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: 1/29/2023 (Official Release: #851)
Rating Formula:
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
76 1
RU Ikram Aliskerov  (30) 13-1-0
94
Last Fight: 9/13/2022 [Dana Whites Contender Series] vs  [#170 MW] Mario Filipe de Sousa
 
77 1
US Sam Alvey  (36) 33-18-1
93
Last Fight: 8/06/2022 [UFC] vs  [#29 MW] Michal Oleksiejczuk
 
78 1
AM Armen Petrosyan  (32) 8-2-0
93
Last Fight: 10/22/2022 [UFC] vs  [#233 MW] A.J. Dobson
 
79 1
UK Tom Breese  (31) 15-4-0
93
Last Fight: 11/12/2022 [KSW] vs  [#50 MW] Pawel Pawlak
 
80 1
US Impa Kasanganay  (29) 10-3-0
93
Last Fight: 7/23/2022 [Xtreme MMA (XMMA)] vs  [#152 MW] Jared Gooden
Next Fight: 3/10/2023 [Professional Fighters League] vs [NR] Osama ElSeady
81  
BR Rodolfo Vieira  (33) 8-2-0
92
Last Fight: 6/25/2022 [UFC] vs  [#22 MW] Chris Curtis
 
82  
US Dalton Rosta  (27) 8-0-0
91
Last Fight: 12/09/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#130 MW] Anthony Adams
 
83  
US Kyle Daukaus  (29) 11-4-0
91
Last Fight: 12/03/2022 [UFC] vs  [#38 MW] Eryk Anders
 
84  
RS Dusko Todorovic  (28) 12-3-0
90
Last Fight: 10/15/2022 [UFC] vs  [#122 LHW] Jordan Wright
Next Fight: 3/18/2023 [UFC] vs [#123 MW] Christian Leroy Duncan
85  
US Punahele Soriano  (30) 9-3-0
89
Last Fight: 1/14/2023 [UFC] vs  [#59 MW] Roman Kopylov
 
86  
FR Gregory Babene  (39) 22-11-0
87
Last Fight: 5/06/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#192 MW] Mike Shipman
 
87  
RU Beslan Ushukov  (31) 19-5-0
86
Last Fight: 12/23/2022 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#223 MW] Irwing Romero Machado
 
88  
AU Jacob Malkoun  (27) 7-2-0
86
Last Fight: 10/15/2022 [UFC] vs  [#138 MW] Nick Maximov
 
89  
RO Ion Pascu  (40) 24-10-0
84
Last Fight: 12/16/2022 [Heroes Fight League] vs  [NR] Mauricio Reis
 
90  
RU Alexander Shlemenko  (38) 61-15-1
84
Last Fight: 12/03/2022 [Russian Cagefighting Championship] vs  [#32 MW] Magomed Ismailov
 
91  
RO Ion Surdu  (27) 13-4-0
84
Last Fight: 10/20/2022 [UAE Warriors] vs  [#163 MW] Handesson Ferreira
 
92  
RU Gadzhimurad Abdullaev   9-0-0
84
Last Fight: 8/28/2022 [Universal Fighters League] vs  [NR] Paval Masalski
 
93  
RU Azamat Bekoev  (27) 14-3-0
84
Last Fight: 10/21/2022 [Octagon Promotion] vs Unranked Opponent
Next Fight: 2/10/2023 [Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA)] vs [#140 MW] Renato Valente Alves
94  
SE Zebaztian Kadestam  (32) 14-7-0
83
Last Fight: 8/26/2022 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#257 MW] Iuri Lapicus
 
95 1
RU Sergey Martynov  (30) 16-5-0
77
Last Fight: 8/13/2022 [Russian Cagefighting Championship] vs  [#35 MW] Sharaputdin Magomedov
 
96 1
US Kyle Stewart  (33) 15-6-0
76
Last Fight: 5/06/2022 [BellatorFC] vs  [#44 WW] Lorenz Larkin
 
97 1
US Chris Honeycutt  (34) 13-5-0
75
Last Fight: 11/19/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#61 MW] Nikola Dipchikov
 
98 1
RU Valery Myasnikov  (31) 17-3-2
73
Last Fight: 1/20/2023 [Fight Nights Global] vs  [NR] Armen Torosyan
 
99 1
BR Rene Pessoa  (33) 25-10-0
73
Last Fight: 12/16/2022 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#186 MW] Vladislav Yankovsky
 
100 2
RU Denis Tiuliulin  (34) 10-6-0
72
Last Fight: 9/10/2022 [UFC] vs  [#141 MW] Jamie Pickett
Next Fight: 2/04/2023 [UFC] vs [#46 MW] Jun Yong Park

Issue Date: 1/29/2023 (Official Release: #851)

Previous Official Release: 1/22/2023

Fighters who have dropped out: [#60] Aleksandar Ilic+, [#95] Derrick Krantz*, [#101] Faridun Odilov+, [#222] Julio Cesar Andrade*, [#265] Stefan Sekulic-, [#280] Marcin Naruszczka+, [#348] Gennadiy Kovalev*, [#353] Umar Yankovski-, [#371] Algampacha Vagabov+, [#392] Jason Norwood*, [#397] Tony Jenkins+, [#398] Chris Crosby+

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

<<< Ranked Fighters: 76-100 >>>

443 Comments

  1. jason August 20, 2018 at 4:02 am Reply

    Sherdog must have recently found some missing fights. I’ll update and we’ll see what happens next time rankings are updated.

  2. Dj Linderman August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    On your middle weight ranks Gerald Harris is fighting me (Dj Linderman I’m ranked 35 in the LHW

  3. Alistair August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    You have Matt Howard 12 UK (244) world at 5-0-0 when his Sherdog record is 7-0-0. Does this mean he should then be ranked higher than what you currently have him?

  4. Rossifuss August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    Eric Schambari’s Sherdog page shows that he lost in June. Why has this bout not been added to his Fightmatrix rating?

  5. CP2Dope August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    sakuraba, by SUB who was coming off a lose to the young bjj ace ralek gracie, who before that beat cage rage champion zalg galesic

  6. Jonathan August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    moribund…great word

  7. Chris August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    Were is wanderlei silva ?

  8. Jonathan August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    Yeah, I’d say it still has life left in it, especially if used as a global franchise (ie. Ultimate Fighter: Philippines) where unknown international talent can be introduced to the MMA mainstream

  9. jason August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    Inactive.

  10. oleg August 20, 2018 at 3:43 am Reply

    Is TUF really “moribund”? I’d say it’s very stale but still kicking.

  11. mmamofo21 August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    Hektor should be ranked higher

  12. overhand right August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    oh, hadn’t heard that. lol i thought he was gone for good. thanks 🙂

  13. dave August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    how the hell is Yushin Okami so far down the rankings? number 20 come on

  14. jason August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    Interestingly enough, Sherdog just changed his name to Claudio Henrique Da Silva.

  15. jason August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    Nothing to tweak. The computer analyzes results. The result was an Anderson Silva submission win.

    If scorecards were released for fights that did not finish, then maybe there would be something to analyze. Otherwise, there’d be a subjective factor involved.

  16. Allen August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    Jeremiah Riggs is 7-5 and has won 4 straight with wins at Bellator and Strikeforce. He should be in there somewhere.

  17. jason August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    We have the bout versus Johnson as his last on 12/11… He moved because we just added the fight to our database.

  18. BDUB August 20, 2018 at 3:39 am Reply

    WANDERLEI SILVA SHOULD NOT BE RANKED AHEAD OF DAN HENDERSON. AND EVEN THO A COMPUTER RANKS THEM Damian Maia Would Tap out marquardt in the first round

  19. Bchitko August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    Why the low ranking on Hector Lombard? His only loses were decisions to Mousasi and Gono over 3 years ago. Since then he has been on a path of destruction. I would give him a second look. Did you not see the Bellator Tournament? I would place him at least in the top 10. You have Allessio Sakara at 9, you really don’t think Hector would beat him?

  20. overhand right August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    why isn’t belfort ranked, he beat franklin and lindland?

    and why is wanderlei ranked at number 3 when he’d lost 2 fights before he fought bisping?

  21. James Sanders August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    Hendo destroyed Bisping wow that was not surprising to me but man he should get an extra hundred thousand for that wind up forearm shot shit that was brutal but i loved every minute of it

  22. Tomatogatame August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    Horwich choking out Leites really screwed this division up. One judge giving Munoz the decision over Okami didn’t help either.

  23. Jason August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    WHERE THE HECK IS TREY HOUSTON?

  24. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    But this is just one example of many. If there was some database that had all scorecards for partial results, then maybe we could utilize that data.

  25. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Round is considered, but the differences are very slight.

  26. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Vitor dropped off the rankings due to inactivity.

  27. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Is it Jeremiah, or Jeffrey? Sherdog doesn’t have those bouts.. Does anyone have his complete record?

  28. Chromium August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Okay, I suppose for a computer-model consistency would be required, since it’s rare that partial scorecards are released, so that’s fair. I’m curious though, does your model at least take into account the round a stoppage happened in (or maybe even the minute)? A 3rd round stoppage is _on_average_ going to indicate a less dominant performance for the winner than a 1st round stoppage, let alone a 5th round stoppage. I would’ve figured that, the quality of his performance aside, taking Silva into the 5th round would be just below a decision loss to a computer.

  29. mikel August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Viscous nocho and tonto are you oleg and sonnen

  30. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    He’s #5. He finally earned it too. He’s forever been a guy near the top of rankings without actually producing.

  31. Matt August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    I can’t wait to see a Jake Shields-Anderson Silva fight. I really think Shields could upset Silva. I really like this kid. If he can use his wrestling skills and get in close to Silva then he could do it. But that’s the problem. Getting in close and hitting Silva is almost as hard as getting laid on a first date with a chick you didn’t meat at the bar….

  32. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    There is no sliding time window in which only particular fights count. It contradicts the entire system architecture. Each time the ratings are run, fights are calculated from day 1 to the present. A fight that took place 2.5 years ago… the combatants had to have a rating going into that, just like they did a fight 5 years ago.. etc. You referred to the Wandy/Liddell fight, which was nearly 3 years ago. Using that as evidence is somewhat contradictory to your 3-year idea, or at least it will be in 6 weeks.

    As for the specific scenario you are commenting on, Silva only has 83 points on Bisping, which really isn’t a huge number at the top of this division. Its indicative of the type of win Wanderlei had over him. There is also no such thing as a questionable win, only different types of wins. He got up to #3 by attrition mostly.. as you saw Nate just fell below him. Hendo was above Wanderlei too.

  33. John August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Ehh needs to just be banned. He has a post in every weight class with no common sense, grammar, or spelling. He’s either actually stupid or is just posting to look stupid. Either way, we can do without that.
    jcs, you don’t need to defend/explain the rankings to these kinds of posts. Please don’t let these forums turn into sherdog forums. Thanks

  34. mjd August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    I see that he’s ranked at 205 but he’s fighting at middleweight and vying for a shot at silva, why not rank him at middle to see if he is deserving of a title bout?

  35. Jack August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    the rankings get more foolish by the day. Schlemenko gets destroyed by Hess and pull out a victory due to injury and moves up 15 and Hess moves down 7. Do these rankings even take into account the actual fights?

  36. mtr August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    So Matt Horwich has losses to both Bryan Baker and Eric Schambari (and a pretty bad record overall) and is ranked ahead of both of them. Bryan Baker has beaten Eric Schambari twice and he’s behind Schambari. I think you need to tinker with your little formula a little more.

  37. Chromium August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Shouldn’t Jordan Radev (#101) be ranked at WW? I’m pretty sure it was just Daley who came in way overweight. Radev was at 171.

  38. mjd August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Where is belfort? He may not be the computer generated #1 contender but he is easily top 10 at this weight class. I see him and Franklin in the 205 rankings…am I missing something?

  39. oleg August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    The rankings only take in account the official results – Shlemenko won by TKO.

