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.

Issue Date: 3/17/2019 (Official Release: #642)
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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
Next Fight: 4/13/2019 [UFC] vs [#1 FW] Max Holloway
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
738
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  [#40 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
440
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  
US Paul Felder  (33) 16-4-0
428
Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#25 LW] James Vick
 
16  
US Ben Henderson  (35) 26-8-0
418
Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#49 LW] Saad Awad
Next Fight: 4/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#72 LW] Adam Piccolotti
17  
US Gregor Gillespie  (31) 13-0-0
339
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#43 LW] Yancy Medeiros
 
18  
US Alexander Hernandez  (26) 10-2-0
330
Last Fight: 1/19/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
 
19  
US Beneil Dariush  (29) 16-4-1
307
Last Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs  [#63 LW] Drew Dober
 
20  
BR Carlos Diego Ferreira  (34) 15-2-0
294
Last Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs  [#35 LW] Rustam Khabilov
 
21  
RU Islam Makhachev  (27) 16-1-0
256
Last Fight: 7/28/2018 [UFC] vs  [#52 LW] Kajan Johnson
 
22  
US Will Brooks  (32) 20-4-1
255
Last Fight: 10/13/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#36 LW] Rashid Magomedov
 
23  
US Nik Lentz  (34) 30-9-2
253
Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#48 LW] Scott Holtzman
 
24  
NZ Dan Hooker  (29) 17-8-0
245
Last Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Edson Barboza
 
25  
US James Vick  (32) 13-3-0
240
Last Fight: 2/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#15 LW] Paul Felder
 

Issue Date: 3/17/2019 (Official Release: #642)

Previous Official Release: 3/12/2019

Fighters who have dropped out: [#221] Ludovit Klein-, [#240] Fernando Padilla-, [#362] Gabriel de Souza Bonfim+, [#525] Estabili Amato-, [#650] Curtis Demarce!

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

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