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: April 3, 2019

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

Darrion Caldwell (Champion) United States
1 Eduardo Dantas Brazil
2 Juan Archuleta United States
3 Shawn Bunch United States1 position up
4 Joe Taimanglo Guam1 position down
5 Joe Warren United States
6 Dominic Mazzotta United States
7 Ricky Bandejas United States
8 Marcos Galvao Brazil
9 Peter Ligier France
10 Brandon Phillips United States

 

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

Patricio Freire (Champion) Brazil
1 Emmanuel Sanchez United States
2 Pat Curran United States
3 Henry Corrales United States
4 Sam Sicilia United States
5 AJ McKee Jr. United States
6 Georgi Karakhanyan United States
7 Derek Campos United States
8 John Teixeira da Conceicao Brazil
9 Aaron Pico United States1 position up
10 Noad Lahat IsraelNew

 

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

Michael Chandler (Champion) United States
1 Patricky Freire Brazil
2 Benson Henderson United States
3 Brent Primus United States
4 Goiti Yamauchi Brazil
5 Brandon Girtz United States4 positions up
6 Derek Anderson United States
7 Daniel Weichel Germany
8 Adam Piccolotti United States
9 Saad Awad United States4 positions down
10 Daniel Straus United StatesNew

 

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

Rory MacDonald (Champion) Canada
1 Douglas Lima Brazil
2 Jon Fitch United States
3 Lorenz Larkin United States
4 Andrey Koreshkov Russia
5 Michael Page England
6 Paul Daley England
7 Logan Storley United States
8 David Rickels United StatesNew
9 Fernando Gonzalez United States1 position down
10 Neiman Gracie Brazil1 position down




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

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

 

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 Liam McGeary England1 position up
4 Muhammed Lawal United States2 positions up
5 Jordan Young United States2 positions up
6 Kent Kauppinen England2 positions up
7 Alessio Sakara Italy2 positions up
8 James Mulheron England2 positions up
9 Jarod Trice United StatesNew
10 Tyree Fortune United StatesNew

 

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

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

 

Pound-for-pound

1 Gegard Mousasi Middleweight Netherlands
2 Ryan Bader Light heavyweight/ Heavyweight United States
3 Rory MacDonald Welterweight Canada
4 Vadim Nemkov Light heavyweight Russia
5 Phil Davis Light heavyweight United States
6 Douglas Lima Welterweight Brazil
7 Jon Fitch Welterweight United States
8 Patricio Freire Featherweight Brazil
9 Michael Chandler Lightweight United States
10 Patricky Freire Lightweight Brazil
11 Lyoto Machida Middleweight Brazil
12 Benson Henderson Lightweight United States
13 Darrion Caldwell Bantamweight United States
14 Lorenz Larkin Welterweight United States
15 Cheick Kongo Heavyweight France
16 Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight United States2 positions up
17 Liam McGeary Light heavyweight England
18 Andrey Koreshkov Welterweight Russia1 position up
19 Matt Mitrione Heavyweight United StatesNew
20 Michael Page Welterweight EnglandNew