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: 5/09/2021 (Official Release: #759)
Rating Formula:
Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>
Last Fought In
 Region & Country
Next Fight In
 Age From
  To   
Team Affiliation
 Rank State
  
   

 

Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Dustin Poirier  (32) 27-6-0
1475
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#13 LW] Conor McGregor
Next Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs [#13 LW] Conor McGregor
2  
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
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#6 LW] Michael Chandler
4  
US Tony Ferguson  (37) 25-5-0
781
Last Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Charles Oliveira
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#7 LW] Beneil Dariush
5  
BR Rafael dos Anjos  (36) 30-13-0
779
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#10 LW] Paul Felder
 
6  
US Michael Chandler  (35) 22-5-0
698
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 LW] Dan Hooker
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#3 LW] Charles Oliveira
7  
US Beneil Dariush  (32) 20-4-1
556
Last Fight: 2/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#14 LW] Diego Ferreira
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#4 LW] Tony Ferguson
8 1
NZ Dan Hooker  (31) 20-10-0
478
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#6 LW] Michael Chandler
 
9 NR
US Gregor Gillespie  (34) 14-1-0
478
Last Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs  [#14 LW] Diego Ferreira
 
10  
US Paul Felder  (36) 17-6-0
428
Last Fight: 11/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
11 1
RU Islam Makhachev  (29) 19-1-0
412
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#22 LW] Drew Dober
 
12 1
US Kevin Lee  (28) 18-6-0
411
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 LW] Charles Oliveira
 
13  
IE Conor McGregor  (32) 22-5-0
409
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
Next Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs [#1 LW] Dustin Poirier
14 6
BR Diego Ferreira  (36) 17-4-0
407
Last Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 LW] Gregor Gillespie
 
15 1
US Clay Collard  (28) 19-8-0
354
Last Fight: 4/23/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#18 LW] Anthony Pettis
 
16 1
BR Francisco Trinaldo  (42) 26-7-0
337
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#83 LW] Jai Herbert
Next Fight: 6/05/2021 [UFC] vs [#26 WW] Muslim Salikhov
17 1
BR Thiago Moises  (26) 15-4-0
328
Last Fight: 2/27/2021 [UFC] vs  [#24 LW] Alexander Hernandez
 
18 1
US Anthony Pettis  (34) 24-11-0
323
Last Fight: 4/23/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#15 LW] Clay Collard
 
19 1
PL Marcin Held  (29) 27-7-0
311
Last Fight: 4/23/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#25 LW] Natan Schulte
 
20 1
PL Mateusz Gamrot  (30) 18-1-0
299
Last Fight: 4/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#38 LW] Scott Holtzman
 
21 1
RU Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov  (32) 18-2-0
283
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#57 LW] Alexander Sarnavskiy
 
22 1
US Drew Dober  (32) 23-10-0
276
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#11 LW] Islam Makhachev
Next Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs [#80 LW] Brad Riddell
23 1
US Grant Dawson  (27) 17-1-0
255
Last Fight: 3/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#34 LW] Leonardo Santos
 
24 1
US Alexander Hernandez  (28) 12-4-0
242
Last Fight: 2/27/2021 [UFC] vs  [#17 LW] Thiago Moises
 
25 1
BR Natan Schulte  (29) 20-4-1
241
Last Fight: 4/23/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#19 LW] Marcin Held
 

Issue Date: 5/09/2021 (Official Release: #759)

Previous Official Release: 5/02/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#155] Manny Bermudez*, [#175] Piotr Niedzielski*, [#211] Magomed Idrisov*, [#227] CJay Hunter*, [#269] Robert Hale*, [#394] Bruce Boyington*, [#437] Jesse Erickson*, [#516] David Robins*, [#521] Marcos Vinicius Schmitz*, [#563] Josh Harvey*, [#590] Joao Paulo de Moura e Silva*, [#655] Damir Ferhatbegovic*, [#657] Tim Cho*, [#673] Luozhou Jiangcuo-, [#683] James Llontop-

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

Ranked Fighters: 1-25 >>>