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UFC Rankings: Men, Women & Pound-for-Pound

Written by: Ryan Bristlon
Fact-checked by: James Whitelock
Updated June 20, 2024
5 min read
  • Chimaev out of June 22, Aliskerov replaces him in main event versus Whittaker

  • LHW title on the line in UFC 303 main event after McGregor pulls out with injury

  • MW Israel Adesanya & WW Nick Diaz both return from hiatus this summer

UFC Rankings 2023

UFC Heavyweight Division - Champion: Jon Jones

(Interim Champion: Tom Aspinall)

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
(IC) Tom Aspinall114-3
Ciryl Gane212-2
Sergei Pavlovich318-2
Curtis Blaydes418-4
Alexander Volkov537-10
Stipe Miocic620-4
Jailton Almeida 721-3
Marcin Tybura825-8
Serghei Spivac916-3
Tai Tuivasa1015-7

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Heavyweight:

  • Sergei Pavlovich vs Alexander Volkov - UFC on ABC, June 22, 2024

  • Tom Aspinall vs Curtis Blaydes (IHW title) - UFC 304, July 27, 2024

  • Marcin Tybura vs Serghei Spivac - UFC Fight Night, August 10, 2024

UFC Light Heavyweight Division - Champion: Alex Pereira

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Jiri Prochazka130-4-1
Magomed Ankalaev219-1-1
Jamahal Hill312-2
Jan Blachowicz429-10-1
Aleksandar Rakic514-4
Nikita Krylov630-9
Johnny Walker721-8
Khalil Rountree Jr.814-5
Volkan Oezdemir919-7
Anthony Smith1037-19

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Light Heavyweight:

  • Johnny Walker vs Volkan Oezdemir - UFC on ABC, June 22, 2024

  • Alex Pereira vs Jiri Prochazka (LHW title) - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

  • Anthony Smith vs Carlos Ulberg - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

UFC Middleweight Division - Champion: Dricus du Plessis

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Sean Strickland129-6
Israel Adesanya224-3
Robert Whittaker326-7
Nassourdine Imavov414-4
Jared Cannonier517-7
Marvin Vettori619-7-1
Brendan Allen724-5
Paulo Costa814-4
Jack Hermansson924-8
Roman Dolidze1012-3

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Middleweight:

  • Robert Whittaker vs Ikram Aliskerov - UFC on ABC, June 22, 2024

  • Dricus du Plessi vs Israel Adesanya (MW title) - UFC 305, August 18, 2024

  • Joe Pyfer vs Marc-Andre Barriault - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

UFC Welterweight Division - Champion: Leon Edwards

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Kamaru Usman120-4
Belal Muhammad223-3
Shavkat Rakhmonov318-0
Colby Covington417-4
Jack Della Maddalena517-2
Gilbert Burns622-7
Ian Machado Garry714-0
Sean Brady816-1
Stephen Thompson917-7-1
Geoff Neal1015-6

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Welterweight:

  • Ian Garry vs Michael Page - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

  • Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad (WW title) - UFC 304, July 27, 2024

  • Vicente Luque vs Nick Diaz - UFC on ABC, August 3, 2024

UFC Lightweight Division - Champion: Islam Makhachev

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Arman Tsarukyan122-3
Charles Oliveira234-10
Justin Gaethje326-5
Dustin Poirier430-9
Mateusz Gamrot524-2
Michael Chandler623-8
Beneil Dariush722-6-1
Rafael Fiziev812-3
Max Holloway926-7
Renato Moicano1019-5-1

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Lightweight:

  • Nasrat Haqparast vs Jared Gordon - UFC on ABC, June 22, 2024

  • Drew Dober vs TBS - UFC on ESPN, July 13, 2024

  • Bobby Green vs Paddy Pimblett - UFC 304, July 27, 2024

UFC Featherweight Division - Champion: Ilia Topuria

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Alexander Volkanovski126-4
Max Holloway226-7
Brian Ortega316-3
Yair Rodriguez416-5
Movsar Evloev518-0
Arnold Allen619-3
Josh Emmett719-4
Aljamain Sterling824-4
Calvin Kattar923-8
Giga Chikadze1015-3

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Featherweight:

  • Brian Ortega vs Diego Lopes - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

