Non-UFC Middleweight Rankings

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

#  FighterOVRORGLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Gegard Mousasi48-7-2W-John Salter (TKO)
W-Douglas Lima (DEC)
W-Lyoto Machida (DEC)
Austin Vanderford
02/25/2022
2Roberto Soldic20-3KSWW-Mamed Khalidov (KO)
W-Patrick Kincl (TKO)
W-Michal Materla (TKO)
3Anatoly Tokov30-2W-Sharaf Davlatmurodov (DEC)
W-Hracho Darpinyan (TKO)
W-Gerald Harris (SUB)
4Alexander Shlemenko61-13Free AgentW-Artur Guseinov (DEC)
W-Marcio Santos (DEC)
W-David Branch (SUB)
5Mamed Khalidov35-8-2KSWL-Roberto Soldic (KO)
W-Scott Askham (TKO)
L-Scott Askham (DEC)
6Elias Theodorou19-3Free AgentW-Bryan Baker (DEC)
W-Matt Dwyer (TKO)
W-Hernani Perpetuo (DEC)
7John Salter18-5L-Gegard Mousasi (TKO)
W-Andrew Kapel (SUB)
W-Costello van Steenis (DEC)
8Reinier de Ridder14-0W-Aung La N Sang (DEC)
W-Aung La N Sang (SUB)
W-Leandro Ataides (DEC)
10Magomedrasul Gasanov16-2ACAW-Nikola Dipchikov (TKO)
W-Artem Frolov (DEC)
W-Husein Kushagov (DEC)
Abdul-Rakhman Dzhanaev
01/28/2022
11Austin Vanderford11-0W-Fabian Edwards (DEC)
W-Vinicius de Jesus (DEC)
W-Grachik Bozinyan (DEC)
Gegard Mousasi
02/25/2022
12Vladimir Mineev13-1-1ACAW-Diego Dias (DEC)
W-Milos Kostic (KO)
D-Magomed Ismailov (DEC)
13Artem Frolov15-3ACAW-Wendres Silva (TKO)
L-Magomedrasul Gasanov (DEC)
W-Ibragim Magomedov (DEC)
14Aung La N Sang26-12L-Reinier de Ridder (DEC)
L-Reinier de Ridder (SUB)
W-Brandon Vera (TKO)
Ineligible for Rankings
  • Suspension
  • David Branch22-7Free AgentL-Alexander Shlemenko (SUB)
    L-Jack Hermansson (SUB)
    L-Jared Cannonier (TKO)
    Costello Van Steenis13-2W-Fabian Edwards (DEC)
    L-John Salter (DEC)
    W-Mike Shipman (TKO)
    Scott Askham19-5KSWL-Mamed Khalidov (TKO)
    W-Mamed Khalidov (DEC)
    W-Michal Materla (KO)
    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?

    We are the only source that uses computerized analytics rankings system & actual fight footage to determine rankings similar. The reason we do this is to avoid ranking bias. By using analytics, fighters are scored no matter the promotion they are in. From there, tiers are created and fighters are ranked from within those tiers.

    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.
    = Suspension. Should a fighter be suspended for performance enhancing substances or fighter conduct, they will be removed from the rankings.

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