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
1Henry Cejudo
15-2 (9-2 UFC)
W-Marlon Moraes (TKO)
W-T.J. Dillashaw (TKO)
W-Demetrious Johnson (DEC)
2Marlon Moraes
22-6-1 (4-2 UFC)
L-Henry Cejudo (TKO)
W-Raphael Assuncao (SUB)
W-Jimmie Rivera (KO)
3Aljamain Sterling
18-3 (10-3 UFC)
W-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
W-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Cody Stamann (SUB)
4Pedro Munhoz
18-4 (8-4 UFC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
W-Cody Garbrandt (TKO)
W-Bryan Caraway (TKO)
5Cody Garbrandt
11-3 (6-3 UFC)
L-Pedro Munhoz (TKO)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (KO)
L-T.J. Dillashaw (TKO)
6Petr Yan
13-1 (5-0 UFC)
W-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-John Dodson (DEC)
W-Douglas Andrade (TKO)
7Cory Sandhagen
12-1 (5-0 UFC)
W-Raphael Assuncao (DEC)
W-John Lineker (DEC)
W-Mario Bautista (SUB)
8Jimmie Rivera
22-4 (6-3 UFC)
L-Petr Yan (DEC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
W-John Dodson (DEC)
9Urijah Faber
35-10 (11-6 UFC)
W-Ricky Simon (TKO)
W-Brad Pickett (DEC)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
10Raphael Assuncao
27-7 (11-4 UFC)
L-Cory Sandhagen (DEC)
L-Marlon Moraes (SUB)
W-Rob Font (DEC)
11Kai Asakura
13-1 (Rizin)
W-Kyoji Horiguchi (KO)
W-Jae Hoon Moon (DEC)
W-Thanongsaklek Chuwattana (DEC)
12Kyoji Horiguchi
28-3 (Rizin)
L-Kai Asakura (KO)
W-Darrion Caldwell (DEC)
W-Ben Nguyen (KO)
13John Lineker
31-9 (Free Agent)
L-Cory Sandhagen (DEC)
W-Brian Kelleher (KO)
W-Marlon Vera (DEC)
14John Dodson
20-11 (9-6 UFC)
L-Petr Yan (DEC)
L-Jimmie Rivera (DEC)
W-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
15Rob Font
16-4 (6-3 UFC)
W-Sergio Pettis (DEC)
L-Raphael Assuncao (DEC)
W-Thomas Almeida (TKO)
16Bibiano Fernandes
23-4 (One FC)
W-Kevin Belingon (DQ)
L-Kevin Belingon (DEC)
W-Martin Nguyen (DEC)
Kevin Belingon
One 100
10/13/2019
17Cody Stamann
17-2 (4-1 UFC)
W-Alejandro Perez (DEC)
L-Aljamain Sterling (SUB)
W-Bryan Caraway (DEC)
18Darrion Caldwell
13-3 (Bellator)
L-Kyoji Horiguchi (DEC)
L-Kyoji Horiguchi (SUB)
W-Noad Lahat (KO)
Henry Corrales
Bellator
09/28/2019
19Yadong Song
13-3 (4-0 UFC)
W-Alejandro Perez (KO)
W-Vince Morales (DEC)
W-Felipe Arantes (KO)
20Juan Archuleta
23-1 (Bellator)
W-Eduardo Dantas (KO)
W-Ricky Bandejas (DEC)
W-Jeremy Spoon (DEC)
Patricio Freire
Bellator
09/28/2019
21Alejandro Perez
21-8-1 (7-3-1 UFC)
L-Yadong Song (KO)
L-Cody Stamann (DEC)
W-Eddie Wineland (DEC)
22Bryan Caraway
21-9 (6-4 UFC)
L-Pedro Munhoz (TKO)
L-Cody Stamman (DEC)
W-Aljamain Sterling (DEC)
23Eddie Wineland
24-13-1 (6-7 UFC)
W-Grigory Popov (KO)
L-Alejandro Perez (DEC)
L-John Dodson (DEC)
24Ricky Simon
15-2 (3-1 UFC)
L-Urijah Faber (TKO)
W-Rani Yahya (DEC)
W-Montel Jackson (DEC)
25Nathaniel Wood
16-3 (3-0 UFC)
W-Jose Quinonez (SUB)
W-Andre Ewell (SUB)
W-Johnny Eduardo (SUB)
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)
Thomas Almeida
22-3 (5-3 UFC)
L-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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