Non-UFC Heavyweight Rankings

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#  FighterOVRORGLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Alistair Overeem47-19 (42)Free AgentL-Alexander Volkov (TKO)
W-Augusto Sakai (TKO)
W-Walt Harris (TKO)
2Junior dos Santos21-9 (16)Free AgentL-Cyril Gane (TKO)
L-Jairzinho Rozenstruik (TKO)
L-Curtis Blaydes (TKO)
3Timothy Johnson15-6BellatorW-Cheick Kongo (DEC)
W-Matt Mitrione (TKO)
W-Tyrell Fortune (KO)
Valentin Moldavsky
4Cheick Kongo30-11-2BellatorL-Timothy Johnson (DEC)
NC-Ryan Bader (NC)
W-Vitaly Minakov (DEC)
5Valentin Moldavsky10-1BellatorW-Roy Nelson (DEC)
W-Javy Ayala (DEC)
W-Linton Vassell (DEC)
Timothy Johnson
6Renan Ferreira7-2PFLW-Fabricio Werdum (TKO)
W-Jared Vanderaa (SUB)
L-Brett Martin (DQ)
7Fabricio Werdum24-10-1 (18)PFLL-Renan Ferreira (TKO)
W-Alexander Gustafsson (SUB)
L-Alexey Oliynyk (DEC)
8Linton Vassell20-8BellatorW-Ronny Markes (TKO)
W-Sergei Kharitonov (TKO)
L-Valentin Moldavsky (DEC)
9Sergei Kharitonov31-7BellatorW-Oli Thompson (KO)
W-Fernando Rodrigues (TKO)
L-Linton Vassell (TKO)
10Matt Mitrione13-8BellatorL-Tim Johnson (TKO)
L-Sergei Kharitonov (TKO)
NC-Sergei Kharitonov (NC)
Ineligible for Rankings
  • Suspension

  • Inactivity>18 months
  • Vitaly Minakov22-1BellatorW-Timothy Johnson (KO)
    L-Cheick Kongo (DEC)
    W-Tony Johnson (TKO)
    Ali Isaev9-0PFLW-Jared Rosholt (TKO)
    W-Denis Goltsov (TKO)
    W-Kelvin Tiller (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."

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    Here is the rankings criteria that encompasses a fighter ranking:
    - 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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