Generated Historical Rankings

These ranking sets have been generated by a recent version of the software, using recent data and will not match previously published issues of the rankings, especially since a majority of these generated sets are for dates much earlier than the site’s inception.

Rankings will list until the next relatively standard increment (Top 5, 10, 15, etc.) after the last fighter at 20 points is found, to a maximum amount (found in the current rankings).  At a bare minimum, a fighter needs at least 15 points to be displayed.

Gathering data for the “unknown division lists” are crucial in building these sets, so if you want to help us research, please review these lists and inform us in the forum.

Some of the older divisional lists are very small, or even blank, due to limited fights and/or limited data.

Once deemed as retired or assumed as such (no fights scheduled, no fights in past 900 days from last update or manually marked as retired/deceased/etc), fighters are removed from any ranking pages more recent than their last fight.  This is the one major difference between these sets and the current rankings.

Note: Fighter records within these historical rankings represent their records at the date of the rankings.

Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>
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Note: Rankings include fights on selected date.
Last Generated on 09/12/2021
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter Record Points
1   Paulo Filho 14-0-0
331
2   Anderson Silva 20-4-0
328
3   Rich Franklin 24-2-0
298
4   Robbie Lawler 14-4-0
232
5   Denis Kang 29-8-1
222
6   Kazuo Misaki 18-8-2
218
7   Matt Lindland 20-5-0
215
8   Nate Marquardt 25-6-2
198
9   Frank Trigg 15-6-0
182
10 3 Yushin Okami 20-4-0
167
11 1 Murilo Bustamante 14-6-1
151
12 11 Terry Martin 16-3-0
149
13 12 Murilo Rua 14-7-1
147
14 -3 Akihiro Gono 28-12-7
147
15 2 Amar Suloev 27-9-0
135
16 -1 Yoshihiro Akiyama 9-1-0
126
17 -1 Martin Kampmann 12-1-0
126
18   Travis Lutter 9-4-0
121
19 142 Frank Shamrock 23-8-2
116
20 -6 Mike Swick 10-2-0
115
21 NR Royce Gracie 14-2-3
115
22 -2 Ryo Chonan 14-7-0
114
23 11 Thales Leites 11-1-0
113
24 -2 Jeremy Horn 79-15-5
112
25 5 Jason MacDonald 19-8-0
111
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