Issue Date: 12/14/2014 (Official Release: #406)

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 | 501-550 | 551-600

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 Robbie Lawler  (32) 25-10-0
765
Last Fight: 12/06/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Johny Hendricks
 
2
 
CA Rory MacDonald  (25) 18-2-0
708
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#17 WW] Tarec Saffiedine
 
3
 
US Johny Hendricks  (31) 16-3-0
654
Last Fight: 12/06/2014 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Robbie Lawler
 
4
 
US Tyron Woodley  (32) 14-3-0
544
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs  [#14 WW] Dong Hyun Kim
Next Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs [#12 WW] Kelvin Gastelum
5
 
CU Hector Lombard  (36) 34-4-1
494
Last Fight: 3/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Jake Shields
Next Fight: 1/03/2015 [UFC] vs [#21 WW] Josh Burkman
6
6
BR Rousimar Palhares  (34) 17-6-0
397
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#23 WW] Jon Fitch
 
7
1
US Carlos Condit  (30) 29-8-0
385
Last Fight: 3/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
8
1
US Jake Shields  (35) 30-7-1
366
Last Fight: 10/11/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#48 WW] Ryan Ford
Next Fight: 1/17/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#73 WW] Brian Foster
9
1
BR Demian Maia  (37) 19-6-0
353
Last Fight: 5/31/2014 [UFC] vs  [#62 WW] Alexander Yakovlev
 
10
1
US Ben Askren  (30) 14-0-0
350
Last Fight: 8/29/2014 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#86 WW] Nobutatsu Suzuki
 
11
1
US Matt Brown  (33) 19-12-0
344
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Robbie Lawler
Next Fight: 2/14/2015 [UFC] vs [#17 WW] Tarec Saffiedine
12
1
US Kelvin Gastelum   10-0-0
330
Last Fight: 11/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#19 WW] Jake Ellenberger
Next Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs [#4 WW] Tyron Woodley
13
 
US Douglas Lima  (26) 26-5-0
328
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#30 LW] Rick Hawn
Next Fight: 2/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs [#68 WW] Paul Daley
14
 
KR Dong Hyun Kim  (33) 19-3-1
285
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
15
 
CA Jordan Mein  (25) 29-9-0
272
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Mike Pyle
Next Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs [#31 WW] Thiago Alves
16
 
US Rick Story  (30) 18-8-0
246
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Gunnar Nelson
 
17
 
BE Tarec Saffiedine  (28) 15-4-0
241
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Rory MacDonald
Next Fight: 2/14/2015 [UFC] vs [#11 WW] Matt Brown
18
2
RU Andrey Koreshkov  (24) 17-1-0
225
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#39 WW] Adam McDonough
 
19
 
US Jake Ellenberger  (29) 29-9-0
225
Last Fight: 11/15/2014 [UFC] vs  [#12 WW] Kelvin Gastelum
Next Fight: 2/28/2015 [UFC] vs [#37 WW] Josh Koscheck
20
1
US Ryan LaFlare  (31) 11-0-0
207
Last Fight: 4/11/2014 [UFC] vs  [#52 WW] John Howard
 
21
1
US Josh Burkman  (34) 27-10-0
205
Last Fight: 3/29/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#46 WW] Tyler Stinson
Next Fight: 1/03/2015 [UFC] vs [#5 WW] Hector Lombard
22
1
IS Gunnar Nelson  (26) 13-1-1
199
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Rick Story
 
23
5
US Jon Fitch  (36) 26-7-1
195
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#6 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
24
 
BR Erick Silva  (30) 16-5-0
178
Last Fight: 5/10/2014 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Matt Brown
Next Fight: 12/20/2014 [UFC] vs [#192 WW] Mike Rhodes
25
 
US Steve Carl  (29) 21-4-0
173
Last Fight: 3/29/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#6 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
26
 
US Stephen Thompson  (31) 10-1-0
165
Last Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs  [#50 WW] Patrick Cote
Next Fight: 2/14/2015 [UFC] vs [#29 WW] Brandon Thatch
27
 
US Neil Magny  (27) 13-3-0
162
Last Fight: 10/25/2014 [UFC] vs  [#117 WW] William Macario
 
