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 multiple of 5 (Top 5, 10, 15, etc.) after the last fighter at or above 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, so in some cases, the next multiple of 5 may not be reached.

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.

Rating Formula:
Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>
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Note: Rankings include fights on selected date!
Last Generated on 02/08/2024
Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter Record Points
1   Fedor Emelianenko 27-1-0
731
2 3 Randy Couture 16-8-0
542
3 -1 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 30-4-1
424
4 -1 Gabriel Gonzaga 8-2-0
337
5 1 Josh Barnett 23-5-0
309
6 34 Cheick Kongo 11-3-1
295
7 -3 Mirko Filipovic 22-6-2
272
8 -1 Mark Coleman 15-8-0
270
9 -1 Mark Hunt 5-3-0
238
10 -1 Tim Sylvia 22-3-0
236
11 -1 Andrei Arlovski 12-5-0
236
12 -1 Fabricio Werdum 9-3-1
193
13 4 Ben Rothwell 29-5-0
146
14 5 Sergei Kharitonov 16-5-0
140
15 9 Pedro Rizzo 16-7-0
127
16 -3 Aleksander Emelianenko 11-3-0
122
17 -3 Brandon Vera 8-0-0
120
18 NR Alistair Overeem 25-11-0
115
19 -3 Jake OBrien 10-0-0
106
20 -8 Jeff Monson 24-7-0
96
21 -3 Heath Herring 27-13-0
95
22 5 Frank Mir 10-3-0
88
23 -8 Ricco Rodriguez 27-7-0
87
24 -2 Marcio Cruz 3-2-0
84
25 -2 Paul Buentello 25-9-0
83
Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>
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92 Comments

  1. shervin January 15, 2024 at 1:57 pm Reply

    are you all not adding anymore of these generated ratings? these are incredibly good. I hope that you keep going.

    • oleg January 15, 2024 at 8:27 pm Reply

      We’re still adding and maintaining them.

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Before asking where a specific fighter is ranked or why they aren't ranked:


- We update the rankings once per week, usually on Sunday or Monday.

- Fighters who have not fought in 450 days or more ARE NOT RANKED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

- Use the "Fighter Search" option in the upper-right of the page. The fighter may be ranked in a different division.

- Most of the divisions have multiple pages beyond this one. See the clickable ranges above and below the ranking table.

Furthermore, we do not maintain the "next fight" data. This is gathered from Sherdog. Any issues regarding this data should be forwarded to them.