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: 10/02/2022 (Official Release: #834)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
BR Charles Oliveira  (32) 33-8-0
2373
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Justin Gaethje
Next Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs [#5 LW] Islam Makhachev
2  
US Dustin Poirier  (33) 28-7-0
1238
Last Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Charles Oliveira
Next Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#4 LW] Michael Chandler
3  
US Justin Gaethje  (33) 23-4-0
1115
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
4  
US Michael Chandler  (36) 23-7-0
786
Last Fight: 5/07/2022 [UFC] vs  [#50 WW] Tony Ferguson
Next Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#2 LW] Dustin Poirier
5  
RU Islam Makhachev  (31) 22-1-0
729
Last Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs  [#16 LW] Bobby Green
Next Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs [#1 LW] Charles Oliveira
6  
AZ Rafael Fiziev  (29) 12-1-0
655
Last Fight: 7/09/2022 [UFC] vs  [#33 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
7  
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (31) 21-1-0
558
Last Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Arman Tsarukyan
Next Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs [NR] Beneil Dariush
8 NR
US A.J. McKee  (27) 19-1-0
513
Last Fight: 10/01/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#48 LW] Spike Carlyle
 
9  
CA Olivier Aubin-Mercier  (33) 16-5-0
486
Last Fight: 8/05/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#27 LW] Alex Martinez
Next Fight: 11/25/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#33 LW] Stevie Ray
10  
RU Arman Tsarukyan  (25) 18-3-0
332
Last Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
Next Fight: 12/17/2022 [UFC] vs [#36 LW] Damir Ismagulov
11  
BR Raush Manfio  (30) 16-4-0
329
Last Fight: 6/17/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#9 LW] Olivier Aubin-Mercier
 
12  
NZ Dan Hooker  (32) 21-12-0
326
Last Fight: 3/19/2022 [UFC] vs  [#7 FW] Arnold Allen
Next Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#37 LW] Claudio Puelles
13 1
BR Diego Ferreira  (37) 17-5-0
321
Last Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs  [#7 LW] Mateusz Gamrot
 
14 1
IE Conor McGregor  (34) 22-6-0
319
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#2 LW] Dustin Poirier
 
15  
BR Natan Schulte  (30) 22-5-1
289
Last Fight: 6/17/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#43 LW] Marcin Held
Next Fight: 11/25/2022 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#49 LW] Jeremy Stephens
16  
US Bobby Green  (36) 29-13-1
281
Last Fight: 2/26/2022 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Islam Makhachev
 
17  
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (33) 19-2-0
278
Last Fight: 11/05/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#67 LW] Hacran Dias
 
18  
BR Renato Carneiro  (33) 16-5-1
274
Last Fight: 3/05/2022 [UFC] vs  [#33 WW] Rafael dos Anjos
Next Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#60 LW] Brad Riddell
19  
US Grant Dawson  (28) 18-1-1
274
Last Fight: 4/30/2022 [UFC] vs  [#57 LW] Jared Gordon
 
20  
AZ Tofiq Musayev  (32) 20-4-0
271
Last Fight: 7/22/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#58 LW] Sidney Outlaw
 
21  
US Jim Miller  (39) 35-16-0
270
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [NR] Donald Cerrone
 
22  
BR Roberto de Souza  (33) 14-1-0
268
Last Fight: 4/17/2022 [Rizin Fighting Federation] vs  [#306 LW] Johnny Case
 
23  
US Drew Dober  (33) 25-11-0
260
Last Fight: 7/30/2022 [UFC] vs  [#97 LW] Rafael Alves
 
24  
BR Thiago Moises  (27) 16-6-0
246
Last Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs  [#93 LW] Christos Giagos
 
25  
RU Alexandr Shabliy  (29) 22-3-0
245
Last Fight: 6/24/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#53 LW] Brent Primus
 

Issue Date: 10/02/2022 (Official Release: #834)

Previous Official Release: 9/25/2022

Fighters who have dropped out: [#8] Rafael dos Anjos+, [#292] Jackson Loureiro-, [#352] Arymarcel Santos+, [#357] Halil Amir+, [#430] Arsen Nersesyan-, [#466] Jahongir Jumaev+, [#467] Jakshylyk Myrzabekov+, [#552] Warren Smith+, [#618] Sanjar Erkinov!, [#637] Dominic Clark!, [#679] Geovane Siqueira da Costa+, [#703] Armen Stepanyan*, [#709] Jose Arly Carvalho!, [#735] Jumabieke Tuerxun!, [#748] Charlie Campbell!, [#749] Murad Chanakanov!, [#750] Kevin Guerrero!

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

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