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: 1/24/2021 (Official Release: #744)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1 1
US Dustin Poirier  (32) 27-6-0
1475
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#12 LW] Conor McGregor
 
2 1
US Justin Gaethje  (32) 22-3-0
1270
Last Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs  [NR] Khabib Nurmagomedov
 
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
799
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  [#11 LW] Paul Felder
 
6 3
US Michael Chandler  (34) 22-5-0
698
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Dan Hooker
 
7 1
BR Diego Ferreira  (36) 17-2-0
634
Last Fight: 1/18/2020 [UFC] vs  [#13 WW] Anthony Pettis
Next Fight: 2/06/2021 [UFC] vs [#10 LW] Beneil Dariush
8 1
NZ Dan Hooker  (30) 20-10-0
478
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Michael Chandler
 
9 1
US Kevin Lee  (28) 18-6-0
459
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
10 1
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 [#7 LW] Diego Ferreira
11 1
US Paul Felder  (35) 17-6-0
428
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
12 4
IE Conor McGregor  (32) 22-5-0
422
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
13  
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
14  
AZ Tofiq Musayev   18-3-0
364
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#20 LW] Patricky Freire
 
15  
BR Natan Schulte  (28) 20-3-1
344
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#34 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
299
Last Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs  [#156 LW] Chris Gruetzemacher
Next Fight: 2/27/2021 [UFC] vs [#24 LW] Thiago Moises
18  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (32) 18-2-0
283
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#54 LW] Alexander Sarnavskiy
 
19  
BR Leonardo Santos  (40) 18-3-1
282
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#49 FW] Roman Bogatov
Next Fight: 3/20/2021 [UFC] vs [#49 LW] Grant Dawson
20  
BR Patricky Freire  (35) 23-9-0
265
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#14 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  
GE Guram Kutateladze   12-2-0
235
Last Fight: 10/17/2020 [UFC] vs  [#23 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
Next Fight: 3/13/2021 [UFC] vs [NR] Don Madge
23  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (30) 17-1-0
233
Last Fight: 10/17/2020 [UFC] vs  [#22 LW] Guram Kutateladze
 
24 1
BR Thiago Moises  (25) 14-4-0
228
Last Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs  [#30 LW] Bobby Green
Next Fight: 2/27/2021 [UFC] vs [#17 LW] Alexander Hernandez
25 1
BR Goiti Yamauchi  (28) 25-4-0
228
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#103 LW] Daron Cruickshank
 

Issue Date: 1/24/2021 (Official Release: #744)

Previous Official Release: 1/20/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#212] Isatay Temirov+, [#247] Ali Abdulkhalikov*, [#392] Ruslan Yamanbaev-, [#488] Brandon Noble*, [#518] Diogo Silva*, [#732] Islam Begidov*, [#746] Uruzmag Makoev!, [#749] Shamil Shikhshabekov!, [#750] Rustem Muhatov!

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

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