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: 9/15/2019 (Official Release: #669)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Kamaru Usman  (32) 15-1-0
1916
Last Fight: 3/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
2  
US Tyron Woodley  (37) 19-4-1
1432
Last Fight: 3/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
 
3  
US Colby Covington  (31) 15-1-0
1160
Last Fight: 8/03/2019 [UFC] vs  [#17 WW] Robbie Lawler
 
4  
US Jorge Masvidal  (34) 34-13-0
1051
Last Fight: 7/06/2019 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Ben Askren
Next Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#7 WW] Nate Diaz
5  
UK Leon Edwards  (28) 18-3-0
874
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
6  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (34) 29-12-0
728
Last Fight: 7/20/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Leon Edwards
 
7  
US Nate Diaz  (34) 20-11-0
688
Last Fight: 8/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Anthony Pettis
Next Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#4 WW] Jorge Masvidal
8  
AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (32) 27-3-0
655
Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#19 WW] Neil Magny
 
9  
BR Douglas Lima  (31) 31-7-0
626
Last Fight: 5/11/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#37 WW] Michael Page
Next Fight: 10/26/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#12 WW] Rory MacDonald
10  
US Anthony Pettis  (32) 22-9-0
601
Last Fight: 8/17/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Nate Diaz
 
11  
US Stephen Thompson  (36) 14-4-1
601
Last Fight: 3/23/2019 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Anthony Pettis
Next Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#20 WW] Vicente Luque
12  
CA Rory MacDonald  (30) 21-5-1
601
Last Fight: 6/14/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#78 WW] Neiman Gracie
Next Fight: 10/26/2019 [BellatorFC] vs [#9 WW] Douglas Lima
13  
BR Demian Maia  (41) 27-9-0
560
Last Fight: 6/29/2019 [UFC] vs  [#21 WW] Anthony Rocco Martin
Next Fight: 10/26/2019 [UFC] vs [#16 WW] Ben Askren
14  
US Jon Fitch  (41) 32-7-2
553
Last Fight: 4/27/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#12 WW] Rory MacDonald
 
15  
RU Timofey Nastyukhin  (29) 14-4-0
538
Last Fight: 3/31/2019 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#26 WW] Eddie Alvarez
 
16  
US Ben Askren  (35) 19-1-0
461
Last Fight: 7/06/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Jorge Masvidal
Next Fight: 10/26/2019 [UFC] vs [#13 WW] Demian Maia
17  
US Robbie Lawler  (37) 28-14-0
452
Last Fight: 8/03/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Colby Covington
 
18  
IS Gunnar Nelson  (31) 17-4-1
424
Last Fight: 3/16/2019 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Leon Edwards
Next Fight: 9/28/2019 [UFC] vs [#30 WW] Gilbert Burns
19  
US Neil Magny  (32) 21-7-0
414
Last Fight: 11/17/2018 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
20  
BR Vicente Luque  (27) 17-6-1
397
Last Fight: 8/10/2019 [UFC] vs  [#25 WW] Mike Perry
Next Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs [#11 WW] Stephen Thompson
21  
US Anthony Rocco Martin  (29) 16-5-0
377
Last Fight: 6/29/2019 [UFC] vs  [#13 WW] Demian Maia
 
22  
US Michael Chiesa  (31) 16-4-0
350
Last Fight: 7/06/2019 [UFC] vs  [#65 WW] Diego Sanchez
 
23  
RU Magomed Magomedkerimov  (29) 26-5-0
350
Last Fight: 7/11/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#82 WW] Chris Curtis
Next Fight: 10/11/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#82 WW] Chris Curtis
24  
RU Ramazan Emeev  (32) 18-3-0
347
Last Fight: 9/15/2018 [UFC] vs  [#279 WW] Stefan Sekulic
 
25  
US Mike Perry  (28) 13-5-0
333
Last Fight: 8/10/2019 [UFC] vs  [#20 WW] Vicente Luque
 

Issue Date: 9/15/2019 (Official Release: #669)

Previous Official Release: 9/08/2019

Fighters who have dropped out: [#61] Roberto Soldic+, [#101] E.J. Brooks*, [#110] Patrik Kincl+, [#140] Joilton Lutterbach+, [#187] Magomed Idrisov-, [#235] Mindaugas Verzbickas*, [#288] Bobby Voelker*, [#470] Murad Ramazanov*, [#516] Jesse Kosakowski!, [#533] Hugo Barbosa-, [#689] Robert Turnquest+, [#691] Angelo Trevino!, [#697] Dawond Pickney!, [#698] Ivan Musardo!, [#699] Richard Kiely!, [#700] Felipe Boaventura!

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

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