MMA World Welterweight Rankings

FAQ & Rankings Criteria

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

#  FighterLast 3 FightsNext Fight
01Tyron Woodley
16-3-1 (6-2-1 UFC)
D-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
W-Robbie Lawler (KO)
W-Kelvin Gastelum (DEC)
Stephen Thompson
03/04/2017
02Stephen Thompson
13-1-1 (8-1-1 UFC)
D-Tyron Woodley (DEC)
W-Rory MacDonald (DEC)
W-Johny Hendricks (TKO)
Tyron Woodley
03/04/2017
03Robbie Lawler
27-11 (11-5 UFC)
L-Tyron Woodley (KO)
W-Carlos Condit (DEC)
W-Rory MacDonald (TKO)
04Rory MacDonald
18-4 (Bellator)
L-Stephen Thompson (DEC)
L-Robbie Lawler (TKO)
W-Tarec Saffiedine (TKO)
05Demian Maia
24-6 (18-6 UFC)
W-Carlos Condit (SUB)
W-Matt Brown (SUB)
W-Gunnar Nelson (DEC)
06Ben Askren
15-0 (OneFC)
W-Nikolay Aleksakhin (DEC)
NC-Luis Santos (NC)
W-Nobutatsu Suzuki (TKO)
07Donald Cerrone
32-7 (19-4 UFC)
W-Matt Brown (KO)
W-Rick Story (TKO)
W-Patrick Cote (TKO)
Jorge Masvidal
01/28/2017
08Carlos Condit
30-10 (7-6 UFC)
L-Demian Maia (SUB)
L-Robbie Lawler (DEC)
W-Thiago Alves (TKO)
09Douglas Lima
28-6 (Bellator)
W-Andrey Koreshkov (KO)
W-Paul Daley (DEC)
L-Andrey Koreshkov (DEC)
10Andrey Koreshkov
19-2 (Bellator)
L-Douglas Lima (KO)
W-Benson Henderson (DEC)
W-Douglas Lima (DEC)
11Lorenz Larkin
18-5 (5-5 UFC)
W-Neil Magny (TKO)
W-Jorge Masvidal (DEC)
L-Albert Tumenov (DEC)
12Neil Magny
19-5 (12-4 UFC)
W-Johny Hendricks (DEC)
L-Lorenz Larkin (TKO)
W-Hector Lombard (TKO)
13Johny Hendricks
17-6 (12-6 UFC)
L-Neil Magny (DEC)
L-Kelvin Gastelum (DEC)
L-Stephen Thompson (TKO)
14Jon Fitch
29-7-1 (WSOF)
W-Jake Shields (DEC)
W-Joao Zeferino (DEC)
W-Yushin Okami (DEC)
15Rick Story
19-9 (12-7 UFC)
L-Donald Cerrone (TKO)
W-Tarec Saffiedine (DEC)
W-Gunnar Nelson (DEC)
16Dong Hyun Kim
22-3-1 (13-3 UFC)
W-Tarec Saffiedine (DEC)
W-Dominic Waters (TKO)
W-Josh Burkman (SUB)
17Jorge Masvidal
31-11 (8-4 UFC)
W-Jake Ellenberger (TKO)
W-Ross Pearson (DEC)
L-Lorenz Larkin (DEC)
Donald Cerrone
01/28/2017
18Gunnar Nelson
15-2-1 (6-2 UFC)
W-Albert Tumenov (SUB)
L-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-Brandon Thatch (SUB)
19Tarec Saffiedine
16-6 (2-3 UFC)
L-Dong Hyun Kim (DEC)
L-Rick Story (DEC)
W-Jake Ellenberger (DEC)
20Jake Ellenberger
31-12 (10-8 UFC)
L-Jorge Masvidal (TKO)
W-Matt Brown (TKO)
L-Tarec Saffiedine (DEC)
21Jake Shields
31-9-1 (WSOF)
L-Jon Fitch (DEC)
L-Rousimar Palhares (SUB)
W-Brian Foster (SUB)
22Matt Brown
20-16 (13-10 UFC)
L-Donald Cerrone (KO)
L-Jake Ellenberger (TKO)
L-Demian Maia (SUB)
23Kamaru Usman
9-1 (4-0 UFC)
W-Warlley Alves (DEC)
W-Alexander Yakovlev (DEC)
W-Leon Edwards (DEC)
24Leon Edwards
12-3 (4-2 UFC)
W-Albert Tumenov (SUB)
W-Dominic Waters (DEC)
L-Kamaru Usman (DEC)
Vicente Luque
03/18/2017
25Albert Tumenov
