Issue Date: 3/26/2017 (Official Release: #533)

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 | 601-650

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 Tyron Woodley  (34) 17-3-1
1183
Last Fight: 3/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Stephen Thompson
 
2
 
US Stephen Thompson  (34) 13-2-1
848
Last Fight: 3/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
3
 
US Robbie Lawler  (35) 27-11-0
793
Last Fight: 7/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
4
 
BR Demian Maia  (39) 24-6-0
765
Last Fight: 8/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#12 WW] Carlos Condit
Next Fight: 5/13/2017 [UFC] vs [#5 WW] Jorge Masvidal
5
 
US Jorge Masvidal  (32) 32-11-0
587
Last Fight: 1/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 5/13/2017 [UFC] vs [#4 WW] Demian Maia
6
 
US Donald Cerrone  (33) 32-8-0
467
Last Fight: 1/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Jorge Masvidal
 
7
 
US Nate Diaz  (31) 19-11-0
453
Last Fight: 8/20/2016 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Conor McGregor
 
8
 
US Neil Magny  (29) 19-5-0
446
Last Fight: 12/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Johny Hendricks
 
9
 
US Lorenz Larkin  (30) 18-5-0
412
Last Fight: 8/20/2016 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Neil Magny
Next Fight: 6/24/2017 [BellatorFC] vs [#13 WW] Douglas Lima
10
 
NO Emil Weber Meek  (28) 9-2-0
394
Last Fight: 12/10/2016 [UFC] vs  [#51 WW] Jordan Mein
 
11
1
BR Alex Oliveira  (29) 16-4-1
382
Last Fight: 3/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#31 WW] Tim Means
 
12
1
US Carlos Condit  (32) 30-10-0
380
Last Fight: 8/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Demian Maia
 
13
 
BR Douglas Lima  (29) 28-6-0
378
Last Fight: 11/10/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#16 WW] Andrey Koreshkov
Next Fight: 6/24/2017 [BellatorFC] vs [#9 WW] Lorenz Larkin
14
 
CA Rory MacDonald  (27) 18-4-0
364
Last Fight: 6/18/2016 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Stephen Thompson
Next Fight: 5/19/2017 [BellatorFC] vs [#41 WW] Paul Daley
15
 
IS Gunnar Nelson  (28) 16-2-1
344
Last Fight: 3/18/2017 [UFC] vs  [#37 WW] Alan Jouban
 
16
 
RU Andrey Koreshkov  (26) 19-2-0
308
Last Fight: 11/10/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#13 WW] Douglas Lima
 
17
 
US Jon Fitch  (39) 29-7-1
306
Last Fight: 12/31/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#30 WW] Jake Shields
 
18
 
KR Dong Hyun Kim  (35) 22-3-1
292
Last Fight: 12/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Tarec Saffiedine
 
19
 
US Kamaru Usman  (28) 9-1-0
252
Last Fight: 11/19/2016 [UFC] vs  [#57 WW] Warlley Alves
Next Fight: 4/08/2017 [UFC] vs [#32 WW] Sean Strickland
20
 
US Rick Story  (32) 19-9-0
246
Last Fight: 8/20/2016 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
21
 
US Jake Ellenberger  (31) 31-12-0
244
Last Fight: 12/03/2016 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Jorge Masvidal
Next Fight: 4/22/2017 [UFC] vs [#50 WW] Mike Perry
22
 
US Ryan LaFlare  (33) 13-1-0
239
Last Fight: 2/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#38 WW] Roan Carneiro
 
23
 
AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (30) 24-3-0
225
Last Fight: 2/19/2017 [UFC] vs  [#47 WW] Nordine Taleb
 
24
 
US Matt Brown  (36) 20-16-0
212
Last Fight: 12/10/2016 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
25
 
CA Patrick Cote  (37) 23-10-0
205
Last Fight: 6/18/2016 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 4/08/2017 [UFC] vs [#54 WW] Thiago Alves
26
 
UK Leon Edwards  (25) 13-3-0
205
Last Fight: 3/18/2017 [UFC] vs  [#56 WW] Vicente Luque
 
27
 
US Colby Covington  (29) 11-1-0
204
Last Fight: 12/17/2016 [UFC] vs  [#53 WW] Bryan Barberena
 
28
 
BE Tarec Saffiedine  (30) 16-6-0
198
Last Fight: 12/30/2016 [UFC] vs  [#18 WW] Dong Hyun Kim
 
29
 
US Brett Cooper  (29) 23-12-0
188
Last Fight: 12/18/2016 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#61 WW] Aslambek Saidov
 