  40. mikel August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    For the yankees asqueroso is viscous

  41. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    MixedMartialArts.com has the scene cornered for the states who only report to them and do not post their results in public commission reports — there is no reliable way for the volunteers (Sherdog and other sites) to easily gather them. Masterful job getting involved with the ABC and making the states pay to report their own results — geez.

    Sherdog is purely volunteer w/ regards to recordkeeping — which is probably why it is more like 90% versus 99% overall, but still better than MixedMartialArts.com on the global scale. If you use their generic contact page and give them some solid details, someone should get back to you.

    If we are missing show results on MixedMartialArts.com, I’d be happy to take a look for our own consumption.

  42. Jimmie August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Please check Absolute Action MMA/AAMMA 34 held in Williamstown, Kentucky on August 10th, 2013. These results are verified by Commission, Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority. Luke Zachrich won his Middleweight fight via reverse armbar in 45 seconds of the first round against Justin Gamble. Charles Stanford won his fight in 10 seconds into the second round by TKO/RSC against Justin Decker in the 145lb class. Thank you for your help.

  43. Paul August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Shofight 20 card changed (this weekend) UFC vet Kendall Grove to face Derek Brunson in Springfield, MO – June 16th.

  44. Nathan August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    How is Maia above Munoz nd Leben above Stann?

  45. Jordan Penwell August 19, 2018 at 10:38 pm Reply

    maia is gonna get put down just like leites should have been by marquardt
    he’s not good enough period. Marquardt is much improved but he still can’t beat silva. i’d like to see him fight other top 185ers though and not just bjj guys he is gonna crush

  46. LOCO-PLATA August 19, 2018 at 10:38 pm Reply

    Looks like the middle-weight divison going to be shaken up a bit. with Anderson fighting Forrest Griffin at 205 in august which would take him off the 185 rankings because you can only be ranked in one weight division at a time, and Demian Maia vs Nate Marquardt for a title shot (I’m gussing). Not to mention the pending entry of Wanderlei Silva into 185 we might finally get to see a “Silva/Henderson 3” at 185. . . Well after Hendo fights Bisbing of course. So the future of 185 looks bright.

  47. Jordan Penwell August 19, 2018 at 10:38 pm Reply

    cung le and akiyama are 2 of the biggest unproven talents in this division. i believe both can be top of the division but akiyama will actually take the chance so we shall see. (akiyama is a finisher). as far as dan henderson vs rich franklin, rich won that fight so clearly it disgusts me. Disgusts me. but whatever he isn’t 185 anymore.

  48. oleg August 19, 2018 at 10:38 pm Reply

    Lawler went up several spots after beating Manhoef (he was around 15-16 before). He dropped 1 this week because of Maia moving up.

  49. overhand right August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    will chael sonnen have to have been inactive for the standard amount of time before he gets taken off the list?

    or if he gets sent to prison for the rumoured up to 20 year sentence for the money laundering would he just be taken off automatically?

  50. cill August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    wihoo! souza’s number 4!

  51. TLC August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Wanderlei being ahead of Okami is comical at best, but these are far from the most skewed rankings I’ve seen.

  52. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    He’s going to get probation from what I’ve read… so he may not even be out of action that long.

  53. Ehhh August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Vitor not on list???? anyway this division sucks. Sonnen whooped Silva but even if he won, he got caught juicing so he would be champ anyway (although imo, all atheletes should be required to juice as much as possible, that would make it interesting) Everyone in this weight should be transferred up or down…. silva ruined the whole division with his asskicking

  54. oleg August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Belfort is not ranked for inactivity. Only fighters who fought in the past 450 days are ranked.

  55. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Fight was added after the show. Will be in the next update.

  56. overhand right August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    that’s fair enough. and what about wanderlei silva? he’d lost 2 fights before he fought bisping so i don’t get how he’s number 3..

  57. John August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Yeah, I went back and looked at the HW drop out list and saw Falcao on there. Thanks.

  58. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Usually every Sunday.

  59. larry srock August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    jared hess is a friend of mine and i matched him on the last show he fought on it was not 10-4 thunder it was bricktown brawl 3. my question is how did he move 42 spots?

  60. Jordan Penwell August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    you know what i’m sick of though?
    on every discussion board in the world people always say cung le isn’t experienced enough but he has been studying viet vao do and tae kwon do since he was 10, he was undefeated in 45 fights which included kickboxing and san shou and mma. plus everybody says anderson silva would just end the fight on the ground. but he has never initiated a ground fight he just submits people from the ground if they get him there. why would cung le take the fight to the ground (though he was a state champ wrestler and from viet vao do he learned a flying scissor legs takedown) when his strength and what he does in every fight is stand up and knock people out with kicks and punches?

  61. Mike T August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Wow that is a major gap between Spider and everyone else hahaha!

  62. larry srock August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    yes, i was the matchmaker for the show. kieth weighed in @ 184 and hess was 186

  63. James Sanders August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    silva vs franklin will go all three rounds but i think wandrlai gets him in the end it wont go to the cards.then you get silva vs silva where i believe wanderlai is at his best and he would most likely beat the spider so will se but im guessing UFC 106/107 silva vs silva

  64. stranger August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Mamed khalidov is from Chechnya not from Poland but he lives there!

  65. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Such a seemingly harsh adjustment to Zachrich was for two reasons. The loss was a dominant loss – round 1, and the system self-adjusted for overrating him in the first place.

    His last four wins had a combined record of 24-32 at the time of the fight, with one being a debuting fighter.

  66. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    His last fight was at 205. We’re probably going to move him back to Middleweight on next update.

  67. daniel stevens August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    crafton wallace win of feb 21 king of the cage, does this put him back in the middleweight rankings?

  68. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Its just a display error. We’ll fix it. Was the fight at 185?

  69. Mister Popo August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Hey Everyone! We had a discussion a few months back, on the HW page, before Miocic won the HW title. There was a case where Mark Hunt jumped both JDS and Miocic, after a KO victory of Frank Mir. He was ranked ahead of both of these guys, despite having a recent loss to Miocic, because Miocic was being blocked by JDS. An issue to be sure, and jcs did a great job of explaining the formulaic logic for the placement. Shortly thereafter, there was a change made to the programming of the blocking mechanic.

    Having said that, and after monitoring the changes made to the blocking function over the past few months, I believe it’s worth looking into again. There may be room for further refinement. I decided to post on the MW page, because it has two examples in the top 5 alone. Luke Rockhold lost his MW title to Bisping at UFC 199, and immediately dropped below Chris Weidman in the rankings, despite Chris not having fought since that loss. This seems like the exact situation the blocking mechanism was designed to prevent. There is also, to a lesser degree, Souza having leap-frogged Romero (albeit after a contreversial loss to him, but the algorithm is blind to judging and USADA), after only beating a lower ranked opponent in Belfort.

    I have also seen this in other divisions. Women’s BW had a similar situation, until Valentina Shevchenko came and sorted it out. However, after Holm lost the belt to Tate, Rousey immediately overtook her again in the rankings. The root cause for this seems to be tied to the changes made to blocks.

    I would love to hear the site operators opinions on whether there is cause to tighten up the blocking again a bit. Perhaps there is a middle ground between where it was and where it is today?

    As always I appreciate the objectiveness of your software and all the time put into this website. Keep up the good work.

  70. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    The rating system put the Rockhold/Bisping “block” into place… this was not my doing, there was no logical change made. Would have to research why, but at first thought.. it is likely due to Weidman’s lengthy period w/o a quality performance… so it may not even be a block, but a projected decay that the system accelerated.

  71. Shaun lomas August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Have you got details of my last fight with dez Parker I won by arm bar in round 2 it is in Tapology

  72. Mister Popo August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Thanks for the reply, oleg.

    I can understand in the Romero-Souza case how blocking could be unrelated. It’s more difficult to see with Weidman-Rockhold, though.
    Luke definitely took a hit on points by losing to Bisping. Should that loss to Bisping have cleared the block he had against Weidman? The system as it is configured now says yes. I imagine a block is only cleared if sufficient time has passed, the two have rematched and the original loser wins, the original loser beats someone with a substantially higher point ranking, or the original winner loses to someone ranked far below the original loser. The last example listed is likely what happened with Rockhold-Weidman.

    I would argue (and could very well be wrong) that the function that controls this is too relaxed. Bisping was ranked lower than both before beating Rockhold, yes. However, he was a top 10 fighter and not so far out of the short-list of best in the world. If #225 came in and beat the #1, I would say absolutely that block should be removed. I’m not sure I would argue for it in this case, especially since Weidman hasn’t done anything of merit himself since the loss.

    Thanks for your time.

  73. oleg August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    I didn’t mean to say that blocking was unrelated in the Romero-Jacare scenario, there was definitely a block that was cleared when Jacare beat Belfort. Just wanted to point out that the type of decision as well as the scores both affect the ratings.

  74. Serg August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Why so much Halsey fall? He fought with dignity, the opponent was lucky , he had a good kick … and then Halsey was lower than Shlemenko ?

  75. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Got it, but a win over a 0-0 will not affect his rating.

  76. oleg August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    This is unrelated to blocking – but just wanted to mention that the system is not blind to judging. For fights that go to a decision, the type of the decision is considered by the rating algorithm. So are the judges scores, when available. USADA testing on the other hand is completely transparent to the system, unless a fight outcome gets overturned.

  77. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    I don’t take issue with a champion that loses, dropping below #2… especially when he/she loses to a much lower ranked contender.

    Furthermore, if the now #2 was a previous long reigning champion, who has not lost again… then my stance strengthens on this.

  78. Renan Assunção August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Hi, How the score works?

  79. Ryan Thomas August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Yaroslav Amosov is now 14-0 as of last weekend, 9th Oct.

  80. frankie August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Sonnen #1 F Silva! He shouldnt even be fighting at middleweight. he should be at light heavy. He just wanna pick on people shorter and less reach then him. He lost a professional boxing match btw, he tried to do the ali shuffle and got punched in the face…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dt1GcBeYUmY

  81. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Rockhold fixed the “problem”.

  82. Sergey August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    67 Anatoly Tokov yet 20-1
    http://www.bk-tv.ru/events/244

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  85. MFC signs Jay ‘Da Spyda Killa’ Silva – MMASucka.com November 20, 2017 at 9:44 pm Reply

    […] of Jaime Jara in 2010. Silva, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world by Fight Matrix (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/) went the distance against hard-throwing Chris Leben, as well as in a short-notice, razor-thin […]

  86. giulio morgante October 29, 2017 at 1:18 pm Reply

    hello, I’m Giulio Morgante, team Davide Ferretti’s coach in italy. how can I put my fighters in your rankings?

    Massimiliano Sammarco 84kg 5-1
    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/123395-massimiliano-sammarco

    Francesco Controversa 77kg 6-2
    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/123381-francesco-controversa

    Antonino Carticiano 77kg 3-1
    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/167467-antonino-carticiano-the-iceman

    these are theyr score on tapology.
    It’s possible to add they in your rankings?

  87. giulio morgante August 19, 2018 at 10:47 pm Reply

    hello, I’m Giulio Morgante, team Davide Ferretti’s coach in italy. how can I put my fighters in your rankings?

    Massimiliano Sammarco 84kg 5-1
    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/123395-massimiliano-sammarco

    Francesco Controversa 77kg 6-2
    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/123381-francesco-controversa

    Antonino Carticiano 77kg 3-1
    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/167467-antonino-carticiano-the-iceman

    these are theyr score on tapology.
    It’s possible to add they in your rankings?

