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: 1/17/2021 (Official Release: #742)
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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  
US Stephen Thompson  (37) 16-4-1
797
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Geoff Neal
 
6  
BR Douglas Lima  (33) 32-8-0
732
Last Fight: 10/29/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#3 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
7  
US Neil Magny  (33) 24-7-0
720
Last Fight: 8/29/2020 [UFC] vs  [#41 WW] Robbie Lawler
Next Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs [#9 WW] Michael Chiesa
8  
US Tyron Woodley  (38) 19-6-1
717
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Colby Covington
 
9  
US Michael Chiesa  (33) 17-4-0
697
Last Fight: 1/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
Next Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs [#7 WW] Neil Magny
10  
BR Demian Maia  (43) 28-10-0
504
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
 
11  
US Nate Diaz  (35) 20-12-0
492
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  [#51 WW] Randy Brown
 
13  
US Anthony Pettis  (33) 24-10-0
455
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#65 WW] Alex Morono
 
14 1
US Anthony Rocco Martin  (31) 17-6-0
413
Last Fight: 6/06/2020 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Neil Magny
 
15 1
CA Rory MacDonald  (31) 21-6-1
411
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#6 WW] Douglas Lima
 
16 18
CN Jingliang Li  (32) 18-6-0
385
Last Fight: 1/16/2021 [UFC] vs  [#31 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
17 1
RU Timofey Nastyukhin  (31) 15-4-0
383
Last Fight: 11/06/2020 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#102 WW] Pieter Buist
 
18 1
US Neiman Gracie  (32) 10-1-0
364
Last Fight: 9/12/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Jon Fitch
 
19 1
US Belal Muhammad  (32) 17-3-0
353
Last Fight: 6/20/2020 [UFC] vs  [#46 WW] Lyman Good
 
20 1
US Donald Cerrone  (37) 36-15-0
345
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#50 WW] Niko Price
 
21 1
US Lorenz Larkin  (34) 22-7-0
337
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#131 WW] Keita Nakamura
 
22 1
US Geoff Neal  (30) 13-3-0
333
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Stephen Thompson
 
23 1
US Ray Cooper III  (27) 20-7-1
297
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#56 WW] David Michaud
 
24 1
RU Muslim Salikhov  (36) 17-2-0
284
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#29 WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
 
25 1
US Tim Means  (36) 31-12-1
276
Last Fight: 11/21/2020 [UFC] vs  [#36 WW] Mike Perry
 

Issue Date: 1/17/2021 (Official Release: #742)

Previous Official Release: 1/09/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#94] Shamil Zavurov-, [#207] Kamal Magomedov*, [#279] Hiromitsu Miura*, [#280] Anas Siraj Mounir+, [#322] Aleksandar Rakas*, [#439] Yoshitomo Watanabe*, [#509] Per Franklin*, [#543] Aleksandr Klyuev-, [#555] Jason King!, [#569] Mohamed Salem!, [#571] Daniel Stittgen*, [#573] Italo Goncalves*, [#607] Zack Shaw*, [#610] Terry House Jr.*, [#620] Sofiane Benchohra*, [#623] Ilya Gadzhey*, [#681] Nurmukhamed Beslaneev*, [#683] Vasiliy Zubkov!, [#697] Melvin Guillard*

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

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