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: 5/15/2022 (Official Release: #814)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
NG Israel Adesanya  (32) 22-1-0
2440
Last Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#2 MW] Robert Whittaker
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
2  
AU Robert Whittaker  (31) 23-6-0
1453
Last Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
 
3  
US Jared Cannonier  (38) 15-5-0
1281
Last Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#6 MW] Derek Brunson
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
4 1
IT Marvin Vettori  (28) 18-5-1
1085
Last Fight: 10/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 MW] Paulo Costa
 
5 1
NL Gegard Mousasi  (36) 49-7-2
1047
Last Fight: 2/25/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#73 MW] Austin Vanderford
Next Fight: 6/24/2022 [BellatorFC] vs [#22 MW] Johnny Eblen
6  
US Derek Brunson  (38) 23-8-0
795
Last Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
 
7  
US Sean Strickland  (31) 25-3-0
747
Last Fight: 2/05/2022 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Jack Hermansson
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#24 MW] Alex Pereira
8  
BR Paulo Costa  (31) 13-2-0
721
Last Fight: 10/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#4 MW] Marvin Vettori
Next Fight: 7/30/2022 [UFC] vs [NR] Luke Rockhold
9  
SE Jack Hermansson  (33) 22-7-0
649
Last Fight: 2/05/2022 [UFC] vs  [#7 MW] Sean Strickland
Next Fight: 7/23/2022 [UFC] vs [#10 MW] Darren Till
10  
UK Darren Till  (29) 18-4-1
637
Last Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#6 MW] Derek Brunson
Next Fight: 7/23/2022 [UFC] vs [#9 MW] Jack Hermansson
11  
US Kelvin Gastelum  (30) 16-8-0
632
Last Fight: 8/21/2021 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
 
12 1
BR Andre Muniz  (32) 22-4-0
433
Last Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs  [#41 MW] Eryk Anders
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#16 MW] Uriah Hall
13 118
UK Fabian Edwards  (29) 10-2-0
406
Last Fight: 5/13/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#17 MW] Lyoto Machida
 
14  
US Chris Weidman  (37) 15-6-0
396
Last Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#16 MW] Uriah Hall
 
15  
FR Nassourdine Imavov  (27) 11-3-0
373
Last Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#31 MW] Edmen Shahbazyan
 
16  
US Uriah Hall  (37) 17-10-0
359
Last Fight: 7/31/2021 [UFC] vs  [#7 MW] Sean Strickland
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#12 MW] Andre Muniz
17 5
BR Lyoto Machida  (43) 26-12-0
344
Last Fight: 5/13/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#13 MW] Fabian Edwards
 
18 1
US Brad Tavares  (34) 19-6-0
328
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#17 LHW] Omari Akhmedov
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#33 MW] Dricus Du Plessis
19 1
HR Roberto Soldic  (27) 20-3-0
328
Last Fight: 12/18/2021 [KSW] vs  [#28 MW] Mamed Khalidov
 
20 1
PL Krzysztof Jotko  (32) 24-5-0
310
Last Fight: 4/30/2022 [UFC] vs  [#34 MW] Gerald Meerschaert
 
21 1
US Lorenz Larkin  (35) 24-7-0
298
Last Fight: 5/06/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#99 MW] Kyle Stewart
 
22 1
US Johnny Eblen  (30) 11-0-0
281
Last Fight: 3/12/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#32 MW] John Salter
Next Fight: 6/24/2022 [BellatorFC] vs [#5 MW] Gegard Mousasi
23 1
RU Magomedrasul Gasanov   17-2-0
274
Last Fight: 1/28/2022 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#52 MW] Abdul-Rahman Dzhanaev
 
24 1
BR Alex Pereira  (34) 5-1-0
259
Last Fight: 3/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#35 MW] Bruno Silva
Next Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs [#7 MW] Sean Strickland
25 1
US Chris Curtis  (34) 28-8-0
252
Last Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#30 MW] Brendan Allen
Next Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs [#74 MW] Rodolfo Vieira

Issue Date: 5/15/2022 (Official Release: #814)

Previous Official Release: 5/08/2022

Fighters who have dropped out: [#27] Ray Cooper III-, [#385] Pedro Oliveira!, [#397] Jorge Filho!, [#398] Ricardo Chavez!, [#399] Miles Lee!, [#400] Haseyn Daudov!

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

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