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: 10/17/2021 (Official Release: #782)
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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  [#12 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  (32) 22-3-0
1212
Last Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs  [NR] Khabib Nurmagomedov
Next 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  [#6 LW] Tony Ferguson
 
5  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (36) 30-13-0
779
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [NR] Paul Felder
 
6  
US Tony Ferguson  (37) 25-6-0
622
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Beneil Dariush
 
7  
US Michael Chandler  (35) 22-6-0
612
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Charles Oliveira
Next Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs [#3 LW] Justin Gaethje
8  
RU Islam Makhachev  (30) 20-1-0
512
Last Fight: 7/17/2021 [UFC] vs  [#16 LW] Thiago Moises
Next Fight: 10/30/2021 [UFC] vs [#10 LW] Dan Hooker
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) 21-10-0
469
Last Fight: 9/25/2021 [UFC] vs  [#51 LW] Nasrat Haqparast
Next Fight: 10/30/2021 [UFC] vs [#8 LW] Islam Makhachev
11  
BR Diego Ferreira  (36) 17-4-0
407
Last Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Gregor Gillespie
 
12  
IE Conor McGregor  (33) 22-6-0
387
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
13  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (30) 19-1-0
355
Last Fight: 7/17/2021 [UFC] vs  [#73 LW] Jeremy Stephens
 
14  
BR Raush Manfio  (29) 14-3-0
355
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#25 LW] Clay Collard
Next Fight: 10/27/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#24 LW] Loik Radzhabov
15  
KG Rafael Fiziev  (28) 10-1-0
278
Last Fight: 8/07/2021 [UFC] vs  [#37 LW] Bobby Green
Next Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#22 LW] Brad Riddell
16  
BR Thiago Moises  (26) 15-5-0
273
Last Fight: 7/17/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Islam Makhachev
Next Fight: 11/13/2021 [UFC] vs [#76 LW] Joel Alvarez
17  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (32) 18-2-0
268
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#46 LW] Alexander Sarnavskiy
Next Fight: 11/05/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs [#44 LW] Hacran Dias
18  
RU Arman Tsarukyan  (25) 16-2-0
267
Last Fight: 9/18/2021 [UFC] vs  [#72 LW] Christos Giagos
 
19  
CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (32) 13-5-0
266
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#276 LW] Darrell Horcher
 
20  
US Grant Dawson  (27) 17-1-0
255
Last Fight: 3/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#40 LW] Leonardo Santos
Next Fight: 10/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#84 LW] Ricky Glenn
21  
BR Roberto de Souza  (32) 12-1-0
254
Last Fight: 6/13/2021 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#34 LW] Tofiq Musayev
 
22  
NZ Brad Riddell  (30) 10-1-0
249
Last Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs  [#28 LW] Drew Dober
Next Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#15 LW] Rafael Fiziev
23  
BR Natan Schulte  (29) 21-4-1
243
Last Fight: 6/10/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#61 LW] Alex Martinez
 
24  
TJ Loik Radzhabov  (31) 16-3-1
241
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#61 LW] Alex Martinez
Next Fight: 10/27/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#14 LW] Raush Manfio
25  
US Clay Collard  (28) 20-9-0
241
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#14 LW] Raush Manfio
 

Issue Date: 10/17/2021 (Official Release: #782)

Previous Official Release: 10/10/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#105] Davi Ramos*, [#131] Marc Diakiese*, [#164] Mukhammed Eminov-, [#192] Thiago Luis Bonifacio Silva-, [#253] Alioune Nahaye-, [#365] Viktor Azatyan+, [#376] Mansur Djamburaev-, [#384] Damien Lapilus+, [#479] Akhmad Dakaev+, [#540] Jose Caceres+, [#569] Muslim Ibragimov-, [#606] Shamil Michilov!, [#642] Shamil Tsakuev+, [#731] Ruslan Abrekov-, [#738] Ramazan Yuzyasharov-, [#741] Jose Luis Medrano*

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

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