Issue Date: 7/28/2014 (Official Release: #385)

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.


Ranked Fighters:
1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350 | 351-400 | 401-450 | 451-500

Last Fought InRegion & Country
Next Fight In Age From   To   
Team Affiliation Home State
Show Undefeated Fighters Only
   
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1
 
US Johny Hendricks  (30) 16-2-0
745
Last Fight: 3/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Robbie Lawler
 
2
 
CA Rory MacDonald  (25) 17-2-0
667
Last Fight: 6/14/2014 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
3
 
US Robbie Lawler  (32) 24-10-0
613
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Matt Brown
 
4
 
CU Hector Lombard  (36) 34-4-1
492
Last Fight: 3/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Jake Shields
 
5
 
US Tyron Woodley  (32) 13-3-0
425
Last Fight: 6/14/2014 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Rory MacDonald
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#8 WW] Dong Hyun Kim
6
 
US Carlos Condit  (30) 29-8-0
410
Last Fight: 3/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
7
 
US Ben Askren  (30) 13-0-0
380
Last Fight: 5/30/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#243 WW] Bakhtiyar Abbasov
Next Fight: 8/29/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs [#90 WW] Nobutatsu Suzuki
8
1
KR Dong Hyun Kim  (32) 19-2-1
360
Last Fight: 3/01/2014 [UFC] vs  [#45 WW] John Hathaway
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#5 WW] Tyron Woodley
9
1
BR Demian Maia  (36) 19-6-0
352
Last Fight: 5/31/2014 [UFC] vs  [#44 WW] Alexander Yakovlev
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#18 WW] Mike Pyle
10
1
US Jake Shields  (35) 29-7-1
344
Last Fight: 3/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Hector Lombard
 
11
3
US Matt Brown  (33) 19-12-0
343
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Robbie Lawler
 
12
 
BR Rousimar Palhares  (34) 16-6-0
329
Last Fight: 3/29/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#27 WW] Steve Carl
 
13
 
US Douglas Lima  (26) 26-5-0
327
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#26 WW] Rick Hawn
 
14
 
US Jake Ellenberger  (29) 29-8-0
283
Last Fight: 5/24/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Robbie Lawler
 
15
 
BE Tarec Saffiedine  (27) 15-3-0
256
Last Fight: 1/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#79 WW] Hyun Gyu Lim
 
16
 
DK Martin Kampmann  (32) 20-7-0
252
Last Fight: 8/28/2013 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Carlos Condit
 
17
 
US Kelvin Gastelum   9-0-0
236
Last Fight: 6/28/2014 [UFC] vs  [#47 WW] Nicholas Musoke
 
18
 
US Mike Pyle  (38) 26-9-1
235
Last Fight: 2/22/2014 [UFC] vs  [#77 WW] T.J. Waldburger
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#9 WW] Demian Maia
19
 
US Jon Fitch  (36) 26-6-1
229
Last Fight: 7/05/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#46 WW] Dennis Hallman
 
20
 
IS Gunnar Nelson  (26) 13-0-1
228
Last Fight: 7/19/2014 [UFC] vs  [#87 WW] Zak Cummings
 
21
7
RU Andrey Koreshkov  (23) 17-1-0
224
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#36 WW] Adam McDonough
 
22
1
US Ryan LaFlare  (30) 11-0-0
207
Last Fight: 4/11/2014 [UFC] vs  [#37 WW] John Howard
 
23
1
US Josh Burkman  (33) 27-10-0
203
Last Fight: 3/29/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#56 WW] Tyler Stinson
 
24
1
US Rick Story  (29) 17-8-0
195
Last Fight: 7/16/2014 [UFC] vs  [#163 WW] Leonardo Mafra Texeira
 
25
1
CA Jordan Mein  (24) 28-9-0
184
Last Fight: 4/19/2014 [UFC] vs  [#55 WW] Hernani Perpetuo
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#30 WW] Brandon Thatch
26
1
US Rick Hawn  (37) 18-3-0
182
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#13 WW] Douglas Lima
 
27
1
US Steve Carl  (29) 21-4-0
177
Last Fight: 3/29/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#12 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
28
1
BR Erick Silva  (30) 16-5-0
177
Last Fight: 5/10/2014 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Matt Brown
 
29
 
US Mike Pierce  (33) 17-6-0
166
Last Fight: 10/09/2013 [UFC] vs  [#12 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
30
1
US Brandon Thatch   11-1-0
165
Last Fight: 11/09/2013 [UFC] vs  [#99 WW] Paulo Thiago
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#25 WW] Jordan Mein
31
1
RU Adlan Amagov  (29) 13-2-1
160
Last Fight: 10/19/2013 [UFC] vs  [#77 WW] T.J. Waldburger
 
32
1
US Josh Koscheck  (36) 17-8-0
157
Last Fight: 11/16/2013 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
33
2
BR Thiago Alves  (30) 20-9-0
149
Last Fight: 4/19/2014 [UFC] vs  [#71 WW] Seth Baczynski
 
