Issue Date: 11/12/2017 (Official Release: #567)

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  (35) 18-3-1
1431
Last Fight: 7/29/2017 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Demian Maia
 
2
 
US Stephen Thompson  (34) 14-2-1
997
Last Fight: 11/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Jorge Masvidal
 
3
 
US Robbie Lawler  (35) 28-11-0
777
Last Fight: 7/29/2017 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 12/16/2017 [UFC] vs [#4 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
4
 
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (33) 27-9-0
705
Last Fight: 9/09/2017 [UFC] vs  [#14 WW] Neil Magny
Next Fight: 12/16/2017 [UFC] vs [#3 WW] Robbie Lawler
5
 
US Colby Covington  (29) 13-1-0
656
Last Fight: 10/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Demian Maia
 
6
 
BR Demian Maia  (40) 25-8-0
581
Last Fight: 10/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Colby Covington
 
7
 
US Jorge Masvidal  (33) 32-13-0
551
Last Fight: 11/04/2017 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Stephen Thompson
 
8
 
BR Douglas Lima  (29) 29-6-0
494
Last Fight: 6/24/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#22 WW] Lorenz Larkin
Next Fight: 1/20/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [#13 WW] Rory MacDonald
9
 
BR Alex Oliveira  (29) 17-4-1
447
Last Fight: 7/22/2017 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Ryan LaFlare
Next Fight: 12/02/2017 [UFC] vs [#37 WW] Yancy Medeiros
10
 
UK Darren Till  (24) 16-0-1
418
Last Fight: 10/21/2017 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
11
 
US Nate Diaz  (32) 19-11-0
395
Last Fight: 8/20/2016 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Conor McGregor
 
12
 
NO Emil Weber Meek  (29) 9-2-0
395
Last Fight: 12/10/2016 [UFC] vs  [#128 WW] Jordan Mein
Next Fight: 12/30/2017 [UFC] vs [#19 WW] Kamaru Usman
13
 
CA Rory MacDonald  (28) 19-4-0
379
Last Fight: 5/19/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#21 WW] Paul Daley
Next Fight: 1/20/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [#8 WW] Douglas Lima
14
 
US Neil Magny  (30) 19-6-0
378
Last Fight: 9/09/2017 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
Next Fight: 12/30/2017 [UFC] vs [#18 WW] Carlos Condit
15
 
AR Santiago Ponzinibbio  (31) 25-3-0
358
Last Fight: 7/16/2017 [UFC] vs  [#23 WW] Gunnar Nelson
Next Fight: 12/16/2017 [UFC] vs [#24 WW] Mike Perry
16
 
US Donald Cerrone  (34) 32-10-0
355
Last Fight: 10/21/2017 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Darren Till
 
17
 
US Jon Fitch  (39) 30-7-1
346
Last Fight: 6/30/2017 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#82 WW] Brian Foster
 
18
 
US Carlos Condit  (33) 30-10-0
334
Last Fight: 8/27/2016 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Demian Maia
Next Fight: 12/30/2017 [UFC] vs [#14 WW] Neil Magny
19
 
US Kamaru Usman  (29) 11-1-0
333
Last Fight: 9/16/2017 [UFC] vs  [#55 WW] Sergio Moraes
Next Fight: 12/30/2017 [UFC] vs [#12 WW] Emil Weber Meek
20
 
RU Andrey Koreshkov  (27) 20-2-0
324
Last Fight: 8/25/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#49 MW] Chidi Njokuani
 
21
 
UK Paul Daley  (34) 40-15-2
320
Last Fight: 9/23/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#22 WW] Lorenz Larkin
 
22
 
US Lorenz Larkin  (31) 18-7-0
265
Last Fight: 9/23/2017 [BellatorFC] vs  [#21 WW] Paul Daley
Next Fight: 1/26/2018 [BellatorFC] vs [#45 MW] Fernando Gonzalez
23
 
IS Gunnar Nelson  (29) 16-3-1
252
Last Fight: 7/16/2017 [UFC] vs  [#15 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
24
 
US Mike Perry  (26) 11-1-0
232
Last Fight: 9/16/2017 [UFC] vs  [#366 WW] Alex Reyes
Next Fight: 12/16/2017 [UFC] vs [#15 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
25
 
UK Leon Edwards  (26) 14-3-0
230
Last Fight: 9/02/2017 [UFC] vs  [#54 WW] Bryan Barberena
 
26
 
KR Dong Hyun Kim  (35) 22-4-1
221
Last Fight: 6/17/2017 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Colby Covington
 
