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REAL COMBAT MEDIA MMA RANKINGS

Revised By: Real Combat Media MMA Editorial Staff

(Rankings as of 09/18/2019)

Welcome to the Real Combat Media International MMA Rankings. We have one of the best, fairest and non-bias ranking’s system in the sport where include fighters from all major mixed martial arts promotions. If you have any suggestions or feedback on the rankings, please comment below.

Real Combat Media MMA ratings are based on the following criteria.

1. Overall Performance
2. Recent Performance
3. Strength of Opposition

*If a fighter has not competed in a 24 month period, that fighter will be eliminated from the rankings.

MEN’S MMA

RCM MMA Rankings – Heavyweight:

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1. Stipe Miocic (19-3) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Daniel Cormier (21-2)
3. Francis Ngannou (14-3)
4. Junior dos Santos (21-6)
5. Derrick Lewis (21-7)
6. Curtis Blaydes (12-2)
7. Alistair Overeem (45-17)
8. Alexander Volkov (29-7)
9. Cain Velasquez (14-3)
10. Ryan Bader (27-5) “BELLATOR CHAMPION”
11. Shamil Abdurakhimov (20-5)
12. Cheick Kongo (30-10-2)
13. Sergei Kharitonov (29-6)
14. Blagoy Ivanov (18-2-0, 1NC)
15. Matt Mitrione (13-7)
16. Fedor Emelianenko (37-5)
17. Walt Harris (13-7)
18. Oleksiy Oliynyk (59-13)
19. Justin Willis (8-2)
20. Mark Hunt (13-14)

Honorable Mention:

RCM MMA Rankings – Light Heavyweights:

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1. Jon Jones (24-1) “UFC CHAMP”
2. Ryan Bader (27-5) “BELLATOR CHAMP”
3. Thiago Santos (21-7)
4. Anthony Smith (32-14)
5. Alexander Gustafsson (18-6) “Retired” Will Remove After 6 months
6. Vadim Nemkov (10-2)
7. Phil Davis (20-5)
8. Jan Blachowicz (24-8)
9. Dominick Reyes (11-0)
10. Volkan Oezdemir (16-4)
11. Corey Anderson (12-4)
12. Glover Teixeira (30-7)
13. Johnny Walker (17-3)
14. Aleksandar Rakic (12-1)
15. Nikita Krylov (26-7)
16. Luke Rockhold (16-5)
17. Misha Cirkunov (15-5)
18. Jim Crute (10-1)
19. Ryan Spann (16-5)
20. Ilir Latifi (14-7)
21. Ovince St.Preux (23-13)
22. Michal Oleksiejczuk (14-2)
23. Mauricio Rua (26-11)

Honorable Mention: Liam McGeery

RCM MMA Rankings – Middleweights:

1. Robert Whitaker (20-4) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Paulo Costa (12-0)
3. Yoel Romero (13-4)
4. Israel Adesanya (17-0) “UFC INTERIM CHAMP”
5. Jack Hermansson (20-4)
6. Rafael Lovato Jr. (10-0) “BELLATOR CHAMPION”
7. Ronaldo Souza (24-6)
8. Gegard Mousasi (45-7-2)
9. Chris Weidman (14-4) “Moving to 205”
10. Kelvin Gastelum (15-4)
11. Jared Cannonier (12-4)
12. Lyoto Machida (26-8)
13. Derek Brunson (20-7)
14. Anderson Silva (34-9)
15. Uriah Hall (15-9)
16. Brad Tavares (17-5)
17. Scott Askham (18-4)
18. Ian Heinisch (13-2)
19. Krzysztof Jotko (21-4)
20. David Branch (22-6)
21. Elias Theodorou (16-3)

Honorable Mention: Rafael Carvalho

RCM MMA Rankings -Welterweight:

