UFC Rankings January 26, 2021

  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 26, 2021.

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

 

Pound-For-Pound

1 Khabib Nurmagomedov Lightweight Russia
2 Jon Jones Light heavyweight United States
3 Israel Adesanya Middleweight Nigeria
4 Stipe Miocic Heavyweight United States
5 Kamaru Usman Welterweight Nigeria
6 Alexander Volkanovski Featherweight Australia
7 Dustin Poirier Lightweight United States
8 Max Holloway Featherweight United States
9 Deiveson Figueiredo Flyweight Brazil
10 Petr Yan Bantamweight Russia
11 Justin Gaethje Lightweight United States
12 Robert Whittaker Middleweight Australia
13 Francis Ngannou Heavyweight Cameroon / France1 position up
14 Jan Blachowicz Light heavyweight Poland1 position up
15 Conor McGregor Lightweight Ireland2 positions down
 

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

Deiveson Figueiredo (Champion) Brazil
1 Brandon Moreno Mexico
2 Joseph Benavidez United States
3 Askar Askarov Russia
4 Alex Perez United States
5 Alexandre Pantoja Brazil
6 Brandon Royval United States
7 Kai Kara-France New Zealand1 position up
8 Rogerio Bontorin Brazil1 position down
8 Matt Schnell United States1 position up
10 Raulian Paiva Frazao Brazil
11 Tim Elliott United States1 position up
12 David Dvorak Czech Republic1 position down
13 Amir Albazi Sweden2 positions up
14 Su Mudaerji ChinaNew
15 Tyson Nam United States2 positions down
 

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

Petr Yan (Champion) Russia
1 Aljamain Sterling United States
2 Cory Sandhagen United States
3 Cody Garbrandt United States
4 Frankie Edgar United States
5 Rob Font United States
6 Jose Aldo Brazil
7 Marlon Moraes Brazil
8 Pedro Munhoz Brazil
9 Jimmie Rivera United States
10 Raphael Assuncao Brazil
11 Dominick Cruz United States
12 Merab Dvalishvili Georgia
13 Cody Stamann United States
14 Song Yadong China
15 Casey Kenney United States
 

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

Alexander Volkanovski (Champion) Australia
1 Max Holloway United States
2 Brian Ortega United States
3 Zabit Magomedsharipov Russia
4 Yair Rodriguez Mexico
5 Chan Sung Jung South Korea
6 Calvin Kattar United States
7 Josh Emmett United States
8 Jeremy Stephens United States
9 Arnold Allen England
10 Sodiq Yusuff Nigeria
11 Dan Ige United States
12 Shane Burgos United States
13 Bryce Mitchell United States1 position up
14 Ryan Hall United States1 position down
15 Edson Barboza Brazil
 

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

Khabib Nurmagomedov (Champion) Russia
1 Dustin Poirier United States1 position up
2 Justin Gaethje United States1 position down
3 Charles Oliveira Brazil
4 Michael Chandler United StatesNew
5 Tony Ferguson United States
6 Conor McGregor Ireland2 positions down
7 Rafael dos Anjos Brazil
8 Dan Hooker New Zealand2 positions down
9 Paul Felder United States1 position down
10 Carlos Diego Ferreira Brazil1 position down
11 Al Iaquinta United States1 position down
12 Kevin Lee United States1 position down
13 Beneil Dariush Iran1 position down
14 Islam Makhachev Russia1 position down
15 Gregor Gillespie United States1 position down
 

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

Kamaru Usman (Champion) Nigeria
1 Colby Covington United States
2 Gilbert Burns Brazil
3 Leon Edwards Jamaica
4 Jorge Masvidal United States
5 Stephen Thompson United States
6 Michael Chiesa United States2 positions up
7 Tyron Woodley United States1 position down
8 Demian Maia Brazil1 position down
9 Vicente Luque United States / Brazil1 position up
9 Neil Magny United States
11 Geoff Neal United States
12 Jingliang Li China
13 Belal Muhammad United States
14 Robbie Lawler United States
15 Khamzat Chimaev Sweden
 

