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: 5/15/2022 (Official Release: #814)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
BR Charles Oliveira  (32) 33-8-0
2374
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Justin Gaethje
 
2  
US Dustin Poirier  (33) 28-7-0
1273
Last Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
3  
US Justin Gaethje  (33) 23-4-0
1115
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
4  
US Beneil Dariush  (33) 21-4-1
818
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Tony Ferguson
 
5  
US Michael Chandler  (36) 23-7-0
786
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Tony Ferguson
 
6  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (37) 31-13-0
754
Last Fight: 3/05/2022 [UFC] vs  [#19 LW] Renato Carneiro
Next Fight: 7/09/2022 [UFC] vs [#13 LW] Rafael Fiziev
7  
RU Islam Makhachev  (30) 22-1-0
730
Last Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs  [#17 LW] Bobby Green
 
8  
US Tony Ferguson  (38) 25-7-0
507
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Michael Chandler
 
9  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (31) 20-1-0
500
Last Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 LW] Diego Ferreira
Next Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs [#14 LW] Arman Tsarukyan
10  
US Gregor Gillespie  (35) 14-1-0
467
Last Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 LW] Diego Ferreira
 
11  
BR Raush Manfio  (30) 16-3-0
404
Last Fight: 4/20/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#125 LW] Don Madge
 
12  
IE Conor McGregor  (33) 22-6-0
370
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
13  
KG Rafael Fiziev  (29) 11-1-0
358
Last Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#38 LW] Brad Riddell
Next Fight: 7/09/2022 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
14  
RU Arman Tsarukyan  (25) 18-2-0
355
Last Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs  [#36 LW] Joel Alvarez
Next Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs [#9 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
15  
BR Diego Ferreira  (37) 17-5-0
332
Last Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
Next Fight: 7/30/2022 [UFC] vs [#79 LW] Drakkar Klose
16  
CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (33) 14-5-0
295
Last Fight: 4/20/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#27 LW] Natan Schulte
 
17  
US Bobby Green  (35) 29-13-1
281
Last Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Islam Makhachev
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#65 LW] Jim Miller
18  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (33) 19-2-0
278
Last Fight: 11/05/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#58 LW] Hacran Dias
 
19  
BR Renato Carneiro  (32) 16-5-1
274
Last Fight: 3/05/2022 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
20  
US Grant Dawson  (28) 18-1-1
273
Last Fight: 4/30/2022 [UFC] vs  [#88 LW] Jared Gordon
 
21  
US Clay Collard  (29) 21-9-0
270
Last Fight: 4/20/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#93 LW] Jeremy Stephens
 
22  
BR Roberto de Souza  (32) 14-1-0
265
Last Fight: 4/17/2022 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#145 LW] Johnny Case
 
23  
US Anthony Pettis  (35) 25-12-0
238
Last Fight: 5/06/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#541 LW] Myles Price
 
24  
BR Patricky Freire  (36) 24-10-0
236
Last Fight: 11/05/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#54 LW] Peter Queally
 
25  
RU Eduard Vartanyan  (30) 22-4-0
231
Last Fight: 9/12/2021 [Open Fighting Championship] vs  [#334 WW] Raimundo Batista
Next Fight: 5/21/2022 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs [#321 LW] Alain Ilunga

Issue Date: 5/15/2022 (Official Release: #814)

Previous Official Release: 5/08/2022

Fighters who have dropped out: [#264] Ayndi Umakhanov*, [#439] Evan Elder+, [#685] Vaso Bakocevic+, [#695] Richie Lewis!, [#710] Maxime Poulin-, [#744] Nika Abramishvili!, [#745] Ivan Sopivskoy!, [#746] Murad Chanakanov!, [#747] Seung Min Shin!, [#748] Damian Zorczykowski-, [#749] Filip Lamparski!, [#750] Franc Agalliu!

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

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