  88. ‘I’ll fight Mousasi if it’s for the title’ – Bellator’s Alexander Shlemenko — RT Sport – Alex Poucher July 12, 2017 at 10:37 am Reply

    […] It emerged on Monday that Iranian-born Dutch MMA fighter Gegard ‘The Dreamcatcher’ Mousasi had signed a deal with Bellator, the second-biggest American MMA promotion, following a four-year stretch with the UFC. By penning the deal, ‘The Dreamcatcher’ became the highest overall rated pound-for-pound fighter in Bellator’s current roster (number three according to fightmatrix.com). […]

  89. ‘I’ll fight Mousasi if it’s for the title’ – Bellator’s Alexander Shlemenko | Mo4ch News July 11, 2017 at 2:09 pm Reply

    […] It emerged on Monday that Iranian-born Dutch MMA fighter Gegard ‘The Dreamcatcher’ Mousasi had signed a deal with Bellator, the second-biggest American MMA promotion, following a four-year stretch with the UFC. By penning the deal, ‘The Dreamcatcher’ became the highest overall rated pound-for-pound fighter in Bellator’s current roster (number five according to fightmatrix.com). […]

  90. Μεγάλη Aναγνώριση από το fightmatrix.com για τον Έλληνα MMAer Ανδρέα Μιχαηλίδη | topranknews.gr May 11, 2017 at 8:54 am Reply
  91. Russian MMA promotion ACB hosts event at iconic Manchester Arena — RT Sport – Alex Poucher March 11, 2017 at 4:32 am Reply

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  92. Serg August 25, 2016 at 7:26 am Reply

    http://www.bloodandsweat.ru/2016/08/adlan-amagov-vozvrashhaetsya-v-mma/

    m.sherdog.com/fighter/record/Adlan-Amagov-41523

  93. Serg August 19, 2018 at 7:38 pm Reply

    http://www.bloodandsweat.ru/2016/08/adlan-amagov-vozvrashhaetsya-v-mma/

    m.sherdog.com/fighter/record/Adlan-Amagov-41523

  94. jason August 14, 2016 at 4:21 pm Reply

    The rating system put the Rockhold/Bisping “block” into place… this was not my doing, there was no logical change made. Would have to research why, but at first thought.. it is likely due to Weidman’s lengthy period w/o a quality performance… so it may not even be a block, but a projected decay that the system accelerated.

  95. oleg August 10, 2016 at 7:24 pm Reply

    I didn’t mean to say that blocking was unrelated in the Romero-Jacare scenario, there was definitely a block that was cleared when Jacare beat Belfort. Just wanted to point out that the type of decision as well as the scores both affect the ratings.

  96. Mister Popo August 10, 2016 at 2:40 pm Reply

    jcs, I posted my reply to oleg before I saw your post. You make a very good point. There is a strong justification to you saying a #1 shouldn’t always default to #2 after being beat. That is complicated in this instance by the Chris having his last fight be a loss to Luke, but your argument is certainly valid.

    Thanks for the good discussion, lads.

  97. Mister Popo August 10, 2016 at 1:43 pm Reply

    Thanks for the reply, oleg.

    I can understand in the Romero-Souza case how blocking could be unrelated. It’s more difficult to see with Weidman-Rockhold, though.
    Luke definitely took a hit on points by losing to Bisping. Should that loss to Bisping have cleared the block he had against Weidman? The system as it is configured now says yes. I imagine a block is only cleared if sufficient time has passed, the two have rematched and the original loser wins, the original loser beats someone with a substantially higher point ranking, or the original winner loses to someone ranked far below the original loser. The last example listed is likely what happened with Rockhold-Weidman.

    I would argue (and could very well be wrong) that the function that controls this is too relaxed. Bisping was ranked lower than both before beating Rockhold, yes. However, he was a top 10 fighter and not so far out of the short-list of best in the world. If #225 came in and beat the #1, I would say absolutely that block should be removed. I’m not sure I would argue for it in this case, especially since Weidman hasn’t done anything of merit himself since the loss.

    Thanks for your time.

  98. jason August 10, 2016 at 1:17 pm Reply

    I don’t take issue with a champion that loses, dropping below #2… especially when he/she loses to a much lower ranked contender.

    Furthermore, if the now #2 was a previous long reigning champion, who has not lost again… then my stance strengthens on this.

  99. oleg August 10, 2016 at 12:52 pm Reply

    This is unrelated to blocking – but just wanted to mention that the system is not blind to judging. For fights that go to a decision, the type of the decision is considered by the rating algorithm. So are the judges scores, when available. USADA testing on the other hand is completely transparent to the system, unless a fight outcome gets overturned.

  100. Mister Popo August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    jcs, I posted my reply to oleg before I saw your post. You make a very good point. There is a strong justification to you saying a #1 shouldn’t always default to #2 after being beat. That is complicated in this instance by the Chris having his last fight be a loss to Luke, but your argument is certainly valid.

    Thanks for the good discussion, lads.

  101. Mister Popo August 10, 2016 at 9:36 am Reply

    Hey Everyone! We had a discussion a few months back, on the HW page, before Miocic won the HW title. There was a case where Mark Hunt jumped both JDS and Miocic, after a KO victory of Frank Mir. He was ranked ahead of both of these guys, despite having a recent loss to Miocic, because Miocic was being blocked by JDS. An issue to be sure, and jcs did a great job of explaining the formulaic logic for the placement. Shortly thereafter, there was a change made to the programming of the blocking mechanic.

    Having said that, and after monitoring the changes made to the blocking function over the past few months, I believe it’s worth looking into again. There may be room for further refinement. I decided to post on the MW page, because it has two examples in the top 5 alone. Luke Rockhold lost his MW title to Bisping at UFC 199, and immediately dropped below Chris Weidman in the rankings, despite Chris not having fought since that loss. This seems like the exact situation the blocking mechanism was designed to prevent. There is also, to a lesser degree, Souza having leap-frogged Romero (albeit after a contreversial loss to him, but the algorithm is blind to judging and USADA), after only beating a lower ranked opponent in Belfort.

    I have also seen this in other divisions. Women’s BW had a similar situation, until Valentina Shevchenko came and sorted it out. However, after Holm lost the belt to Tate, Rousey immediately overtook her again in the rankings. The root cause for this seems to be tied to the changes made to blocks.

    I would love to hear the site operators opinions on whether there is cause to tighten up the blocking again a bit. Perhaps there is a middle ground between where it was and where it is today?

    As always I appreciate the objectiveness of your software and all the time put into this website. Keep up the good work.

  102. Shaun lomas May 13, 2016 at 11:38 am Reply

    Have you got details of my last fight with dez Parker I won by arm bar in round 2 it is in Tapology

  103. oleg October 28, 2015 at 10:22 am Reply

    That’s what happens when #17 loses to #40 by second round TKO. You seem to still not really understand how the system works. There is no human factor to it, the software that generates ratings doesn’t know or care that “he fought with dignity” or “his opponent was lucky”. What is so lucky about landing a good kick, anyway?

    As far as Shlemenko, holding a win over someone doesn’t guarantee that you will be ranked higher than the opponent you beat forever. As soon as either opponent fights again, things can change based on the outcome. That’s what happened here. Halsey was stopped by someone far below him in rankings and thus took a big fall. And Shlemenko’s only fight right now is in the courts, not the cage…

  104. oleg August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    That’s what happens when #17 loses to #40 by second round TKO. You seem to still not really understand how the system works. There is no human factor to it, the software that generates ratings doesn’t know or care that “he fought with dignity” or “his opponent was lucky”. What is so lucky about landing a good kick, anyway?

    As far as Shlemenko, holding a win over someone doesn’t guarantee that you will be ranked higher than the opponent you beat forever. As soon as either opponent fights again, things can change based on the outcome. That’s what happened here. Halsey was stopped by someone far below him in rankings and thus took a big fall. And Shlemenko’s only fight right now is in the courts, not the cage…

  105. Serg October 27, 2015 at 6:50 pm Reply

    Why so much Halsey fall? He fought with dignity, the opponent was lucky , he had a good kick … and then Halsey was lower than Shlemenko ?

  106. jason October 19, 2015 at 10:17 am Reply

    Got it, but a win over a 0-0 will not affect his rating.

  107. Ryan Thomas October 18, 2015 at 5:53 pm Reply

    Yaroslav Amosov is now 14-0 as of last weekend, 9th Oct.

  108. Renan Assunção September 11, 2015 at 12:36 am Reply

    Hi, How the score works?

  109. Eugene August 26, 2015 at 1:51 am Reply

    Hello. Main event of this event did not update on fightmatrix. Other fights are good. Please update main event.
    http://www.sherdog.com/events/World-Fighting-Championship-Akhmat-Grozny-Battle-6-47493

  110. Eugene August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Hello. Main event of this event did not update on fightmatrix. Other fights are good. Please update main event.
    http://www.sherdog.com/events/World-Fighting-Championship-Akhmat-Grozny-Battle-6-47493

  111. Sergey June 2, 2015 at 10:33 pm Reply

    67 Anatoly Tokov yet 20-1
    http://www.bk-tv.ru/events/244

  112. Luke Rockhold – Too Pretty To Be Legit? – CAGE INSPIRATION November 20, 2014 at 5:10 am Reply

    […] Rockhold just signed a new 8 fight deal with the UFC. According to Fight Matrix rankings as of 20 November 2014, he is currently 6 best in the world right behind Ronalda Jacare Souza and […]

  113. jason November 9, 2014 at 12:37 pm Reply

    Rockhold fixed the “problem”.

  114. oleg November 7, 2014 at 10:44 am Reply

    Kennedy beat Bisping by a close decision. Kennedy got knocked out in his next fight, while Bisping won his next by TKO. That was enough to push Bisping over Kennedy (though they are neck-and-neck points-wise). I don’t see any problem here.

  115. Brandon November 7, 2014 at 8:25 am Reply

    Really??? Bisping ahead of Kennedy… Kennedy just beat him one fight ago

  116. oleg August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Kennedy beat Bisping by a close decision. Kennedy got knocked out in his next fight, while Bisping won his next by TKO. That was enough to push Bisping over Kennedy (though they are neck-and-neck points-wise). I don’t see any problem here.

  117. Brandon August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Really??? Bisping ahead of Kennedy… Kennedy just beat him one fight ago

  118. efagundes August 12, 2014 at 8:44 am Reply

    Hi

    why Sam Alvey and Jay Silva moved up 28 and 22 positions?

    thanks for the great job!

  119. efagundes August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Hi

    why Sam Alvey and Jay Silva moved up 28 and 22 positions?

    thanks for the great job!

  120. jimmie August 9, 2014 at 9:31 am Reply

    Adam Stroup at 134 with that record! Who are you kidding? Did you check the opponents he fought. Then the cat you just moved up 134 spots. You are a joke.

  121. jimmie August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Adam Stroup at 134 with that record! Who are you kidding? Did you check the opponents he fought. Then the cat you just moved up 134 spots. You are a joke.

  122. jason June 17, 2014 at 9:06 am Reply

    Expired block for Catone. You had me going nuts… Catone/Watson happened months ago.

  123. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Expired block for Catone. You had me going nuts… Catone/Watson happened months ago.

  124. AVM June 16, 2014 at 10:27 pm Reply

    Something is wrong with Nick Catone and Tom Watson. The latter went up 23 places even though he lost?

  125. AVM August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Something is wrong with Nick Catone and Tom Watson. The latter went up 23 places even though he lost?

  126. jason March 31, 2014 at 11:16 am Reply

    It was not this Santos after all… I think it was right to begin with… for him anyway.

  127. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    It was not this Santos after all… I think it was right to begin with… for him anyway.

  128. jason March 27, 2014 at 11:58 am Reply

    Wrong Santos.. and I think the wrong Rogerio too, lol! Will fix. It’s tough to do the TUF bouts especially with foreign names. Brazil is the worst.

  129. Aaron March 27, 2014 at 10:49 am Reply

    Looks like Marcos Rogerio’s win over Thiago Santos in the opening round of TUF Brazil 3 wasn’t accounted.

  130. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Wrong Santos.. and I think the wrong Rogerio too, lol! Will fix. It’s tough to do the TUF bouts especially with foreign names. Brazil is the worst.

  131. Aaron August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Looks like Marcos Rogerio’s win over Thiago Santos in the opening round of TUF Brazil 3 wasn’t accounted.