30
 
US Jake Shields  (38) 31-9-1
185
Last Fight: 12/31/2016 [World Series of Fighting] vs  [#17 WW] Jon Fitch
 
31
 
US Tim Means  (33) 26-8-1
184
Last Fight: 3/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Alex Oliveira
 
32
 
US Sean Strickland  (26) 18-1-0
177
Last Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs  [#46 WW] Tom Breese
Next Fight: 4/08/2017 [UFC] vs [#19 WW] Kamaru Usman
33
 
US Ben Saunders  (33) 21-7-2
173
Last Fight: 1/15/2017 [UFC] vs  [#87 WW] Court McGee
 
34
 
US Niko Price  (27) 10-0-0
170
Last Fight: 2/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [#64 WW] Alex Morono
 
35
 
US Zak Cummings  (32) 20-5-0
169
Last Fight: 11/19/2016 [UFC] vs  [#69 WW] Alexander Yakovlev
Next Fight: 4/15/2017 [UFC] vs [#75 WW] Nathan Coy
36
 
BR Erick Silva  (32) 19-7-0
165
Last Fight: 9/24/2016 [UFC] vs  [#101 WW] Luan Chagas
Next Fight: 6/03/2017 [UFC] vs [#74 WW] Yancy Medeiros
37
 
US Alan Jouban  (34) 15-5-0
161
Last Fight: 3/18/2017 [UFC] vs  [#15 WW] Gunnar Nelson
 
38
 
BR Roan Carneiro  (38) 21-11-0
159
Last Fight: 2/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Ryan LaFlare
 
39
 
US Ben Askren  (32) 15-0-0
157
Last Fight: 4/15/2016 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#99 WW] Nikolay Aleksakhin
 
40
 
PL Borys Mankowski  (27) 19-5-1
155
Last Fight: 12/03/2016 [KSW] vs  [#149 WW] John Maguire
Next Fight: 5/27/2017 [KSW] vs [#11 MW] Mamed Khalidov
41
 
UK Paul Daley  (34) 39-14-2
153
Last Fight: 1/21/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#91 WW] Brennan Ward
Next Fight: 5/19/2017 [BellatorFC] vs [#14 WW] Rory MacDonald
42
 
BR Sergio Moraes  (34) 12-2-1
149
Last Fight: 3/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#405 WW] Davi Ramos
 
43
 
UK Michael Page  (29) 12-0-0
144
Last Fight: 11/19/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#44 WW] Fernando Gonzalez
Next Fight: 5/19/2017 [BellatorFC] vs [#46 LW] Derek Anderson
44
 
US Fernando Gonzalez  (33) 26-14-0
144
Last Fight: 3/03/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#163 WW] Brandon Girtz
 
45
 
BR Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos  (30) 16-5-0
139
Last Fight: 10/01/2016 [UFC] vs  [#70 WW] Keita Nakamura
 
46
2
UK Tom Breese  (25) 10-1-0
139
Last Fight: 6/04/2016 [UFC] vs  [#32 WW] Sean Strickland
 
47
1
FR Nordine Taleb  (35) 12-4-0
138
Last Fight: 2/19/2017 [UFC] vs  [#23 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
48
1
RU Albert Tumenov  (25) 17-4-0
138
Last Fight: 10/08/2016 [UFC] vs  [#26 WW] Leon Edwards
 
49
 
US Kenny Robertson  (33) 15-5-0
134
Last Fight: 9/17/2016 [UFC] vs  [#38 WW] Roan Carneiro
 
50
 
US Mike Perry  (25) 9-1-0
131
Last Fight: 12/17/2016 [UFC] vs  [#37 WW] Alan Jouban
Next Fight: 4/22/2017 [UFC] vs [#21 WW] Jake Ellenberger

Issue Date: 3/26/2017 (Official Release: #533)

Previous Official Release: 3/19/2017

Fighters who have dropped out: [#330] Sergej Grecicho*, [#346] Justin Baesman+, [#633] Christopher Lopez!, [#639] Andre Ricardo Chaves Santos!, [#640] Falco Neto Lopes!, [#641] Daichi Abe!, [#642] Alisson Deivid Rodrigues!, [#643] Rob Lisita!, [#644] Filip Markovic!, [#645] Sam Liera!, [#646] Rudy Bears!, [#647] Gadzhimusa Gaziev!, [#648] Edgar Garcia!, [#649] In Jae La!, [#650] Chauncey Foxworth!

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 | 601-650

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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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