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MMA World Welterweight Rankings

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#   FighterLast 3 FightsNext Fight
01Tyron Woodley
18-3-1 (8-2-1 UFC)
W-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
D-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
02Colby Covington
14-1 (9-1 UFC)
W-Rafael dos Anjos (DEC)
W-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-Dong Hyun Kim (DEC)
3Darren Till
17-0-1 (5-0-1 UFC)
W-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
W-Donald Cerrone (TKO)
W-Bojan Velickovic (DEC)
4Stephen Thompson
14-3-1 (9-3-1 UFC)
L-Darren Till (DEC)
W-Jorge Masvidal (DEC)
L-Tyron Woodley (DEC)
5Rafael dos Anjos
28-10 (17-8 UFC)
L-Colby Covington (DEC)
W-Robbie Lawler (DEC)
W-Neil Magny (SUB)
6Robbie Lawler
28-12 (12-6 UFC)
L-Rafael dos Anjos (DEC)
W-Donald Cerrone (DEC)
L-Tyron Woodley (KO)
7Rory MacDonald
20-4 (Bellator)
W-Douglas Lima (DEC)
W-Paul Daley (SUB)
L-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
Gegard Mousasi
09/29/2018
8Kamaru Usman
13-1 (8-0 UFC)
W-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-Emil Meek (DEC)
W-Sergio Moraes (KO)
9Demian Maia
25-9 (19-9 UFC)
L-Kamaru Usman (DEC)
L-Colby Covington (DEC)
L-Tyron Woodley (DEC)
10Douglas Lima
29-7 (Bellator)
L-Rory MacDonald (DEC)
W-Lorenz Larkin (DEC)
W-Andrey Koreshkov (KO)
Andrey Koreshkov
09/29/2018
11Andrey Koreshkov
21-2 (Bellator)
W-Vaso Bakocevic (KO)
W-Chidi Njokuani (TKO)
L-Douglas Lima (KO)
Douglas Lima
09/29/2018
12Jon Fitch
31-7-1 (Bellator)
W-Paul Daley (DEC)
W-Brian Foster (SUB)
W-Jake Shields (DEC)
13Paul Daley
40-16-2 (Bellator)
L-Jon Fitch (DEC)
W-Lorenz Larkin (KO)
L-Rory MacDonald (SUB)
14Lorenz Larkin
19-7 (Bellator)
W-Fernando Gonzalez (DEC)
L-Paul Daley (KO)
L-Douglas Lima (DEC)
15Neil Magny
21-6 (14-5 UFC)
W-Craig White (TKO)
W-Carlos Condit (DEC)
L-Rafael dos Anjos (SUB)
Alex Oliveira
09/22/2018
16Jorge Masvidal
32-13 (9-6 UFC)
L-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
L-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-Donald Cerrone (TKO)
17Santiago Ponzinibbio
26-3 (8-2 UFC)
W-Mike Perry (DEC)
W-Gunnar Nelson (KO)
W-Nordine Taleb (DEC)
18Leon Edwards
16-3 (8-2 UFC)
W-Donald Cerrone (DEC)
W-Peter Sobotta (TKO)
W-Bryan Barberena (DEC)
19Donald Cerrone
33-11 (20-8 UFC)
L-Leon Edwards (DEC)
W-Yancy Medeiros (TKO)
L-Darren Till (TKO)
Mike Perry
11/10/2018
20Gunnar Nelson
16-3-1 (7-3 UFC)
L-Santiago Ponzinibbio (KO)
W-Alan Jouban (SUB)
W-Albert Tumenov (SUB)
21Yancy Medeiros
15-5 (6-5 UFC)
L-Donald Cerrone (TKO)
W-Alex Oliveira (TKO)
W-Erick Silva (TKO)
22Alex Oliveira
17-5-1 (8-3 UFC)
W-Carlos Condit (SUB)
L-Yancy Medeiros (TKO)
W-Ryan LaFlare (KO)
Neil Magny
09/22/2018
23Carlos Condit
30-12 (7-8 UFC)
L-Alex Oliveira (SUB)
L-Neil Magny (DEC)
L-Demian Maia (SUB)
24Dong Hyun Kim
22-4-1 (13-4 UFC)
W-Tarec Saffiedine (DEC)
W-Dominic Waters (TKO)
W-Josh Burkman (SUB)
25Ryan LaFlare
14-2 (7-2 UFC)
W-Alex Garcia (DEC)
L-Alex Oliveira (KO)
W-Roan Carneiro (DEC)
Ineligible for Rankings
* Suspension
* Inactivity>15 months
* Moving Divisions
*Nick Diaz
26-9 (7-6 UFC)
NC-Anderson Silva (NC)
L-Georges St.Pierre (DEC)
L-Carlos Condit (DEC)
*Rick Story
19-9 (Free Agent)
L-Donald Cerrone (TKO)
W-Tarec Saffiedine (DEC)
W-Gunnar Nelson (DEC)
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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
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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.
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