  132. jason January 12, 2014 at 1:46 pm Reply

    Circumstances triggered a rare “reset” which essentially means that Rockhold’s rating was too low based on his recent divisional history and the movement of the opposition involved in his recent fights, despite the fact that his rating is calculated like everyone else’s. The only other time I recall this occurring for a highly ranked fighter was for Phil Davis. It’s basically a very conservative, self correcting measure.

    It’s pretty ironic that he fights this week… as this has nothing to do with it.

  133. Ross January 12, 2014 at 12:50 pm Reply

    What has caused Luke Rockhold’s jump up the rankings?

  134. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Circumstances triggered a rare “reset” which essentially means that Rockhold’s rating was too low based on his recent divisional history and the movement of the opposition involved in his recent fights, despite the fact that his rating is calculated like everyone else’s. The only other time I recall this occurring for a highly ranked fighter was for Phil Davis. It’s basically a very conservative, self correcting measure.

    It’s pretty ironic that he fights this week… as this has nothing to do with it.

  135. Ross August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    What has caused Luke Rockhold’s jump up the rankings?

  136. Fight Matrix | Fight Matrix Program: UFC Fight Night (01-04-2014) January 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm Reply

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  137. Fight Matrix | Fight Matrix Program: UFC 168 (12-28-2013) December 22, 2013 at 2:37 pm Reply

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  145. jason September 30, 2013 at 10:56 am Reply

    I’ve got the results for the next update — don’t think they will affect the rankings though.

  146. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    I’ve got the results for the next update — don’t think they will affect the rankings though.

  147. Jimmie September 29, 2013 at 10:51 am Reply

    Please check Absolute Action MMA/AAMMA 34 held in Williamstown, Kentucky on August 10th, 2013. These results are verified by Commission, Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority. Luke Zachrich won his Middleweight fight via reverse armbar in 45 seconds of the first round against Justin Gamble. Charles Stanford won his fight in 10 seconds into the second round by TKO/RSC against Justin Decker in the 145lb class. Thank you for your help.

  148. jason September 29, 2013 at 10:10 am Reply

    MixedMartialArts.com has the scene cornered for the states who only report to them and do not post their results in public commission reports — there is no reliable way for the volunteers (Sherdog and other sites) to easily gather them. Masterful job getting involved with the ABC and making the states pay to report their own results — geez.

    Sherdog is purely volunteer w/ regards to recordkeeping — which is probably why it is more like 90% versus 99% overall, but still better than MixedMartialArts.com on the global scale. If you use their generic contact page and give them some solid details, someone should get back to you.

    If we are missing show results on MixedMartialArts.com, I’d be happy to take a look for our own consumption.

  149. Jimmie September 29, 2013 at 9:53 am Reply

    Could you please give me a phone number or e-mail address to contact Sherdog? The State Commission I talked to said they only report to MixedMartialArts.com so I think it is something that needs to be fixed. I have all the documentation and these fighters need to be recognized.

  150. Jimmie August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Could you please give me a phone number or e-mail address to contact Sherdog? The State Commission I talked to said they only report to MixedMartialArts.com so I think it is something that needs to be fixed. I have all the documentation and these fighters need to be recognized.

  151. jason September 26, 2013 at 3:37 pm Reply

    MixedMartialArts only beats Sherdog w/ regards to recordkeeping in select US states… maybe 5-7 (Virginia, Georgia, New Hampshire, North Carolina — to name a few = states that can pay, yes PAY to get their results on the site). Sherdog is better everywhere else — worldwide.

  152. jason August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    MixedMartialArts only beats Sherdog w/ regards to recordkeeping in select US states… maybe 5-7 (Virginia, Georgia, New Hampshire, North Carolina — to name a few = states that can pay, yes PAY to get their results on the site). Sherdog is better everywhere else — worldwide.

  153. oleg September 26, 2013 at 9:40 am Reply

    Sherdog is the industry standard for record keeping. The accuracy of MixedMartialArts.com record is awful, to say the least. We do use other supplemental data sources, but at this point Sherdog is still the golden standard.

    Individual fighters/managers/promoters can contact us to correct the records, as long as they can provide some kind of verification of the fight and weight class it took place at.

    But sumbitting the records to Sherdog.com is by far the best way to make sure that we get them included quickly.

  154. oleg August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Sherdog is the industry standard for record keeping. The accuracy of MixedMartialArts.com record is awful, to say the least. We do use other supplemental data sources, but at this point Sherdog is still the golden standard.

    Individual fighters/managers/promoters can contact us to correct the records, as long as they can provide some kind of verification of the fight and weight class it took place at.

    But sumbitting the records to Sherdog.com is by far the best way to make sure that we get them included quickly.

  155. jimmie September 26, 2013 at 5:03 am Reply

    How do you rate fighters in the matrix when you don’t have their records correct? Most promotions report results to mixed martial arts and not to Sherdog but you do your ratings from Sherdog. I know many of the records you show on your fighters in the fight matrix are incorrect. How do fighters get credit for the real records?

    Jimmie

  156. jimmie August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    How do you rate fighters in the matrix when you don’t have their records correct? Most promotions report results to mixed martial arts and not to Sherdog but you do your ratings from Sherdog. I know many of the records you show on your fighters in the fight matrix are incorrect. How do fighters get credit for the real records?

    Jimmie

  157. Fight Matrix | Fight Matrix Program: UFC 165 (09-21-2013) September 18, 2013 at 11:38 am Reply

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  164. jimbo June 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm Reply

    Jesse Taylor #25…Ed Herman # 38…I would take Herman for easy money…not even the same class…how do you figure.
    .Hermans last two fights against former Strikeforce champions …And Shields was juicing andHerman took on Sousa with 3 weeks notice…Shortfuse is much, much better than ranked…my favorite fighter…he has game…

    He is still contracted with the UFC after , I think 6 yrs , of top caliber competion…

  165. jimbo August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Jesse Taylor #25…Ed Herman # 38…I would take Herman for easy money…not even the same class…how do you figure.
    .Hermans last two fights against former Strikeforce champions …And Shields was juicing andHerman took on Sousa with 3 weeks notice…Shortfuse is much, much better than ranked…my favorite fighter…he has game…

    He is still contracted with the UFC after , I think 6 yrs , of top caliber competion…

  166. Fight Matrix | Fight Matrix Program: UFC on FuelTV 10 (06-08-2013) June 5, 2013 at 11:17 am Reply

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  175. Fight Matrix | Fightmatrix Program: UFC on Fuel TV 8 (03-03-2013) February 28, 2013 at 10:03 am Reply

    […] Heavyweight (205) [#18MW] Brian Stann (12-5-0) vs. [#25MW] Wanderlei Silva (34-12-1) Wanderlei Silva is the All-Time #1 ranked Light […]

  176. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 157 (02-23-2013) February 20, 2013 at 9:01 am Reply

    […] No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition. . Welterweight (170) [#71MW] Court McGee (14-3-0) vs. [#68] Josh Neer […]

  177. GET RID OF FITCH February 5, 2013 at 4:34 pm Reply

    NO WAY POSSIBLE JAKE SHEILDS SHOULD BE RANKED ABOVE 20TH ON YOUR LIST. THE GUY JUST GOT BUESTED FOR PED’S AND HE NOT ANYWHERE CLOSE TO BEING A TOP CONTENDER AT WW OR MW

    REST OF YOUR RANKINGS ARE GREAT

  178. GET RID OF FITCH August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    NO WAY POSSIBLE JAKE SHEILDS SHOULD BE RANKED ABOVE 20TH ON YOUR LIST. THE GUY JUST GOT BUESTED FOR PED’S AND HE NOT ANYWHERE CLOSE TO BEING A TOP CONTENDER AT WW OR MW

    REST OF YOUR RANKINGS ARE GREAT

  179. MMA » The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen season primer January 23, 2013 at 10:40 am Reply

    […] (Editor’s Note: World rankings compiled by MMA ratings site FightMatrix.com) […]

  180. The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen season primer | Fighters Direct January 23, 2013 at 10:36 am Reply

    […] (Editor’s Note: World rankings compiled by MMA ratings site FightMatrix.com) […]

  181. The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen season primer – Unofficial Network January 23, 2013 at 10:21 am Reply

    […] (Editor’s Note: World rankings compiled by MMA ratings site FightMatrix.com) […]

  182. Frantic-Celeb: Celeb Gossip, Music Rumors, TV News, Hollywood Scoops, Sports News, and MORE! » The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen season primer January 23, 2013 at 10:15 am Reply

    […] (Editor’s Note: World rankings compiled b&#1091 MMA ratings site FightMatrix.com) […]

  183. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on FX 7: 1/19/2013 January 16, 2013 at 12:33 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#5] Vitor Belfort (21-10-0) vs. [#8] Michael Bisping (23-4-0) Michael Bisping is the All-Time #18 ranked Middleweight […]

  184. MFC signs Jay ‘Da Spyda Killa’ Silva | Next MMA Fighter December 12, 2012 at 10:03 am Reply

    […] of Jaime Jara in 2010. Silva, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world by Fight Matrix (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/) went the distance against hard-throwing Chris Leben, as well as in a short-notice, razor-thin […]

  185. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on FX 6 (12-15-2012) December 10, 2012 at 2:30 pm Reply

    […] match-ups. Wins Against Common Opposition: Ross Pearson leads 1-0 . Middleweight (185) [#9] Hector Lombard (31-3-1) vs. [#25] Rousimar Palhares (14-4-0) Hector Lombard is the All-Time #20 ranked […]

  186. MFC signs Jay ‘Da Spyda Killa’ Silva December 4, 2012 at 12:38 am Reply

    […] of Jaime Jara in 2010. Silva, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world by Fight Matrix (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/) went the distance against hard-throwing Chris Leben, as well as in a short-notice, razor-thin […]

  187. Jay ‘Da Spyda Killa’ Silva signs with Maximum Fighting Championship | The MMA Review.co.uk November 30, 2012 at 7:56 pm Reply

    […] of Jaime Jara in 2010. Silva, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world by Fight Matrix (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/) went the distance against hard-throwing Chris Leben, as well as in a short-notice, razor-thin […]

  188. H2HK News: MFC signs Jay ‘Da Spyda Killa’ Silva | Hand2Hand Kombat November 30, 2012 at 8:01 am Reply

    […] of Jaime Jara in 2010. Silva, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world by Fight Matrix (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/) went the distance against hard-throwing Chris Leben, as well as in a short-notice, razor-thin […]

  189. MFC signs Jay ‘Da Spyda Killa’ Silva | MFC November 29, 2012 at 10:59 pm Reply

    […] of Jaime Jara in 2010. Silva, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world by Fight Matrix (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/) went the distance against hard-throwing Chris Leben, as well as in a short-notice, razor-thin […]

  190. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on Fuel (Franklin/Le): 2012-11-10 November 9, 2012 at 10:33 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#10] Rich Franklin (29-6-0, 185.0lb) vs. [#46] Cung Le (8-2-0, 186.0lb) Rich Franklin is the All-Time #3 ranked […]

  191. Big rankings jump for MFC talent | MFC November 1, 2012 at 4:22 pm Reply

    […] Newly crowned MFC world middleweight champion Elvis “The King” Mutapcic has jumped to No. 52, up 12 spots from No. 64. Mutapcic claimed the belt with a third-round TKO win over Joseph “Leonidas” Henle, who could not continue after suffering a serious injury following a crushing leg kick (http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/2/). […]

  192. oleg October 15, 2012 at 1:34 pm Reply

    Shields-Herman has been overturned by AC to a No Contest. Wonder how this will affect their ratings.

  193. oleg August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    Shields-Herman has been overturned by AC to a No Contest. Wonder how this will affect their ratings.

