Non-UFC Middleweight Rankings

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)
2Omari Akhmedov21-6-1Free AgentL-Brad Tavares (DEC)
W-Tom Breese (SUB)
L-Chris Weidman (DEC)
Jordan Young
3Alexander Shlemenko60-13Free AgentW-Marcio Santos (DEC)
W-David Branch (SUB)
L-Chris Honeycutt (DEC)
Artur Guseinov
4Mamed Khalidov35-7-2KSWW-Scott Askham (TKO)
L-Scott Askham (DEC)
L-Tomasz Narkun (DEC)
Roberto Soldic
5Elias Theodorou18-3Free AgentW-Matt Dwyer (TKO)
W-Hernani Perpetuo (DEC)
L-Derek Brunson (DEC)
6John Salter18-5L-Gegard Mousasi (TKO)
W-Andrew Kapel (SUB)
W-Costello van Steenis (DEC)
7Roberto Soldic19-3KSWW-Patrick Kincl (TKO)
W-Michal Materla (TKO)
W-Michal Pietrzak (DEC)
Mamed Khalidov
8Reinier de Ridder14-0W-Aung La N Sang (DEC)
W-Aung La N Sang (SUB)
W-Leandro Ataides (DEC)
9Costello Van Steenis13-2W-Fabian Edwards (DEC)
L-John Salter (DEC)
W-Mike Shipman (TKO)
10Magomedrasul Gasanov16-2ACAW-Nikola Dipchikov (TKO)
W-Artem Frolov (DEC)
W-Husein Kushagov (DEC)
11Austin Vanderford11-0W-Fabian Edwards (DEC)
W-Vinicius de Jesus (DEC)
W-Grachik Bozinyan (DEC)
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)
15Aliaskhab Khizriev13-0Free AgentW-Henrique Shiguemoto (SUB)
W-Rousimar Palhares (KO)
W-Yasubey Enomoto (DEC)
Ineligible for Rankings
  • Suspension
  • Anatoly Tokov29-2W-Hracho Darpinyan (TKO)
    W-Gerald Harris (SUB)
    W-Alexander Shlemenko (DEC)
    Sharaf Davlatmurodov
    David Branch22-7Free AgentL-Alexander Shlemenko (SUB)
    L-Jack Hermansson (SUB)
    L-Jared Cannonier (TKO)
    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
    = 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.

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