Non-UFC Featherweight Rankings

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

#   FighterLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Patricio Freire
29-4 (Bellator)
W-Michael Chandler (TKO)
W-Emmanuel Sanchez (DEC)
W-Daniel Weichel (DEC)
Juan Archuleta
Bellator
09/28/2019
2A.J. McKee
14-0 (Bellator)
W-Pat Curran (DEC)
W-Daniel Crawford (SUB)
W-John Teixeira (KO)
Georgi Karakhanyan
Bellator
09/28/2019
3Lance Palmer
18-3 (PFL)
W-Alex Gilpin (DEC)
W-Steven Siler (DEC)
W-Andre Harrison (DEC)
Luis Rafael
PFL 5
07/25/2019
4Andre Harrison
21-1 (PFL)
W-Peter Petties (DEC)
L-Lance Palmer (DEC)
W-Alexandre Bezerra (DEC)
Movlid Khaibulaev
PFL 5
07/25/2019
5Mateusz Gamrot
15-0 (KSW)
W-Kleber Erbst (DEC)
W-Grzegorz Szulakowski (SUB)
NC-Norman Parke (NC)
6Myles Jury
17-4 (8-4 UFC)
L-Andre Fili (DEC)
L-Chad Mendes (TKO)
W-Rick Glenn (DEC)
7Pat Curran
23-8 (Bellator)
L-A.J. McKee (DEC)
W-John Teixeira (DEC)
W-Georgi Karakhanyan (DEC)
Adam Borics
Bellator
09/07/2019
8Emmanuel Sanchez
18-4 (Bellator)
W-Georgi Karakhanyan (DEC)
L-Patricio Freire (DEC)
W-Sam Sicilia (SUB)
Tywan Claxton
Bellator
09/07/2019
9Salman Zhamaldaev
17-1 (Free Agent)
W-Marat Balaev (DEC)
W-Frodo Khasbulaev (DEC)
W-Felipe Froes (DEC)
10Movlid Khaibulaev
13-0 (PFL)
W-Damon Jackson (KO)
W-Ilya Kurzanov (DEC)
W-Herbert Burns (DEC)
Andre Harrison
PFL 5
07/25/2019
Non-UFC Rankings FAQ    
Non-UFC Rankings are comprised of all fighters competing outside the UFC. Fighters featured are from any regional promotion such as Bellator, One FC, KSW, Cage Warriors, Jungle Fights, Legacy Fighting Alliance, Ring of Combat, Shooto, Road FC, Pancrase, PFL, Titan FC, etc. These rankings are sometimes referred to as "Global Rankings" or "Free Agent Rankings."

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.
4 Comments on this post.
  • MMATheFilter
    1 January 2014 at 10:58 PM
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    Do you have twitter whoever runs this? Dude…..this website is insanely awesome!

    • D.C. Ross
      2 January 2014 at 11:45 PM
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      Thank you. You can find us on Twitter at: @rankingmma.

  • Drock
    11 August 2013 at 5:28 PM
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    You should update this sometime

    • D.C. Ross
      12 August 2013 at 8:42 PM
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      I’m not sure what you mean. Everything is updated.

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