Issue Date: 5/01/2016 (Official Release: #484)

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.

Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350 | 351-400

Last Fought InRegion & Country
Next Fight In Age From   To   
Team Affiliation Rank State
Show Undefeated Fighters Only
   
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1
 
US Luke Rockhold  (31) 15-2-0
1597
Last Fight: 12/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 MW] Chris Weidman
Next Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs [#2 MW] Chris Weidman
2
 
US Chris Weidman  (31) 13-1-0
1282
Last Fight: 12/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Luke Rockhold
Next Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs [#1 MW] Luke Rockhold
3
 
CU Yoel Romero  (39) 11-1-0
717
Last Fight: 12/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#5 MW] Ronaldo Souza
 
4
 
BR Vitor Belfort  (39) 25-11-0
652
Last Fight: 11/07/2015 [UFC] vs  [#12 MW] Dan Henderson
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs [#5 MW] Ronaldo Souza
5
 
BR Ronaldo Souza  (36) 22-4-0
542
Last Fight: 12/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Yoel Romero
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs [#4 MW] Vitor Belfort
6
 
AM Gegard Mousasi  (30) 38-6-2
518
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#15 MW] Thales Leites
Next Fight: 7/09/2016 [UFC] vs [#13 MW] Derek Brunson
7
 
BR Lyoto Machida  (37) 22-7-0
502
Last Fight: 6/27/2015 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Yoel Romero
 
8
 
UK Michael Bisping  (37) 28-7-0
475
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#16 MW] Anderson Silva
 
9
 
AU Robert Whittaker  (25) 16-4-0
434
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [UFC] vs  [#20 MW] Rafael Natal
 
10
 
US Uriah Hall  (31) 12-6-0
361
Last Fight: 11/14/2015 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Robert Whittaker
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs [#16 MW] Anderson Silva
11
 
US David Branch  (34) 18-3-0
336
Last Fight: 4/02/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#37 MW] Clifford Starks
 
12
 
US Dan Henderson  (45) 31-14-0
325
Last Fight: 11/07/2015 [UFC] vs  [#4 MW] Vitor Belfort
Next Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs [#15 WW] Hector Lombard
13
 
US Derek Brunson  (32) 15-3-0
311
Last Fight: 2/21/2016 [UFC] vs  [#23 MW] Roan Carneiro
Next Fight: 7/09/2016 [UFC] vs [#6 MW] Gegard Mousasi
14
 
PL Mamed Khalidov  (35) 31-4-2
301
Last Fight: 11/28/2015 [KSW] vs  [#28 MW] Michal Materla
Next Fight: 5/27/2016 [KSW] vs [#33 MW] Aziz Karaoglu
15
 
BR Thales Leites  (34) 25-6-0
290
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#6 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
16
 
BR Anderson Silva  (41) 33-7-0
237
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#8 MW] Michael Bisping
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs [#10 MW] Uriah Hall
17
 
US Nate Marquardt  (37) 34-15-2
200
Last Fight: 12/19/2015 [UFC] vs  [#24 MW] C.B. Dollaway
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs [#25 MW] Thiago Santos
18
 
BR Rafael Carvalho  (29) 12-1-0
192
Last Fight: 10/23/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#26 MW] Brandon Halsey
Next Fight: 5/20/2016 [BellatorFC] vs [#41 MW] Melvin Manhoef
19
 
RU Ramazan Emeev  (28) 14-3-0
190
Last Fight: 4/08/2016 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs  [#45 MW] Maiquel Falcao
Next Fight: 6/16/2016 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs [#21 MW] Alexander Shlemenko
20
 
BR Rafael Natal  (33) 21-7-1
181
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Robert Whittaker
 
21
 
RU Alexander Shlemenko  (31) 52-9-0
176
Last Fight: 2/19/2016 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs  [#36 MW] Vyacheslav Vasilevsky
Next Fight: 6/16/2016 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs [#19 MW] Ramazan Emeev
22
 
US Tamdan McCrory  (29) 14-3-0
174
Last Fight: 12/19/2015 [UFC] vs  [#34 MW] Josh Samman
Next Fight: 6/18/2016 [UFC] vs [#44 MW] Krzysztof Jotko
23
 
BR Roan Carneiro  (37) 20-10-0
158
Last Fight: 2/21/2016 [UFC] vs  [#13 MW] Derek Brunson
 
24
 
US C.B. Dollaway  (32) 15-8-0
156
Last Fight: 12/19/2015 [UFC] vs  [#17 MW] Nate Marquardt
 
25
 
BR Thiago Santos  (32) 12-3-0
155
Last Fight: 12/10/2015 [UFC] vs  [#35 MW] Elias Theodorou
Next Fight: 5/14/2016 [UFC] vs [#17 MW] Nate Marquardt
26
 
US Brandon Halsey  (29) 9-1-0
155
Last Fight: 10/23/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#18 MW] Rafael Carvalho
 
27
 
US Chris Camozzi  (29) 23-10-0
154
Last Fight: 2/21/2016 [UFC] vs  [#111 MW] Joe Riggs
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#43 MW] Vitor Miranda
28
 
