Issue Date: 6/28/2015 (Official Release: #437)

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  (33) 25-10-0
747
Last Fight: 12/06/2014 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Johny Hendricks
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#3 WW] Rory MacDonald
2
 
US Johny Hendricks  (31) 17-3-0
708
Last Fight: 3/14/2015 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Matt Brown
 
3
 
CA Rory MacDonald  (25) 18-2-0
691
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#18 WW] Tarec Saffiedine
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#1 WW] Robbie Lawler
4
 
US Tyron Woodley  (33) 15-3-0
545
Last Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs  [#12 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
 
5
 
CU Hector Lombard  (37) 34-4-1
480
Last Fight: 1/03/2015 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Josh Burkman
 
6
 
US Carlos Condit  (31) 30-8-0
408
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#20 WW] Thiago Alves
 
7
 
BR Rousimar Palhares  (35) 17-6-0
390
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#25 WW] Jon Fitch
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#9 WW] Jake Shields
8
 
BR Demian Maia  (37) 20-6-0
384
Last Fight: 3/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#26 WW] Ryan LaFlare
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#22 WW] Neil Magny
9
 
US Jake Shields  (36) 31-7-1
357
Last Fight: 1/17/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#74 WW] Brian Foster
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#7 WW] Rousimar Palhares
10
 
KR Dong Hyun Kim  (33) 20-3-1
326
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Josh Burkman
 
11
 
US Matt Brown  (34) 19-13-0
325
Last Fight: 3/14/2015 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Johny Hendricks
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#21 WW] Tim Means
12
 
US Ben Askren  (30) 14-0-0
313
Last Fight: 4/24/2015 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#56 WW] Luis Santos
 
13
 
BR Douglas Lima  (27) 26-5-0
285
Last Fight: 4/18/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#52 LW] Rick Hawn
Next Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs [#16 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
14
 
US Rick Story  (30) 18-8-0
244
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#23 WW] Gunnar Nelson
 
15
 
US Jake Ellenberger  (30) 30-9-0
239
Last Fight: 2/28/2015 [UFC] vs  [#116 WW] Josh Koscheck
Next Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs [#29 WW] Stephen Thompson
16
 
RU Andrey Koreshkov  (24) 17-1-0
221
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#43 WW] Adam McDonough
Next Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs [#13 WW] Douglas Lima
17
9
US Lorenz Larkin  (28) 16-4-0
217
Last Fight: 6/27/2015 [UFC] vs  [#47 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
18
1
BE Tarec Saffiedine  (28) 15-4-0
210
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Rory MacDonald
 
19
1
BR Erick Silva  (31) 18-5-0
210
Last Fight: 3/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#116 WW] Josh Koscheck
 
20
1
BR Thiago Alves  (31) 21-10-0
203
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Carlos Condit
 
21
1
US Tim Means  (31) 24-6-1
203
Last Fight: 4/18/2015 [UFC] vs  [#58 WW] George Sullivan
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#11 WW] Matt Brown
22
1
US Neil Magny  (27) 15-3-0
202
Last Fight: 5/16/2015 [UFC] vs  [#65 WW] Hyun Gyu Lim
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#8 WW] Demian Maia
23
1
IS Gunnar Nelson  (26) 13-1-1
197
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#14 WW] Rick Story
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#45 WW] Brandon Thatch
24
1
CA Jordan Mein  (25) 29-10-0
194
Last Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs  [#20 WW] Thiago Alves
 
25
1
US Jon Fitch  (37) 26-7-1
190
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#7 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
26
1
US Ryan LaFlare  (31) 11-1-0
172
Last Fight: 3/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Demian Maia
 
27
 
IE Cathal Pendred  (27) 17-2-1
168
Last Fight: 6/13/2015 [UFC] vs  [#102 WW] Augusto Montano
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#55 WW] John Howard
28
 
US Josh Burkman  (34) 27-11-0
167
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Dong Hyun Kim
 
29
 
US Stephen Thompson  (32) 10-1-0
163
Last Fight: 9/27/2014 [UFC] vs  [#44 WW] Patrick Cote
Next Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs [#15 WW] Jake Ellenberger
30
 
RU Albert Tumenov  (23) 15-2-0
157
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#37 WW] Nicholas Musoke
 
31
 
US Kenny Robertson  (31) 15-3-0
156
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#111 WW] Sultan Aliev
Next Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs [#32 WW] Ben Saunders
32
1
US Ben Saunders  (32) 18-6-2
145
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [UFC] vs  [#163 WW] Joe Riggs
Next Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs [#31 WW] Kenny Robertson
33
1
US Colby Covington  (27) 8-0-0
145
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#41 WW] Mike Pyle
 
34
1
US Fernando Gonzalez  (31) 24-13-0
142
Last Fight: 5/15/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#248 WW] Curtis Millender
 
35
2
UK Paul Daley  (32) 36-13-2
132
Last Fight: 2/27/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#64 WW] Andre Santos
 
36
2
RU Omari Akhmedov  (27) 15-2-0
130
Last Fight: 6/06/2015 [UFC] vs  [#73 WW] Brian Ebersole
 
37
2
SE Nicholas Musoke  (29) 13-4-0
130
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#30 WW] Albert Tumenov
 
38
53
US Nathan Coy  (36) 14-5-0
129
Last Fight: 3/31/2015 [UFC (TUF)] vs  [#42 WW] Valdir Araujo
 
39
1
US Kamaru Usman  (27) 5-1-0
127
Last Fight: 3/24/2015 [UFC (TUF)] vs  [#53 WW] Steve Carl
 
40
2
US Paul Bradley  (32) 22-6-0
126
Last Fight: 10/17/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#93 WW] Josh Neer
Next Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs [#231 WW] Chris Honeycutt
41
 
US Mike Pyle  (39) 26-11-1
126
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#33 WW] Colby Covington
 
42
10
US Valdir Araujo  (30) 14-5-0
125
Last Fight: 3/31/2015 [UFC (TUF)] vs  [#38 WW] Nathan Coy
 
43
 
US Adam McDonough  (29) 11-1-0
124
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#16 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
 
44
 
CA Patrick Cote  (35) 21-9-0
120
Last Fight: 4/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#163 WW] Joe Riggs
 
45
 
US Brandon Thatch  (29) 11-2-0
118
Last Fight: 2/14/2015 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Ben Henderson
Next Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs [#23 WW] Gunnar Nelson
46
 
US Tyler Stinson  (29) 29-10-0
117
Last Fight: 10/31/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#72 WW] Jose Figueroa
 
47
11
AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (28) 19-3-0
115
Last Fight: 6/27/2015 [UFC] vs  [#17 WW] Lorenz Larkin
 
48
1
BR Warlley Alves  (24) 8-0-0
114
Last Fight: 11/08/2014 [UFC] vs  [#77 WW] Alan Jouban
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#82 WW] Nordine Taleb
49
1
DK Nicolas Dalby  (30) 14-0-0
112
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#118 WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
 
50
1
US Nick Diaz  (31) 26-10-0
111
Last Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs  [#8 MW] Anderson Silva
 

Issue Date: 6/28/2015 (Official Release: #437)

Previous Official Release: 6/21/2015

Fighters who have dropped out: [#239] Diego Braga Alves*, [#312] Josip Artukovic+, [#317] Bobby Cooper-, [#359] Eduardo Pamplona*, [#368] Gavin Sterritt*, [#445] Alex Montagnani!, [#449] Jesse Merritt!, [#497] Renilson Castro Carvalho!, [#538] Adil Boranbayev+, [#590] Bruno Bernardo!

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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