28
 
US Mike Pyle  (39) 26-10-1
160
Last Fight: 8/23/2014 [UFC] vs  [#15 WW] Jordan Mein
 
29
 
US Brandon Thatch   11-1-0
155
Last Fight: 11/09/2013 [UFC] vs  [#136 WW] Paulo Thiago
Next Fight: 2/14/2015 [UFC] vs [#26 WW] Stephen Thompson
30
 
BR Roan Carneiro  (36) 19-9-0
152
Last Fight: 10/03/2014 [BattleGrounds MMA] vs  [#85 WW] Brock Larson
 
31
 
BR Thiago Alves  (31) 20-9-0
150
Last Fight: 4/19/2014 [UFC] vs  [#101 WW] Seth Baczynski
Next Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs [#15 WW] Jordan Mein
32
 
SE Nicholas Musoke   13-3-0
150
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#62 WW] Alexander Yakovlev
Next Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs [#47 WW] Albert Tumenov
33
10
US Ben Saunders  (31) 18-6-2
148
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [UFC] vs  [#137 WW] Joe Riggs
 
34
1
RU Adlan Amagov  (30) 13-2-1
146
Last Fight: 10/19/2013 [UFC] vs  [#93 WW] T.J. Waldburger
 
35
1
US Mike Pierce  (34) 17-6-0
142
Last Fight: 10/09/2013 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
36
1
IE Cathal Pendred  (27) 15-2-1
140
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#78 WW] Gasan Umalatov
Next Fight: 1/18/2015 [UFC] vs [#106 WW] Sean Spencer
37
1
US Josh Koscheck  (37) 17-8-0
139
Last Fight: 11/16/2013 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Tyron Woodley
Next Fight: 2/28/2015 [UFC] vs [#19 WW] Jake Ellenberger
38
1
US George Sullivan   16-3-0
135
Last Fight: 9/13/2014 [UFC] vs  [#91 WW] Igor Araujo
 
39
1
US Adam McDonough  (29) 11-1-0
132
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#18 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
 
40
1
US Paul Bradley  (31) 22-6-0
129
Last Fight: 10/17/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#98 WW] Josh Neer
 
41
1
BR Andre Santos   37-9-0
128
Last Fight: 10/17/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#209 WW] James Terry
 
42
1
US Brian Ebersole  (34) 51-16-1
128
Last Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs  [#52 WW] John Howard
 
43
1
US Tim Means  (30) 21-6-1
126
Last Fight: 7/26/2014 [UFC] vs  [#58 WW] Hernani Perpetuo
Next Fight: 12/20/2014 [UFC] vs [#204 MW] Marcio Alexandre Jr.
44
 
US Kenny Robertson  (30) 14-3-0
123
Last Fight: 7/05/2014 [UFC] vs  [#99 WW] Ildemar Alcantara
Next Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs [#55 MW] Sultan Aliev
45
 
US Fernando Gonzalez  (31) 22-13-0
119
Last Fight: 10/03/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#148 WW] Karo Parisyan
 
46
 
US Tyler Stinson  (28) 29-10-0
118
Last Fight: 10/31/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#74 WW] Jose Figueroa
 
47
1
RU Albert Tumenov  (22) 14-2-0
118
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#275 WW] Matt Dwyer
Next Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs [#32 WW] Nicholas Musoke
48
1
CA Ryan Ford  (32) 22-5-0
118
Last Fight: 10/11/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#8 WW] Jake Shields
 
49
2
US Court McGee  (30) 16-4-0
117
Last Fight: 12/14/2013 [UFC] vs  [#20 WW] Ryan LaFlare
 
50
 
CA Patrick Cote  (34) 20-9-0
117
Last Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs  [#26 WW] Stephen Thompson
 

Issue Date: 12/14/2014 (Official Release: #406)

Previous Official Release: 12/11/2014

Fighters who have dropped out: [#61] K.J. Noons-, [#122] Bryan Barberena-, [#133] Justin Baesman+, [#220] Zachary Micklewright+, [#293] Silmar Nunes-, [#297] David Michaud-, [#319] Matt Delanoit+, [#451] Sergio de Fatima!, [#546] Edval Pedroso!

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 | 501-550 | 551-600

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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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