Light Heavyweight

Light Heavyweight (191.0-210.0 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.

Issue Date: 8/01/2021 (Official Release: #771)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
PL Jan Blachowicz  (38) 28-8-0
1786
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
Next Fight: 10/30/2021 [UFC] vs [#3 LHW] Glover Teixeira
2  
RU Vadim Nemkov  (29) 13-2-0
1138
Last Fight: 4/16/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#6 LHW] Phil Davis
 
3  
BR Glover Teixeira  (41) 32-7-0
859
Last Fight: 11/07/2020 [UFC] vs  [#9 LHW] Thiago Santos
Next Fight: 10/30/2021 [UFC] vs [#1 LHW] Jan Blachowicz
4  
US Ryan Bader  (38) 28-6-0
752
Last Fight: 4/09/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#11 LHW] Lyoto Machida
 
5  
CZ Jiri Prochazka  (28) 28-3-1
653
Last Fight: 5/01/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 LHW] Dominick Reyes
 
6  
US Phil Davis  (36) 22-6-0
632
Last Fight: 4/16/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#2 LHW] Vadim Nemkov
 
7  
AT Aleksandar Rakic  (29) 14-2-0
556
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 LHW] Thiago Santos
 
8  
US Dominick Reyes  (31) 12-3-0
492
Last Fight: 5/01/2021 [UFC] vs  [#5 LHW] Jiri Prochazka
 
9  
BR Thiago Santos  (37) 21-9-0
450
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#7 LHW] Aleksandar Rakic
Next Fight: 10/02/2021 [UFC] vs [#16 LHW] Johnny Walker
10  
US Corey Anderson  (31) 15-5-0
427
Last Fight: 4/16/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#31 LHW] Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
 
11  
BR Lyoto Machida  (43) 26-11-0
422
Last Fight: 4/09/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#4 LHW] Ryan Bader
 
12  
RU Magomed Ankalaev  (29) 15-1-0
357
Last Fight: 2/27/2021 [UFC] vs  [#18 LHW] Nikita Krylov
Next Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#15 LHW] Volkan Oezdemir
13  
US Anthony Smith  (33) 35-16-0
343
Last Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#24 LHW] Jimmy Crute
Next Fight: 9/18/2021 [UFC] vs [#17 LHW] Ryan Spann
14  
UK Paul Craig  (33) 15-4-1
305
Last Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs  [#22 LHW] Jamahal Hill
Next Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#20 LHW] Alexander Gustafsson
15  
CH Volkan Oezdemir  (31) 17-5-0
285
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LHW] Jiri Prochazka
Next Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#12 LHW] Magomed Ankalaev
16  
BR Johnny Walker  (29) 18-5-0
269
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#17 LHW] Ryan Spann
Next Fight: 10/02/2021 [UFC] vs [#9 LHW] Thiago Santos
17  
US Ryan Spann  (29) 19-6-0
255
Last Fight: 3/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#35 LHW] Misha Cirkunov
Next Fight: 9/18/2021 [UFC] vs [#13 LHW] Anthony Smith
18  
UA Nikita Krylov  (29) 27-8-0
252
Last Fight: 2/27/2021 [UFC] vs  [#12 LHW] Magomed Ankalaev
 
19  
RU Magomed Ismailov  (35) 18-2-1
216
Last Fight: 12/13/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#41 LHW] Ivan Shtyrkov
 
20  
SE Alexander Gustafsson  (34) 18-7-0
199
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#12 HW] Fabricio Werdum
Next Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#14 LHW] Paul Craig
21  
US Anthony Johnson  (37) 23-6-0
190
Last Fight: 5/07/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#92 LHW] Jose Augusto Azevedo Barros
 
22  
US Jamahal Hill  (30) 9-1-0
189
Last Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs  [#14 LHW] Paul Craig
Next Fight: 10/02/2021 [UFC] vs [#24 LHW] Jimmy Crute
23  
AR Emiliano Sordi  (30) 24-8-1
185
Last Fight: 6/17/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#51 LHW] Dan Spohn
Next Fight: 8/27/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#33 LHW] Antonio Carlos Jr.
24  
AU Jimmy Crute  (25) 12-2-0
176
Last Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#13 LHW] Anthony Smith
Next Fight: 10/02/2021 [UFC] vs [#22 LHW] Jamahal Hill
25  
BR Antonio Rogerio Nogueira  (45) 23-10-0
170
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#40 LHW] Mauricio Rua
 

Issue Date: 8/01/2021 (Official Release: #771)

Previous Official Release: 7/25/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#165] Brendson Ribeiro*, [#225] Flavio Rodrigo Magon+

Drop out symbols: * = Inactive (450d), + = Moved Divisions (Up), - = Moved Divisions (Down), % = Forced, ! = Results/Other

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