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: 11/18/2018 (Official Release: #622)
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    Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
    1  
    RU Khabib Nurmagomedov  (30) 27-0-0
    1231
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Conor McGregor
     
    2  
    US Tony Ferguson  (34) 24-3-0
    1101
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Anthony Pettis
     
    3  
    US Dustin Poirier  (29) 24-5-0
    1031
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Eddie Alvarez
     
    4  
    US Eddie Alvarez  (34) 29-6-0
    763
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
     
    5  
    IE Conor McGregor  (30) 21-4-0
    666
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
     
    6  
    US Kevin Lee  (26) 17-3-0
    638
    Last Fight: 4/21/2018 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Edson Barboza
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs [#14 LW] Al Iaquinta
    7  
    BR Patricky Freire  (32) 20-8-0
    463
    Last Fight: 9/21/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#273 LW] Roger Huerta
     
    8  
    US Anthony Pettis  (31) 21-8-0
    455
    Last Fight: 10/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Tony Ferguson
     
    9  
    US Justin Gaethje  (30) 19-2-0
    449
    Last Fight: 8/25/2018 [UFC] vs  [#22 LW] James Vick
     
    10  
    BR Edson Barboza  (32) 19-6-0
    437
    Last Fight: 4/21/2018 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Kevin Lee
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs [#17 LW] Dan Hooker
    11  
    US Ben Henderson  (35) 26-8-0
    418
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#50 LW] Saad Awad
     
    12  
    US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 10-1-0
    383
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#25 LW] Olivier Aubin-Mercier
    Next Fight: 1/26/2019 [UFC] vs [#23 LW] Francisco Trinaldo
    13  
    BR Charles Oliveira  (29) 24-8-0
    381
    Last Fight: 9/22/2018 [UFC] vs  [#82 LW] Christos Giagos
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs [#39 LW] Jim Miller
    14  
    US Al Iaquinta  (31) 14-4-1
    357
    Last Fight: 4/07/2018 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Kevin Lee
    15  
    US Michael Chandler  (32) 18-4-0
    354
    Last Fight: 4/13/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#94 LW] Brandon Girtz
    Next Fight: 12/14/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [NR] Brent Primus
    16  
    US Paul Felder  (33) 15-4-0
    343
    Last Fight: 7/07/2018 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Mike Perry
     
    17  
    NZ Dan Hooker  (28) 17-7-0
    297
    Last Fight: 7/07/2018 [UFC] vs  [#63 LW] Gilbert Burns
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs [#10 LW] Edson Barboza
    18  
    RU Rustam Khabilov  (32) 23-3-0
    293
    Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#53 LW] Kajan Johnson
     
    19  
    US Beneil Dariush  (29) 15-4-1
    262
    Last Fight: 11/10/2018 [UFC] vs  [#111 LW] Thiago Moises
     
    20  
    RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 16-1-0
    256
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#53 LW] Kajan Johnson
     
    21  
    US Will Brooks  (32) 20-4-1
    255
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#24 LW] Rashid Magomedov
     
    22  
    US James Vick  (31) 13-2-0
    255
    Last Fight: 8/25/2018 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Justin Gaethje
     
    23  
    BR Francisco Trinaldo  (40) 23-6-0
    255
    Last Fight: 9/22/2018 [UFC] vs  [NR] Evan Dunham
    Next Fight: 1/26/2019 [UFC] vs [#12 LW] Alexander Hernandez
    24  
    RU Rashid Magomedov  (34) 22-2-1
    249
    Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#107 LW] Thiago Tavares
    Next Fight: 12/31/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#56 LW] Natan Schulte
    25  
    CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (29) 11-3-0
    244
    Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Alexander Hernandez
    Next Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs [#63 LW] Gilbert Burns

    Issue Date: 11/18/2018 (Official Release: #622)

    Previous Official Release: 11/11/2018

    Fighters who have dropped out: [#73] Kevin Aguilar-, [#185] Billy Quarantillo*, [#223] Abubakar Mestoev-, [#344] Joey Pierotti+, [#447] Jonathon Thomson+, [#586] Tiago dos Santos e Silva*, [#595] Steve Aimable-, [#634] Jaroslav Jartim!, [#647] Thor Skancke*, [#648] Josue Vieira!

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

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