Bellator MMA Rankings December 18, 2019




 

We released the updated Bellator MMA fighter rankings. Find out where the top fighters are in the latest standings as of December 18, 2019.

As a reminder, you can always check current Bellator MMA rankings in this section of the website: http://en.mmation.com/bellator/rankings/

 

Bantamweight (125 – 135 lb / 56.7 – 61.2 kg)

Vacant (Champion)  
1 Kyoji Horiguchi Japan1 position down
2 Leandro Higo Brazil1 position down
3 Shawn Bunch United States
4 Patrick Mix United States
5 Joe Warren United States
6 Ricky Bandejas United States1 position up
7 James Gallagher Ireland1 position up
8 Dominic Mazzotta United States2 positions down
9 Frans Mlambo South Africa7 positions down
10 Brian Moore Ireland1 position down

 

Featherweight (135 – 145 lb / 61.2 – 65.8 kg)

Patricio Freire (Champion) Brazil
1 AJ McKee Jr. United States
2 Emmanuel Sanchez United States
3 Darrion Caldwell United States
4 Pedro Carvalho Ireland
5 Daniel Weichel Germany
6 Derek Campos United States
7 Henry Corrales United States
8 Juan Archuleta United States
9 Adam Borics Hungary
10 Georgi Karakhanyan United States

 

Lightweight (145 – 155 lb / 65.8 – 70.3 kg)

Patricio Freire (Champion) Brazil
1 Patricky Freire Brazil
2 Benson Henderson United States
3 Michael Chandler United States
4 Brent Primus United States
5 Goiti Yamauchi Brazil
6 Adam Piccolotti United States
7 Brandon Girtz United States
8 Derek Anderson United States
9 Sidney Outlaw United StatesNew
10 Tim Wilde EnglandNew

 

Welterweight (155 – 170 lb / 70.3 – 77.1 kg)

Douglas Lima (Champion) Brazil
1 Jon Fitch United States
2 Rory MacDonald Canada
3 Lorenz Larkin United States
4 Andrey Koreshkov Russia
5 Michael Page England
6 Paul Daley England
7 Logan Storley United States
8 Yaroslav Amosov Ukraine
9 Neiman Gracie Brazil
10 Peter Queally Ireland




Middleweight (170 – 185 lb / 77.1 – 83.9 kg)

Rafael Lovato Jr. (Champion) United States
1 Gegard Mousasi Netherlands
2 Lyoto Machida Brazil
3 John Salter United States
4 Anatoly Tokov Russia
5 Alexander Shlemenko Russia
6 Chris Honeycutt United States
7 Costello van Steenis Netherlands
8 Chidi Njokuani United States
9 Fabian Edwards EnglandNew
10 Austin Vanderford United StatesNew

 

Light Heavyweight (185 – 205 lb / 83.9 – 93.0 kg)

Ryan Bader (Champion) United States
1 Vadim Nemkov Russia1 position up
2 Phil Davis United States1 position down
3 Lyoto Machida Brazil
4 Liam McGeary England
5 Rafael Carvalho Brazil
6 Melvin Manhoef Netherlands
7 Muhammed Lawal United States
8 Kent Kauppinen England1 position up
9 Jordan Young United States1 position down
10 Alessio Sakara Italy

 

Heavyweight (205 – 265 lb / 93.0 – 120.2 kg)

Ryan Bader (Champion) United States
1 Cheick Kongo France
2 Linton Vassell EnglandNew
3 Sergei Kharitonov Russia1 position down
4 Valentin Moldavsky Russia1 position down
5 Matt Mitrione United States1 position down
6 Fedor Emelianenko Russia1 position down
7 Vitaly Minakov Russia1 position down
8 Frank Mir United States1 position down
9 Javy Ayala United States1 position down
10 Roy Nelson United States1 position down

 

Pound-for-pound

1 Ryan Bader Light heavyweight/ Heavyweight United States
2 Rafael Lovato Jr. Middleweight United States
3 Gegard Mousasi Middleweight Netherlands
4 Douglas Lima Welterweight Brazil
5 Patricio Freire Featherweight Brazil
6 Vadim Nemkov Light heavyweight Russia1 position up
7 Phil Davis Light heavyweight United States1 position down
8 Jon Fitch Welterweight United States
9 Lyoto Machida Middleweight Brazil
10 Rory MacDonald Welterweight Canada
11 Patricky Freire Lightweight Brazil
12 Benson Henderson Lightweight United States
13 Lorenz Larkin Welterweight United States1 position up
14 Cheick Kongo Heavyweight France1 position up
15 Michael Chandler Lightweight United States2 positions up
16 Linton Vassell Heavyweight EnglandNew
17 AJ McKee Jr. Featherweight United States1 position up
18 Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight United States1 position up
19 Liam McGeary Light heavyweight England1 position up
20 Kyoji Horiguchi Bantamweight Japan7 positions down