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: 1/09/2021 (Official Release: #741)
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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  
BR Charles Oliveira  (31) 30-8-0
1123
Last Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Tony Ferguson
 
4  
US Tony Ferguson  (36) 25-5-0
802
Last Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
5  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (36) 30-13-0
780
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Paul Felder
 
6  
BR Diego Ferreira  (35) 17-2-0
649
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#13 WW] Anthony Pettis
Next Fight: 2/06/2021 [UFC] vs [#11 LW] Beneil Dariush
7  
NZ Dan Hooker  (30) 20-9-0
544
Last Fight: 6/27/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Dustin Poirier
Next Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#9 LW] Michael Chandler
8  
IE Conor McGregor  (32) 22-4-0
527
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#19 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  [#86 WW] Ben Henderson
Next Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#7 LW] Dan Hooker
10  
US Kevin Lee  (28) 18-6-0
461
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
11  
US Beneil Dariush  (31) 19-4-1
432
Last Fight: 8/08/2020 [UFC] vs  [#31 LW] Scott Holtzman
Next Fight: 2/06/2021 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Diego Ferreira
12  
US Paul Felder  (35) 17-6-0
428
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
13  
AZ Tofiq Musayev   18-3-0
373
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#20 LW] Patricky Freire
 
14  
US Drew Dober  (32) 23-9-0
370
Last Fight: 5/13/2020 [UFC] vs  [#17 LW] Alexander Hernandez
Next Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs [NR] Islam Makhachev
15  
BR Natan Schulte  (28) 20-3-1
353
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#33 LW] Loik Radzhabov
 
16  
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (42) 26-7-0
337
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#76 LW] Jai Herbert
 
17  
US Alexander Hernandez  (28) 12-3-0
300
Last Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs  [#158 LW] Chris Gruetzemacher
 
18  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (31) 18-2-0
283
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#55 LW] Alexander Sarnavskiy
 
19  
BR Leonardo Santos  (40) 18-3-1
282
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#74 LW] Roman Bogatov
 
20  
BR Patricky Freire  (34) 23-9-0
272
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#13 LW] Tofiq Musayev
 
21  
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (29) 20-4-0
240
Last Fight: 9/05/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#59 LW] Mukhamed Kokov
 
22 1
GE Guram Kutateladze   12-2-0
235
Last Fight: 10/17/2020 [UFC] vs  [#24 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
 
23 1
BR Goiti Yamauchi  (28) 25-4-0
233
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#105 LW] Daron Cruickshank
 
24  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (30) 17-1-0
233
Last Fight: 10/17/2020 [UFC] vs  [#22 LW] Guram Kutateladze
 
25  
BR Thiago Moises  (25) 14-4-0
228
Last Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs  [#30 LW] Bobby Green
 

Issue Date: 1/09/2021 (Official Release: #741)

Previous Official Release: 1/03/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#92] Damien Brown*, [#119] Matt Frevola*, [#127] Tatsuya Kawajiri*, [#143] Shamil Musaev+, [#233] Mike Davis*, [#292] Aleksi Mantykivi*, [#314] Paulo Henrique Laia+, [#456] Jonathan Cobb*, [#462] Carl Deaton*, [#542] Robby Ostovich*, [#567] Aleksandrs Cizovs*, [#621] Sebastien Di Franco*, [#668] Clay Harvison*

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

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