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: 11/22/2020 (Official Release: #733)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Justin Gaethje  (32) 22-3-0
1270
Last Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs  [NR] Khabib Nurmagomedov
 
2  
US Dustin Poirier  (31) 26-6-0
1267
Last Fight: 6/27/2020 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
Next Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#8 LW] Conor McGregor
3  
US Tony Ferguson  (36) 25-4-0
1052
Last Fight: 5/09/2020 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Justin Gaethje
Next Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs [#5 LW] Charles Oliveira
4  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (36) 30-13-0
780
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Paul Felder
 
5  
BR Charles Oliveira  (31) 29-8-0
745
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Kevin Lee
Next Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs [#3 LW] Tony Ferguson
6  
BR Diego Ferreira  (35) 17-2-0
648
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#13 WW] Anthony Pettis
 
7  
NZ Dan Hooker  (30) 20-9-0
544
Last Fight: 6/27/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
8  
IE Conor McGregor  (32) 22-4-0
527
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#2 LW] Dustin Poirier
9  
US Michael Chandler  (34) 21-5-0
506
Last Fight: 8/07/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#97 WW] Ben Henderson
 
10  
US Kevin Lee  (28) 18-6-0
468
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
11  
US Beneil Dariush  (31) 19-4-1
432
Last Fight: 8/08/2020 [UFC] vs  [#33 LW] Scott Holtzman
 
12  
US Paul Felder  (35) 17-6-0
428
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
13  
AZ Tofiq Musayev   18-3-0
383
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#21 LW] Patricky Freire
 
14  
US Drew Dober  (32) 23-9-0
370
Last Fight: 5/13/2020 [UFC] vs  [#18 LW] Alexander Hernandez
 
15  
BR Natan Schulte  (28) 20-3-1
363
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#34 LW] Loik Radzhabov
 
16  
US Al Iaquinta  (33) 15-6-1
347
Last Fight: 10/05/2019 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
 
17  
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (42) 26-7-0
337
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#78 LW] Jai Herbert
 
18  
US Alexander Hernandez  (28) 12-3-0
304
Last Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs  [#170 LW] Chris Gruetzemacher
 
19 1
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (31) 18-2-0
283
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#59 LW] Alexander Sarnavskiy
 
20 1
BR Leonardo Santos  (40) 18-3-1
282
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#79 LW] Roman Bogatov
 
21 1
BR Patricky Freire  (34) 23-9-0
281
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#13 LW] Tofiq Musayev
 
22 1
RU Islam Makhachev  (29) 18-1-0
250
Last Fight: 9/07/2019 [UFC] vs  [#84 LW] Davi Ramos
 
23 2
BR Renato Carneiro  (31) 14-3-1
243
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#85 LW] Damir Hadzovic
Next Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs [#66 LW] Rafael Fiziev
24  
US Gregor Gillespie  (33) 13-1-0
241
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Kevin Lee
 
25 1
BR Goiti Yamauchi  (27) 25-4-0
240
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#114 LW] Daron Cruickshank
Next Fight: 12/10/2020 [BellatorFC] vs [#44 LW] Nate Andrews

Issue Date: 11/22/2020 (Official Release: #733)

Previous Official Release: 11/15/2020

Fighters who have dropped out: [#19] Ben Henderson+, [#90] Rafael Alves-, [#197] Gabriel Benitez-, [#263] Dumar Roa+, [#264] Sean Woodson-, [#307] Akhmed Magomedov+, [#308] Josh Wick*, [#316] Augusto Matias*, [#336] Abdul Azim Badakhshi+, [#421] Akbarh Arreola*, [#432] Anderson Ferreira de Souza Santos+, [#569] Jordin Hinman*, [#586] Islam Magomedov+, [#606] Egor Khodakov!, [#670] Josh Shaw*, [#684] Oleg Manzhuev!, [#707] Lucas Prestes!, [#714] Magnus Kelly Conrado*, [#726] Christian Lohsen!

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

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