Non-UFC Middleweight Rankings – RankingMMA

Non-UFC Middleweight Rankings

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#   FighterLast 3 FightsNext Fight
01Gegard Mousasi
44-6-2 (Bellator)
W-Rafael Carvalho (TKO)
W-Alexander Shlemenko (DEC)
W-Chris Weidman (TKO)
Rory MacDonald
2Bruno Silva
18-6 (M-1)
W-Alexander Shlemenko (TKO)
W-Gennadiy Kovalev (KO)
W-Matheus Mussato (TKO)
3Alexander Shlemenko
56-11 (M-1)
L-Bruno Silva (KO)
L-Gegard Mousasi (DEC)
W-Brandon Halsey (TKO)
04Rafael Carvalho
15-2 (Bellator)
L-Gegard Mousasi (TKO)
W-Alessio Sakara (KO)
W-Melvin Manhoef (KO)
5Mamed Khalidov
34-5-2 (KSW)
L-Tomasz Narkun (SUB)
W-Borys Mankowski (DEC)
W-Luke Barnatt (KO)
6Rafael Lovato
8-0 (Bellator)
W-Gerald Harris (SUB)
W-Chris Honeycutt (DEC)
W-Mike Rhodes (SUB)
John Salter
7Scott Askham
16-4 (KSW)
W-Michal Materla (TKO)
W-Luke Barnatt (DEC)
L-Bradley Scott (DEC)
8Michal Materla
26-6 (KSW)
W-Martin Zawada (TKO)
L-Scott Askham (TKO)
W-Paulo Thiago (TKO)
9John Salter
15-3 (Bellator)
W-Jason Radcliffe (SUB)
W-Kendall Grove (SUB)
W-Claudio Annicchiarico (SUB)
Rafael Lovato
10Anatoly Tokov
26-2 (Bellator)
W-Vladimir Filipovic (SUB)
W-Francisco France (TKO)
L-Ramazan Emeev (DEC)
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.