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KAMARU USMAN P4P UFC RANKINGS

This is the detailed UFC rankings for all the divisions in the promotion. This page is updated every Tuesday afternoon so be sure to check back regularly.

(Most recent update: 17th May, 2022)

UFC MEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND TOP RANK

1. KAMARU USMAN

Kamaru Usman
  1. Alexander Volkanovski
  2. Israel Adesanya
  3. Charles Oliveira
  4. Francis Ngannou
  5. Max Holloway
  6. Dustin Poirier
  7. Glover Teixeira
  8. Aljamain Sterling
  9. Jon Jones
  10. Deiveson Figueiredo
  11. Stipe Miocic
  12. Petr Yan
  13. Robert Whittaker
  14. Brandon Moreno

UFC FLYWEIGHT DIVISION

DEIVESON FIGUEIREDO (CHAMPION)

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1. Brandon Moreno
2. Kai Kara France
3. Askar Askarov
4. Alexandre Pantoja
5. Alex Perez
6. Brandon Royval
7. Matheus Nicolau
8. Rogerio Bontorin
9. Matt Schnell
10. David Dvorak
11. Tim Elliott
12. Su Mudaerji
13. Amir Albazi
14. Manel Kape
15. Tagir Ulanbekov

BANTAMWEIGHT

ALJAMAIN STERLING (CHAMPION)

Aljamain Sterling

1. Petr Yan (Interim champion)
2. T.J. Dillashaw
3. Jose Aldo
4. Cory Sandhagen
5. Marlon Vera
6. Merab Dvalishvili
7. Rob Font
8. Dominick Cruz
9. Song Yadong
10. Pedro Munhoz
11. Frankie Edgar
12. Ricky Simon
13. Sean O’Malley
14. Jack Shore
15. Raphael Assuncao

UFC FEATHERWEIGHT

ALEXANDER VOLKANOVSKI (CHAMPION)

Alexander Volkanovski

1. Max Holloway
2. Brian Ortega
3. Yair Rodriguez
4. Calvin Kattar
5. Chan Sung Jung
6. Arnold Allen
7. Josh Emmett
8. Giga Chikadze
9. Bryce Mitchell
10. Dan Ige
11. Sodiq Yusuff
12. Edson Barboza
13. Movsar Evloev
14. Shane Burgos
15. Ilia Topuria

LIGHTWEIGHT

  1. Charles Oliveira
  2. Dustin Poirier
  3. Justin Gaethje
  4. Islam Makhachev
  5. Michael Chandler
  6. Beneil Dariush
  7. Rafael Dos Anjos
  8. Conor McGregor
  9. Tony Ferguson
  10. Rafael Fiziev
  11. Arman Tsarukyan
  12. Mateusz Gamrot
  13. Dan Hooker
  14. Brad Riddell
  15. Diego Ferreira

WELTERWEIGHT

KAMARU USMAN (CHAMPION)

1. Colby Covington
2. Leon Edwards
3. Khamzat Chimaev
4. Gilbert Burns
5. Belal Muhammed
6. Vicente Luque
7. Stephen Thompson
8. Jorge Masvidal
9. Sean Brady
10. Neil Magny
11. Michael Chiesa
12. Geoff Neal
13. Li Jingliang
14. Santiago Ponzinibbio
15. Shavkat Rakhmonov

MIDDLEWEIGHT

ISRAEL ADESANYA (CHAMPION)

Israel Adesanya

1. Robert Whittaker
2. Jared Cannonier
3. Marvin Vettori
4. (T) Derek Brunson
4. (T) Paulo Costa
4. (T) Sean Strickland
7. Jack Hermansson
8. Darren Till
9. Uriah Hall
10. Kelvin Gastelum
11. Nassourdine Imavov
12. Brad Tavares
13. Andre Muniz
14. Chris Weidman
15. Edmen Shahbazyan

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

GLOVER TEIXEIRA (CHAMPION)

