All-Time Absolute

The career absolute rankings are the sum of the fighter’s accomplishments in all divisions.

Please note, the ratings here are not necessarily equal to the sum of a fighters’ divisional all-time points.

Last Updated: 2/02/2023
ID Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1 Georges St. Pierre 26-2-0
35936
2 Jon Jones 26-1-0
29704
3 Jose Aldo 31-8-0
23224
4 Fedor Emelianenko 40-6-0
21199
5 Matt Hughes 45-9-0
20639
6 Anderson Silva 34-11-0
20310
7 Demetrious Johnson 31-4-1
14165
8 B.J. Penn 16-14-2
12502
9 Alexander Volkanovski 25-1-0
12313
10 Max Holloway 23-7-0
12313
11 Khabib Nurmagomedov 29-0-0
12078
12 Daniel Cormier 22-3-0
12033
13 Dan Henderson 32-15-0
11639
14 Kamaru Usman 20-2-0
11624
15 Stipe Miocic 20-4-0
11112
16 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 34-10-1
10867
17 Randy Couture 19-11-0
10344
18 Frankie Edgar 24-11-1
9481
19 Urijah Faber 35-11-0
9359
20 Israel Adesanya 23-2-0
9149
21 Lyoto Machida 26-12-0
8801
22 Chris Weidman 15-6-0
8560
23 Wanderlei Silva 35-14-1
8478
24 Tyron Woodley 19-7-1
8349
25 Chuck Liddell 21-9-0
8292
26 Eddie Alvarez 30-8-0
7967
27 Cain Velasquez 14-3-0
7907
28 Dominick Cruz 24-4-0
7879
29 Rafael dos Anjos 32-14-0
7876
30 Robbie Lawler 29-16-0
7838
31 Fabricio Werdum 24-9-1
7708
32 Tito Ortiz 22-12-1
7658
33 Junior dos Santos 21-10-0
7627
34 Dustin Poirier 29-7-0
7583
35 Ben Henderson 30-11-0
7574

10 Comments

  1. Jeff Cohen August 20, 2018 at 1:45 am Reply

    How is it an ‘all time’ rating if you don’t rank inactive fighters?

    • oleg August 20, 2018 at 4:38 am Reply

      What do you mean? Are Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira active fighters?

  2. Aidan August 20, 2018 at 1:45 am Reply

    This page was mentioned on the MMA Hour with Luke Thomas this week! He was talking about how many people suddenly saying Daniel Cormier is top 3 all time.

    Anderson and Fedor are hardly mentioned anymore on the “Mount Rushmore” of MMA. I think it’s mostly recency bias, but popular opinion now on the best 4 all time would be GSP, Demetrious, Cormier, and Jones.

    • oleg August 20, 2018 at 1:45 am Reply

      Awesome. There’s definitely recency bias… and seems like people are discounting Silva’s accomplishments because of the PED issues – even though most of his career was in an era with very lax testing (or none at all) – and almost all of his UFC opponents have failed drug tests even with the lax pre-USADA testing.

      Fedor and Silva are still on my personal Mount Rushmore FWIW 🙂

  3. mmastat August 20, 2018 at 1:45 am Reply

    Wtf? Conor beat number 3, 20 and 35 but he is not on the list? Clearly greatest FW of all time.

    And Bj Penn at 8? With the record of 16-12-2? That looks legit af

    And Fedor…can crusher who fell out of his prime the moment he first met an elite competition. Cain, Stipe or even DC would make him look like a joke

  4. Jeff Cohen July 23, 2018 at 2:06 pm Reply

    How is it an ‘all time’ rating if you don’t rank inactive fighters?

    • oleg July 23, 2018 at 2:14 pm Reply

      What do you mean? Are Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira active fighters?

  5. Aidan July 10, 2018 at 7:23 pm Reply

    This page was mentioned on the MMA Hour with Luke Thomas this week! He was talking about how many people suddenly saying Daniel Cormier is top 3 all time.

    Anderson and Fedor are hardly mentioned anymore on the “Mount Rushmore” of MMA. I think it’s mostly recency bias, but popular opinion now on the best 4 all time would be GSP, Demetrious, Cormier, and Jones.

    • oleg July 11, 2018 at 11:43 am Reply

      Awesome. There’s definitely recency bias… and seems like people are discounting Silva’s accomplishments because of the PED issues – even though most of his career was in an era with very lax testing (or none at all) – and almost all of his UFC opponents have failed drug tests even with the lax pre-USADA testing.

      Fedor and Silva are still on my personal Mount Rushmore FWIW 🙂

  6. mmastat July 7, 2018 at 5:55 pm Reply

    Wtf? Conor beat number 3, 20 and 35 but he is not on the list? Clearly greatest FW of all time.

    And Bj Penn at 8? With the record of 16-12-2? That looks legit af

    And Fedor…can crusher who fell out of his prime the moment he first met an elite competition. Cain, Stipe or even DC would make him look like a joke

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