Issue Date: 7/26/2015 (Official Release: #442)

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) 26-10-0
1008
Last 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  [#9 WW] Matt Brown
 
3
 
CA Rory MacDonald  (26) 18-3-0
579
Last 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  [#30 WW] Josh Burkman
 
6
 
US Carlos Condit  (31) 30-8-0
408
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Thiago Alves
 
7
 
BR Rousimar Palhares  (35) 17-6-0
390
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#26 WW] Jon Fitch
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#10 WW] Jake Shields
8
 
BR Demian Maia  (37) 20-6-0
384
Last Fight: 3/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Ryan LaFlare
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#24 WW] Neil Magny
9
 
US Matt Brown  (34) 20-13-0
378
Last Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#27 WW] Tim Means
 
10
 
US Jake Shields  (36) 31-7-1
357
Last Fight: 1/17/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#84 WW] Brian Foster
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [World Series of Fighting] vs [#7 WW] Rousimar Palhares
11
 
KR Dong Hyun Kim  (33) 20-3-1
326
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#30 WW] Josh Burkman
 
12
 
RU Andrey Koreshkov  (24) 18-1-0
311
Last Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#19 WW] Douglas Lima
 
13
 
US Ben Askren  (31) 14-0-0
307
Last Fight: 4/24/2015 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#59 WW] Luis Santos
 
14
 
US Stephen Thompson  (32) 11-1-0
254
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#23 WW] Jake Ellenberger
 
15
 
US Rick Story  (30) 18-8-0
244
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Gunnar Nelson
Next Fight: 8/23/2015 [UFC] vs [#20 WW] Erick Silva
16
 
IS Gunnar Nelson  (26) 14-1-1
228
Last Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#63 WW] Brandon Thatch
 
17
 
US Jorge Masvidal  (30) 29-9-0
219
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#152 WW] Cezar Ferreira
 
18
 
US Lorenz Larkin  (28) 16-4-0
217
Last Fight: 6/27/2015 [UFC] vs  [#50 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
19
 
BR Douglas Lima  (27) 26-6-0
211
Last Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#12 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
 
20
 
BR Erick Silva  (31) 18-5-0
210
Last Fight: 3/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#118 WW] Josh Koscheck
Next Fight: 8/23/2015 [UFC] vs [#15 WW] Rick Story
21
 
BE Tarec Saffiedine  (28) 15-4-0
206
Last Fight: 10/04/2014 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Rory MacDonald
 
22
 
BR Thiago Alves  (31) 21-10-0
203
Last Fight: 5/30/2015 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Carlos Condit
 
23
 
US Jake Ellenberger  (30) 30-10-0
203
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#14 WW] Stephen Thompson
 
24
 
US Neil Magny  (27) 15-3-0
202
Last Fight: 5/16/2015 [UFC] vs  [#71 WW] Hyun Gyu Lim
Next Fight: 8/01/2015 [UFC] vs [#8 WW] Demian Maia
25
 
CA Jordan Mein  (25) 29-10-0
194
Last Fight: 1/31/2015 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Thiago Alves
 
26
 
US Jon Fitch  (37) 26-7-1
188
Last Fight: 12/13/2014 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#7 WW] Rousimar Palhares
 
27
 
US Tim Means  (31) 24-7-1
171
Last Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#9 WW] Matt Brown
 
28
 
US Ryan LaFlare  (31) 11-1-0
169
Last Fight: 3/21/2015 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Demian Maia
 
29
6
US Ben Saunders  (32) 19-6-2
169
Last Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#37 WW] Kenny Robertson
 
30
1
US Josh Burkman  (34) 27-11-0
167
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Dong Hyun Kim
Next Fight: 8/23/2015 [UFC] vs [#47 WW] Patrick Cote
31
1
RU Albert Tumenov  (23) 15-2-0
157
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#40 WW] Nicholas Musoke
 
32
 
US John Howard  (32) 23-11-0
150
Last Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#33 WW] Cathal Pendred
 
33
 
IE Cathal Pendred  (27) 17-3-1
148
Last Fight: 7/11/2015 [UFC] vs  [#32 WW] John Howard
 
34
 
US Kamaru Usman  (27) 6-1-0
147
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#128 WW] Hayder Hassan
 
35
1
US Colby Covington  (27) 8-0-0
145
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#45 WW] Mike Pyle
 
36
1
US Fernando Gonzalez  (31) 24-13-0
142
Last Fight: 5/15/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#250 WW] Curtis Millender
 
37
6
US Kenny Robertson  (31) 15-4-0
137
Last Fight: 7/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#29 WW] Ben Saunders
 
38
 
UK Paul Daley  (32) 37-13-2
132
Last Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#394 WW] Dennis Olson
 
39
 
RU Omari Akhmedov  (27) 15-2-0
130
Last Fight: 6/06/2015 [UFC] vs  [#80 WW] Brian Ebersole
 
40
 
SE Nicholas Musoke  (29) 13-4-0
130
Last Fight: 1/24/2015 [UFC] vs  [#31 WW] Albert Tumenov
 
41
 
US Nathan Coy  (37) 14-5-0
129
Last Fight: 3/31/2015 [UFC (TUF)] vs  [#44 WW] Valdir Araujo
 
42
 
US Lyman Good  (30) 19-3-0
129
Last Fight: 7/15/2015 [UFC] vs  [#235 WW] Andrew Craig
 
43
 
US Paul Bradley  (32) 22-6-0
126
Last Fight: 7/17/2015 [BellatorFC] vs  [#233 WW] Chris Honeycutt
 
44
 
US Valdir Araujo  (30) 14-5-0
125
Last Fight: 3/31/2015 [UFC (TUF)] vs  [#41 WW] Nathan Coy
Next Fight: 8/28/2015 [Legacy Promotions] vs [#264 MW] Alex Morono
45
 
US Mike Pyle  (39) 26-11-1
124
Last Fight: 5/23/2015 [UFC] vs  [#35 WW] Colby Covington
 
46
 
US Adam McDonough  (29) 11-1-0
121
Last Fight: 7/25/2014 [BellatorFC] vs  [#12 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
 
47
 
CA Patrick Cote  (35) 21-9-0
120
Last Fight: 4/25/2015 [UFC] vs  [#169 WW] Joe Riggs
Next Fight: 8/23/2015 [UFC] vs [#30 WW] Josh Burkman
48
 
US George Sullivan  (34) 17-4-0
117
Last Fight: 7/12/2015 [UFC] vs  [#175 WW] Dominic Waters
 
49
 
US Tyler Stinson  (29) 29-10-0
117
Last Fight: 10/31/2014 [Titan Fighting] vs  [#78 WW] Jose Figueroa
 
50
 
AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (28) 19-3-0
115
Last Fight: 6/27/2015 [UFC] vs  [#18 WW] Lorenz Larkin
 

Issue Date: 7/26/2015 (Official Release: #442)

Previous Official Release: 7/19/2015

Fighters who have dropped out: [#169] Ryan Thomas+, [#245] Kevin Medinilla*, [#388] Evangelista Santos*, [#458] Pedro Junior*, [#541] Kassius Holdorf+, [#565] Erik Carlsson*, [#592] Artem Shokalo+

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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