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: October 3, 2019

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

Kyoji Horiguchi (Champion) Japan
1 Leandro Higo BrazilNew
2 Frans Mlambo South AfricaNew
3 Shawn Bunch United States1 position down
4 Joe Warren United States
5 Dominic Mazzotta United States
6 Ricky Bandejas United States
7 James Gallagher Ireland
8 Brian Moore Ireland
9 Toby Misech United States
10 James Barnes United StatesNew

 

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

Patricio Freire (Champion) Brazil
1 AJ McKee Jr. United States1 position up
2 Emmanuel Sanchez United States1 position down
3 Darrion Caldwell United StatesNew
4 Pedro Carvalho IrelandNew
5 Daniel Weichel GermanyNew
6 Derek Campos United StatesNew
7 Henry Corrales United States4 positions down
8 Juan Archuleta United States3 positions down
9 Adam Borics Hungary1 position up
10 Georgi Karakhanyan United States3 positions down

 

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 StatesNew
9 Saad Awad United StatesNew
10 Terry Brazier EnglandNew

 

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 Yaroslav Amosov Ukraine
8 Logan Storley United States
9 Neiman Gracie Brazil
10 Peter Queally IrelandNew




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

Rafael Lovato Jr. (Champion) United States
1 Gegard Mousasi Netherlands
2 Lyoto Machida Brazil
3 Rafael Carvalho Brazil
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 Phil Davis United States
2 Vadim Nemkov Russia
3 Lyoto Machida Brazil
4 Liam McGeary England
5 Melvin Manhoef Netherlands
6 Jordan Young United States
7 Kent Kauppinen England
8 Alessio Sakara Italy
9 Robert Morrow United States
10 Lee Chadwick England

 

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 Roy Nelson United States
8 Javy Ayala United States
9 Chael Sonnen United States
10 Linton Vassell England

 

Pound-for-pound

1 Ryan Bader Light heavyweight/ Heavyweight United States
2 Rafael Lovato Jr. Middleweight United States
3 Gegard Mousasi Middleweight Netherlands
4 Patricio Freire Featherweight Brazil
5 Phil Davis Light heavyweight United States
6 Vadim Nemkov Light heavyweight Russia
7 Rory MacDonald Welterweight Canada
8 Douglas Lima Welterweight Brazil
9 Jon Fitch Welterweight United States
10 Lyoto Machida Middleweight Brazil2 positions up
11 Patricky Freire Lightweight Brazil1 position down
12 Benson Henderson Lightweight United States1 position down
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 States2 positions up
19 Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight United States1 position down
20 Rafael Carvalho Middleweight Brazil1 position down