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: June 26, 2019

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

Kyoji Horiguchi (Champion) JapanNew
1 Darrion Caldwell United States1 position down
2 Shawn Bunch United States1 position up
3 Joe Taimanglo Guam1 position up
4 Joe Warren United States1 position up
5 Dominic Mazzotta United States1 position up
6 Ricky Bandejas United States1 position up
7 James Gallagher IrelandNew
8 Brian Moore Ireland1 position up
9 Toby Misech United States1 position up
10 Josh San Diego United StatesNew

 

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

Patricio Freire (Champion) Brazil
1 Emmanuel Sanchez United States
2 AJ McKee Jr. United States
3 Henry Corrales United States
4 Sam Sicilia United States
5 Juan Archuleta United StatesNew
6 Pat Curran United States1 position down
7 Georgi Karakhanyan United States1 position down
8 John Teixeira da Conceicao Brazil1 position down
9 Eduardo Dantas BrazilNew
10 Adam Borics HungaryNew

 

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 Pedro Carvalho Ireland
9 Daniel Straus United States
10 Daniel Weichel Germany

 

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 Neiman Gracie Brazil2 positions up
9 David Rickels United States1 position down
10 Fernando Gonzalez United States1 position down




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

Rafael Lovato Jr. (Champion) United States3 positions up
1 Gegard Mousasi Netherlands1 position down
2 Lyoto Machida Brazil1 position down
3 Rafael Carvalho Brazil1 position down
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 BrazilNew
4 Liam McGeary England1 position down
5 Melvin Manhoef NetherlandsNew
6 Jordan Young United States1 position down
7 Kent Kauppinen England1 position down
8 Alessio Sakara Italy1 position down
9 Robert Morrow United States1 position down
10 Lee Chadwick England1 position down

 

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

Ryan Bader (Champion) United States
1 Cheick Kongo France
2 Matt Mitrione United States
3 Sergei Kharitonov Russia
4 Valentin Moldavsky Russia
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 Rafael Lovato Jr. Middleweight United StatesNew
2 Gegard Mousasi Middleweight Netherlands1 position down
3 Ryan Bader Light heavyweight/ Heavyweight United States1 position down
4 Patricio Freire Featherweight Brazil
5 Phil Davis Light heavyweight United States
6 Vadim Nemkov Light heavyweight Russia
7 Rory MacDonald Welterweight Canada4 positions down
8 Douglas Lima Welterweight Brazil1 position down
9 Jon Fitch Welterweight United States1 position down
10 Patricky Freire Lightweight Brazil
11 Benson Henderson Lightweight United States
12 Lyoto Machida Middleweight Brazil3 positions down
13 Kyoji Horiguchi Bantamweight JapanNew
14 Lorenz Larkin Welterweight United States1 position down
15 Cheick Kongo Heavyweight France1 position down
16 Michael Chandler Lightweight United States1 position down
17 Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight United States1 position down
18 Rafael Carvalho Middleweight BrazilNew
19 AJ McKee Jr. Featherweight United States2 positions down
20 Liam McGeary Light heavyweight England2 positions down