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: 4/10/2021 (Official Release: #755)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
NG Israel Adesanya  (31) 20-1-0
1815
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 LHW] Jan Blachowicz
 
2  
AU Robert Whittaker  (30) 22-5-0
1417
Last Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Jared Cannonier
Next Fight: 4/17/2021 [UFC] vs [#11 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
3  
NL Gegard Mousasi  (35) 47-7-2
1142
Last Fight: 10/29/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#8 WW] Douglas Lima
 
4 3
IT Marvin Vettori  (27) 16-4-1
966
Last Fight: 4/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Kevin Holland
 
5 1
CU Yoel Romero  (43) 13-5-0
946
Last Fight: 3/07/2020 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
Next Fight: 5/07/2021 [BellatorFC] vs [NR] Anthony Johnson
6 1
BR Paulo Costa  (29) 13-1-0
928
Last Fight: 9/26/2020 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
 
7 1
UK Darren Till  (28) 18-3-1
852
Last Fight: 7/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 MW] Robert Whittaker
 
8  
US Derek Brunson  (37) 22-7-0
801
Last Fight: 3/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Kevin Holland
 
9  
US Jared Cannonier  (37) 13-5-0
779
Last Fight: 10/24/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 MW] Robert Whittaker
 
10  
SE Jack Hermansson  (32) 21-6-0
752
Last Fight: 12/05/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 MW] Marvin Vettori
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#24 MW] Edmen Shahbazyan
11  
US Kelvin Gastelum  (29) 16-6-0
689
Last Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#18 MW] Ian Heinisch
Next Fight: 4/17/2021 [UFC] vs [#2 MW] Robert Whittaker
12  
US Chris Weidman  (36) 15-5-0
592
Last Fight: 8/08/2020 [UFC] vs  [#16 MW] Omari Akhmedov
Next Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs [#15 MW] Uriah Hall
13 1
BR Ronaldo Souza  (41) 26-9-0
517
Last Fight: 12/12/2020 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Kevin Holland
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#36 MW] Andre Muniz
14 1
US Kevin Holland  (28) 21-7-0
462
Last Fight: 4/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#4 MW] Marvin Vettori
 
15  
US Uriah Hall  (36) 16-9-0
408
Last Fight: 10/31/2020 [UFC] vs  [#41 MW] Anderson Silva
Next Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs [#12 MW] Chris Weidman
16  
RU Omari Akhmedov  (33) 21-5-1
358
Last Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#44 MW] Tom Breese
Next Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs [#21 MW] Brad Tavares
17  
PL Mamed Khalidov  (40) 35-7-2
338
Last Fight: 10/10/2020 [KSW] vs  [#22 MW] Scott Askham
 
18  
US Ian Heinisch  (32) 14-4-0
313
Last Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#11 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
 
19  
PL Krzysztof Jotko  (31) 22-4-0
294
Last Fight: 5/16/2020 [UFC] vs  [#37 MW] Eryk Anders
Next Fight: 5/01/2021 [UFC] vs [#32 MW] Sean Strickland
20  
US John Salter  (36) 18-4-0
289
Last Fight: 8/21/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#69 MW] Andrew Kapel
 
21  
US Brad Tavares  (33) 18-6-0
259
Last Fight: 1/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#30 MW] Antonio Carlos Jr.
Next Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs [#16 MW] Omari Akhmedov
22  
UK Scott Askham  (32) 19-5-0
245
Last Fight: 10/10/2020 [KSW] vs  [#17 MW] Mamed Khalidov
 
23 8
RU Magomedrasul Gasanov   16-2-0
233
Last Fight: 4/09/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#52 MW] Nikola Dipchikov
 
24 1
US Edmen Shahbazyan  (23) 11-1-0
228
Last Fight: 8/01/2020 [UFC] vs  [#8 MW] Derek Brunson
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [#10 MW] Jack Hermansson
25 1
CA Elias Theodorou  (32) 18-3-0
220
Last Fight: 3/13/2021 [Rise Fighting Championship] vs  [#132 MW] Matt Dwyer
 

Issue Date: 4/10/2021 (Official Release: #755)

Previous Official Release: 4/04/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#82] Ayub Gimbatov*, [#148] Impa Kasanganay-, [#186] Abdulsupyan Alikhanov*, [#205] Sasha Palatnikov-, [#235] Joey Pierotti*, [#239] Steve Kennedy*, [#341] Artur Szczepaniak-, [#392] Vitaliy Li*, [#397] Leonardo Sinis*

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

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