MMA World Featherweight Rankings

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#  FighterOVRORGLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Max Holloway21-4UFCW-Frankie Edgar (DEC)
L-Dustin Poirier (DEC)
W-Brian Ortega (TKO)
Alex Volkanovski
UFC 245
12/14/2019
2Alex Volkanovski18-1UFCW-Jose Aldo (DEC)
W-Chad Mendes (TKO)
W-Darren Elkins (DEC)
Max Holloway
UFC 245
12/14/2019
3Jose Aldo28-5UFCL-Alex Volkanovski (DEC)
W-Renato Carneiro (TKO)
W-Jeremy Stephens (TKO)
4Brian Ortega14-1UFCL-Max Holloway (TKO)
W-Frankie Edgar (KO)
W-Cub Swanson (SUB)
5Patricio Freire29-4BellatorW-Michael Chandler (TKO)
W-Emmanuel Sanchez (DEC)
W-Daniel Weichel (DEC)
Juan Archuleta
Bellator 228
09/28/2019
6Frankie Edgar23-7-1UFCL-Max Holloway (DEC)
W-Cub Swanson (DEC)
L-Brian Ortega (KO)
7Zabit Magomedsharipov17-1UFCW-Jeremy Stephens (DEC)
W-Brandon Davis (SUB)
W-Kyle Bochniak (DEC)
Calvin Kattar
ESPN 6
10/18/2019
8Yair Rodriguez10-2UFCW-Chan Sung Jung (KO)
L-Frankie Edgar (TKO)
W-B.J. Penn (TKO)
Jeremy Stephens
Fight Night 159
09/21/2019
9Chan Sung Jung15-5UFCW-Renato Carneiro (TKO)
L-Yair Rodriguez (KO)
W-Dennis Bermudez (KO)
10Renato Carneiro13-3-1UFCL-Chan Sung Jung (TKO)
L-Jose Aldo (TKO)
W-Cub Swanson (DEC)
11Jeremy Stephens28-16UFCL-Zabit Magomedsharipov (DEC)
L-Jose Aldo (TKO)
W-Josh Emmett (KO)
Yair Rodriguez
Fight Night 159
09/21/2019
12Josh Emmett15-2UFCW-Mirsad Bektic (TKO)
W-Michael Johnson (KO)
L-Jeremy Stephens (KO)
13Calvin Kattar20-3UFCW-Ricardo Lamas (TKO)
W-Chris Fishgold (TKO)
L-Renato Carneiro (DEC)
Zabit Magomedsharipov
ESPN 6
10/18/2019
14Ryan Hall8-1UFCW-Darren Elkins (DEC)
W-B.J. Penn (SUB)
W-Gray Maynard (DEC)
15A.J. McKee14-0BellatorW-Pat Curran (DEC)
W-Daniel Crawford (SUB)
W-John Teixeira (KO)
Georgi Karakhanyan
Bellator 228
09/28/2019
16Shane Burgos12-1UFCW-Cub Swanson (DEC)
W-Kurt Holobaugh (SUB)
L-Calvin Kattar (TKO)
17Cub Swanson25-11UFCL-Shane Burgos (DEC)
L-Renato Carneiro (SUB)
L-Frankie Edgar (DEC)
Kron Gracie
Fight Night 161
10/12/2019
18Mirsad Bektic13-2UFCL-Josh Emmett (TKO)
W-Ricardo Lamas (DEC)
W-Godofredo Pepey (KO)
19Ricardo Lamas19-8UFCL-Calvin Kattar (TKO)
W-Darren Elkins (TKO)
L-Mirsad Bektic (DEC)
20Darren Elkins24-8UFCL-Ryan Hall (DEC)
L-Ricardo Lamas (TKO)
L-Alex Volkanovski (DEC)
21Michael Johnson19-14UFCL-Josh Emmett (KO)
W-Artem Lobov (DEC)
W-Andre Fili (DEC)
Steven Ray
Fight Night 162
10/26/2019
22Andre Fili20-6UFCW-Sheymon Moraes (KO)
W-Myles Jury (DEC)
L-Michael Johnson (DEC)
23Arnold Allen15-1UFCW-Gilbert Melendez (DEC)
W-Jordan Rinaldi (DEC)
W-Mads Burnell (SUB)
24Lance Palmer19-3PFLW-Luis Rafael (TKO)
W-Alex Gilpin (DEC)
W-Steven Siler (DEC)
Gadzhi Rabadanov
PFL 8
10/17/2019
25Andre Harrison21-1-1PFLD-Movlid Khaibulaev (DEC)
W-Peter Petties (DEC)
L-Lance Palmer (DEC)
Alex Gilpin
PFL 8
10/17/2019
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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.

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One Comment
  • Morgan
    26 February 2019 at 8:20 PM
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    Ever heard of a guy that goes by the name of Kevin Agulair?

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