Welterweight

Welterweight (162.0-175.9 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: 1/20/2021 (Official Release: #743)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Kamaru Usman  (33) 17-1-0
2611
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Jorge Masvidal
Next Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
2  
US Colby Covington  (32) 16-2-0
1270
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
3  
US Jorge Masvidal  (36) 35-14-0
1136
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
 
4  
BR Gilbert Burns  (34) 19-3-0
1134
Last Fight: 5/30/2020 [UFC] vs  [#8 WW] Tyron Woodley
Next Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
5 4
US Michael Chiesa  (33) 18-4-0
911
Last Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 WW] Neil Magny
 
6 1
US Stephen Thompson  (37) 16-4-1
797
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#21 WW] Geoff Neal
 
7 1
BR Douglas Lima  (33) 32-8-0
731
Last Fight: 10/29/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#3 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
8  
US Tyron Woodley  (38) 19-6-1
717
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Colby Covington
 
9 2
US Neil Magny  (33) 24-8-0
591
Last Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Michael Chiesa
 
10  
BR Demian Maia  (43) 28-10-0
503
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
 
11  
US Nate Diaz  (35) 20-12-0
490
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Jorge Masvidal
 
12  
BR Vicente Luque  (29) 19-7-1
470
Last Fight: 8/01/2020 [UFC] vs  [#49 WW] Randy Brown
 
13  
US Anthony Pettis  (33) 24-10-0
455
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#64 WW] Alex Morono
 
14  
US Anthony Rocco Martin  (31) 17-6-0
413
Last Fight: 6/06/2020 [UFC] vs  [#9 WW] Neil Magny
 
15 1
CN Jingliang Li  (32) 18-6-0
385
Last Fight: 1/16/2021 [UFC] vs  [#30 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
16 1
RU Timofey Nastyukhin  (31) 15-4-0
383
Last Fight: 11/06/2020 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#100 WW] Pieter Buist
 
17 1
US Neiman Gracie  (32) 10-1-0
364
Last Fight: 9/12/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Jon Fitch
 
18 1
US Belal Muhammad  (32) 17-3-0
353
Last Fight: 6/20/2020 [UFC] vs  [#44 WW] Lyman Good
 
19 1
US Donald Cerrone  (37) 36-15-0
345
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#48 WW] Niko Price
 
20 1
US Lorenz Larkin  (34) 22-7-0
335
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#131 WW] Keita Nakamura
 
21 1
US Geoff Neal  (30) 13-3-0
332
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Stephen Thompson
 
22 1
US Ray Cooper III  (27) 20-7-1
295
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#54 WW] David Michaud
 
23 1
RU Muslim Salikhov  (36) 17-2-0
284
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
 
24 1
US Tim Means  (36) 31-12-1
276
Last Fight: 11/21/2020 [UFC] vs  [#35 WW] Mike Perry
 
25 1
US James Krause  (34) 28-8-0
274
Last Fight: 10/17/2020 [UFC] vs  [#65 WW] Claudio Henrique Da Silva
 

Issue Date: 1/20/2021 (Official Release: #743)

Previous Official Release: 1/17/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#15] Rory MacDonald*, [#37] Paul Daley*, [#153] Kazuki Tokudome*, [#223] Jon Manley*, [#391] Jonathan Nunez*, [#443] Aslambek Arsamikov*, [#462] Liviu Butuc*, [#493] Magomed Mamaev*, [#512] Mohammad Heibati*, [#575] Claudinei Angelo da Silva*, [#624] Luan Duarte*

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

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