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Ranking as of 25th December 2018

UFC Men’s Rankings

UFC Rankings Category- Pound-for-Pound

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier holds the top rank in this category with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Jon Jones placed at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. Max Holloway upgraded his rank as he replaced TJ Dillashaw who dropped down a rank and is now placed at the 5th position in this category.

1. Daniel Cormier (Champion)
2. Khabib Nurmagomedov
3. Jon Jones
4. Max Holloway
5. TJ Dillashaw
6. Georges St-Pierre
7. Tyron Woodley
8. Conor McGregor
9. Stipe Miocic
10. Henry Cejudo
11. Cris Cyborg
12. Robert Whittaker
13. Tony Ferguson
14. Amanda Nunes
15. Rose Namajunas

UFC Rankings Category – Flyweight

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Henry Cejudo is the belt holder of this category since December 2, 2017 and has an excellent record of 6 wins from 6 matches and 3 were won by TKO. As a freestyle wrestler, Cejudo is also an Olympic gold medalist. Meanwhile, Jussier Formiga is the top ranked fighter in this category followed by Joseph Benavidez and Ray Borg who are ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Champion: Henry Cejudo

1. Jussier Formiga
2. Joseph Benavidez
3. Ray Borg
4. Deiveson Figueiredo
5. John Moraga
6. Wilson Reis
7. Alexandre Pantoja
8. Dustin Ortiz
9. Alex Perez
10. Tim Elliott
11. Magomed Bibulatov
12. Said Nurmagomedov
13. Ryan Benoit
14. Eric Shelton
15. Matt Schnell

UFC Rankings Category – Bantamweight

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Nicknamed as the “Killashaw” T J Dillashaw has had 15 wins from 18 fights and is the reigning champion of Bantamweight category. Cody Garbrandt is placed on the first rank with Dominick Cruz and Raphael Assuncao on the second and third position respectively. Meanwhile, in the rankings, Pedro Munhoz broke into the Top 10 to place himself at the 9th position. Other upgrades were of Rob Font, Thomas Almeid and Alejandro Perez.

Champion: TJ Dillashaw

1. Cody Garbrandt
2. Dominick Cruz
3. Raphael Assuncao
4. Marlon Moraes
5. Jimmie Rivera
6. John Lineker
7. Aljamain Sterling
8. John Dodson
9. Pedro Munhoz
10. Rob Font
11. Cody Stamann
12. Alejandro Perez
13. Thomas Almeida
14. Douglas Silva De Andrade
15. Rani Yahya

UFC Rankings Category – Featherweight


Standing at 180 cm, Max Holloway has 19 wins from 22 fights and is the current champion of this category. Meanwhile, in the rankings Frankie Edgar replaced Renato Moicano to place himself at the 3rd position in the featherweight UFC rankings.

Champion: Max Holloway

1. Brian Ortega
2. Jose Aldo
3. Frankie Edgar
4. Renato Moicano
5. Chad Mendes
6. Jeremy Stephens
7. Cub Swanson
8. Mirsad Bektic
9. Josh Emmett
10. Alexander Volkanovski
11. Ricardo Lamas
12. Yair Rodriguez
13. Chan Sung Jung
14. Zabit Magomedsharipov
15. Darren Elkins

UFC Rankings Category – Lightweight

The Russian, Khabib Nurmagomedov is the reigning champion of this category and the number one ranked Conor McGregor is all set to fight him this year and take his title back.

Champion: Khabib Nurmagomedov

1. Tony Ferguson
2. Conor McGregor
3. Dustin Poirier
4. Al Iaquinta
5. Kevin Lee
6. Edson Barboza
7. Justin Gaethje
8. Anthony Pettis
9. Michael Chiesa
10. Nate Diaz
11. James Vick
12. Alexander Hernandez
13. Francisco Trinaldo
14. Dan Hooker
15. Paul Felder

UFC Rankings Category – Heavyweight

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier stands at 1.8 m and has won most of his fights through knockout. Meanwhile, Stipe Miocic is the leading fighter in this category followed by Derrick Lewis and Francis Ngannou who are placed at the 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Champion: Daniel Cormier

1. Stipe Miocic
2. Derrick Lewis
3. Francis Ngannou
4. Curtis Blaydes
5. Alexander Volkov
6. Alistair Overeem
7. Junior Dos Santos
8. Aleksei Oleinik
9. Justin Willis
10. Marcin Tybura
11. Tai Tuivasa
12. Shamil Abdurakhimov
13. Andrei Arlovski
14. Stefan Struve
15. Blagoy Ivanov

UFC Women’s Rankings

UFC Rankings Category – Women’s Strawweight

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Rose Namajuna holds three black belts in Taekwondo, karate and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She is the current champion of this category with 8 wins from 11 matches. Meanwhile, in the rankings, Jessica Andrade in the leader followed by Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Nina Ansaroff who are placed at 2nd and 3rd position respectively.

Champion: Rose Namajunas

1. Jessica Andrade
2. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
3. Nina Ansaroff
4. Tatiana Suarez
5. Claudia Gadelha
6. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
7. Tecia Torres
8. Michelle Waterson
9. Carla Esparza
10. Felice Herrig
11. Cortney Casey
12. Cynthia Calvillo
13. Alexa Grasso
14. Randa Markos
15. Mackenzie Dern

UFC Rankings Category – Women’s Flyweight


Valentina Shevchenko is a Kyrgyzstani–Peruvian professional mixed martial artist and former Muay Thai fighter. In the rankings, Jessica Eye is placed at the top position followed by Sijara Eubanks and Katlyn Chookagian who are placed at 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Champion: Valentina Shevchenko

1. Jessica Eye
2. Sijara Eubanks
3. Katlyn Chookagian
4. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
5. Alexis Davis
6. Liz Carmouche
7. Roxanne Modafferi
8. Lauren Murphy
9. Jessica-Rose Clark
10. Joanne Calderwood
11. Ashlee Evans-Smith
12. Mara Romero Borella
13. Andrea Lee
14. Jennifer Maia
15. Montana De La Rosa

UFC Rankings Category – Women’s Bantamweight

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Nicknamed as “The Lioness”, Amanda Nunes holds a black belt in the Brazilian Ju-Jitsu rankings and has 16 wins from 20 matches, 11 of which have come through knockout. In the rankings, Holly Holm holds the number one rank followed by Ketlen and Julianna who are placed at 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Champion: Amanda Nunes

1. Germaine De Randamie
2. Holly Holm
3. Ketlen Vieira
4. Raquel Pennington
5. Cat Zingano
6. Marion Reneau
7. Aspen Ladd
8. Sara McMann
9. Yana Kunitskaya
10. Irene Aldana
11. Tonya Evinger
11. Bethe Correia
13. Lina Lansberg
14. Lucie Pudilova
15. Talita Bernardo

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