UFC Rankings January 3, 2019

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today released the updated official UFC fighter rankings. Find out where the top fighters are in the latest standings as of January 3, 2019.

As a reminder, you can always check current UFC rankings in this section of the website:  http://en.mmation.com/ufc/rankings/

 

Flyweight (115 – 125 lb / 52.2 — 56.7 kg)

Henry Cejudo (Champion) United States
1 Jussier da Silva Brazil
2 Joseph Benavidez United States
3 Ray Borg United States
4 Deiveson Figueiredo Brazil
5 John Moraga United States
6 Wilson Reis Brazil
7 Alexandre Pantoja Brazil
8 Dustin Ortiz United States
9 Alex Perez United States
10 Tim Elliott United States
11 Magomed Bibulatov Russia
12 Said Nurmagomedov Russia
13 Ryan Benoit United States
14 Eric Shelton United States
15 Matt Schnell United States

 

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

TJ Dillashaw (Champion) United States
1 Cody Garbrandt United States
2 Dominick Cruz United States
3 Raphael Assuncao Brazil
4 Marlon Moraes Brazil
5 Jimmie Rivera United States
6 John Lineker Brazil
7 Aljamain Sterling United States
8 John Dodson United States
9 Pedro Munhoz Brazil
10 Rob Font United States
11 Cody Stamann United States
12 Alejandro Perez Mexico
13 Thomas Almeida Brazil
14 Petr Yan RussiaNR positions up
15 Rani Yahya Brazil

 

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

Max Holloway (Champion) United States
1 Brian Ortega United States
2 Jose Aldo Brazil
3 Frankie Edgar United States
4 Alexander Volkanovski Australia6 positions up
4 Renato Carneiro Brazil
6 Jeremy Stephens United States
7 Cub Swanson United States
8 Chad Mendes United States3 positions down
8 Mirsad Bektic Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 Josh Emmett United States1 position down
11 Ricardo Lamas United States
12 Yair Rodriguez Mexico
13 Chan Sung Jung South Korea
14 Zabit Magomedsharipov Russia
15 Darren Elkins United States

 

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

Khabib Nurmagomedov (Champion) Russia
1 Tony Ferguson United States
2 Conor McGregor Ireland
3 Dustin Poirier United States
4 Al Iaquinta United States
5 Kevin Lee United States
6 Edson Barboza Brazil
7 Justin Gaethje United States
8 Anthony Pettis United States
9 James Vick United States2 positions up
10 Nate Diaz United States
11 Alexander Hernandez United States1 position up
12 Francisco Trinaldo Brazil1 position up
13 Dan Hooker New Zealand1 position up
14 Paul Felder United States1 position up
15 Gregor Gillespie United StatesNR positions up
15 Islam Makhachev RussiaNR positions up

 

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

Tyron Woodley (Champion) United States
1 Colby Covington United States
2 Kamaru Usman Nigeria
3 Darren Till England
4 Stephen Thompson United States
5 Rafael dos Anjos Brazil
6 Robbie Lawler United States
7 Santiago Ponzinibbio Argentina / United States
8 Demian Maia Brazil
9 Jorge Masvidal United States
10 Leon Edwards Jamaica
11 Neil Magny United States
12 Gunnar Nelson Iceland
13 Donald Cerrone United States
14 Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos Brazil
15 Alex Oliveira Brazil

 

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

Robert Whittaker (Champion) Australia
1 Yoel Romero Cuba
2 Luke Rockhold United States
3 Ronaldo Souza Brazil
4 Kelvin Gastelum United States
5 Chris Weidman United States
6 Israel Adesanya Nigeria
7 Paulo Costa Brazil
8 Derek Brunson United States
9 Jared Cannonier United States
10 Brad Tavares United States
11 David Branch United States
12 Antonio Carlos Jr. Brazil
13 Uriah Hall Jamaica1 position up
14 Elias Theodorou Canada1 position down
15 Thiago Santos Brazil

 