34
 
CA Patrick Cote  (34) 20-8-0
149
Last Fight: 4/16/2014 [UFC] vs  [#88 WW] Kyle Noke
Next Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs [#43 WW] Stephen Thompson
35
25
US Tim Means  (30) 21-6-1
136
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#55 WW] Hernani Perpetuo
 
36
6
US Adam McDonough  (28) 11-1-0
132
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#21 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
 
37
1
US John Howard  (31) 22-9-0
130
Last Fight: 4/11/2014 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Ryan LaFlare
Next Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs [#51 WW] Brian Ebersole
38
 
CA Ryan Ford  (32) 22-4-0
129
Last Fight: 2/21/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#228 WW] Joel Powell
 
39
2
US Court McGee  (29) 16-4-0
126
Last Fight: 12/14/2013 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Ryan LaFlare
 
40
 
US Kenny Robertson  (30) 14-3-0
122
Last Fight: 7/05/2014 [UFC] vs  [#95 WW] Ildemar Alcantara
 
41
2
BR Andre Santos   36-9-0
122
Last Fight: 10/26/2013 [Battle of Moscow] vs Unranked Opponent
 
42
 
US Neil Magny  (26) 11-3-0
120
Last Fight: 6/28/2014 [UFC] vs  [#299 WW] Rodrigo Goiana de Lima
Next Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs [#81 WW] Alex Garcia
43
 
US Stephen Thompson  (31) 9-1-0
119
Last Fight: 2/22/2014 [UFC] vs  [#64 WW] Robert Whittaker
Next Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs [#34 WW] Patrick Cote
44
1
RU Alexander Yakovlev  (30) 21-5-1
118
Last Fight: 5/31/2014 [UFC] vs  [#9 WW] Demian Maia
 
45
1
UK John Hathaway  (27) 17-2-0
117
Last Fight: 3/01/2014 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Dong Hyun Kim
 
46
 
US Dennis Hallman  (38) 53-15-2
113
Last Fight: 7/05/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#19 WW] Jon Fitch
 
47
2
SE Nicholas Musoke   12-3-0
111
Last Fight: 6/28/2014 [UFC] vs  [#17 WW] Kelvin Gastelum
Next Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs [NR] Amir Sadollah
48
 
AF Siyar Bahadurzada  (30) 21-6-1
111
Last Fight: 12/28/2013 [UFC] vs  [#37 WW] John Howard
 
49
2
CA Sean Pierson  (38) 14-6-0
111
Last Fight: 6/15/2013 [UFC] vs  [#40 WW] Kenny Robertson
 
50
5
RU Albert Tumenov  (22) 13-2-0
110
Last Fight: 5/10/2014 [UFC] vs  [#135 WW] Anthony Lapsley
 

Issue Date: 7/28/2014 (Official Release: #385)

Previous Official Release: 7/20/2014

Fighters who have dropped out: [#274] Stephen Martinez-, [#347] Sergio Rios-, [#356] Brentin Mumford-, [#469] Josef Kral*, [#499] Nayeb Hezam!, [#500] Damian Bilas!

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 | 401-450 | 451-500

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    • James Sanders says:

      st-pierre dominates alves even with a injury so whats next joe silva says kampman swick winner if these were ufc rankings id say fitch since he won but really can gsp do good in the middlewieght division id like to see him go down win the lightweight title then challenge silva or whoever and retire

    • jordan says:

      gsp vs alves will be a great fight at ufc 100 but gsp will keep his belt

    • James Sanders says:

      i think matt hughes will leave UFC so he can win one last strap before he calls it quits. but i definitely dont want to see hughes gsp 4

    • James Sanders says:

      Silva is nasty but when you think about it GSP has a size advantage on most of the welterweights so i really could see him at 185 and not be in any trouble he probably walks around at 190 if not 200

    • Jordan Penwell says:

      Mike Swick is a good prospect for this and 185 if he keeps whoopin ass

    • Jordan Penwell says:

      Fitch lost only to st. pierre and fitch beat alves. alves beat hughes but he was overweight so that to me means fitch should be ranked higher. true neither of them can beat st. pierre but oh well i guess. St. Pierre vs Anderson Silva needs to happen (unless Silva loses to Forrest because then its kinda pointless)

    • James Sanders says:

      this division getting to be just like the middlewieght nobody can beat rush alves might be the only one and that’s still a long shot sooner or later i think st-pierre will do as anderson silva and move up in weight class for a real fight

    • jcs says:

      Its not only about who you do and don’t lose to, but also about who you beat and don’t.

    • Jordan Penwell says:

      jon fitch beat alvez
      i don’t get it
      he didn’t lose to anybody but st. pierre. whatever. anyways sera is gonna get killed by hughes

    • LOCO-PLATA says:

      I dont like GSP anymore after seeing him cheat I lost all respect and faith in his abilities as a fighter. And I heard that there’s a case against GSP seince that fight and if they find that he was cheating they’ll suspend his license so i have a question. “If GSP’s fighting license gets suspended or revoked because he cheated does he get taken off the rankings??”. . . But I think there’s so much contrversy surrounding this fight they should fight again. So that there wont be any questions about who’s truly the better fighter.


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