27
 
RU Mukhamed Berkhamov  (23) 12-0-0
211
Last Fight: 8/19/2017 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#49 WW] Brett Cooper
 
28
1
US Ryan LaFlare  (34) 13-2-0
205
Last Fight: 7/22/2017 [UFC] vs  [#9 WW] Alex Oliveira
 
29
1
US Rick Story  (33) 19-9-0
205
Last Fight: 8/20/2016 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
30
1
BR Thiago Alves  (34) 22-11-0
198
Last Fight: 4/08/2017 [UFC] vs  [NR] Patrick Cote
Next Fight: 1/14/2018 [UFC] vs [#33 WW] Zak Cummings
31
1
BE Tarec Saffiedine  (31) 16-7-0
198
Last Fight: 6/17/2017 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
32
14
US Matt Brown  (36) 21-16-0
197
Last Fight: 11/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#91 WW] Diego Sanchez
 
33
1
US Zak Cummings  (33) 21-5-0
196
Last Fight: 4/15/2017 [UFC] vs  [#110 WW] Nathan Coy
Next Fight: 1/14/2018 [UFC] vs [#30 WW] Thiago Alves
34
1
US Tim Means  (33) 27-8-1
192
Last Fight: 6/25/2017 [UFC] vs  [#88 WW] Alex Garcia
 
35
1
BR Vicente Luque  (25) 12-6-1
188
Last Fight: 10/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#67 WW] Niko Price
 
36
1
US Jake Ellenberger  (32) 31-13-0
186
Last Fight: 4/22/2017 [UFC] vs  [#24 WW] Mike Perry
 
37
1
US Yancy Medeiros  (30) 14-4-0
170
Last Fight: 6/03/2017 [UFC] vs  [#70 WW] Erick Silva
Next Fight: 12/02/2017 [UFC] vs [#9 WW] Alex Oliveira
38
 
BR Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos  (31) 18-5-0
169
Last Fight: 10/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#95 WW] Max Griffin
 
39
2
BR Rousimar Palhares  (37) 19-8-1
168
Last Fight: 9/04/2017 [Fight Nights Global] vs  [#115 WW] Shamil Amirov
 
40
NR
AU Martin Nguyen  (28) 10-1-0
168
Last Fight: 11/10/2017 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#81 WW] Eduard Folayang
 
41
2
US Jake Shields  (38) 32-9-1
164
Last Fight: 7/29/2017 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#247 WW] Danny Davis Jr.
 
42
2
DE Peter Sobotta  (30) 17-5-1
159
Last Fight: 5/28/2017 [UFC] vs  [#57 WW] Ben Saunders
 
43
7
US Sean Strickland  (26) 19-2-0
157
Last Fight: 11/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#93 WW] Court McGee
 
44
3
US Jesse Taylor  (34) 31-15-0
157
Last Fight: 7/07/2017 [UFC] vs  [#102 WW] Dhiego Lima
 
45
3
BR Roan Carneiro  (39) 21-11-0
154
Last Fight: 2/11/2017 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Ryan LaFlare
 
46
3
US Belal Muhammad  (29) 12-2-0
150
Last Fight: 7/08/2017 [UFC] vs  [#128 WW] Jordan Mein
 
47
3
RU Albert Tumenov  (25) 18-4-0
146
Last Fight: 5/20/2017 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#114 WW] Ismael de Jesus
 
48
3
UK Michael Page  (30) 12-0-0
144
Last Fight: 11/19/2016 [BellatorFC] vs  [#45 MW] Fernando Gonzalez
 
49
2
US Brett Cooper  (30) 23-13-0
142
Last Fight: 8/19/2017 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#27 WW] Mukhamed Berkhamov
 
50
2
PL Aslambek Saidov  (33) 21-5-0
142
Last Fight: 9/30/2017 [Absolute Championship Berkut] vs  [#99 WW] Marcelo Alfaya
 

Issue Date: 11/12/2017 (Official Release: #567)

Previous Official Release: 11/05/2017

Fighters who have dropped out: [#56] Chidi Njokuani+, [#367] Andrey Lezhnev-, [#494] Chris Sowell*, [#529] Takaaki Nara!, [#564] Josef Kral!, [#609] Ioannis Palaiologos+, [#641] Nate Jolly*, [#645] Brandon Suber!, [#646] Luis Magana!, [#647] Galore Bofando!, [#648] Grigor Ashughbabyan!, [#649] Douglas Bertazini!, [#650] Chris Cisneros!

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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