  194. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 153 (10-13-2012) October 10, 2012 at 11:02 am Reply

    […] Heavyweight (205) [#1MW/#2DD] Anderson Silva (32-4-0) vs. [#26] Stephan Bonnar (15-7-0) Anderson Silva is the All-Time #1 ranked Absolute […]

  195. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on Fuel TV 5 (09-29-2012) September 28, 2012 at 12:20 pm Reply

    […] (186) [#39] Tom Watson (15-4-0, 186.0lb) vs. [#131] Brad Tavares (8-1-0, […]

  196. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 153 (9-22-2012) September 16, 2012 at 9:21 am Reply

    […] Heavyweight Championship (205) [#1/#2DD] Jon Jones (16-1-0) vs. [#5MW] Vitor Belfort (21-9-0) Jon Jones is the All-Time #9 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter. Vitor Belfort is the […]

  197. jason August 20, 2012 at 11:56 am Reply

    Fixed here and on sherdog.

  198. Jayson Cooper August 20, 2012 at 11:17 am Reply
  199. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Fixed here and on sherdog.

  200. Jayson Cooper August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply
  201. A Lack of Opponents for Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza « Fantasy Fights August 15, 2012 at 3:33 am Reply

    […] This got me thinking… who exactly is there for “Jacare” to fight in the Strikeforce middleweight division? To answer the question, I went to the Strikeforce website to find a list of middleweights presumably under contract with the promotion. Here is the entire list, along with their corresponding current rank according to Fight Matrix: […]

  202. Weidman has beat 2 current top 10 MWs. Silvas beat 3. stop ducking. – Page 16 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums August 4, 2012 at 4:00 am Reply

    […] please. Weidman #5 Middleweight MMA Top 10 Rankings (185-pound limit) | MMAWeekly.com Weidman #3 Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight Vitor #2 and Weidman #3 MMA Power Rankings – ESPN Not so long ago we've had Evan Dunham go 11-0 […]

  203. Im tired of the Bisping hype. The guy has never beaten any fighter who is highly – Page 7 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums July 23, 2012 at 5:25 pm Reply

    […] believe me when i say that many disagree on who should be #2. that's your right. but just an FYI: Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight (Issue Date: 7/22/2012) Middleweight MMA Top 10 Rankings (185-pound limit) | MMAWeekly.com (July […]

  204. Im tired of the Bisping hype. The guy has never beaten any fighter who is highly – Page 5 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums July 23, 2012 at 5:01 pm Reply

    […] to Silva and Weidman dismantled Sonnen? You make no sense quoted verbatim. well done. PS Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight (Issue Date: 7/22/2012) Middleweight MMA Top 10 Rankings (185-pound limit) | MMAWeekly.com (July […]

  205. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 149 (07-17-2012) July 18, 2012 at 2:24 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#6] Hector Lombard (31-2-1) vs. [#9] Tim Boetsch (15-4-0) Hector Lombard is the All-Time #22 ranked Middleweight […]

  206. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Strikeforce (07-14-2012) July 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#5] Luke Rockhold (9-1-0) vs. [#12] Tim Kennedy […]

  207. What Next At 185? – The Interrobang Sports Blog » The Interrobang Sports Blog July 12, 2012 at 6:38 am Reply

    […] belt when his last fight was a loss. So who’s left? Well, let’s take a buzz down the Fight Matrix rankings and see who the numbers say could be […]

  208. UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman: Everything You Need to Know About a Rising Star | :: Sparxxrx LLC :: July 11, 2012 at 5:43 pm Reply

    […] is currently ranked in MMA’s top-10 middleweight class by ESPN (No. 8), Sherdog.com (No. 10), Fightmatrix.com (No. 7) and Bloodyelbow.com (No. […]

  209. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on FuelTV 4 (07-09-2012) July 9, 2012 at 10:26 am Reply

    […] (185) [#4] Mark Munoz (12-2-0) vs. [#7] Chris Weidman (8-0-0) Mark Munoz is the All-Time #25 ranked Middleweight […]

  210. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 147 (07-07-2012) July 3, 2012 at 10:01 am Reply

    […] Championship (185) [#1/#3DD] Anderson Silva (31-4-0) vs. [#2] Chael Sonnen (27-11-1) Anderson Silva is the All-Time #1 ranked Middleweight and […]

  211. Calling a fighter a "can" = Fighter bashing = Dubs – Page 25 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums June 29, 2012 at 3:03 am Reply

    […] a lot depending on the rankings you look at: MMA Middleweight Rankings 185 lbs | FIGHT! Magazine Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight I was a huge fan until you ended my undefeated career in Undisputed 3! Just kidding. I'm sure […]

  212. Sherdog Middleweight rankings are a bit silly, no? – Page 8 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums June 28, 2012 at 11:04 pm Reply

    […] not really sure why Sherdog is so different: MMA Middleweight Rankings 185 lbs | FIGHT! Magazine Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight Thanks for posting Alan, I'm really excited to see your next fight. You made a statement in your […]

  213. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 147 (06-23-2012) June 21, 2012 at 2:41 pm Reply

    […] (190) [#20] Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1) vs. [*] Rich Franklin (28-6-0) Wanderlei Silva is the All-Time #10 ranked Absolute […]

  214. Paul June 11, 2012 at 4:25 pm Reply

    Shofight 20 card changed (this weekend) UFC vet Kendall Grove to face Derek Brunson in Springfield, MO – June 16th.

  215. Khalidov probably refusing UFC offer – Page 19 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums June 9, 2012 at 8:18 am Reply

    […] Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight 22pts difference between Bisping and Khalidow and ~740pts between them and Anderson […]

  216. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale (06-01-2012) May 31, 2012 at 10:00 am Reply

    […] (155) [#362MW] Mike Chiesa (7-0-0) vs. [#819] Al Iaquinta […]

  217. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Bellator (05-18-2012) May 18, 2012 at 2:04 pm Reply

    […] (186) [#37] Maiquel Jose Falcao Goncalves (30-4-0, 186.0lb) vs. [#60] Andreas Spang (8-1-0, […]

  218. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Bellator (05-11-2012) May 11, 2012 at 8:40 am Reply

    […] (185) [#370] Gregory Milliard (2-2-0, 186.0lb) vs. [NA] Francios Ambang (1-3-1, […]

  219. mikel April 27, 2012 at 11:06 am Reply

    I think a lot of people in u.s.a want see anderson loses, including couture, dan henderson, dana white, the same thing that pass with fedor, train the wrestling anderson and before lose, take steriods the same than chael douglas sonnen

  220. mikel August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    I think a lot of people in u.s.a want see anderson loses, including couture, dan henderson, dana white, the same thing that pass with fedor, train the wrestling anderson and before lose, take steriods the same than chael douglas sonnen

  221. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on Fuel TV 2 (04-14-2012) April 11, 2012 at 11:10 am Reply

    […] winless against common opposition. . Middleweight (185) [#43] Francis Carmont (17-7-0) vs. [#105] Magnus Cedenblad […]

  222. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Bellator 61 (03-17-2012) March 16, 2012 at 3:55 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#61] Norman Paraisy (10-1-1, 186.0lb) vs. [#101] Maiquel Jose Falcao Goncalves (28-4-0, […]

  223. hector 6? wtf March 9, 2012 at 3:40 pm Reply

    lol the best midddleweight is hector lombard no dobubt about it anderson is second

  224. hector 6? wtf August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    lol the best midddleweight is hector lombard no dobubt about it anderson is second

  225. Fight Matrix | UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann (2012-03-03) February 28, 2012 at 9:23 am Reply

    […] against common opposition. . Middleweight (185) [#29] Constantinos Philippou (9-2-0) vs. [#48] Court McGee […]

  226. Oleg February 24, 2012 at 12:02 pm Reply

    hmm… not sure what to make of that lol

  227. mikel February 24, 2012 at 10:13 am Reply

    Viscous nocho and tonto are you oleg and sonnen

  228. Oleg August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    hmm… not sure what to make of that lol

  229. oleg February 23, 2012 at 12:38 am Reply

    Anderson Silva is vicious not viscous. “Viscous” means sticky 🙂

  230. oleg August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    Anderson Silva is vicious not viscous. “Viscous” means sticky 🙂

  231. mikel February 22, 2012 at 3:16 pm Reply

    For the yankees asqueroso is viscous

  232. mikel February 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm Reply

    Anderson silva break the sonnen face please this man is asqueroso you know nocho-sonnen. fucking yankee he is michael douglas 2.

  233. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 144 (02-25-2012) February 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm Reply

    […] 1 win(s) against common opposition. . Welterweight (170) [#5] Jake Shields (26-6-1) vs. [#67MW] Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-4-0) Jake Shields is the All-Time #8 ranked Welterweight […]

  234. mikel August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    Anderson silva break the sonnen face please this man is asqueroso you know nocho-sonnen. fucking yankee he is michael douglas 2.

  235. Alistair February 14, 2012 at 3:53 pm Reply

    Hi,

    You have Jack Hermansson down as from Norway. He’s Swedish but trains in Norway.

  236. Alistair August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Hi,

    You have Jack Hermansson down as from Norway. He’s Swedish but trains in Norway.

  237. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 143 (02-04-2012) February 1, 2012 at 10:38 am Reply

    […] (185) [#30] Ed Herman (17-8-0) vs. [#93] Clifford Starks […]

  238. Dj Linderman January 31, 2012 at 5:07 pm Reply

    On your middle weight ranks Gerald Harris is fighting me (Dj Linderman I’m ranked 35 in the LHW

  239. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC on FOX 2 (01-28-2012) January 26, 2012 at 11:08 am Reply

    […] No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition. . Middleweight (185) [#2] Chael Sonnen (26-11-1) vs. [#9] Michael Bisping (22-3-0) Chael Sonnen is the All-Time #6 ranked Middleweight […]

  240. How the heck is this guy not in the top 10 at 185??? – Page 10 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums December 20, 2011 at 10:09 pm Reply

    […] Originally Posted by D00M lombard's not event top 10 so you cant expect him to be Objectively he's #4. […]

  241. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: TUF 14 Finale (12-03-2011) December 1, 2011 at 5:45 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#8] Michael Bisping (21-3-0) vs. [#61] Jason Miller (24-7-0) Michael Bisping is the All-Time #23 ranked Middleweight […]

  242. Wanderlei In The Middleweight Rankings? – Page 5 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums December 1, 2011 at 3:58 pm Reply

    […] (Luke Rockhold not in top 25) take Marquardt/Ebersole out Silva @ 17 + wins next fight = 14 to 9 Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight (Luke Rockhold @ 12) take @ Marquardt/Leben (for now) Silva @ 19 + wins next fight = 18 to 16 […]

  243. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: KSW (11-26-2011) November 26, 2011 at 12:36 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#16] Mamed Khalidov (23-4-2, 187.4lb) vs. [#25] Jesse Taylor (20-7-0, […]

  244. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 139 (11-19-2011) November 17, 2011 at 5:46 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#23] Wanderlei Silva (33-11-1) vs. [*] Cung Le (7-1-0) Wanderlei Silva is the All-Time #9 ranked Absolute […]

  245. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Strikeforce Challengers 20 (11-18-2011) November 16, 2011 at 11:46 am Reply

    […] Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition. . Light Heavyweight (205) [#243MW] Andreas Spang (6-1-0) vs. [#343MW] Willie Parks […]

  246. Sonnen fans scared of the rise of Mark Munoz? – Page 8 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums November 7, 2011 at 12:04 pm Reply

    […] – Page 2 – Technorati Sports Middleweight MMA Top 10 Rankings (185-pound limit) | MMAWeekly.com Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight Sherdog Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings MMA Middleweight Rankings: MMA Middleweight 185 Pound […]

  247. Isnt Munoz fairly overrated – Page 2 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums November 5, 2011 at 10:05 am Reply

    […] Rankings – Unbiased Current and All-time MMA Rankings Munoz @ 12 Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight Munoz @ 9 overrated????????????? __________________ Kim Kaphwan(me) VS Gambit […]

  248. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 138 (11-05-2011) November 3, 2011 at 12:17 pm Reply

    […] (185) [#9] Mark Munoz (11-2-0) vs. [#12] Chris Leben […]

  249. "Silva doesn’t want to fight Sonnen" – Page 56 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums October 29, 2011 at 9:57 am Reply

    […] Rankings 185 lbs | FIGHT! Magazine Fight Matrix MW Rankings 1. Anderson Silva 2. Chael Sonnen Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight ESPN MW Rankings 1. Anderson Silva 2. Chael Sonnen MMA Power Rankings – ESPN MMAWeekly MW […]

  250. "Silva doesn’t want to fight Sonnen" – Page 4 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums October 28, 2011 at 5:00 pm Reply

    […] Rankings 185 lbs | FIGHT! Magazine Fight Matrix MW Rankings 1. Anderson Silva 2. Chael Sonnen Fight Matrix | Current MMA Rankings &raquo Middleweight ESPN MW Rankings 1. Anderson Silva 2. Chael Sonnen MMA Power Rankings – ESPN MMAWeekly MW […]

  251. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: UFC 137 (10-29-2011) October 27, 2011 at 12:31 pm Reply

    […] Heavyweight (205) [#56] Francis Carmont (16-7-0) vs. [#101MW] Chris Camozzi […]

  252. Fight Matrix | FightMatrix Program: Ring-Side MMA 12 (10-21-2011) October 21, 2011 at 1:37 pm Reply

    […] (170) [#25MW] Paul Daley (28-11-2, 170.4lb) vs. […]

  253. jason October 19, 2011 at 7:38 am Reply

    The most recent results put them there. Stann dropped a turd against Sonnen and Maia had a great performance against Santiago. It is quite unfortunate it worked out that way, but thankfully, we have Munoz/Leben to clear things up — hopefully.

