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: 4/10/2021 (Official Release: #755)
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Rank ↑ ↓ Fighter  (Age) Record Points
1  
US Kamaru Usman  (33) 18-1-0
2854
Last Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
Next Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs [#3 WW] Jorge Masvidal
2  
US Colby Covington  (33) 16-2-0
1268
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
3  
US Jorge Masvidal  (36) 35-14-0
1082
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
Next Fight: 4/24/2021 [UFC] vs [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
4  
BR Gilbert Burns  (34) 19-4-0
1077
Last Fight: 2/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#1 WW] Kamaru Usman
 
5  
US Michael Chiesa  (33) 18-4-0
909
Last Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Neil Magny
 
6  
US Stephen Thompson  (38) 16-4-1
796
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#21 WW] Geoff Neal
 
7  
BR Vicente Luque  (29) 20-7-1
736
Last Fight: 3/27/2021 [UFC] vs  [#10 WW] Tyron Woodley
 
8  
BR Douglas Lima  (33) 32-8-0
712
Last Fight: 10/29/2020 [BellatorFC] vs  [#3 MW] Gegard Mousasi
 
9  
UK Leon Edwards  (29) 18-3-0
618
Last Fight: 3/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#16 WW] Belal Muhammad
Next Fight: 5/15/2021 [UFC] vs [NR] Nate Diaz
10  
US Tyron Woodley  (38) 19-7-1
597
Last Fight: 3/27/2021 [UFC] vs  [#7 WW] Vicente Luque
 
11  
US Neil Magny  (33) 24-8-0
590
Last Fight: 1/20/2021 [UFC] vs  [#5 WW] Michael Chiesa
Next Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs [#21 WW] Geoff Neal
12  
BR Demian Maia  (43) 28-10-0
470
Last Fight: 3/14/2020 [UFC] vs  [#4 WW] Gilbert Burns
Next Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs [#16 WW] Belal Muhammad
13  
US Anthony Rocco Martin  (31) 17-6-0
403
Last Fight: 6/06/2020 [UFC] vs  [#11 WW] Neil Magny
 
14  
CN Jingliang Li  (33) 18-6-0
384
Last Fight: 1/16/2021 [UFC] vs  [#32 WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio
 
15  
RU Timofey Nastyukhin  (31) 15-4-0
377
Last Fight: 11/06/2020 [One Fighting Championship] vs  [#98 WW] Pieter Buist
Next Fight: 4/14/2021 [One Fighting Championship] vs [#40 WW] Christian Lee
16  
US Belal Muhammad  (32) 18-3-0
361
Last Fight: 3/13/2021 [UFC] vs  [#9 WW] Leon Edwards
Next Fight: 6/12/2021 [UFC] vs [#12 WW] Demian Maia
17  
US Jason Jackson  (30) 14-4-0
352
Last Fight: 4/02/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#22 WW] Neiman Gracie
 
18  
US Donald Cerrone  (38) 36-15-0
339
Last Fight: 9/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#45 WW] Niko Price
Next Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs [#69 WW] Diego Sanchez
19  
US Sean Brady  (28) 14-0-0
332
Last Fight: 3/06/2021 [UFC] vs  [#50 WW] Jake Matthews
 
20  
RU Abubakar Vagaev  (27) 20-3-0
329
Last Fight: 2/26/2021 [Absolute Championship Akhmat] vs  [#51 WW] Murad Abdulaev
 
21  
US Geoff Neal  (30) 13-3-0
324
Last Fight: 12/19/2020 [UFC] vs  [#6 WW] Stephen Thompson
Next Fight: 5/08/2021 [UFC] vs [#11 WW] Neil Magny
22  
US Neiman Gracie  (32) 10-2-0
306
Last Fight: 4/02/2021 [BellatorFC] vs  [#17 WW] Jason Jackson
 
23  
RU Muslim Salikhov  (36) 17-2-0
284
Last Fight: 7/11/2020 [UFC] vs  [#28 WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Next Fight: 6/05/2021 [UFC] vs [#15 LW] Francisco Trinaldo
24  
US Tim Means  (37) 31-12-1
276
Last Fight: 11/21/2020 [UFC] vs  [#52 WW] Mike Perry
 
25  
US James Krause  (34) 28-8-0
274
Last Fight: 10/17/2020 [UFC] vs  [#64 WW] Claudio Henrique Da Silva
 

Issue Date: 4/10/2021 (Official Release: #755)

Previous Official Release: 4/04/2021

Fighters who have dropped out: [#259] Josh Hinkle*, [#262] Uzair Abdurakov-, [#339] Nikolay Samusev-, [#518] Justin Baesman*, [#585] Baysangur Susurkaev+, [#629] Khabib Nabiev+, [#692] Bobby Taylor*, [#698] Herculano Gomes Filho!, [#699] Piotr Przepiorka!, [#700] Bakhtovar Naimov!

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

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