Non-UFC Bantamweight Rankings

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#  FighterOVRORGLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Kyoji Horiguchi29-3RizinW-Kai Asakura (KO)
L-Kai Asakura (KO)
W-Darrion Caldwell (DEC)
2Juan Archuleta25-2BellatorW-Patrick Mix (DEC)
W-Henry Corrales (DEC)
L-Patricio Freire (DEC)
Sergio Pettis
3John Lineker32-9ONEW-Muin Gafurov (DEC)
L-Cory Sandhagen (DEC)
W-Brian Kelleher (KO)
Stephen Loman
4John Dodson21-12 (12)Free AgentL-Merab Dvalishvili (DEC)
W-Nathaniel Wood (TKO)
L-Petr Yan (DEC)
5Brett Johns17-2BellatorW-Montel Jackson (DEC)
W-Tony Gravely (SUB)
L-Pedro Munhoz (DEC)
6Magomed Magomedov17-1BellatorW-Matheus Mattos (DEC)
W-Walter Pereira (SUB)
W-Edgars Skrivers (DEC)
Jared Scoggins
7Rustam Kerimov13-0ACAW-Abdul-Rakhman Dudaev (DEC)
W-Oleg Borisov (DEC)
W-Takeya Mizugaki (TKO)
8Sergio Pettis20-5BellatorW-Ricky Bandejas (DEC)
W-Alfred Khashakyan (SUB)
W-Tyson Nam (DEC)
Juan Archuleta
9Kai Asakura16-3RizinL-Kyoji Horiguchi (KO)
W-Shoji Maruyama (TKO)
W-Hiromasa Ogikubo (TKO)
10Magomed Bibulatov16-2ACAW-Nikita Chistyakov (TKO)
W-Josiel Silva (TKO)
L-Rogerio Bontorin (DEC)
Ineligible for Rankings
  • Suspension
  • Bibiano Fernandes24-4ONEW-Kevin Belingon (SUB)
    W-Kevin Belingon (DQ)
    L-Kevin Belingon (DEC)
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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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