17-4 (5-3 UFC)
L-Leon Edwards (SUB)
L-Gunnar Nelson (SUB)
W-Lorenz Larkin (DEC)
26Tim Means
26-7-1 (8-4 UFC)
NC-Alex Oliveira (NC)
W-Sabah Homasi (TKO)
W-John Howard (TKO)
27Colby Covington
11-1 (6-1 UFC)
W-Bryan Barberena (DEC)
W-Max Griffin (TKO)
W-Jonathan Meunier (SUB)
28Alex Oliveira
14-4-1 (5-2 UFC)
NC-Tim Means (NC)
W-Will Brooks (KO)
W-James Moontasri (DEC)
29Patrick Cote
23-10 (10-10 UFC)
L-Donald Cerrone (TKO)
W-Ben Saunders (TKO)
W-Josh Burkman (TKO)
30Ryan LaFlare
12-1 (5-1 UFC)
W-Mike Pierce (DEC)
L-Demian Maia (DEC)
W-John Howard (DEC)
Roan Carneiro
02/11/2017
31Santiago Ponzinibbio
23-3 (5-2 UFC)
W-Zak Cummings (DEC)
W-Court McGee (TKO)
W-Andreas Stahl (TKO)
Nordine Taleb
02/19/2017
32Zak Cummings
20-5 (5-2 UFC)
W-Alexander Yakovlev (SUB)
L-Santiago Ponzinibbio (DEC)
W-Nicolas Dalby (DEC)
33Emil Meek
9-2-1 (1-0 UFC)
W-Jordan Mein (DEC)
W-Rousimar Palhares (KO)
W-Christophe Dijcke (TKO)
34Bryan Barberena
12-4 (3-2 UFC)
L-Colby Covington (DEC)
W-Warlley Alves (DEC)
W-Sage Northcutt (SUB)
35Warlley Alves
10-2 (4-2 UFC)
L-Kamaru Usman (DEC)
L-Bryan Barberena (DEC)
W-Colby Covington (SUB)
36Alan Jouban
15-4 (6-2 UFC)
W-Mike Perry (DEC)
W-Belal Muhammad (DEC)
W-Brendan O'Reilly (TKO)
37Nordine Taleb
12-3 (4-1 UFC)
W-Erick Silva (KO)
L-Warlley Alves (DEC)
W-Chris Clements (DEC)
Santiago Ponzinibbio
02/19/2017
38Erick Silva
19-7 (7-6 UFC)
W-Luan Chagas (SUB)
L-Nordine Taleb (KO)
L-Neil Magny (DEC)
39Paul Daley
38-14-2 (Bellator)
L-Douglas Lima (DEC)
W-Andy Uhrich (KO)
W-Dennis Olson (TKO)
Brennan Ward
01/21/2017
40Ben Saunders
21-7-2 (8-4 UFC)
W-Court McGee (DEC)
W-Jacob Volkmann (SUB)
L-Patrick Cote (TKO)
41Court McGee
18-6 (7-5 UFC)
L-Ben Saunders (DEC)
W-Dominique Steele (DEC)
L-Santiago Ponzinibbio (TKO)
42Mike Perry
9-1 (2-1 UFC)
L-Alan Jouban (DEC)
W-Danny Roberts (KO)
W-Hyun Gyu Lim (TKO)
43Jordan Mein
29-11 (3-3 UFC)
L-Emil Meek (DEC)
L-Thiago Alves (KO)
W-Mike Pyle (TKO)
44Yushin Okami
33-10 (WSOF)
W-Paul Bradley (DEC)
W-Shingo Suzuki (SUB)
W-Ryuta Sakurai (TKO)
45Sergio Moraes
11-2-1 (5-1-1 UFC)
W-Zak Ottow (DEC)
D-Luan Chagas (DEC)
W-Omari Akhmedov (TKO)
46Siyar Bahadurzada
22-6-1 (2-2 UFC)
W-Brandon Thatch (SUB)
L-John Howard (DEC)
L-Dong Hyun Kim (DEC)
47Abubakar Nurmagomedov
13-1 (WSOF)
W-John Howard (DEC)
W-Matthew Frincu (TKO)
W-Danny Davis (DEC)
48Sean Strickland
18-1 (5-1 UFC)
W-Tom Breese (DEC)
W-Alex Garcia (TKO)
W-Igor Araujo (DEC)
49Alex Garcia
14-3 (4-2 UFC)
W-Mike Pyle (KO)
L-Sean Strickland (TKO)
W-Mike Swick (DEC)
50Alberto Mina
13-0 (3-0 UFC)
W-Mike Pyle (KO)
W-Yoshihiro Akiyama (DEC)
W-Shinsho Anzai (SUB)
Ineligible for Rankings
*Nick Diaz
26-9 (7-6 UFC)
NC-Anderson Silva (NC)
L-Georges St.Pierre (DEC)
L-Carlos Condit (DEC)
Suspended