1. Kamaru Usman (14-1)”UFC CHAMPION”
2. Colby Covington (15-1)
3. Jorge Masvidal (34-13)
4. Tyron Woodley (19-4-1)
5. Leon Edwards (18-3)
6. Ben Askren (19-1)
7. Robbie Lawler (27-14)
8. Santiago Ponzinibbio (27-3)
9. Rafael dos Anjos (28-12)
10. Darren Till (17-2-1) “Moving to 185lbs”
11. Nate Diaz (20-11)
12. Anthony Pettis (22-9)
13. Stephen Thompson (14-4-1)
14. Rory MacDonald (21-5-1) “BELLATOR CHAMPION”
15. Demian Maia (27-9)
16. Douglas Lima (31-7)
17. Vicente Luque (17-6-1)
18. Gunnar Nelson (17-4-1)
19. Neil Magny (21-7)
20. Michael Page (14-1)
21. Michael Chiesa (16-4)
22. Neiman Gracie (9-1)

Honorable Mention: :Jon Fitch, Timofey Nastyukhin

RCM MMA Rankings – Lightweights:

1. Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Tony Ferguson (25-3)
3. Conor McGregor (21-4)
4. Dustin Poirier (25-6) “UFC INTERIM CHAMPION”
5. Justin Gaethje (21-2)
6. Donald Cerrone (36-13)
7. Charles Oliveira (27-8)
8. Al Iaquinta (14-5-1)
9. Kevin Lee (17-5) “At 170 now”
10. Paul Felder (18-4)
11. Edson Barbosa (20-8)
12. Anthony Pettis (22-8) “At 170 now”
13. Patricio Freire (29-4) “BELLATOR CHAMPION”
14. Michael Chandler (18-6)
15. Eddie Alvarez (30-7)
16. Islam Makhachev (18-1)
17. Gregor Gillespie (13-0)
18. Alexander Hernandez (11-2)
19. Ben Henderson (27-8)
20. Brett Primus (9-1)

Honorable Mention:

RCM MMA Rankings – Featherweights:

1. Max Holloway (21-4) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Alexander Volkanovski (20-1)
3. Brian Ortega (14-1)
4. Jose Aldo (28-5)
5. Patricio Freire (29-4) “BELLATOR CHAMPION”
6. Frankie Edgar (22-7-1) “Moving to 135lbs.”
7. Zabit Magomedsharipov (17-1)
8. Josh Emmett (15-2)
9. Yair Rodriguez (11-2)
10. Korean Zombie (15-5)
11. Mirsad Bektic (13-2)
12. Renato Moicano (13-3-1)
13. Jeremy Stephens (28-16)
14. Calvin Kattar (20-3)
15. Shane Burgos (12-1)
16. Emmanuel Sanchez (19-4)
17. Andre Fili (20-6)
18. Ryan Hall (8-1)
19. AJ McKee (14-0)
20. Ricardo Lamas (19-8)
21. Myles Jury (17-4)

Honorable Mention: Pat Curran, Doo Ho Choi, Mateusz Gamrot, Lance Palmer

RCM MMA Rankings – Bantamweights:

1. Henry Cejudo (15-2) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Aljamain Sterling (18-3)
3. Marlon Moraes (22-6-1)
4. Pedro Munhoz (18-4)
5. Cody Garbrandt (11-3)
6. Dominick Cruz (22-2) “Injured”
7. Kai Asakura (14-1)
8. Cory Sandhagen (12-1)
9. Petr Yan (13-1)
10. Kyoji Horiguchi (28-2-0) “Bellator Champ”
11. Raphael Assuncao (27-6)
12. Jimmie Rivera (22-3)
13. Urijah Faber (35-10)
14. John Lineker (32-8)
15. Cody Stamann (16-2)
16. John Dodson (20-11)
17. Rob Font (16-4)
18. Brett Johns (15-2)
19. Raoni Barcelos (14-1)

“TJ Dillishaw removed from UFC rankings for EPO for two years.”

