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: 11/26/2022 (Official Release: #842)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
RU Islam Makhachev  (31) 23-1-0
2066
Last Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Charles Oliveira
Next Fight: 2/11/2023 [UFC] vs [#1 FW] Alexander Volkanovski
2  
BR Charles Oliveira  (33) 33-9-0
1761
Last Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Islam Makhachev
 
3  
US Dustin Poirier  (33) 29-7-0
1440
Last Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Michael Chandler
 
4  
US Justin Gaethje  (34) 23-4-0
1104
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
5  
US Beneil Dariush  (33) 22-4-1
929
Last Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
 
6  
US Michael Chandler  (36) 23-8-0
741
Last Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
7  
AZ Rafael Fiziev  (29) 12-1-0
655
Last Fight: 7/09/2022 [UFC] vs  [#34 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
8 1
CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (33) 17-5-0
526
Last Fight: 11/25/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#34 LW] Stevie Ray
 
9 1
US A.J. McKee  (27) 19-1-0
514
Last Fight: 10/01/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#46 LW] Spike Carlyle
Next Fight: 12/31/2022 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs [#22 LW] Roberto de Souza
10  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (31) 21-2-0
482
Last Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Beneil Dariush
 
11  
NZ Dan Hooker  (32) 22-12-0
378
Last Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#49 LW] Claudio Puelles
 
12  
US Grant Dawson  (28) 19-1-1
337
Last Fight: 11/05/2022 [UFC] vs  [#48 LW] Mark O. Madsen
 
13 4
BR Natan Schulte  (30) 23-5-1
333
Last Fight: 11/25/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#56 LW] Jeremy Stephens
 
14 1
RU Arman Tsarukyan  (26) 18-3-0
332
Last Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
Next Fight: 12/17/2022 [UFC] vs [#33 LW] Damir Ismagulov
15 1
BR Raush Manfio  (31) 16-4-0
325
Last Fight: 6/17/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#8 LW] Olivier Aubin-Mercier
 
16 1
BR Diego Ferreira  (37) 17-5-0
317
Last Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
 
17 1
BR Renato Carneiro  (33) 17-5-1
311
Last Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#59 LW] Brad Riddell
 
18  
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (31) 24-4-0
285
Last Fight: 11/04/2022 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#68 LW] Yusuf Raisov
 
19  
US Bobby Green  (36) 29-13-1
281
Last Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Islam Makhachev
 
20  
AZ Tofiq Musayev  (32) 20-4-0
271
Last Fight: 7/22/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#57 LW] Sidney Outlaw
 
21  
US Jim Miller  (39) 35-16-0
270
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [NR] Donald Cerrone
Next Fight: 2/18/2023 [UFC] vs [#299 LW] Gabriel Benitez
22  
BR Roberto de Souza  (33) 14-1-0
269
Last Fight: 4/17/2022 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#314 LW] Johnny Case
Next Fight: 12/31/2022 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs [#9 LW] A.J. McKee
23  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (33) 19-2-0
266
Last Fight: 11/05/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#69 LW] Hacran Dias
 
24  
RU Usman Nurmagomedov  (24) 15-0-0
264
Last Fight: 11/18/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#42 LW] Patricky Freire
 
25  
US Drew Dober  (34) 25-11-0
260
Last Fight: 7/30/2022 [UFC] vs  [#96 LW] Rafael Alves
 

Issue Date: 11/26/2022 (Official Release: #842)

Previous Official Release: 11/20/2022

Fighters who have dropped out: [#303] Arthur Lima+, [#340] Viskhan Kadirov-, [#597] Estabili Amato-, [#642] Khamzat Dalgiev*, [#659] Arcangelo Oliveira Soares!, [#699] John Ramirez!, [#732] Rivaldo Junior*, [#738] Vinicius Mattos!, [#740] Farhodjon Mashrapov+, [#747] Rhalber Bernardo-

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

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