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

Israel Adesanya (Champion) Nigeria
1 Robert Whittaker Australia
2 Paulo Costa Brazil
3 Jared Cannonier United States
4 Darren Till England
5 Marvin Vettori Italy
6 Jack Hermansson Norway / Sweden
7 Derek Brunson United States
8 Uriah Hall Jamaica1 position up
9 Kelvin Gastelum United States1 position down
10 Kevin Holland United States
11 Chris Weidman United States
12 Edmen Shahbazyan United States
13 Brad Tavares United States1 position up
14 Omari Akhmedov Russia1 position down
15 Ian Heinisch United States
 

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

Jan Blachowicz (Champion) Poland
1 Glover Teixeira Brazil
2 Thiago Santos Brazil
3 Dominick Reyes United States
4 Aleksandar Rakic Austria
5 Jiri Prochazka Czech Republic
6 Anthony Smith United States
7 Volkan Oezdemir Switzerland
8 Nikita Krylov Russia
9 Johnny Walker Brazil
10 Misha Cirkunov Latvia / Canada
11 Magomed Ankalaev Russia
12 Jim Crute Australia
13 Ryan Spann United States
14 Paul Craig Scotland
15 Jamahal Hill United States
 

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

Stipe Miocic (Champion) United States
1 Francis Ngannou Cameroon / France
2 Curtis Blaydes United States
3 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Suriname / Netherlands
4 Derrick Lewis United States
5 Alistair Overeem Netherlands
6 Alexander Volkov Russia
7 Ciryl Gane France
8 Shamil Abdurakhimov Russia
9 Augusto Sakai Brazil
10 Alexey Oleynik Russia
11 Walt Harris United States
11 Junior dos Santos Brazil
13 Blagoy Ivanov Bulgaria
14 Sergei Pavlovich Russia
15 Marcin Tybura Poland1 position down
 

Women’s Pound-For-Pound

1 Amanda Nunes Women’s Bantamweight Brazil
2 Valentina Shevchenko Women’s Flyweight Kyrgyzstan / Peru
3 Weili Zhang Women’s Strawweight China
4 Rose Namajunas Women’s Strawweight United States
5 Jessica Andrade Women’s Strawweight Brazil
6 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Women’s Strawweight Poland
7 Germaine de Randamie Women’s Bantamweight Netherlands
8 Holly Holm Women’s Bantamweight United States
9 Aspen Ladd Women’s Bantamweight United States
10 Katlyn Chookagian Women’s Flyweight United States
11 Nina Ansaroff Women’s Strawweight United States
12 Xiaonan Yan Women’s Strawweight China
13 Carla Esparza Women’s Strawweight United States2 positions up
14 Cynthia Calvillo Women’s Flyweight United States1 position down
15 Claudia Gadelha Women’s Strawweight Brazil1 position down
 

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

Weili Zhang (Champion) China
1 Rose Namajunas United States
2 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Poland
3 Xiaonan Yan China
4 Carla Esparza United States
5 Nina Ansaroff United States
6 Marina Rodriguez Brazil2 positions up
7 Claudia Gadelha Brazil1 position down
8 Michelle Waterson United States1 position down
9 Tecia Torres United States
10 Amanda Ribas Brazil
11 Mackenzie Dern United States
12 Angela Hill United States
13 Virna Jandiroba Brazil
14 Felice Herrig United States
15 Livinha Souza Brazil
 

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

Valentina Shevchenko (Champion) Kyrgyzstan / Peru
1 Jessica Andrade Brazil
2 Katlyn Chookagian United States
3 Lauren Murphy United States
4 Jennifer Maia Brazil
5 Cynthia Calvillo United States
6 Joanne Calderwood Scotland1 position up
7 Viviane Araujo Brazil2 positions up
8 Jessica Eye United States2 positions down
9 Roxanne Modafferi United States1 position down
10 Maycee Barber United States
11 Andrea Lee United States
12 Alexis Davis Canada
13 Taila Santos Brazil
14 Antonina Shevchenko Kyrgyzstan
15 Alexa Grasso Mexico
 

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 Aspen Ladd United States
4 Raquel Pennington United States
5 Irene Aldana Mexico
6 Julianna Pena United States1 position up
7 Ketlen Vieira Brazil1 position down
8 Yana Kunitskaya Russia
9 Sara McMann United States
10 Marion Reneau United States
11 Lina Lansberg Sweden
12 Macy Chiasson United States
13 Pannie Kianzad Sweden / Iran
14 Sijara Eubanks United States
15 Julia Avila United States

 

Also see:

Current UFC Rankings UFC Rankings History