  254. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    The most recent results put them there. Stann dropped a turd against Sonnen and Maia had a great performance against Santiago. It is quite unfortunate it worked out that way, but thankfully, we have Munoz/Leben to clear things up — hopefully.

  255. Nathan October 19, 2011 at 3:32 am Reply

    How is Maia above Munoz nd Leben above Stann?

  256. 5 Mma Middleweight Sites | Azzi Training September 13, 2011 at 1:55 pm Reply

    […] Fight Matrix – Mixed Martial Arts Rankings MiddleweightAug 29, 2011 Current MMA Rankings All-Time MMA Rankings Middleweight (176-190 lbs) fighter ranks […]

  257. jason September 12, 2011 at 8:14 am Reply

    Actually it wasn’t overlooked, I just have no procedure to put him at WW since his last fight was at MW and this was technically a MW fight. I have an ignore flag but that doesn’t help me here. Have to add some new functionality. Don’t know when I’ll get to it or if I’ll implement it because that’s a major change.

  258. jason August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Actually it wasn’t overlooked, I just have no procedure to put him at WW since his last fight was at MW and this was technically a MW fight. I have an ignore flag but that doesn’t help me here. Have to add some new functionality. Don’t know when I’ll get to it or if I’ll implement it because that’s a major change.

  259. jason September 11, 2011 at 4:44 pm Reply

    Yup, he should be. Have to wait until next update. There was a ton of stuff to get into this one and it was overlooked.

  260. Chromium September 11, 2011 at 4:28 pm Reply

    Shouldn’t Jordan Radev (#101) be ranked at WW? I’m pretty sure it was just Daley who came in way overweight. Radev was at 171.

  261. jason August 20, 2018 at 4:00 am Reply

    Yup, he should be. Have to wait until next update. There was a ton of stuff to get into this one and it was overlooked.

  262. What’s the ceiling for Rockhold? – Page 2 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums September 11, 2011 at 1:42 am Reply

    […] […]

  263. Fight Matrix – Mixed Martial Arts Rankings » Blog Archive » How dominant is Anderson Silva? – Page 29 August 29, 2011 at 2:01 pm Reply

    […] Middleweight […]

  264. jason August 10, 2011 at 6:34 am Reply

    Same reason that Manhoef went up 3 spots for doing nothing.. Three fighters above them dropped.

  265. TLC August 10, 2011 at 6:13 am Reply

    How did Akiyama go up in rank from getting knocked out in the first round?

  266. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Same reason that Manhoef went up 3 spots for doing nothing.. Three fighters above them dropped.

  267. TLC August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    How did Akiyama go up in rank from getting knocked out in the first round?

  268. jason July 2, 2011 at 2:25 pm Reply

    That’ll all get taken care of tomorrow or Monday (our next update)

  269. Disorderly Conduct July 2, 2011 at 1:46 pm Reply

    *meant to say Jesse forbes was anthony smith’s only loss in 2 years

  270. Disorderly Conduct July 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm Reply

    Two of my guys fought in C3 Fights in Oklahoma 6/4/11
    Anthony Smith who you have at 135 KO’d your 20th rated
    middleweight Bellator’s Eric Schambari, Anthony should move
    way up, Now 12-6 only loss is to Jesse Forbes who he was smashing until he broke his forearm on Jesse’s Forehead
    Andrew carrillo, a featherweight is now 5-0 and beat 2 time bellator winner Brandon Shelton who you have ranked at 225, Andrew should receive a featherweight ranking. Thanks for all you do at Fightmatrix, great site!

  271. jason August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    That’ll all get taken care of tomorrow or Monday (our next update)

  272. Disorderly Conduct August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    *meant to say Jesse forbes was anthony smith’s only loss in 2 years

  273. Disorderly Conduct August 19, 2018 at 10:53 pm Reply

    Two of my guys fought in C3 Fights in Oklahoma 6/4/11
    Anthony Smith who you have at 135 KO’d your 20th rated
    middleweight Bellator’s Eric Schambari, Anthony should move
    way up, Now 12-6 only loss is to Jesse Forbes who he was smashing until he broke his forearm on Jesse’s Forehead
    Andrew carrillo, a featherweight is now 5-0 and beat 2 time bellator winner Brandon Shelton who you have ranked at 225, Andrew should receive a featherweight ranking. Thanks for all you do at Fightmatrix, great site!

  274. jason June 27, 2011 at 1:00 pm Reply

    Fight was added after the show. Will be in the next update.

  275. Rossifuss June 27, 2011 at 12:40 pm Reply

    Eric Schambari’s Sherdog page shows that he lost in June. Why has this bout not been added to his Fightmatrix rating?

  276. frankie June 15, 2011 at 11:46 pm Reply

    Sonnen #1 F Silva! He shouldnt even be fighting at middleweight. he should be at light heavy. He just wanna pick on people shorter and less reach then him. He lost a professional boxing match btw, he tried to do the ali shuffle and got punched in the face…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dt1GcBeYUmY

  277. CP2Dope June 9, 2011 at 4:28 pm Reply

    sakuraba, by SUB who was coming off a lose to the young bjj ace ralek gracie, who before that beat cage rage champion zalg galesic

  278. jason June 6, 2011 at 4:26 pm Reply

    Who has Mayhem beat lately?

  279. CP2Dope June 6, 2011 at 4:16 pm Reply

    How is Kyle Noke above Mayhem when he beat nobodies so far, and Manhoef that high when he lost three straight?

  280. jason August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    Who has Mayhem beat lately?

  281. CP2Dope August 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm Reply

    How is Kyle Noke above Mayhem when he beat nobodies so far, and Manhoef that high when he lost three straight?

  282. jason June 5, 2011 at 7:33 pm Reply

    Inactive.

  283. Chris June 5, 2011 at 7:02 pm Reply

    Were is wanderlei silva ?

  284. Anderson: Sonnen is a loser in every sense – Page 55 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums May 30, 2011 at 5:30 pm Reply

    […] […]

  285. European MMA: Murilo Rua and Matt Lindland Fall, Rest of the World Catching Up? – Page 3 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums May 23, 2011 at 7:30 am Reply

    […] Top 40. So who belong to your Top 40 middleweights in the world that don't include Tom Watson? http://www.fightmatrix.com/mma-ranks/middleweight/ #44 Tom Watson __________________ "Although detractors decry it as a brutal, bloody form […]

  286. Jonathan April 29, 2011 at 9:46 am Reply

    Yeah, I’d say it still has life left in it, especially if used as a global franchise (ie. Ultimate Fighter: Philippines) where unknown international talent can be introduced to the MMA mainstream

  287. oleg April 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm Reply

    Is TUF really “moribund”? I’d say it’s very stale but still kicking.

  288. Jonathan April 25, 2011 at 10:56 am Reply

    moribund…great word

  289. Jason “Mayhem” Miller: Can He Save the Seemingly Moribund TUF Franchise? April 25, 2011 at 10:43 am Reply

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  290. Jason “Mayhem” Miller: Can He Save the Seemingly Moribund TUF Franchise? | UFC Fight Betting – UFC Betting – Bet On Fighting April 23, 2011 at 12:40 pm Reply

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  291. jason March 26, 2011 at 8:46 am Reply

    Usually every Sunday.

  292. Alistair March 26, 2011 at 4:01 am Reply

    How often do you run an update by the way?

  293. Alistair August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    How often do you run an update by the way?

  294. jason March 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm Reply

    Sherdog must have recently found some missing fights. I’ll update and we’ll see what happens next time rankings are updated.

  295. Alistair March 25, 2011 at 6:08 pm Reply

    You have Matt Howard 12 UK (244) world at 5-0-0 when his Sherdog record is 7-0-0. Does this mean he should then be ranked higher than what you currently have him?

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  300. cill January 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm Reply

    wihoo! souza’s number 4!

  301. Khalidov vs Lindland confirmed for KSW 15! – Page 2 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums January 29, 2011 at 6:43 pm Reply

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  302. overhand right January 12, 2011 at 6:04 pm Reply

    oh, hadn’t heard that. lol i thought he was gone for good. thanks 🙂

  303. jason January 9, 2011 at 9:05 am Reply

    He’s going to get probation from what I’ve read… so he may not even be out of action that long.

  304. overhand right January 9, 2011 at 7:18 am Reply

    will chael sonnen have to have been inactive for the standard amount of time before he gets taken off the list?

    or if he gets sent to prison for the rumoured up to 20 year sentence for the money laundering would he just be taken off automatically?

  305. mtr January 5, 2011 at 11:56 pm Reply

    So Matt Horwich has losses to both Bryan Baker and Eric Schambari (and a pretty bad record overall) and is ranked ahead of both of them. Bryan Baker has beaten Eric Schambari twice and he’s behind Schambari. I think you need to tinker with your little formula a little more.

  306. oleg January 2, 2011 at 8:37 pm Reply

    Fighters generally gain ranking points when succesfully moving down a weight class.

  307. overhand right January 2, 2011 at 3:53 pm Reply

    that’s fair enough. and what about wanderlei silva? he’d lost 2 fights before he fought bisping so i don’t get how he’s number 3..

  308. oleg August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Fighters generally gain ranking points when succesfully moving down a weight class.

  309. oleg January 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm Reply

    Belfort is not ranked for inactivity. Only fighters who fought in the past 450 days are ranked.

  310. overhand right January 2, 2011 at 12:41 pm Reply

    why isn’t belfort ranked, he beat franklin and lindland?

    and why is wanderlei ranked at number 3 when he’d lost 2 fights before he fought bisping?

  311. TLC December 28, 2010 at 12:56 am Reply

    Wanderlei being ahead of Okami is comical at best, but these are far from the most skewed rankings I’ve seen.

  312. Chris Porter December 22, 2010 at 12:31 am Reply

    I would like to second, exactly to the word, what John said. It’s like he read my mind. Keep up the good work!

  313. Chris Porter August 20, 2018 at 3:43 am Reply

    I would like to second, exactly to the word, what John said. It’s like he read my mind. Keep up the good work!

  314. John December 20, 2010 at 5:03 pm Reply

    Ehh needs to just be banned. He has a post in every weight class with no common sense, grammar, or spelling. He’s either actually stupid or is just posting to look stupid. Either way, we can do without that.
    jcs, you don’t need to defend/explain the rankings to these kinds of posts. Please don’t let these forums turn into sherdog forums. Thanks

  315. Fight Matrix – Mixed Martial Arts Rankings » Blog Archive » The Week in Rankings – Page 20 December 20, 2010 at 12:59 pm Reply

    […] him in the light-heavyweight list; he will return as a middleweight on February 5th, challenging Anderson Silva for the UFC title.  Also in the light-heavyweight division, Forrest Griffin falls a spot to #7 for […]

  316. jason December 20, 2010 at 9:20 am Reply

    Vitor dropped off the rankings due to inactivity.