Honorable Mention: Joe Taimanglo, Bibiano Fernandes, Eduardo Dantes, Nathaniel Wood,Rustam Kerimov

RCM MMA Rankings – Flyweights:

1. Henry Cejudo (15-2-0) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Demetrious Johnson (29-3-1)
3. Joseph Benavidez (28-5-0)
4. Jussier Da Silva (23-6)
5. Sergio Pettis (17-5)
6. Deiveson Figueired (16-1)
7. Ray Borg (12-3-0)
8. Dustin Ortiz (19-8)
9. Ben Nguyen (16-9)
10. Tim Eliot (15-8-1)
11. John Moraga (19-7)
12. Alexandre Pantoja (21-4)
13. Rogerio Bontorin (16-1)
14. Wilson Reis (23-10-0)
15. Said Nurmagomedov (13-1)
16. Matheus Nicolau (15-2-1)
17. Brandon Moreno (14-5)
18. Magomed Bibulatov (14-2)
19. Ali Bagautinov (19-6)
20. Yunus Evloev (24-8)

Honorable Mention: Zach Makovsky,Louis Smolka, Zhalgas Zhumagulov, Jose Torres

WOMEN’S MMA

RCM MMA Rankings – Featherweights:

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1. Amanda Nunes (17-4) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Cristiane Justino (21-2)
3. Holly Holm (12-5)
4. Felicia Spencer (7-1)
5. Julia Budd (11-2)
6. Megan Anderson (9-4)
7. Cat Zingano (10-4)
8. Talita Nogueira (7-1)
9. Pam Sorenson (8-3)
10. Olga Rubin (6-1)
11. Alene Blencowe (12-7)
12. Larissa Pacheco (12-3)

RCM MMA Rankings – Bantamweights:

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1. Amanda Nunes (18-4) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Germaine de Randamie (9-3)
3. Ketlen Viera (10-0)
4. Holly Holm (12-5)
5. Raquel Pennington (10-7)
6. Aspen Ladd (8-1)
7. Macy Chiasson (5-0)
8. Julianna Peña (9-3)
9. Yana Kunitskaya (12-4)
10. Sarah Kaufman (21-4)
11. Marion Reneau (9-5-1)
12. Lina Lansberg (9-4)
13. Tonya Evinger (19-8)
14. Sara McMann (11-5)
15. Irene Aldana (10-5)
16. Sijara Eubanks (4-3)
17. Bethe Correia (10-4-1)

Honorable Mention: Pannie Kianzad

RCM MMA Rankings- Flyweights:

1. Valentina Shevchenko (18-3) “UFC Champion”
2. Liz Carmouche (13-7)
3. Jessica Eye (14-7)
4. Katlyn Chookagian (12-2)
5. Jennifer Maia (17-5-1)
6. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (10-0)
7. Viviane Araujo (8-1)
8. Joanne “Jo Jo” Calderwood (14-4)
9. Alexis Davis (19-10)
10. Roxanne Modafferi (23-16)
11. Lauren Murphy (11-4)
12. Maycee Barber (7-0)
13. Andrea Lee (11-3)
14. Jingnan Xiong (14-1)
15. Montana De La Rosa (10-5)
16. Rin Nakai (20-2-1)
17. Paige VanZant (8-4)
18. Valerie Letourneau (10-7)

RCM MMA Rankings – Strawweights:

1. Weili Zhang (20-1) “UFC CHAMPION”
2. Jessica Andrade (20-7)
3. Rose Namajunas (9-4)
4. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-3)
5. Tatiana Suarez (8-0)
6. Nina Anseroff (10-6)
7. Marina Rodriguez (12-0-1)
8. Claudia Gadelha (17-4)
9. Carla Esparza (14-5)
10. Cynthia Calvillo (8-1)
11. Michelle Waterson (17-6)
12. Tecia Torres (10-4)
13. Alexa Grasso (11-2)
14. BriannaVan Buren (9-2)
15. Livia Renata Souza (13-2)
16. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (12-5)
17. Felice Herrig (14-8)

