MMA World Bantamweight Rankings

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

#   FighterLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Marlon Moraes
22-5-1 (4-1 UFC)
W-Raphael Assuncao (SUB)
W-Jimmie Rivera (KO)
W-Aljamain Sterling (KO)
Henry Cejudo
UFC 238
06/08/2019
2Kyoji Horiguchi
26-2 (Rizin)
W-Darrion Caldwell (SUB)
W-Hiromasa Ogikubo (DEC)
W-Ian McCall (KO)
Ben Nguyen
Rizin FF
04/21/2019
3Raphael Assuncao
27-6 (11-3 UFC)
L-Marlon Moraes (SUB)
W-Rob Font (DEC)
W-Matthew Lopez (KO)
4John Lineker
31-8 (12-3 UFC)
W-Brian Kelleher (KO)
W-Marlon Vera (DEC)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (DEC)
Cory Sandhagen
UFC on ESPN 3
04/27/2019
5Pedro Munhoz
18-3 (8-3 UFC)
W-Cody Garbrandt (TKO)
W-Bryan Caraway (TKO)
W-Brett Johns (DEC)
Aljamain Sterling
UFC 238
06/08/2019
6Cody Garbrandt
11-3 (6-3 UFC)
L-Pedro Munhoz (TKO)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (KO)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (TKO)
7Aljamain Sterling
17-3 (9-3 UFC)
W-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Cody Stamann (SUB)
W-Brett Johns (DEC)
Pedro Munhoz
UFC 238
06/08/2019
8Jimmie Rivera
22-3 (6-2 UFC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
W-John Dodson (DEC)
L-Marlon Moraes (KO)
Petr Yan
UFC 238
06/08/2019
9Darrion Caldwell
13-2 (Bellator)
L-Kyoji Horiguchi (SUB)
W-Noad Lahat (KO)
W-Leandro Higo (SUB)
10Petr Yan
12-1 (4-0 UFC)
W-John Dodson (DEC)
W-Douglas Andrade (TKO)
W-Jin Soo Son (DEC)
Jimmie Rivera
UFC 238
06/08/2019
11John Dodson
20-11 (9-6 UFC)
L-Petr Yan (DEC)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
12Rob Font
16-4 (6-3 UFC)
W-Sergio Pettis (DEC)
L-Raphael Assuncao (DEC)
W-Thomas Almeida (TKO)
13Cody Stamann
17-2 (4-1 UFC)
W-Alejandro Perez (DEC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (SUB)
W-Bryan Caraway (DEC)
14Alejandro Perez
21-7-1 (7-2-1 UFC)
L-Cody Stamann (DEC)
W-Eddie Wineland (DEC)
W-Matthew Lopez (TKO)
15Bryan Caraway
21-9 (6-4 UFC)
L-Pedro Munhoz (TKO)
L-Cody Stamman (DEC)
W-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
16Thomas Almeida
22-3 (5-3 UFC)
L-Rob Font (TKO)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Albert Morales (TKO)
17Erik Perez
19-6 (Combate Americas)
W-Andres Ayala (SUB)
W-D.J. Fuentes (KO)
W-Felipe Arantes (DEC)
18Bibiano Fernandes
22-4 (One FC)
L-Kevin Belingon (DEC)
W-Martin Nguyen (DEC)
W-Andrew Leone (SUB)
Kevin Belingon
One FC
03/31/2019
19Eddie Wineland
23-13-1 (5-7 UFC)
L-Alejandro Perez (DEC)
L-John Dodson (DEC)
W-Takeya Mizugaki (TKO)
20Eduardo Dantas
21-6 (Bellator)
W-Toby Misech (DEC)
L-Michael McDonald (KO)
L-Darrion Caldwell (DEC)
21Brett Johns
15-2 (3-2 UFC)
L-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
W-Joe Soto (SUB)
22Cory Sandhagen
10-1 (3-0 UFC)
W-Mario Bautista (SUB)
W-Iuri Alcantara (TKO)
W-Austin Arnett (TKO)
John Lineker
UFC on ESPN 3
04/27/2019
23Ricky Simon
15-1 (3-0 UFC)
W-Rani Yahya (DEC)
W-Montel Jackson (DEC)
W-Merab Dvalishvili (SUB)
24Douglas Andrade
25-3 (3-3 UFC)
L-Petr Yan (TKO)
W-Marlon Vera (DEC)
L-Rob Font (SUB)
25Marlon Vera
13-5-1 (7-4 UFC)
W-Frankie Saenz (TKO)
W-Guido Cannetti (SUB)
W-Wuljii Buren (KO)
Ineligible for Rankings
* Suspension
* Inactivity>15 months
* Moving Divisions
T.J. Dillashaw
16-4 (12-4 UFC)
L-Henry Cejudo (TKO)
W-Cody Garbrandt (KO)
W-Cody Garbrandt (TKO)
Dominick Cruz
22-2 (5-1 UFC)
L-Cody Garbrandt (DEC)
W-Urijah Faber (DEC)
W-T.J. Dillashaw (DEC)
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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