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: 11/28/2021 (Official Release: #788)
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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  [#4 MW] Marvin Vettori
Next Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#2 MW] Robert Whittaker
2  
AU Robert Whittaker  (30) 23-5-0
1557
Last Fight: 4/17/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
Next Fight: 2/12/2022 [UFC] vs [#1 MW] Israel Adesanya
3  
NL Gegard Mousasi  (36) 48-7-2
1133
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#19 MW] John Salter
 
4  
IT Marvin Vettori  (28) 17-5-1
1084
Last Fight: 10/23/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 LHW] Paulo Costa
 
5  
US Derek Brunson  (37) 23-7-0
1067
Last Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#8 MW] Darren Till
Next Fight: 1/22/2022 [UFC] vs [#6 MW] Jared Cannonier
6  
US Jared Cannonier  (37) 14-5-0
895
Last Fight: 8/21/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 MW] Kelvin Gastelum
Next Fight: 1/22/2022 [UFC] vs [#5 MW] Derek Brunson
7  
SE Jack Hermansson  (33) 22-6-0
744
Last Fight: 5/22/2021 [UFC] vs  [#30 MW] Edmen Shahbazyan
 
8  
UK Darren Till  (28) 18-4-1
663
Last Fight: 9/04/2021 [UFC] vs  [#5 MW] Derek Brunson
 
9  
US Kelvin Gastelum  (30) 16-8-0
632
Last Fight: 8/21/2021 [UFC] vs  [#6 MW] Jared Cannonier
 
10  
US Sean Strickland  (30) 24-3-0
603
Last Fight: 7/31/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 MW] Uriah Hall
 
11  
US Kevin Holland  (29) 21-7-0
463
Last Fight: 10/02/2021 [UFC] vs  [#86 MW] Kyle Daukaus
 
12  
US Chris Weidman  (37) 15-6-0
428
Last Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#15 MW] Uriah Hall
 
13  
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 [#34 MW] Eryk Anders
14  
FR Nassourdine Imavov  (26) 11-3-0
373
Last Fight: 11/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#30 MW] Edmen Shahbazyan
 
15  
US Uriah Hall  (37) 17-10-0
362
Last Fight: 7/31/2021 [UFC] vs  [#10 MW] Sean Strickland
 
16  
US Brad Tavares  (33) 19-6-0
328
Last Fight: 7/10/2021 [UFC] vs  [#35 LHW] Omari Akhmedov
 
17  
PL Mamed Khalidov  (41) 35-7-2
310
Last Fight: 10/10/2020 [KSW] vs  [#31 MW] Scott Askham
Next Fight: 12/18/2021 [KSW] vs [#27 MW] Roberto Soldic
18  
US Lorenz Larkin  (35) 23-7-0
299
Last Fight: 5/07/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#28 MW] Rafael Carvalho
 
19  
US John Salter  (36) 18-5-0
281
Last Fight: 8/13/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#3 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
20  
BR Bruno Silva  (32) 21-6-0
279
Last Fight: 10/16/2021 [UFC] vs  [#65 MW] Andrew Sanchez
Next Fight: 12/11/2021 [UFC] vs [#113 MW] Jordan Wright
21  
US Ian Heinisch  (33) 14-5-0
255
Last Fight: 7/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#14 MW] Nassourdine Imavov
Next Fight: 2/05/2022 [UFC] vs [#91 MW] Sam Alvey
22  
RU Vladimir Mineev  (31) 16-1-1
245
Last Fight: 10/16/2021 [Fight Nights Global] vs  [#37 MW] Magomed Ismailov
 
23  
US Gerald Meerschaert  (33) 33-14-0
243
Last Fight: 8/28/2021 [UFC] vs  [#50 MW] Makhmud Muradov
Next Fight: 12/18/2021 [UFC] vs [#61 MW] Abusupiyan Magomedov
24  
US Brendan Allen  (25) 17-4-0
243
Last Fight: 7/24/2021 [UFC] vs  [#62 MW] Punahele Soriano
Next Fight: 12/04/2021 [UFC] vs [#41 MW] Chris Curtis
25  
RU Magomedrasul Gasanov   16-2-0
234
Last Fight: 4/09/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#43 MW] Nikola Dipchikov
 

Issue Date: 11/28/2021 (Official Release: #788)

Previous Official Release: 11/21/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#45] Zak Cummings*, [#120] Goran Reljic+, [#236] Ion Surdu-, [#312] Michal Dobias-, [#366] Joel dos Santos!, [#383] Nikolay Chernyshev-, [#387] Vadim Koynov*

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

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