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: 10/02/2022 (Official Release: #834)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
NG Israel Adesanya  (33) 23-1-0
2749
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
Next Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#7 MW] Alex Pereira
2  
AU Robert Whittaker  (31) 24-6-0
1724
Last Fight: 9/03/2022 [UFC] vs  [#6 MW] Marvin Vettori
 
3  
US Jared Cannonier  (38) 15-6-0
1216
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
Next Fight: 12/17/2022 [UFC] vs [#13 MW] Sean Strickland
4  
SE Khamzat Chimaev  (28) 12-0-0
1117
Last Fight: 9/10/2022 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Kevin Holland
 
5  
US Johnny Eblen  (30) 12-0-0
1092
Last Fight: 6/24/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#9 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
6  
IT Marvin Vettori  (29) 18-6-1
960
Last Fight: 9/03/2022 [UFC] vs  [#2 MW] Robert Whittaker
 
7  
BR Alex Pereira  (35) 6-1-0
788
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [#13 MW] Sean Strickland
Next Fight: 11/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
8  
US Derek Brunson  (38) 23-8-0
786
Last Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
Next Fight: 12/03/2022 [UFC] vs [#14 MW] Jack Hermansson
9  
NL Gegard Mousasi  (37) 49-8-2
739
Last Fight: 6/24/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#5 MW] Johnny Eblen
 
10  
BR Paulo Costa  (31) 14-2-0
653
Last Fight: 8/20/2022 [UFC] vs  [NR] Luke Rockhold
 
11  
UK Darren Till  (29) 18-4-1
586
Last Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 MW] Derek Brunson
Next Fight: 12/10/2022 [UFC] vs [#21 MW] Dricus Du Plessis
12  
US Kelvin Gastelum  (30) 16-8-0
585
Last Fight: 8/21/2021 [UFC] vs  [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
Next Fight: 1/14/2023 [UFC] vs [#17 MW] Nassourdine Imavov
13  
US Sean Strickland  (31) 25-4-0
565
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [#7 MW] Alex Pereira
Next Fight: 12/17/2022 [UFC] vs [#3 MW] Jared Cannonier
14  
SE Jack Hermansson  (34) 23-7-0
565
Last Fight: 7/23/2022 [UFC] vs  [#24 MW] Chris Curtis
Next Fight: 12/03/2022 [UFC] vs [#8 MW] Derek Brunson
15  
BR Andre Muniz  (32) 23-4-0
533
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [NR] Uriah Hall
 
16  
UK Fabian Edwards  (29) 10-2-0
406
Last Fight: 5/13/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#28 MW] Lyoto Machida
Next Fight: 10/29/2022 [BellatorFC] vs [#193 MW] Charlie Ward
17  
FR Nassourdine Imavov  (27) 12-3-0
392
Last Fight: 9/03/2022 [UFC] vs  [#40 MW] Joaquin Buckley
Next Fight: 1/14/2023 [UFC] vs [#12 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
18 11
US Brendan Allen  (26) 20-5-0
333
Last Fight: 10/01/2022 [UFC] vs  [#27 MW] Krzysztof Jotko
 
19 1
HR Roberto Soldic  (27) 20-3-0
328
Last Fight: 12/18/2021 [KSW] vs  [#30 MW] Mamed Khalidov
 
20 1
RU Magomedrasul Gasanov   18-2-0
312
Last Fight: 8/27/2022 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#48 MW] Artem Frolov
 
21  
ZA Dricus Du Plessis  (28) 17-2-0
309
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [#23 MW] Brad Tavares
Next Fight: 12/10/2022 [UFC] vs [#11 MW] Darren Till
22  
US Gerald Meerschaert  (34) 35-15-0
265
Last Fight: 8/13/2022 [UFC] vs  [#43 MW] Bruno Silva
 
23  
US Brad Tavares  (34) 19-7-0
260
Last Fight: 7/02/2022 [UFC] vs  [#21 MW] Dricus Du Plessis
 
24  
US Chris Curtis  (35) 29-9-0
256
Last Fight: 7/23/2022 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Jack Hermansson
Next Fight: 12/10/2022 [UFC] vs [#40 MW] Joaquin Buckley
25  
RU Vladimir Mineev  (32) 16-1-1
249
Last Fight: 10/16/2021 [Fight Nights Global] vs  [#60 MW] Magomed Ismailov
 

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

Previous Official Release: 9/25/2022

Fighters who have dropped out: [#172] Joao Batista Yoshimura*, [#189] Adriano Rodrigues de Oliveira*, [#246] In Su Hwang*, [#279] Donovan Beard!, [#343] Won Jun Choi*, [#357] Lukasz Stanek!, [#358] Chibwikem Onyenegecha*

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

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