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: 11/22/2020 (Official Release: #733)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Kamaru Usman  (33) 17-1-0
2610
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  [#6 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
1133
Last Fight: 5/30/2020 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Tyron Woodley
Next Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
5  
BR Douglas Lima  (32) 32-8-0
744
Last Fight: 10/29/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#3 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
6  
US Tyron Woodley  (38) 19-6-1
733
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#2 WW] Colby Covington
 
7  
US Neil Magny  (33) 24-7-0
720
Last Fight: 8/29/2020 [UFC] vs  [#39 WW] Robbie Lawler
 
8 1
US Michael Chiesa  (32) 17-4-0
697
Last Fight: 1/25/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 LW] Rafael dos Anjos
 
9 1
US Stephen Thompson  (37) 15-4-1
690
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#12 WW] Vicente Luque
Next Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs [#16 WW] Geoff Neal
10  
US Nate Diaz  (35) 20-12-0
535
Last Fight: 11/02/2019 [UFC] vs  [#3 WW] Jorge Masvidal
 
11  
BR Demian Maia  (43) 28-10-0
511
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
 
12  
BR Vicente Luque  (28) 19-7-1
470
Last Fight: 8/01/2020 [UFC] vs  [#54 WW] Randy Brown
 
13  
US Anthony Pettis  (33) 23-10-0
455
Last Fight: 5/09/2020 [UFC] vs  [#22 WW] Donald Cerrone
 
14  
CA Rory MacDonald  (31) 21-6-1
447
Last Fight: 10/26/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#5 WW] Douglas Lima
 
15  
US Anthony Rocco Martin  (30) 17-6-0
420
Last Fight: 6/06/2020 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Neil Magny
 
16  
US Geoff Neal  (30) 13-2-0
392
Last Fight: 12/14/2019 [UFC] vs  [#34 WW] Mike Perry
Next Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs [#9 WW] Stephen Thompson
17  
RU Timofey Nastyukhin  (30) 15-4-0
388
Last Fight: 11/06/2020 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#116 WW] Pieter Buist
 
18  
US Neiman Gracie  (31) 10-1-0
364
Last Fight: 9/12/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [NR] Jon Fitch
 
19  
US Lorenz Larkin  (34) 22-7-0
355
Last Fight: 12/29/2019 [BellatorFC] vs  [#139 WW] Keita Nakamura
 
20  
US Belal Muhammad  (32) 17-3-0
353
Last Fight: 6/20/2020 [UFC] vs  [#46 WW] Lyman Good
Next Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs [#85 WW] Dhiego Lima
21  
RU Magomed Magomedkerimov  (30) 27-5-0
339
Last Fight: 10/11/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#87 WW] Chris Curtis
 
22  
US Donald Cerrone  (37) 36-15-1
335
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#36 WW] Niko Price
 
23  
IS Gunnar Nelson  (32) 17-5-1
320
Last Fight: 9/28/2019 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
 
24  
US Ray Cooper III  (27) 20-7-1
309
Last Fight: 12/31/2019 [Professional Fighters League] vs  [#56 WW] David Michaud
 
25  
RU Muslim Salikhov  (36) 17-2-0
284
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#29 WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Next Fight: 1/16/2021 [UFC] vs [NR] Santiago Ponzinibbio

Issue Date: 11/22/2020 (Official Release: #733)

Previous Official Release: 11/15/2020

Fighters who have dropped out: [#116] David Rickels*, [#296] Welisson dos Santos Paiva-, [#313] Vinicius Cruz*, [#362] Aaron Highbaugh*, [#448] Joao Batista Yoshimura+, [#468] Micah Terrill*, [#487] Ruslan Abrekov-, [#538] John Andrew Law*, [#557] Alan Francis*, [#574] Analu Mattos!, [#593] Willian Santos*, [#603] Declan McAleenan-, [#693] Andrea Fusi!, [#694] Ilya Gadzhey!, [#696] Javier Trujillo!, [#697] Michael Robertson!, [#698] Yuki Kondo!, [#699] Corneliu Lascar Rotaru!

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

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