Lightweight

Lightweight (150-161.9 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.

Issue Date: 11/28/2021 (Official Release: #788)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Dustin Poirier  (32) 28-6-0
1584
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#13 LW] Conor McGregor
Next Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs [#2 LW] Charles Oliveira
2  
BR Charles Oliveira  (32) 31-8-0
1345
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Michael Chandler
Next Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
3  
US Justin Gaethje  (33) 23-3-0
1301
Last Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Michael Chandler
 
4  
US Beneil Dariush  (32) 21-4-1
826
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Tony Ferguson
Next Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Islam Makhachev
5  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (37) 30-13-0
753
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [NR] Paul Felder
 
6  
RU Islam Makhachev  (30) 21-1-0
669
Last Fight: 10/30/2021 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Dan Hooker
Next Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs [#4 LW] Beneil Dariush
7 1
US Michael Chandler  (35) 22-7-0
612
Last Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Justin Gaethje
 
8 1
US Tony Ferguson  (37) 25-6-0
612
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Beneil Dariush
 
9  
US Gregor Gillespie  (34) 14-1-0
478
Last Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Diego Ferreira
 
10  
NZ Dan Hooker  (31) 21-11-0
430
Last Fight: 10/30/2021 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Islam Makhachev
 
11  
BR Diego Ferreira  (36) 17-4-0
407
Last Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Gregor Gillespie
Next Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs [#14 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
12  
BR Raush Manfio  (30) 15-3-0
405
Last Fight: 10/27/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#30 LW] Loik Radzhabov
 
13  
IE Conor McGregor  (33) 22-6-0
384
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
14  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (30) 19-1-0
355
Last Fight: 7/17/2021 [UFC] vs  [#75 LW] Jeremy Stephens
Next Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs [#11 LW] Diego Ferreira
15  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (32) 19-2-0
278
Last Fight: 11/05/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#43 LW] Hacran Dias
 
16  
KG Rafael Fiziev  (28) 10-1-0
278
Last Fight: 8/07/2021 [UFC] vs  [#19 LW] Bobby Green
Next Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#22 LW] Brad Riddell
17  
RU Arman Tsarukyan  (25) 16-2-0
266
Last Fight: 9/18/2021 [UFC] vs  [#74 LW] Christos Giagos
 
18  
CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (32) 13-5-0
266
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#282 LW] Darrell Horcher
 
19  
US Bobby Green  (35) 28-12-1
266
Last Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [NR] Al Iaquinta
 
20  
PT Joel Alvarez  (28) 19-2-0
261
Last Fight: 11/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#34 LW] Thiago Moises
 
21  
BR Roberto de Souza  (32) 12-1-0
254
Last Fight: 6/13/2021 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#37 LW] Tofiq Musayev
 
22  
NZ Brad Riddell  (30) 10-1-0
249
Last Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs  [#32 LW] Drew Dober
Next Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#16 LW] Rafael Fiziev
23  
US Anthony Pettis  (34) 24-12-0
249
Last Fight: 6/25/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#12 LW] Raush Manfio
 
24  
BR Natan Schulte  (29) 21-4-1
243
Last Fight: 6/10/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#63 LW] Alex Martinez
 
25  
RU Damir Ismagulov  (30) 23-1-0
242
Last Fight: 5/22/2021 [UFC] vs  [#85 LW] Rafael Alves
 

Issue Date: 11/28/2021 (Official Release: #788)

Previous Official Release: 11/21/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#248] Adrian Zielinski+, [#258] Nikolay Samusev-, [#266] Sean Connor Fallon+, [#326] Ruslan Emilbek Uulu+, [#452] Aaron Canarte-, [#476] Austin Springer*, [#519] Devon Brock!, [#740] Vitezslav Rajnoch!, [#741] Joao Paulo de Moura e Silva!, [#742] Alex Torres!, [#743] A.J. Cunningham!, [#744] Wicaksono Wicaksono!, [#745] Matej Kuznik!, [#746] Brandon Phillips!, [#747] Sanzhar Azhibaev!, [#748] Gilber Ordonez!, [#749] Blake Donnelly!, [#750] Michael Barnett!

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

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