  317. Ehhh December 19, 2010 at 7:23 pm Reply

    Vitor not on list???? anyway this division sucks. Sonnen whooped Silva but even if he won, he got caught juicing so he would be champ anyway (although imo, all atheletes should be required to juice as much as possible, that would make it interesting) Everyone in this weight should be transferred up or down…. silva ruined the whole division with his asskicking

  318. John December 11, 2010 at 6:08 pm Reply

    Yeah, I went back and looked at the HW drop out list and saw Falcao on there. Thanks.

  319. jason November 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm Reply

    Is it Jeremiah, or Jeffrey? Sherdog doesn’t have those bouts.. Does anyone have his complete record?

  320. Allen November 23, 2010 at 6:47 pm Reply

    Jeremiah Riggs is 7-5 and has won 4 straight with wins at Bellator and Strikeforce. He should be in there somewhere.

  321. jason November 23, 2010 at 7:40 am Reply

    John – He was actually ranked at Heavyweight.

  322. John November 23, 2010 at 3:27 am Reply

    Also, hard to believe Falcao wasn’t ranked before this fight. Dude is a TERROR. No “quality” competition I suppose.

  323. John November 23, 2010 at 3:17 am Reply

    Yeah Wandy! That is awesome. I read the comments below and yeah he shouldn’t be that high but since he gained a percentage for dropping a weight class and won his first and, so far, only fight at 185, he has some points there. It is close at the top thought, I’m sure mostly thanks to Anderson dominating everyone. This division will balance out soon enough. That is, unless Wandy keeps up the “Axe Murdering”. My dream fight at this point is Wandy and Vitor II for the UFC Middleweight Championship.

  324. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    John – He was actually ranked at Heavyweight.

  325. John August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Also, hard to believe Falcao wasn’t ranked before this fight. Dude is a TERROR. No “quality” competition I suppose.

  326. John August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Yeah Wandy! That is awesome. I read the comments below and yeah he shouldn’t be that high but since he gained a percentage for dropping a weight class and won his first and, so far, only fight at 185, he has some points there. It is close at the top thought, I’m sure mostly thanks to Anderson dominating everyone. This division will balance out soon enough. That is, unless Wandy keeps up the “Axe Murdering”. My dream fight at this point is Wandy and Vitor II for the UFC Middleweight Championship.

  327. jason November 14, 2010 at 2:35 pm Reply

    There is no sliding time window in which only particular fights count. It contradicts the entire system architecture. Each time the ratings are run, fights are calculated from day 1 to the present. A fight that took place 2.5 years ago… the combatants had to have a rating going into that, just like they did a fight 5 years ago.. etc. You referred to the Wandy/Liddell fight, which was nearly 3 years ago. Using that as evidence is somewhat contradictory to your 3-year idea, or at least it will be in 6 weeks.

    As for the specific scenario you are commenting on, Silva only has 83 points on Bisping, which really isn’t a huge number at the top of this division. Its indicative of the type of win Wanderlei had over him. There is also no such thing as a questionable win, only different types of wins. He got up to #3 by attrition mostly.. as you saw Nate just fell below him. Hendo was above Wanderlei too.

  328. Michael November 14, 2010 at 1:27 pm Reply

    How is Wanderlei ranked #3? He’s only had 5 fights in the past 3 years and 3 of them have been losses. I realize that they were all losses to top guys, but even his win over Bisping was a bit questionable. This is an example of the only problem I see in Fight Matrix’s system. Sometimes, fighters are ranked highly based almost completely on their past accomplishments. These rankings are supposed to be for the present. Just because a fighter was really good 3 years ago does not mean that they are now. Liddell is a perfect example of this. Considering that Wanderlei hasn’t really done much better than Liddell as of late, other than winning his last fight, and that Liddell beat Wnderlei, it’s kind of difficult to understand how Liddell is ranked 31 but Wanderlei is ranked 3. I think that once a certain amount of time has passed since a fight (3 years or so) that it should no longer count in the person’s ranking. If this is already done, then what amount of time do you use?

  329. jason November 14, 2010 at 10:14 am Reply

    He’s #5. He finally earned it too. He’s forever been a guy near the top of rankings without actually producing.

  330. Michael August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    How is Wanderlei ranked #3? He’s only had 5 fights in the past 3 years and 3 of them have been losses. I realize that they were all losses to top guys, but even his win over Bisping was a bit questionable. This is an example of the only problem I see in Fight Matrix’s system. Sometimes, fighters are ranked highly based almost completely on their past accomplishments. These rankings are supposed to be for the present. Just because a fighter was really good 3 years ago does not mean that they are now. Liddell is a perfect example of this. Considering that Wanderlei hasn’t really done much better than Liddell as of late, other than winning his last fight, and that Liddell beat Wnderlei, it’s kind of difficult to understand how Liddell is ranked 31 but Wanderlei is ranked 3. I think that once a certain amount of time has passed since a fight (3 years or so) that it should no longer count in the person’s ranking. If this is already done, then what amount of time do you use?

  331. dave November 13, 2010 at 7:14 pm Reply

    how the hell is Yushin Okami so far down the rankings? number 20 come on

  332. Clark November 1, 2010 at 8:15 pm Reply

    Middleweight Papy Abedi in place 112 is from Sweden – not Finland like it says now 🙂

  333. Clark August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Middleweight Papy Abedi in place 112 is from Sweden – not Finland like it says now 🙂

  334. BEST MIDDLEWEIGHTS readjusted by (win) finishes. – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums October 22, 2010 at 3:46 pm Reply

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  336. jason September 27, 2010 at 2:14 pm Reply

    Interestingly enough, Sherdog just changed his name to Claudio Henrique Da Silva.

  337. iverbure September 27, 2010 at 1:56 pm Reply

    Claude Henrique is from brazil he is #130 on the list

  338. iverbure August 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Claude Henrique is from brazil he is #130 on the list

  339. Tomatogatame September 10, 2010 at 9:26 am Reply

    Horwich choking out Leites really screwed this division up. One judge giving Munoz the decision over Okami didn’t help either.

  340. Matt509 August 23, 2010 at 12:36 am Reply

    I think Jake Shields could have a decent shot at unthroning theliving legent Silva. Sonnen will kost likely get a rematch. I would love to see a Shields-Sonnen fight.

  341. Matt509 August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    I think Jake Shields could have a decent shot at unthroning theliving legent Silva. Sonnen will kost likely get a rematch. I would love to see a Shields-Sonnen fight.

  342. Mike T August 21, 2010 at 12:09 pm Reply

    Wow that is a major gap between Spider and everyone else hahaha!

  343. jason August 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm Reply

    Round is considered, but the differences are very slight.

  344. Chromium August 11, 2010 at 3:50 pm Reply

    Okay, I suppose for a computer-model consistency would be required, since it’s rare that partial scorecards are released, so that’s fair. I’m curious though, does your model at least take into account the round a stoppage happened in (or maybe even the minute)? A 3rd round stoppage is _on_average_ going to indicate a less dominant performance for the winner than a 1st round stoppage, let alone a 5th round stoppage. I would’ve figured that, the quality of his performance aside, taking Silva into the 5th round would be just below a decision loss to a computer.

  345. WTF Bellator (Lombard) – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums August 11, 2010 at 9:34 am Reply

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  346. jason August 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm Reply

    But this is just one example of many. If there was some database that had all scorecards for partial results, then maybe we could utilize that data.

  347. Chromium August 9, 2010 at 7:33 pm Reply

    Actually, I believe scorecards were indeed released. In the first four rounds, Sonnen won every single round on every single scorecard, some of them 10-8:
    http://i34.twitgoo.com/avj8me.jpg

    He was up 40-34, 40-36, 40-35. Even leaving out the fact that Chael beat Anderson was obviously winning the fifth round too, that was as razor-close a win as a stoppage can be.

  348. Chromium August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Actually, I believe scorecards were indeed released. In the first four rounds, Sonnen won every single round on every single scorecard, some of them 10-8:
    http://i34.twitgoo.com/avj8me.jpg

    He was up 40-34, 40-36, 40-35. Even leaving out the fact that Chael beat Anderson was obviously winning the fifth round too, that was as razor-close a win as a stoppage can be.

  349. jason August 9, 2010 at 7:18 am Reply

    Nothing to tweak. The computer analyzes results. The result was an Anderson Silva submission win.

    If scorecards were released for fights that did not finish, then maybe there would be something to analyze. Otherwise, there’d be a subjective factor involved.

  350. Chromium August 9, 2010 at 6:50 am Reply

    I’m sorry, but how can Chael Sonnen actually lose points after that performance? He beat the living shit out of the dominant champion and arguable #1 pound-for-pound fighter on the planet for 22 minutes before getting tapped in a miraculous comeback. You may want to tweak your system a bit here.

  351. Chromium August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    I’m sorry, but how can Chael Sonnen actually lose points after that performance? He beat the living shit out of the dominant champion and arguable #1 pound-for-pound fighter on the planet for 22 minutes before getting tapped in a miraculous comeback. You may want to tweak your system a bit here.

  352. Matt July 18, 2010 at 6:03 am Reply

    I can’t wait to see a Jake Shields-Anderson Silva fight. I really think Shields could upset Silva. I really like this kid. If he can use his wrestling skills and get in close to Silva then he could do it. But that’s the problem. Getting in close and hitting Silva is almost as hard as getting laid on a first date with a chick you didn’t meat at the bar….

  353. Is Chirs Leben a top ten MW now? – Page 6 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums July 4, 2010 at 9:22 am Reply

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  354. butch June 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm Reply

    yo BDUB,did you not see the Maia VS. Marquardt fight. It ended in the first round yes with maia being knocked the hell out.

  355. butch August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    yo BDUB,did you not see the Maia VS. Marquardt fight. It ended in the first round yes with maia being knocked the hell out.

  356. oleg May 31, 2010 at 1:38 am Reply

    The rankings only take in account the official results – Shlemenko won by TKO.

  357. Jack May 30, 2010 at 11:13 pm Reply

    the rankings get more foolish by the day. Schlemenko gets destroyed by Hess and pull out a victory due to injury and moves up 15 and Hess moves down 7. Do these rankings even take into account the actual fights?

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  359. oleg May 24, 2010 at 3:54 pm Reply

    BDUB, you must have missed the last time Marquardt fought Maia…

  360. oleg August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    BDUB, you must have missed the last time Marquardt fought Maia…

  361. BDUB May 24, 2010 at 11:50 am Reply

    WANDERLEI SILVA SHOULD NOT BE RANKED AHEAD OF DAN HENDERSON. AND EVEN THO A COMPUTER RANKS THEM Damian Maia Would Tap out marquardt in the first round

  362. jason May 1, 2010 at 11:43 pm Reply

    Such a seemingly harsh adjustment to Zachrich was for two reasons. The loss was a dominant loss – round 1, and the system self-adjusted for overrating him in the first place.

    His last four wins had a combined record of 24-32 at the time of the fight, with one being a debuting fighter.

  363. William May 1, 2010 at 3:30 pm Reply

    Zachrich falls out of top 250 at 10-2 when he gets beat by a top 100. Doesn’t make sense.

  364. William August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    Zachrich falls out of top 250 at 10-2 when he gets beat by a top 100. Doesn’t make sense.

  365. Hector Lombard, How long before he is Top 10? – Page 2 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums April 5, 2010 at 3:16 am Reply

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  366. Hector Lombard, How long before he is Top 10? – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums April 4, 2010 at 11:01 pm Reply

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  367. oleg April 2, 2010 at 2:35 pm Reply

    We generally rank the fighters at the weight of the most recent bout (which in Belfort’s case was catchweight, but falls under the range that we consider to be LHW). As soon as he has an actual fight at MW, he will be ranked there.

