Middleweight

Middleweight (176.0-190.9 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: 10/17/2021 (Official Release: #782)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
NG Israel Adesanya  (32) 21-1-0
2069
Last Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs  [#6 MW] Marvin Vettori
 
2  
AU Robert Whittaker  (30) 23-5-0
1557
Last Fight: 4/17/2021 [UFC] vs  [#10 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
 
3  
NL Gegard Mousasi  (36) 48-7-2
1143
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#21 MW] John Salter
 
4  
US Derek Brunson  (37) 23-7-0
1067
Last Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Darren Till
Next Fight: 1/22/2022 [UFC] vs [#5 MW] Jared Cannonier
5  
US Jared Cannonier  (37) 14-5-0
895
Last Fight: 8/21/2021 [UFC] vs  [#10 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
Next Fight: 1/22/2022 [UFC] vs [#4 MW] Derek Brunson
6  
IT Marvin Vettori  (28) 16-5-1
878
Last Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
Next Fight: 10/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#7 MW] Paulo Costa
7  
BR Paulo Costa  (30) 13-1-0
810
Last Fight: 9/26/2020 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
Next Fight: 10/23/2021 [UFC] vs [#6 MW] Marvin Vettori
8  
SE Jack Hermansson  (33) 22-6-0
746
Last Fight: 5/22/2021 [UFC] vs  [#32 MW] Edmen Shahbazyan
 
9  
UK Darren Till  (28) 18-4-1
670
Last Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#4 MW] Derek Brunson
 
10  
US Kelvin Gastelum  (29) 16-8-0
632
Last Fight: 8/21/2021 [UFC] vs  [#5 MW] Jared Cannonier
 
11  
US Sean Strickland  (30) 24-3-0
600
Last Fight: 7/31/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 MW] Uriah Hall
 
12  
US Kevin Holland  (28) 21-7-0
462
Last Fight: 10/02/2021 [UFC] vs  [#75 MW] Kyle Daukaus
Next Fight: 11/13/2021 [UFC] vs [#75 MW] Kyle Daukaus
13  
US Chris Weidman  (37) 15-6-0
433
Last Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 MW] Uriah Hall
 
14  
BR Andre Muniz  (31) 21-4-0
386
Last Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs  [NR] Ronaldo Souza
Next Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs [#35 MW] Dricus Du Plessis
15  
US Uriah Hall  (37) 17-10-0
361
Last Fight: 7/31/2021 [UFC] vs  [#11 MW] Sean Strickland
 
16  
PL Mamed Khalidov  (41) 35-7-2
331
Last Fight: 10/10/2020 [KSW] vs  [#28 MW] Scott Askham
 
17  
US Brad Tavares  (33) 19-6-0
328
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#18 MW] Omari Akhmedov
Next Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#26 MW] Brendan Allen
18  
RU Omari Akhmedov  (34) 21-6-1
315
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#17 MW] Brad Tavares
Next Fight: 10/27/2021 [Professional Fighters League] vs [#143 LHW] Jordan Young
19  
FR Nassourdine Imavov  (26) 10-3-0
309
Last Fight: 7/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#23 MW] Ian Heinisch
Next Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs [#32 MW] Edmen Shahbazyan
20  
US Lorenz Larkin  (35) 23-7-0
299
Last Fight: 5/07/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#31 MW] Rafael Carvalho
 
21  
US John Salter  (36) 18-5-0
284
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#3 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
22 10
BR Bruno Silva  (32) 21-6-0
279
Last Fight: 10/16/2021 [UFC] vs  [#67 MW] Andrew Sanchez
 
23 1
US Ian Heinisch  (33) 14-5-0
257
Last Fight: 7/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#19 MW] Nassourdine Imavov
 
24 50
RU Vladimir Mineev  (31) 16-1-1
245
Last Fight: 10/16/2021 [Fight Nights Global] vs  [#38 MW] Magomed Ismailov
 
25 2
US Gerald Meerschaert  (33) 33-14-0
243
Last Fight: 8/28/2021 [UFC] vs  [#48 MW] Makhmud Muradov
Next Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs [#62 MW] Abusupiyan Magomedov

Issue Date: 10/17/2021 (Official Release: #782)

Previous Official Release: 10/10/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#149] Rafael Celestino+, [#268] Montel Williams Jr.-, [#273] Wildemar Matheus Souza dos Santos+, [#292] Ivan Valenzuela-, [#306] Mikhail Doroshenko-, [#390] Yakub Kediev!, [#391] Jeremiah Curtright!, [#392] Nick Kraus!, [#393] Darrius Flowers!, [#394] Amilcar Alves!, [#395] Magomed Nurov!, [#396] Vitaliy Yakubenya!, [#397] Shane OShea!, [#398] Mohammad Karaki!, [#399] Rafael Silva!, [#400] Arsen Nersesyan!

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

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