UFC Rankings December 19, 2018

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 December 19, 2018.

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 States1 position up
3 Ray Borg United States1 position up
4 Deiveson Figueiredo Brazil1 position up
5 John Moraga United States1 position up
6 Wilson Reis Brazil1 position up
7 Alexandre Pantoja Brazil1 position up
8 Dustin Ortiz United States
9 Alex Perez United States1 position up
10 Tim Elliott United States1 position up
11 Magomed Bibulatov Russia1 position up
12 Said Nurmagomedov Russia1 position up
13 Ryan Benoit United States1 position up
14 Eric Shelton United States1 position up
15 Matt Schnell United StatesNR positions up

 

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 Douglas Silva de Andrade Brazil
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 Renato Carneiro Brazil
5 Chad Mendes United States
6 Jeremy Stephens United States
7 Cub Swanson United States
8 Mirsad Bektic Bosnia and Herzegovina
9 Josh Emmett United States
10 Alexander Volkanovski Australia
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 States4 positions up
5 Kevin Lee United States1 position down
6 Edson Barboza Brazil1 position down
7 Justin Gaethje United States1 position down
8 Anthony Pettis United States1 position down
9 Michael Chiesa United States
10 Nate Diaz United States
11 James Vick United States
12 Alexander Hernandez United States
13 Francisco Trinaldo Brazil
14 Dan Hooker New Zealand
15 Paul Felder United States

 

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 Elias Theodorou Canada1 position up
14 Uriah Hall Jamaica1 position down
15 Thiago Santos Brazil

 

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

Daniel Cormier (Champion) United States
1 Jon Jones United States
2 Alexander Gustafsson Sweden
3 Anthony Smith United States
4 Jan Blachowicz Poland
5 Ilir Latifi Sweden
6 Volkan Oezdemir Switzerland
7 Thiago Santos Brazil
8 Dominick Reyes United States
9 Jimi Manuwa England
10 Corey Anderson United States
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 Justin Willis United States
10 Marcin Tybura Poland
11 Tai Tuivasa Australia
12 Shamil Abdurakhimov Russia
13 Andrei Arlovski Belarus
14 Stefan Struve Netherlands
15 Blagoy Ivanov Bulgaria

 

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 States1 position up
3 Katlyn Chookagian United States1 position up
4 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Poland3 positions up
5 Alexis Davis Canada
6 Liz Carmouche United States
7 Roxanne Modafferi United States1 position up
8 Lauren Murphy United States1 position up
9 Jessica-Rose Clark Australia1 position up
10 Joanne Calderwood Scotland2 positions up
11 Ashlee Evans-Smith United States
12 Mara Romero Borella Italy1 position up
13 Andrea Lee United States1 position up
14 Jennifer Maia Brazil1 position up
15 Montana De La Rosa United StatesNR positions up

 

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 States1 position up
5 Cat Zingano United States1 position up
6 Marion Reneau United States1 position up
7 Aspen Ladd United States1 position up
8 Sara McMann United States1 position up
9 Yana Kunitskaya Russia1 position up
10 Irene Aldana Mexico1 position up
11 Tonya Evinger United States2 positions up
11 Bethe Correia Brazil1 position up
13 Lina Lansberg Sweden2 positions up
14 Lucie Pudilova Czech Republic
15 Talita Bernardo BrazilNR positions up

 

Pound-For-Pound

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

 

Also see:

Current UFC Rankings
UFC Rankings History