Primus
     
    15 1
    US Paul Felder  (33) 16-4-0
    428
    Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#25 LW] James Vick
     
    16 1
    US Ben Henderson  (35) 26-8-0
    418
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#49 LW] Saad Awad
     
    17  
    US Gregor Gillespie  (31) 13-0-0
    339
    Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#42 LW] Yancy Medeiros
     
    18  
    US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 10-2-0
    330
    Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
     
    19  
    RU Rustam Khabilov  (32) 23-3-0
    292
    Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#53 LW] Kajan Johnson
    Next Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#41 LW] Carlos Diego Ferreira
    20  
    US Beneil Dariush  (29) 15-4-1
    263
    Last Fight: 11/10/2018 [UFC] vs  [#117 LW] Thiago Moises
    Next Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs [#46 LW] Drew Dober
    21 2
    RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 16-1-0
    256
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#53 LW] Kajan Johnson
     
    22 2
    US Will Brooks  (32) 20-4-1
    255
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#34 LW] Rashid Magomedov
     
    23 14
    US Nik Lentz  (34) 30-9-2
    253
    Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#48 LW] Scott Holtzman
     
    24 1
    NZ Dan Hooker  (29) 17-8-0
    245
    Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Edson Barboza
     
    25 4
    US James Vick  (31) 13-3-0
    242
    Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#15 LW] Paul Felder
     

    Issue Date: 2/18/2019 (Official Release: #637)

    Previous Official Release: 2/10/2019

    Fighters who have dropped out: [#150] Alan Omer*, [#323] David Khachatryan+, [#379] Jordin Hinman!, [#495] Jose Zarauz-, [#530] Ivanildo Nunes Santos*, [#589] Tim Barnett+, [#636] Mohamed Aly*, [#649] Gerald Scott*

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

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