  • Arnold Allen vs Giga Chikadze - UFC 304, July 27, 2024

  • Calvin Kattar vs Kyle Nelson - UFC Fight Night, September 7, 2024

UFC Bantamweight Division - Champion: Sean O’Malley

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Merab Dvalishvili117-4
Cory Sandhagen217-4
Petr Yan317-5
Marlon Vera423-9-1
Henry Cejudo516-4
Deiveson Figueiredo623-3-1
Song Yadong721-8-1
Jose Aldo832-8
Rob Font920-8
Umar Nurmagomedov1017-0

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Bantamweight:

  • Brian Kelleher vs Cody Gibson - UFC on ESPN, July 20, 2024

  • Cory Sandhagen vs Umar Nurmagomedov - UFC on ABC, August 3, 2024

  • Marlon Vera vs Deiveson Figueiredo - UFC on ABC, August 3, 2024

UFC Flyweight Division - Champion: Alexandre Pantoja

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Brandon Royval116-7
Brandon Moreno221-8-2
Amir Albazi317-1
Kai Kara-France424-11
Tatsuro Taira515-0
Muhammad Mokaev612-0
Alex Perez725-8
Manel Kape819-6
Steve Erceg912-2
Matheus Nicolau1019-5-1

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Flyweight:

  • Muhammad Mokaev vs Manel Kape - UFC 304, July 27, 2024

  • Kai Kara-France vs Steve Erceg - UFC 305, August 18, 2024

  • Doo-Ho Choi vs Bill Algeo - UFC on ESPN, July 20, 2024

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Division - Champion: Raquel Pennington

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Julianna Pena112-5
Ketlen Vieira214-3
Marya Bueno Silva310-3-1
Kayla Harrison417-1
Irene Aldana515-7
Holly Holm615-7
Macy Chiasson710-3
Miesha Tate820-9
Karol Rosa917-6
Norma Dumont1011-2

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Women’s Bantamweight:

  • Mayra Bueno Silva vs Macy Chiasson - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

  • Shauna Bannon vs Ravena Oliveira - UFC 304, July 27, 2024

UFC Women’s Flyweight Division - Champion: Alexa Grasso

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Valentina Shevchenko123-4
Manon Fiorot212-1
Erin Blanchfield312-2
Maycee Barber 414-2
Jessica Andrade526-12
Rose Namajunas613-6
Katlyn Cerminara718-6
Natalia Silva817-5-1
Amanda Ribas912-5
Viviane Araujo1012-6

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Women’s Flyweight:

  • Maycee Barber vs Rose Namajunas - UFC on ESPN, July 13, 2024

  • Viviane Araujo vs Jasmine Jasudavicius - UFC on ESPN, July 13, 2024

  • Tracy Cortez vs Miranda Maverick - UFC on ESPN, July 20, 2024

UFC Strawweight Division - Champion: Zhang Weili

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Tatiana Suarez211-0
Yan Xiaonan118-4
Amanda Lemos314-3-1
Jessica Andrade426-12
Virna Jandiroba520-3
Marina Rodriguez617-4-2
Mackenzie Dern713-5
Amanda Ribas812-5
Angela Hill917-13
Loopy Godinez1012-4

Notable Recent & Upcoming Matchups at Women’s Strawweight:

  • Amanda Lemos vs Virna Jandiroba - UFC on ESPN, July 20, 2024

  • Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs Gillian Robertson - UFC 303, June 29, 2024

  • Mackenzie Dern vs Loopy Godinez - UFC on ABC, August 3, 2024

UFC Men’s Pound-for-Pound Rankings

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Islam Makhachev125-1
Jon Jones227-1
Leon Edwards321-3
Alex Pereira49-2
Ilia Topuria515-0
Sean O’Malley617-1
Alexander Volkanovski725-3
Max Holloway826-7
Dricus du Plessis921-2
Alexandre Pantoja1026-5

UFC Women’s Pound-for-Pound Rankings

FIGHTERRANKINGRECORD
Alexa Grasso116-3-1
Zhang Weili224-3
Valentina Shevchenko 323-4-1
Manon Fiorot412-1
Julianna Pena512-5
Raquel Pennington616-9
Rose Namajunas713-6
Erin Blanchfield812-2
Tatiana Suarez911-0
Yan Xioanan1017-3

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