Bellator Rankings




 

Unofficial Bellator rankings. The rankings are compiled by MMAtion staff, basing on the latest World MMA rankings. Currently, we rank the top 10 Bellator MMA fighters in 7 weight classes and the top 20 pound-for-pound fighters.
Fighters not having a single fight in the promotion during the last 18 months or having less than 2 bouts under the Bellator banner (for newly signed fighters there has to be at least one bout) are not included in the lists.

 

Last Updated: November 13, 2019

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

Kyoji Horiguchi (Champion) Japan
1 Leandro Higo Brazil
2 Frans Mlambo South Africa
3 Shawn Bunch United States
4 Patrick Mix United StatesNew
5 Joe Warren United States1 position down
6 Dominic Mazzotta United States1 position down
7 Ricky Bandejas United States1 position down
8 James Gallagher Ireland1 position down
9 Brian Moore Ireland1 position down
10 Toby Misech United States1 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 Saad Awad United States
10 Terry Brazier England

 

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

Douglas Lima (Champion) Brazil1 position up
1 Jon Fitch United States1 position up
2 Rory MacDonald Canada2 positions down
3 Lorenz Larkin United States
4 Andrey Koreshkov Russia
5 Michael Page England
6 Paul Daley England
7 Logan Storley United States1 position up
8 Yaroslav Amosov Ukraine1 position down
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 States3 positions up
4 Anatoly Tokov Russia
5 Alexander Shlemenko Russia
6 Chris Honeycutt United States2 positions up
7 Costello van Steenis Netherlands
8 Chidi Njokuani United States1 position up
9 Leo Leite Brazil1 position up
10 Tony Johnson United StatesNew

 

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

Ryan Bader (Champion) United States
1 Phil Davis United States
2 Vadim Nemkov Russia
3 Lyoto Machida Brazil
4 Liam McGeary England
5 Rafael Carvalho BrazilNew
6 Melvin Manhoef Netherlands1 position down
7 Muhammed Lawal United StatesNew
8 Jordan Young United States2 positions down
9 Kent Kauppinen England2 positions down
10 Alessio Sakara Italy2 positions down

 

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

Ryan Bader (Champion) United States
1 Cheick Kongo France
2 Sergei Kharitonov Russia
3 Valentin Moldavsky Russia
4 Matt Mitrione United States
5 Fedor Emelianenko Russia
6 Vitaly Minakov Russia
7 Frank Mir United StatesNew
8 Javy Ayala United States
9 Roy Nelson United States2 positions down
10 Chael Sonnen 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 Brazil4 positions up
5 Patricio Freire Featherweight Brazil1 position down
6 Phil Davis Light heavyweight United States1 position down
7 Vadim Nemkov Light heavyweight Russia1 position down
8 Jon Fitch Welterweight United States1 position up
9 Lyoto Machida Middleweight Brazil1 position up
10 Rory MacDonald Welterweight Canada3 positions down
11 Patricky Freire Lightweight Brazil
12 Benson Henderson Lightweight United States
13 Kyoji Horiguchi Bantamweight Japan
14 Lorenz Larkin Welterweight United States
15 Cheick Kongo Heavyweight France
16 Sergei Kharitonov Heavyweight Russia
17 Michael Chandler Lightweight United States
18 AJ McKee Jr. Featherweight United States
19 Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight United States
20 Liam McGeary Light heavyweight EnglandNew