  368. oleg August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    We generally rank the fighters at the weight of the most recent bout (which in Belfort’s case was catchweight, but falls under the range that we consider to be LHW). As soon as he has an actual fight at MW, he will be ranked there.

  369. mjd April 1, 2010 at 7:58 pm Reply

    I see that he’s ranked at 205 but he’s fighting at middleweight and vying for a shot at silva, why not rank him at middle to see if he is deserving of a title bout?

  370. oleg March 31, 2010 at 12:40 pm Reply

    Belfort is currently ranked at LHW

  371. oleg August 20, 2018 at 3:39 am Reply

    Belfort is currently ranked at LHW

  372. mjd March 31, 2010 at 1:23 am Reply

    Where is belfort? He may not be the computer generated #1 contender but he is easily top 10 at this weight class. I see him and Franklin in the 205 rankings…am I missing something?

  373. jason March 16, 2010 at 9:09 am Reply

    Lombard has pretty much maxed out his rating points beating the Middleweight journeymen of the month. He needs to fight some better competition to rise higher.

  374. jason August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    Lombard has pretty much maxed out his rating points beating the Middleweight journeymen of the month. He needs to fight some better competition to rise higher.

  375. mmamofo21 March 15, 2010 at 9:17 pm Reply

    Hektor should be ranked higher

  376. Jason March 11, 2010 at 6:23 pm Reply

    WHERE THE HECK IS TREY HOUSTON?

  377. jason February 11, 2010 at 10:06 am Reply

    His last fight was at 205. We’re probably going to move him back to Middleweight on next update.

  378. Mark B February 11, 2010 at 9:33 am Reply

    Why is Hector Lombard not in the top 50 list? He would destroy half of the fighters in the top twenty and any of the other half would be an interesting match up.

  379. Mark B August 20, 2018 at 1:47 am Reply

    Why is Hector Lombard not in the top 50 list? He would destroy half of the fighters in the top twenty and any of the other half would be an interesting match up.

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  381. oleg February 10, 2010 at 10:33 pm Reply

    Lawler went up several spots after beating Manhoef (he was around 15-16 before). He dropped 1 this week because of Maia moving up.

  382. promoter February 10, 2010 at 5:37 pm Reply

    Lawler beats Manhoef and drops a spot?

  383. promoter August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    Lawler beats Manhoef and drops a spot?

  384. Jordan P. February 7, 2010 at 11:51 pm Reply

    chael sonnen at #2? hahahahahahahahah. okay. whatever. i love this site jcs. i really do. but hendo is the clear and outright number 2 and i hope after he smashes shields you give him the ranking he deserves. sonnen loses often to submission artists. but i can understand that he beat “the former #2” and therefore gained that recognition. whatever. i love your rankings sorry for my rant.

  385. Jordan P. August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    chael sonnen at #2? hahahahahahahahah. okay. whatever. i love this site jcs. i really do. but hendo is the clear and outright number 2 and i hope after he smashes shields you give him the ranking he deserves. sonnen loses often to submission artists. but i can understand that he beat “the former #2” and therefore gained that recognition. whatever. i love your rankings sorry for my rant.

  386. larry srock January 19, 2010 at 11:31 am Reply

    yes, i was the matchmaker for the show. kieth weighed in @ 184 and hess was 186

  387. jason January 19, 2010 at 7:48 am Reply

    Its just a display error. We’ll fix it. Was the fight at 185?

  388. larry srock January 18, 2010 at 11:29 pm Reply

    his last fight was with johnson on 12/11 the show was called bricktown brawl 3

  389. jason January 18, 2010 at 6:56 pm Reply

    We have the bout versus Johnson as his last on 12/11… He moved because we just added the fight to our database.

  390. larry srock August 20, 2018 at 3:41 am Reply

    his last fight was with johnson on 12/11 the show was called bricktown brawl 3

  391. larry srock January 18, 2010 at 12:18 pm Reply

    jared hess is a friend of mine and i matched him on the last show he fought on it was not 10-4 thunder it was bricktown brawl 3. my question is how did he move 42 spots?

  392. oleg December 1, 2009 at 10:51 am Reply

    George, Filho last fought at 205 and is ranked #12 LHW.

  393. George December 1, 2009 at 9:25 am Reply

    I can’t believe Paulo Filho is not in the top 50 let alone the top 150…you gotta be kidding me!..we’re talking about a guy who had the #2 185lb spot for a long time…i understand the guy had some personal problems but COME ON!..he only lost once to a guy that he already beat..and has fought and won twice since July!

  394. oleg August 20, 2018 at 3:39 am Reply

    George, Filho last fought at 205 and is ranked #12 LHW.

  395. George August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    I can’t believe Paulo Filho is not in the top 50 let alone the top 150…you gotta be kidding me!..we’re talking about a guy who had the #2 185lb spot for a long time…i understand the guy had some personal problems but COME ON!..he only lost once to a guy that he already beat..and has fought and won twice since July!

  396. stranger November 19, 2009 at 9:04 am Reply

    Mamed khalidov is from Chechnya not from Poland but he lives there!

  397. mat November 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm Reply

    Wait for other Mamed Khalidov’s fights… I’m sure he’ll be first.

  398. mat August 20, 2018 at 3:35 am Reply

    Wait for other Mamed Khalidov’s fights… I’m sure he’ll be first.

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  400. Moro November 10, 2009 at 6:27 am Reply

    Only Mamed Khalidov

  401. Moro August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Only Mamed Khalidov

  402. Bchitko October 31, 2009 at 5:14 pm Reply

    Why the low ranking on Hector Lombard? His only loses were decisions to Mousasi and Gono over 3 years ago. Since then he has been on a path of destruction. I would give him a second look. Did you not see the Bellator Tournament? I would place him at least in the top 10. You have Allessio Sakara at 9, you really don’t think Hector would beat him?

  403. Vitor Belfort should be on the P4P list – Page 6 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums August 26, 2009 at 10:42 am Reply

    […] on opinion and not fact. Lets take a look at Vitor’s dominance over the middleweight division. Fight Matrix

  404. James Sanders July 12, 2009 at 1:05 am Reply

    Hendo destroyed Bisping wow that was not surprising to me but man he should get an extra hundred thousand for that wind up forearm shot shit that was brutal but i loved every minute of it

  405. jordan July 8, 2009 at 10:05 pm Reply

    hands down the middleweight division belongs to silva and as long as anderson is still fighting no ones taking it away

  406. jordan August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    hands down the middleweight division belongs to silva and as long as anderson is still fighting no ones taking it away

  407. Nick Diaz should return to the UFC – Page 3 – Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums June 16, 2009 at 10:22 pm Reply

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  409. Jacques Straupe June 8, 2009 at 6:51 pm Reply

    Wanderlai is DONE!! Franklin is going to knock him out 2nd round. He just can’t take a punch anymore and with his style he needs to be able to take a punch. He wouldn’t stand a chance with Anderson.

  410. Jacques Straupe August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Wanderlai is DONE!! Franklin is going to knock him out 2nd round. He just can’t take a punch anymore and with his style he needs to be able to take a punch. He wouldn’t stand a chance with Anderson.

  411. James Sanders June 6, 2009 at 1:30 am Reply

    silva vs franklin will go all three rounds but i think wandrlai gets him in the end it wont go to the cards.then you get silva vs silva where i believe wanderlai is at his best and he would most likely beat the spider so will se but im guessing UFC 106/107 silva vs silva

  412. Jordan Penwell May 28, 2009 at 6:09 pm Reply

    you know what i’m sick of though?
    on every discussion board in the world people always say cung le isn’t experienced enough but he has been studying viet vao do and tae kwon do since he was 10, he was undefeated in 45 fights which included kickboxing and san shou and mma. plus everybody says anderson silva would just end the fight on the ground. but he has never initiated a ground fight he just submits people from the ground if they get him there. why would cung le take the fight to the ground (though he was a state champ wrestler and from viet vao do he learned a flying scissor legs takedown) when his strength and what he does in every fight is stand up and knock people out with kicks and punches?

  413. Jordan Penwell May 28, 2009 at 3:04 pm Reply

    Cung Le could do it too i guess if they keep it on their feet which is kinda how Silva operates anyways. He has kick power, footwork and hand speed. A little short and not enough reach perhaps but again any striker has a shot if they drop some bombs.

  414. Jordan Penwell May 28, 2009 at 2:57 pm Reply

    Belfort is a monster when he is 100% thats number 1. number 2 fedor and silva want to fight and fedor is in affliction. number 3 akiyama and yushin okami should fight and hopefully neither of them get ignored and one gets a title shot like they deserve. Akiyama is a monster, Okami is a machine. Chances are Belfort has the best shot of beating Silva cuz his hand speed is ridiculous and his knees are disgusting. If anybody can get in a shot its him

  415. Jordan Penwell August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Cung Le could do it too i guess if they keep it on their feet which is kinda how Silva operates anyways. He has kick power, footwork and hand speed. A little short and not enough reach perhaps but again any striker has a shot if they drop some bombs.

  416. Jordan Penwell August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Belfort is a monster when he is 100% thats number 1. number 2 fedor and silva want to fight and fedor is in affliction. number 3 akiyama and yushin okami should fight and hopefully neither of them get ignored and one gets a title shot like they deserve. Akiyama is a monster, Okami is a machine. Chances are Belfort has the best shot of beating Silva cuz his hand speed is ridiculous and his knees are disgusting. If anybody can get in a shot its him

  417. oleg May 26, 2009 at 1:23 pm Reply

    Best matches for Anderson Silva would be in Affliction? Belfort is the only middleweight on their roster as far as I know.

  418. oleg August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Best matches for Anderson Silva would be in Affliction? Belfort is the only middleweight on their roster as far as I know.

  419. James Sanders May 23, 2009 at 6:48 pm Reply

    anderson silva needs a real fight maybe cung le or even chael sonnen but really and truly the dream matchups for him would be in affliction and as for forest griffin silva will choke him out in the third round

  420. James Sanders August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    anderson silva needs a real fight maybe cung le or even chael sonnen but really and truly the dream matchups for him would be in affliction and as for forest griffin silva will choke him out in the third round

  421. Jordan Penwell May 7, 2009 at 8:50 pm Reply

    maia is gonna get put down just like leites should have been by marquardt
    he’s not good enough period. Marquardt is much improved but he still can’t beat silva. i’d like to see him fight other top 185ers though and not just bjj guys he is gonna crush

  422. LOCO-PLATA April 30, 2009 at 1:57 pm Reply

    Looks like the middle-weight divison going to be shaken up a bit. with Anderson fighting Forrest Griffin at 205 in august which would take him off the 185 rankings because you can only be ranked in one weight division at a time, and Demian Maia vs Nate Marquardt for a title shot (I’m gussing). Not to mention the pending entry of Wanderlei Silva into 185 we might finally get to see a “Silva/Henderson 3” at 185. . . Well after Hendo fights Bisbing of course. So the future of 185 looks bright.

  423. Jordan Penwell April 28, 2009 at 6:44 pm Reply

    cung le and akiyama are 2 of the biggest unproven talents in this division. i believe both can be top of the division but akiyama will actually take the chance so we shall see. (akiyama is a finisher). as far as dan henderson vs rich franklin, rich won that fight so clearly it disgusts me. Disgusts me. but whatever he isn’t 185 anymore.

  424. jason March 11, 2009 at 9:47 am Reply

    I got the result from this show.. he’ll be borderline Top 100 on next update.

  425. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    I got the result from this show.. he’ll be borderline Top 100 on next update.

  426. jason March 2, 2009 at 12:15 am Reply

    I have not seen the results for this show. Maybe you can post a link to them in our forum!

  427. daniel stevens March 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm Reply

    crafton wallace win of feb 21 king of the cage, does this put him back in the middleweight rankings?

  428. jason August 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm Reply

    I have not seen the results for this show. Maybe you can post a link to them in our forum!

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