Middleweight

Middleweight (176.0-190.9 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: 9/23/2018 (Official Release: #614)
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    Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
    1  
    AU Robert Whittaker  (27) 20-4-0
    1737
    Last Fight: 6/09/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Yoel Romero
     
    2  
    CA Georges St. Pierre  (37) 26-2-0
    1687
    Last Fight: 11/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [NR] Michael Bisping
     
    3  
    CU Yoel Romero  (41) 13-3-0
    1489
    Last Fight: 6/09/2018 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Robert Whittaker
     
    4  
    NL Gegard Mousasi  (33) 44-6-2
    1238
    Last Fight: 5/25/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#19 MW] Rafael Carvalho
    Next Fight: 9/29/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [#8 WW] Rory MacDonald
    5  
    US Kelvin Gastelum  (26) 15-3-0
    1156
    Last Fight: 5/12/2018 [UFC] vs  [#7 MW] Ronaldo Souza
     
    6  
    US Luke Rockhold  (33) 16-4-0
    1022
    Last Fight: 2/10/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Yoel Romero
    Next Fight: 11/03/2018 [UFC] vs [#8 MW] Chris Weidman
    7  
    BR Ronaldo Souza  (38) 25-6-0
    865
    Last Fight: 5/12/2018 [UFC] vs  [#5 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
    Next Fight: 11/03/2018 [UFC] vs [#9 MW] David Branch
    8  
    US Chris Weidman  (34) 14-3-0
    824
    Last Fight: 7/22/2017 [UFC] vs  [#5 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
    Next Fight: 11/03/2018 [UFC] vs [#6 MW] Luke Rockhold
    9  
    US David Branch  (36) 22-4-0
    590
    Last Fight: 4/21/2018 [UFC] vs  [#12 LHW] Thiago Santos
    Next Fight: 11/03/2018 [UFC] vs [#7 MW] Ronaldo Souza
    10  
    US Derek Brunson  (34) 18-6-0
    526
    Last Fight: 1/27/2018 [UFC] vs  [#7 MW] Ronaldo Souza
    Next Fight: 11/03/2018 [UFC] vs [#14 MW] Israel Adesanya
    11  
    BR Paulo Henrique Costa  (27) 12-0-0
    488
    Last Fight: 7/07/2018 [UFC] vs  [#15 MW] Uriah Hall
     
    12  
    BR Lyoto Machida  (40) 24-8-0
    487
    Last Fight: 5/12/2018 [UFC] vs  [NR] Vitor Belfort
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [#19 MW] Rafael Carvalho
    13  
    BR Antonio Carlos Jr.  (28) 10-2-0
    410
    Last Fight: 4/14/2018 [UFC] vs  [#18 MW] Tim Boetsch
    Next Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs [#17 MW] Elias Theodorou
    14  
    NZ Israel Adesanya  (29) 14-0-0
    389
    Last Fight: 7/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#16 MW] Brad Tavares
    Next Fight: 11/03/2018 [UFC] vs [#10 MW] Derek Brunson
    15  
    US Uriah Hall  (34) 13-9-0
    352
    Last Fight: 7/07/2018 [UFC] vs  [#11 MW] Paulo Henrique Costa
     
    16  
    US Brad Tavares  (30) 17-5-0
    337
    Last Fight: 7/06/2018 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Israel Adesanya
     
    17  
    CA Elias Theodorou  (30) 15-2-0
    327
    Last Fight: 5/27/2018 [UFC] vs  [#45 MW] Trevor Smith
    Next Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs [#13 MW] Antonio Carlos Jr.
    18  
    US Tim Boetsch  (37) 21-12-0
    310
    Last Fight: 4/14/2018 [UFC] vs  [#13 MW] Antonio Carlos Jr.
     
    19 1
    BR Rafael Carvalho  (32) 15-2-0
    290
    Last Fight: 5/25/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#4 MW] Gegard Mousasi
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [#12 MW] Lyoto Machida
    20 1
    PL Mamed Khalidov  (38) 34-5-2
    283
    Last Fight: 3/03/2018 [KSW] vs  [#11 LHW] Tomasz Narkun
     
    21 1
    PL Krzysztof Jotko  (29) 19-4-0
    272
    Last Fight: 4/14/2018 [UFC] vs  [#16 MW] Brad Tavares
     
    22 1
    BR Bruno Silva  (29) 18-6-0
    270
    Last Fight: 6/01/2018 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs  [#30 MW] Alexander Shlemenko
     
    23 1
    SE Jack Hermansson  (30) 17-4-0
    257
    Last Fight: 5/12/2018 [UFC] vs  [#27 MW] Thales Leites
    Next Fight: 12/15/2018 [UFC] vs [#33 MW] Gerald Meerschaert
    24 1
    UK Tom Breese  (26) 11-1-0
    256
    Last Fight: 5/27/2018 [UFC] vs  [#32 MW] Daniel Kelly
    Next Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs [#34 MW] Cezar Ferreira
    25 13
    US Rafael Lovato Jr.  (35) 9-0-0
    253
    Last Fight: 9/21/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#39 MW] John Salter
     

    Issue Date: 9/23/2018 (Official Release: #614)

    Previous Official Release: 9/19/2018

    Fighters who have dropped out: [#19] Thiago Santos+, [#271] Roger Carroll+, [#277] Wagner Silva Gomes+, [#398] Magomed Ayskhanov!, [#399] Josh Henry!

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

    Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>