Welterweight

Welterweight (162.0-175.9 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: 1/20/2019 (Official Release: #633)
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    Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
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    US Tyron Woodley  (36) 19-3-1
    1917
    Last Fight: 9/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Darren Till
    Next Fight: 3/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#3 WW] Kamaru Usman
    2  
    US Colby Covington  (30) 14-1-0
    1146
    Last Fight: 6/09/2018 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
     
    3  
    US Kamaru Usman  (31) 14-1-0
    1095
    Last Fight: 11/30/2018 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
    Next Fight: 3/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#1 WW] Tyron Woodley
    4  
    UK Darren Till  (26) 17-1-1
    864
    Last Fight: 9/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Tyron Woodley
    Next Fight: 3/16/2019 [UFC] vs [#12 WW] Jorge Masvidal
    5  
    US Stephen Thompson  (35) 14-3-1
    864
    Last Fight: 5/27/2018 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Darren Till
    Next Fight: 3/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#11 LW] Anthony Pettis
    6  
    BR Rafael dos Anjos  (34) 28-11-0
    786
    Last Fight: 11/30/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Kamaru Usman
     
    7  
    AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (32) 27-3-0
    663
    Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Neil Magny
     
    8  
    US Robbie Lawler  (36) 28-12-0
    654
    Last Fight: 12/16/2017 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
    Next Fight: 3/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#23 MW] Ben Askren
    9  
    CA Rory MacDonald  (29) 20-5-0
    644
    Last Fight: 9/29/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#4 MW] Gegard Mousasi
     
    10  
    BR Douglas Lima  (31) 30-7-0
    570
    Last Fight: 9/29/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#27 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
     
    11  
    US Jon Fitch  (40) 31-7-1
    528
    Last Fight: 5/12/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#24 WW] Paul Daley
     
    12  
    US Jorge Masvidal  (34) 32-13-0
    517
    Last Fight: 11/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Stephen Thompson
    Next Fight: 3/16/2019 [UFC] vs [#4 WW] Darren Till
    13  
    UK Leon Edwards  (27) 16-3-0
    509
    Last Fight: 6/23/2018 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Donald Cerrone
    Next Fight: 3/16/2019 [UFC] vs [#15 WW] Gunnar Nelson
    14 1
    BR Demian Maia  (41) 25-9-0
    497
    Last Fight: 5/19/2018 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Kamaru Usman
    Next Fight: 2/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#54 WW] Lyman Good
    15 1
    IS Gunnar Nelson  (30) 17-3-1
    461
    Last Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#19 WW] Alex Oliveira
    Next Fight: 3/16/2019 [UFC] vs [#13 WW] Leon Edwards
    16 1
    US Neil Magny  (31) 21-7-0
    445
    Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
     
    17 1
    RU Ramazan Emeev  (31) 18-3-0
    429
    Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#253 WW] Stefan Sekulic
    Next Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#21 WW] Michel Prazeres
    18 1
    US Lorenz Larkin  (32) 20-7-0
    362
    Last Fight: 10/12/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#143 WW] Ion Pascu
     
    19 1
    BR Alex Oliveira  (30) 19-6-1
    357
    Last Fight: 12/08/2018 [UFC] vs  [#15 WW] Gunnar Nelson
     
    20 1
    US Curtis Millender  (31) 17-3-0
    335
    Last Fight: 12/29/2018 [UFC] vs  [#59 WW] Siyar Bahadurzada
    Next Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs [#31 WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
    21 1
    BR Michel Prazeres  (37) 26-2-0
    325
    Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#48 WW] Bartosz Fabinski
    Next Fight: 2/23/2019 [UFC] vs [#17 WW] Ramazan Emeev
    22 1
    US Anthony Rocco Martin  (29) 15-4-0
    313
    Last Fight: 12/01/2018 [UFC] vs  [#67 WW] Jake Matthews
    Next Fight: 3/09/2019 [UFC] vs [#32 WW] Sergio Moraes
    23 1
    US Michael Chiesa  (31) 15-4-0
    307
    Last Fight: 12/29/2018 [UFC] vs  [#56 WW] Carlos Condit
     
    24 1
    UK Paul Daley  (35) 40-16-2
    300
    Last Fight: 5/12/2018 [BellatorFC] vs  [#11 WW] Jon Fitch
    Next Fight: 2/16/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#47 WW] Michael Page
    25 1
    RU Magomed Magomedkerimov  (29) 24-5-0
    298
    Last Fight: 12/31/2018 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#35 WW] Ray Cooper III
     

    Issue Date: 1/20/2019 (Official Release: #633)

    Previous Official Release: 1/13/2019

    Fighters who have dropped out: [#14] Donald Cerrone-, [#216] Jaleel Willis-, [#313] Roberto de Souza*, [#320] Piotr Niedzielski-, [#512] Maciej Jewtuszko*, [#561] Chauncey Foxworth+

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

    Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>