PL Michal Materla  (32) 22-5-0
150
Last Fight: 11/28/2015 [KSW] vs  [#14 MW] Mamed Khalidov
Next Fight: 5/27/2016 [KSW] vs [#29 MW] Kendall Grove
29
 
US Kendall Grove  (33) 23-15-0
150
Last Fight: 2/26/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#58 MW] Francisco France
Next Fight: 5/27/2016 [KSW] vs [#28 MW] Michal Materla
30
 
US Brad Tavares  (28) 13-4-0
148
Last Fight: 5/10/2015 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Robert Whittaker
 
31
 
US Anthony Smith  (27) 25-11-0
138
Last Fight: 2/21/2016 [UFC] vs  [#195 MW] Leonardo Guimaraes
Next Fight: 7/08/2016 [UFC] vs [#47 MW] Scott Askham
32
 
US Sam Alvey  (29) 26-7-0
131
Last Fight: 8/08/2015 [UFC] vs  [#13 MW] Derek Brunson
Next Fight: 6/18/2016 [UFC] vs [#35 MW] Elias Theodorou
33
 
DE Aziz Karaoglu  (38) 9-6-0
130
Last Fight: 11/28/2015 [KSW] vs  [#45 MW] Maiquel Falcao
Next Fight: 5/27/2016 [KSW] vs [#14 MW] Mamed Khalidov
34
 
US Josh Samman  (28) 12-3-0
129
Last Fight: 12/19/2015 [UFC] vs  [#22 MW] Tamdan McCrory
Next Fight: 7/13/2016 [UFC] vs [#43 LHW] Tim Boetsch
35
 
CA Elias Theodorou  (27) 11-1-0
117
Last Fight: 12/10/2015 [UFC] vs  [#25 MW] Thiago Santos
Next Fight: 6/18/2016 [UFC] vs [#32 MW] Sam Alvey
36
 
RU Vyacheslav Vasilevsky  (27) 28-4-0
117
Last Fight: 4/23/2016 [Unknown] vs  [NR] Charles Andrade
 
37
 
US Clifford Starks  (35) 13-3-0
112
Last Fight: 4/02/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#11 MW] David Branch
 
38
 
RU Anatoly Tokov  (26) 22-1-0
106
Last Fight: 12/28/2015 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#116 MW] A.J. Matthews
 
39
 
AU Daniel Kelly  (38) 11-1-0
106
Last Fight: 3/19/2016 [UFC] vs  [#69 MW] Antonio Carlos Jr.
 
40
 
BR Leonardo Leite  (38) 7-0-0
106
Last Fight: 11/13/2015 [Legacy Promotions] vs  [#99 LHW] Ryan Spann
 
41
 
NL Melvin Manhoef  (39) 30-12-1
106
Last Fight: 11/20/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#75 MW] Hisaki Kato
Next Fight: 5/20/2016 [BellatorFC] vs [#18 MW] Rafael Carvalho
42
 
SE Jack Hermansson  (27) 12-2-0
105
Last Fight: 4/15/2016 [CageWarriors] vs  [#191 MW] Alan Carlos
Next Fight: 5/21/2016 [Venator Fighting Championship] vs [#302 MW] Ireneusz Cholewa
43
 
BR Vitor Miranda  (37) 12-4-0
103
Last Fight: 3/05/2016 [UFC] vs  [#184 MW] Marcelo Guimaraes
Next Fight: 5/29/2016 [UFC] vs [#27 MW] Chris Camozzi
44
 
PL Krzysztof Jotko  (26) 17-1-0
100
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#106 MW] Bradley Scott
Next Fight: 6/18/2016 [UFC] vs [#22 MW] Tamdan McCrory
45
 
BR Maiquel Falcao  (35) 35-9-0
94
Last Fight: 4/08/2016 [M-1 Mix-FC] vs  [#19 MW] Ramazan Emeev
 
46
 
UK Luke Barnatt  (28) 10-3-0
93
Last Fight: 2/20/2016 [British Challenge MMA] vs  [NR] Charles Andrade
Next Fight: 5/21/2016 [Venator Fighting Championship] vs [NR] Jason Miller
47
 
UK Scott Askham  (27) 14-2-0
92
Last Fight: 2/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#115 MW] Chris Dempsey
Next Fight: 7/08/2016 [UFC] vs [#31 MW] Anthony Smith
48
 
KR Jung Hwan Cha   12-6-3
92
Last Fight: 1/31/2016 [Road Fighting Championship] vs  [#72 MW] Riki Fukuda
 
49
 
BR Caio Magalhaes  (28) 9-2-0
89
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#34 MW] Josh Samman
 
50
 
KR Dongi Yang  (31) 13-3-0
88
Last Fight: 11/28/2015 [UFC] vs  [#152 MW] Jake Collier
 

Issue Date: 5/01/2016 (Official Release: #484)

Previous Official Release: 4/24/2016

Fighters who have dropped out: [#236] Andy Enz*, [#337] Uros Jurisic*

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

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