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: March 4, 2020

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

Vacant (Champion)
1 Kyoji Horiguchi Japan
2 Leandro Higo Brazil
3 Patrick Mix United States1 position up
4 Joe Warren United States1 position up
5 Shawn Bunch United States2 positions down
6 Toby Misech United States
7 Ricky Bandejas United States
8 James Gallagher Ireland
9 Dominic Mazzotta United States
10 Frans Mlambo South Africa

 

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 Juan Archuleta United States
7 Derek Campos United States
8 Georgi Karakhanyan United States
9 Henry Corrales United States
10 Adam Borics Hungary

 

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

Patricio Freire (Champion) Brazil
1 Benson Henderson United States
2 Michael Chandler United States
3 Patricky Freire Brazil
4 Goiti Yamauchi Brazil
5 Brent Primus United States
6 Myles Jury United StatesNew
7 Adam Piccolotti United States1 position down
8 Brandon Girtz United States1 position down
9 Derek Anderson United States1 position down
10 Sidney Outlaw United States1 position down

 

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

Douglas Lima (Champion) Brazil
1 Jon Fitch United States
2 Lorenz Larkin United States
3 Andrey Koreshkov Russia
4 Michael Page England
5 Paul Daley England
6 Yaroslav Amosov Ukraine1 position up
7 Logan Storley United States1 position down
8 Neiman Gracie Brazil
9 Peter Queally Ireland
10 Curtis Millender United States




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

Vacant (Champion)  
1 Rafael Lovato Jr. United States1 position down
2 Gegard Mousasi Netherlands1 position down
3 Lyoto Machida Brazil1 position down
4 John Salter United States1 position down
5 Anatoly Tokov Russia1 position down
6 Alexander Shlemenko Russia1 position down
7 Chris Honeycutt United States1 position down
8 Costello van Steenis Netherlands1 position down
9 Chidi Njokuani United States1 position down
10 Fabian Edwards England1 position down

 

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

Ryan Bader (Champion) United States
1 Vadim Nemkov Russia
2 Phil Davis United States
3 Lyoto Machida Brazil
4 Liam McGeary England
5 Rafael Carvalho Brazil
6 Melvin Manhoef Netherlands
7 Muhammed Lawal United States
8 Kent Kauppinen England
9 Jordan Young United States
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 England
3 Valentin Moldavsky Russia2 positions up
4 Fedor Emelianenko Russia1 position down
5 Sergei Kharitonov Russia1 position down
6 Matt Mitrione United States
7 Vitaly Minakov Russia
8 Frank Mir United States
9 Roy Nelson United States1 position up
10 Chael Sonnen United StatesNew

 

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 Russia
7 Phil Davis Light heavyweight United States
8 Jon Fitch Welterweight United States
9 Lyoto Machida Middleweight Brazil
10 Benson Henderson Lightweight United States
11 AJ McKee Jr. Featherweight United States
12 Lorenz Larkin Welterweight United States
13 Michael Chandler Lightweight United States
14 Cheick Kongo Heavyweight France
15 Linton Vassell Heavyweight England
16 Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight United States
17 Darrion Caldwell Featherweight United States
18 Patricky Freire Lightweight Brazil
19 Liam McGeary Light heavyweight England
20 Kyoji Horiguchi Bantamweight Japan