RCM MMA Rankings – Atomweights:

1. Ayaka Hamasaki (19-2)
2. Seo Hee Ham (20-8)
3. Kanna Asakura (14-3)
4. Herica Tiburcio (11-4)
5. Jinh Yu Frey(8-4)
6. Viviane Pereira (14-3)
7. Kanna Asakura (15-4)
8. Ashley Cummings (7-4)

POUND FOR POUND RANKINGS:

1. Jon Jones
2. Khabib Nurmagomedov
3. Tony Ferguson
4. Stipe Miocic
5. Daniel Cormier
6. Henry Cejudo
7. Kamaru Usman
8. Dustin Poirier
9. Max Holloway
10. Amanda Nunes
11. Tyron Woodley

Honorable Mention: Colby Covington, Brian Ortega, Cristiane Justino, Yoel Romero, Demetrious Johnson, Dominick Cruz

MMA HISTORICAL RANKINGS

JULY 2013

MMA Rankings-Heavyweight:

1. Cain Velasquez
2. Junior Dos Santos
3. Daniel Cormier
4. Fabricio Werdum
5. Antonio Silva
6. Josh Barnett
7. Alistair Overeem
8. Frank Mir
9. Mark Hunt
10. Travis Browne
11. Stipe Miocic

MMA Rankings-Light Heavyweights:

1. Jon Jones
2. Lyoto Machida
3. Alexander Gustafsson
4. Glover Teixeira
5. Rashad Evans
6. Dan Henderson
7. Phil Davis
8. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
9. Mauricio Rua
10. Ryan Bader

MMA Rankings-Middleweights:

 1. Chris Weidman
2. Anderson Silva
3. Vitor Belfort
4. Chael Sonnen
5. Michael Bisping
6. Mark Munoz
7. Yushin Okami
8. Costas Philippou
9. Ronaldo Souza 
10. Luke Rockhold

MMA Rankings-Welterweights:

1. George St. Pierre
2. Johny Hendricks
3. Carlos Condit
4. Rory Macdonald
5. Demian Maia
6.  Nick Diaz
7. Jake Ellenberger
8. Ben Askren
9. Martin Kampmann
10. Jake Shields

MMA Rankings-Lightweights

1. Benson Henderson
2. Gilbert Melendez
3. TJ Grant
4. Anthony Pettis
5. Michael Chandler
6. Gray Maynard
7. Josh Thomson
8. Nate Diaz
9.  Eddie Alvarez
10. Khabib Nurmagomedov
11. Donald Cerrone

MMA Rankings- Featherweights:

 1. Jose Aldo
2. Ricardo Lamas
3. Frankie Edgar
4. Chad Mendez
5. Pat Curran
6. Cub Swanson
7. Chan Sung Jung
8. Clay Guida
9. Erik Koch
10. Patricio Freire
 
MMA Rankings – Bantamweights:
1. Renan Barão
2. Urijah Faber
3. Michael McDonald
4. Eddie Wineland
5. Bibiano Fernandez
6. Brad Pickett
7. Raphael Assuncao
8. Eduardo Dantas
9. Mike Easton
10. Marlon Moraes
MMA Rankings – Flyweights:
1. Demetrious Johnson
2. Joseph Benavidez
3. Ian McCall
4. John Dodson
5. John Moraga
6. Darrell Montague
7. Jussier Da Silva
8. Louis Gaudinot
9. John Lineker
10. Tim Elliot

Pound For Pound List

1. Jon Jones
2. Jose Aldo
3. Georges St. Pierre
4. Anderson Silva
5. Chris Weidman 
6. Cain Velasquez
7. Demetrious Johnson
8. Renan Barao
9. Gilbert Melendez
10. Urijah Faber

WOMENS MMA 2013

The Unified Women’s Professional MMA Rankings are assembled each month by a panel of journalists from multiple MMA websites and publications. These rankings were the first women’s mixed martial arts rankings by division and weight class and are considered by most media outlets as the official women’s MMA rankings.

