MMA World Bantamweight Rankings

Men’s Divisions
Heavyweight (265)Light Heavyweight (205)Middleweight (185)Welterweight (170)Lightweight (155)Featherweight (145)
– Bantamweight (135) – Flyweight (125)Pound-4-Pound

Women’s Divisions
W-Featherweight (145+)W-Bantamweight (135)W-Flyweight (125)W-Strawweight (115)

#  FighterOVRORGLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Henry Cejudo15-2UFCW-Marlon Moraes (TKO)
W-T.J. Dillashaw (TKO)
W-Demetrious Johnson (DEC)
2Marlon Moraes22-6-1UFCL-Henry Cejudo (TKO)
W-Raphael Assuncao (SUB)
W-Jimmie Rivera (KO)
Jose Aldo
12/14/2019
3Aljamain Sterling18-3UFCW-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
W-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Cody Stamann (SUB)
4Pedro Munhoz18-4UFCL-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
W-Cody Garbrandt (TKO)
W-Bryan Caraway (TKO)
5Cody Garbrandt11-3UFCL-Pedro Munhoz (TKO)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (KO)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (TKO)
6Petr Yan13-1UFCW-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-John Dodson (DEC)
W-Douglas Andrade (TKO)
Urijah Faber
12/14/2019
7Cory Sandhagen12-1UFCW-Raphael Assuncao (DEC)
W-John Lineker (DEC)
W-Mario Bautista (SUB)
8Kai Asakura14-1RizinW-Yuta Sasaki (TKO)
W-Kyoji Horiguchi (KO)
W-Jae Hoon Moon (DEC)
Manel Kape
12/31/2019
9Kyoji Horiguchi28-3RizinL-Kai Asakura (KO)
W-Darrion Caldwell (DEC)
W-Ben Nguyen (KO)
10Bibiano Fernandes24-4ONEW-Kevin Belingon (SUB)
W-Kevin Belingon (DQ)
L-Kevin Belingon (DEC)
11Raphael Assuncao27-7UFCL-Cory Sandhagen (DEC)
L-Marlon Moraes (SUB)
W-Rob Font (DEC)
12Jimmie Rivera22-4UFCL-Petr Yan (DEC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
W-John Dodson (DEC)
13Urijah Faber35-10UFCW-Ricky Simon (TKO)
W-Brad Pickett (DEC)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
Petr Yan
12/14/2019
14John Lineker32-9ONEW-Muin Gafurov (DEC)
L-Cory Sandhagen (DEC)
W-Brian Kelleher (KO)
15Darrion Caldwell14-3BellatorW-Henry Corrales (DEC)
L-Kyoji Horiguchi (DEC)
L-Kyoji Horiguchi (SUB)
Adam Borics
01/25/2020
16John Dodson20-11UFCL-Petr Yan (DEC)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
17Rob Font16-4UFCW-Sergio Pettis (DEC)
L-Raphael Assuncao (DEC)
W-Thomas Almeida (TKO)
Ricky Simon
12/07/2019
18Cody Stamann17-2UFCW-Alejandro Perez (DEC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (SUB)
W-Bryan Caraway (DEC)
Yadong Song
ESPN 7
12/07/2019
19Yadong Song13-3UFCW-Alejandro Perez (KO)
W-Vince Morales (DEC)
W-Felipe Arantes (KO)
Cody Stamann
ESPN 7
12/07/2019
20Bryan Caraway22-9Free AgentW-Raja Shippen (DEC)
L-Pedro Munhoz (TKO)
L-Cody Stamman (DEC)
21Marlon Vera15-5-1UFCW-Andre Ewell (TKO)
W-Nohelin Hernandez (SUB)
W-Frankie Saenz (TKO)
22Alejandro Perez21-8-1UFCL-Yadong Song (KO)
L-Cody Stamann (DEC)
W-Eddie Wineland (DEC)
23Ricky Simon15-2UFCL-Urijah Faber (TKO)
W-Rani Yahya (DEC)
W-Montel Jackson (DEC)
Rob Font
12/07/2019
24Juan Archuleta23-2BellatorL-Patricio Freire (DEC)
W-Eduardo Dantas (KO)
W-Ricky Bandejas (DEC)
25Rustam Kerimov13-0ACBW-Abdul-Rakhman Dudaev (DEC)
W-Oleg Borisov (DEC)
W-Takeya Mizugaki (TKO)
Ineligible for Rankings
* Suspension
* Inactivity>15 months
* Moving Divisions
T.J. Dillashaw16-4UFCL-Henry Cejudo (TKO)
W-Cody Garbrandt (KO)
W-Cody Garbrandt (TKO)
Dominick Cruz22-2UFCL-Cody Garbrandt (DEC)
W-Urijah Faber (DEC)
W-T.J. Dillashaw (DEC)
Thomas Almeida22-3UFCL-Rob Font (TKO)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Albert Morales (TKO)
MMA World Rankings FAQ    
MMA World Rankings are comprised of all fighters, regardless of promotion. These rankings are sometimes referred to as "Global Rankings" or "Overall Rankings." RankingMMA has been publishing MMA world rankings since 2006.

So, how do we compile our rankings? What separates us from other web sites that formulate rankings?

Here is our rankings criteria:
- Most recent performance
- Performance against top competition
- Estimated ability against future competition
- Strength of competition
- Activity in the last 3 years
- Last 5 fights

There are many fighters sporting undefeated records from developing fight scenes, especially abroad. Something we take into consideration is the strength of competition they have faced. If a fighter has compiled a bunch of wins against competition that is lackluster they will likely have a difficult time moving up in the rankings until they face stiffer competition in order for us to accurately predict how they would perform against exceedingly tougher competition.

If a fighter has fought elite competition and fallen short, we factor in how they performed. If a fighter fairs well against a higher-ranked adversary, they could still move up in the rankings.

Actual fight footage is reviewed, regardless of promotion in order to formulate these rankings.

= Fighter moves up in the rankings after recent fight
= Fighter moves down in the rankings after recent fight

Reasons a fighter is ineligible for Non-UFC Rankings (* = Not Ranked)
= Inactivity over 15 months
= Changing weight classes. A fighter must debut in their new weight class in order to officially be ranked there. Upon their debut, they will be removed from their former weight class. If the fighter temporarily competed outside of their division, they will be ranked in their primary division of choice.
= Suspension. Should a fighter be suspended for performance enhancing substances or fighter conduct, they will be removed from the rankings.

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