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

Jon Jones (Champion) United States1 position up
1 Daniel Cormier United States1 position down
2 Alexander Gustafsson Sweden
3 Anthony Smith United States
4 Jan Blachowicz Poland
5 Volkan Oezdemir Switzerland1 position up
6 Corey Anderson United States4 positions up
6 Thiago Santos Brazil1 position up
8 Dominick Reyes United States
9 Ilir Latifi Sweden4 positions down
10 Jimi Manuwa England1 position down
11 Ovince Saint Preux United States
12 Glover Teixeira Brazil
13 Mauricio Rua Brazil
14 Misha Cirkunov Latvia / Canada
15 Nikita Krylov Russia

 

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

Daniel Cormier (Champion) United States
1 Stipe Miocic United States
2 Derrick Lewis United States
3 Francis Ngannou Cameroon / France
4 Curtis Blaydes United States
5 Alexander Volkov Russia
6 Alistair Overeem Netherlands
7 Junior dos Santos Brazil
8 Alexey Oleynik Russia
9 Marcin Tybura Poland1 position up
10 Justin Willis United States1 position down
11 Tai Tuivasa Australia
12 Shamil Abdurakhimov Russia
13 Walt Harris United StatesNR positions up
14 Andrei Arlovski Belarus1 position down
15 Stefan Struve Netherlands1 position down

 

Women’s Strawweight (under 115 lb / under 52.2 kg)

Rose Namajunas (Champion) United States
1 Jessica Andrade Brazil
2 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Poland
3 Nina Ansaroff United States
3 Tatiana Suarez United States
5 Claudia Gadelha Brazil
6 Karolina Kowalkiewicz Poland
7 Tecia Torres United States
8 Michelle Waterson United States
9 Carla Esparza United States
10 Felice Herrig United States
11 Cortney Casey United States
12 Cynthia Calvillo United States
13 Alexa Grasso Mexico
14 Randa Markos Iraq / Canada
15 Mackenzie Dern United States

 

Women’s Flyweight (115 – 125 lb / 52.2 — 56.7 kg)

Valentina Shevchenko (Champion) Kyrgyzstan / Peru
1 Jessica Eye United States
2 Sijara Eubanks United States
3 Katlyn Chookagian United States
4 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Poland
5 Alexis Davis Canada
6 Liz Carmouche United States
7 Roxanne Modafferi United States
8 Lauren Murphy United States
9 Jessica-Rose Clark Australia
10 Joanne Calderwood Scotland
11 Jennifer Maia Brazil3 positions up
12 Ashlee Evans-Smith United States1 position down
13 Mara Romero Borella Italy1 position down
14 Andrea Lee United States1 position down
15 Montana De La Rosa United States

 

Women’s Bantamweight (125 – 135 lb / 56.7 – 61.2 kg)

Amanda Nunes (Champion) Brazil
1 Germaine de Randamie Netherlands
2 Holly Holm United States
3 Ketlen Vieira Brazil
4 Raquel Pennington United States
5 Cat Zingano United States
6 Marion Reneau United States
7 Aspen Ladd United States
8 Sara McMann United States
9 Yana Kunitskaya Russia
10 Irene Aldana Mexico
11 Tonya Evinger United States
12 Bethe Correia Brazil1 position down
13 Lina Lansberg Sweden
14 Lucie Pudilova Czech Republic
15 Talita Bernardo Brazil

 

Pound-For-Pound

1 Daniel Cormier Light heavyweight/ Heavyweight United States
2 Jon Jones Light heavyweight United States1 position up
3 Khabib Nurmagomedov Lightweight Russia1 position down
4 Max Holloway Featherweight United States
5 TJ Dillashaw Bantamweight United States
6 Tyron Woodley Welterweight United States1 position up
7 Georges St-Pierre Middleweight Canada1 position down
8 Amanda Nunes Women’s Bantamweight Brazil6 positions up
9 Conor McGregor Lightweight Ireland1 position down
10 Stipe Miocic Heavyweight United States1 position down
11 Henry Cejudo Flyweight United States1 position down
12 Robert Whittaker Middleweight Australia
13 Tony Ferguson Lightweight United States
14 Rose Namajunas Women’s Strawweight United States1 position up
15 Cristiane Justino Women’s Featherweight Brazil4 positions down

 

Also see:

Current UFC Rankings
UFC Rankings History

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