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.

Issue Date: 1/19/2020 (Official Release: #688)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Kamaru Usman  (32) 16-1-0
2273
Last Fight: 12/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Colby Covington
 
2  
US Tyron Woodley  (37) 19-4-1
1382
Last Fight: 3/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
Next Fight: 3/21/2020 [UFC] vs [#5 WW] Leon Edwards
3  
US Jorge Masvidal  (35) 35-13-0
1247
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#12 WW] Nate Diaz
 
4  
US Colby Covington  (31) 15-2-0
1018
Last Fight: 12/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
 
5  
UK Leon Edwards  (28) 18-3-0
878
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
Next Fight: 3/21/2020 [UFC] vs [#2 WW] Tyron Woodley
6  
BR Douglas Lima  (32) 32-7-0
824
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#15 WW] Rory MacDonald
 
7  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (35) 29-12-0
731
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Leon Edwards
Next Fight: 1/25/2020 [UFC] vs [#25 WW] Michael Chiesa
8  
US Stephen Thompson  (36) 15-4-1
723
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#26 WW] Vicente Luque
 
9  
BR Demian Maia  (42) 28-9-0
708
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [UFC] vs  [NR] Ben Askren
Next Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs [#19 WW] Gilbert Burns
10 NR
IE Conor McGregor  (31) 22-4-0
644
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#18 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
11 1
AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (33) 27-3-0
592
Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Neil Magny
 
12 1
US Nate Diaz  (34) 20-12-0
574
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Jorge Masvidal
 
13 1
US Jon Fitch  (41) 32-7-2
557
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#15 WW] Rory MacDonald
 
14 1
RU Timofey Nastyukhin  (30) 14-4-0
538
Last Fight: 3/31/2019 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#28 WW] Eddie Alvarez
 
15 1
CA Rory MacDonald  (30) 21-6-1
497
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#6 WW] Douglas Lima
 
16 1
US Anthony Rocco Martin  (30) 17-5-0
490
Last Fight: 11/09/2019 [UFC] vs  [#32 WW] Ramazan Emeev
 
17  
US Robbie Lawler  (37) 28-14-0
432
Last Fight: 8/03/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Colby Covington
 
18 2
US Donald Cerrone  (36) 36-14-0
416
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Conor McGregor
 
19 1
BR Gilbert Burns  (33) 17-3-0
405
Last Fight: 9/28/2019 [UFC] vs  [#21 WW] Gunnar Nelson
Next Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs [#9 WW] Demian Maia
20 1
US Geoff Neal  (29) 13-2-0
392
Last Fight: 12/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#33 WW] Mike Perry
 
21  
IS Gunnar Nelson  (31) 17-5-1
372
Last Fight: 9/28/2019 [UFC] vs  [#19 WW] Gilbert Burns
 
22 2
US Neil Magny  (32) 21-7-0
370
Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
Next Fight: 3/07/2020 [UFC] vs [#29 WW] Jingliang Li
23 1
RU Magomed Magomedkerimov  (30) 27-5-0
367
Last Fight: 10/11/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#88 WW] Chris Curtis
 
24 1
US Lorenz Larkin  (33) 22-7-0
361
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#147 WW] Keita Nakamura
 
25 1
US Michael Chiesa  (32) 16-4-0
352
Last Fight: 7/06/2019 [UFC] vs  [#63 WW] Diego Sanchez
Next Fight: 1/25/2020 [UFC] vs [#7 WW] Rafael dos Anjos

Issue Date: 1/19/2020 (Official Release: #688)

Previous Official Release: 1/12/2020

Fighters who have dropped out: [#79] Rick Story*, [#91] Jake Shields*, [#173] Pavel Kusch*, [#283] Zak Bucia*, [#349] Matt Vaile*, [#603] Leonardo Damiani*

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

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