Unified Women’s Pro MMA Rankings – JULY 2013

Featherweights (136-145 pounds)

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1. Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (12-1-0, 1 ND) – Invicta FC
2. Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (21-6-0) – Invicta FC
3. Ediane “India” Gomes (10-2-0) – Invicta FC
4. Julia “The Jewel” Budd (5-2-0) – Invicta FC
5. Hiroko “Cat’s Eye” Yamanaka (12-3-0, 1 ND) – Invicta FC
6. Tamikka “Boom Boom” Brents (2-0-0) – Invicta FC
7. Peggy “The Daywalker” Morgan (2-0-0) – CFA
8. Gabrielle “Gabanator” Holloway (3-0-0) – Regional
9. Fiona Muxlow (6-3-0) – Invicta FC
10. Pannie “Banzai” Kianzad (3-0-0) – Regional

Bantamweights (126-135 pounds)

1. “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (7-0-0) – UFC
2. Sarah Kaufman (16-2-0) – UFC
3. “Alpha” Cat Zingano (8-0-0) – UFC
4. Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis (14-5-0) – UFC
5. Sara McMann (7-0-0) – UFC
6. Miesha “Cupcake” Tate (13-4-0) – UFC
7. Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche (8-3-0) – UFC
8. Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler (15-8-0) – Invicta FC
9. Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (7-3-0) – Invicta FC
10. Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (5-3-1) – Invicta FC

Flyweights (116-125 pounds)

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1. Barb “Little Warrior” Honchak (8-2-0) – Invicta FC
2. Jessica “Evil” Eye (10-1-0) – Bellator/NAAFS
3. Michelle “T-Cat” Ould (7-3-0, 2 NC) – Bellator
4. Vanessa Porto (15-6-0) – Invicta FC
5. Jennifer Maia (7-2-1) – Invicta FC
6. Munah “The Perfect Storm” Holland (5-2-0) – Bellator
7. Zoila “The Warrior Princess” Frausto Gurgel (12-3-0) – Invicta FC
8. Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger (11-6-0) – Regional
9. Joanna Jędrzejczyk (4-0-0) – Regional
10. Brenda “Boom Boom” Gonzales (4-1-0) – KOTC/Pancrase

Strawweights (107-115 pounds)

1. Jessica “Jag” Aguilar (15-4-0) – Bellator
2. Megumi “Mega Megu” Fujii (26-2-0) – Bellator/Jewels/VTJ
3. Ayaka Hamasaki (9-0-0) – Jewels/Invicta FC
4. Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (9-2-0) – Invicta FC
5. Felice “Lil’ Bulldog” Herrig (9-4-0) – Bellator
6. Katja “Killer Bunny” Kankaanpää (8-0-1) – Invicta FC
7. Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood (6-0-0) – Invicta FC/Cage Warriors
8. “V.V” Mei Yamaguchi (11-5-1) – Jewels/VTJ
9. Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino (12-6-0) – Jewels/Pancrase
10. Mizuki Inoue (5-1-0) – Jewels/Invicta FC

Atomweights (96-106 pounds)

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1. Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson (11-3-0) – Invicta FC
2. Jessica Penne (11-2-0) – Invicta FC
3. Seo Hee Ham (11-5-0) – Jewels/Gladiator
4. Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-3-0) – Jewels/Invicta FC
5. Kikuyo Ishikawa (9-3-0) – Jewels/Pancrase
6. Yasuko “Ikuko” Tamada (14-8-3) – Jewels
7. Lacey “The Ladie” Schuckman (9-6-0) – Invicta FC
8. Simona Soukupova (4-2-1) – Invicta FC
9. “Sassy” Cassie Rodish (4-4-0) – Invicta FC
10. Stephanie “Macaquinha” Frausto (4-5-0) – Invicta

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