UFC Champ Glover Teixeira

1. Jan Blachowicz
2. Jiri Prochazka
3. Aleksandar Rakic
4. Magomed Ankalaev
5. Anthony Smith
6. Thiago Santos
7. Dominick Reyes
8. Paul Craig
9. Volkan Oezdemir
10. Jamahal Hill
11. Nikita Krylov
12. Ryan Spann
13. Johnny Walker
14. Jim Crute
15. Dustin Jacoby

HEAVYWEIGHT

FRANCIS NGANNOU CHAMPION

Francis Ngannou

1. Ciryl Gane
2. Stipe Miocic
3. Tai Tuivasa
4. Curtis Blaydes
5. Derrick Lewis
6. Tom Aspinall
7. Alexander Volkov
8. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
9. Chris Daukaus
10. Marcin Tybura -1
11. Sergei Pavlovich
12. Shamil Abdurakhimov
13. Alexandr Romanov *NR
14. Augusto Sakai -1
15. Blagoy Ivanov

UFC WOMEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND TOP RANK

VALENTINA SHEVCHENKO

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2. Amanda Nunes
3. Julianna Pena
4. Rose Namajunas
5. Weili Zhang
6. Jessica Andrade
7. Holly Holm
8. Carla Esparza
9. Marina Rodriguez
10. Katlyn Chookagian
11. Yan Xiaonan
12. Irene Aldana
13. Mackenzie Dern
14. Lauren Murphy
15. Raquel Pennington

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT

CARLA ESPARZA (CHAMPION)

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1. Rose Namajunas
2. Zhang Weili
3. Marina Rodriguez
4. Mackenzie Dern
5. Yan Xiaonan
6. Jessica Andrade
7. Nina Nunes
8. Tecia Torres
9. Amanda Ribas
10. Michelle Waterson
11. Amanda Lemos
12. Virna Jandiroba
13. Angela Hill
14. Jessica Penne
15. Brianna Van Buren

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT

VALENTINA SHEVCHENKO (CHAMPION)

Valentina Shevchenko

1. Katlyn Chookagian
2. Lauren Murphy
3. Jessica Andrade
4. Talia Santos
5. Alexa Grasso
6. Manon Fiorot
7. Jennifer Maia
8. Viviane Araujo
9. Andrea Lee
10. Joanne Wood
11. Cynthia Calvillo
12. Jessica Eye
13. Casey O’Neill
14. Maycee Barber
15. Erin Blanchfield
14. Maycee Barber
15. Erin Blanchfield

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT

AMANDA NUNES (CHAMPION)

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1. Amanda Nunes
2. Holly Holm
3. Irene Aldana
4. Raquel Pennington
5. Ketlen Vieira
6. Yana Kunitskaya
7. Aspen Ladd
8. Sara McMann
9. Miesha Tate
10. Pannie Kianzad
11. Macy Chiasson
12. Lina Lansberg
13. Karol Rosa
14. Julia Avila
15. Norma Dumont

UFC WOMEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT

AMANDA NUNES (CHAMPION)

Amanda Nunes

UFC Rankings Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Who is the number 1 UFC fighter?

Nigerian fighter, Kamaru Usman is the current #1 ranked pound for pound fighter in the UFC. He has fourteen dominant consecutive victories in the UFC since 2015.

Question: How do rankings work in UFC?

A voting panel made up of media members generate the rankings. The media members vote for who they feel are the top fighters in the UFC by weight-class and pound-for-pound. A fighter is only eligible if they are in active status in the UFC.

Some fighters compete in different divisions and are ranked based on their performances in the separate weight class. The champion and interim champion are considered to be in the top positions of their respective divisions and therefore are not eligible for voting by weight-class. However, the champions can be voted on for the pound-for-pound rankings.

Question: Who are the 10 best UFC fighters of all time?

UFC started in 1993 and many athletes have written their name in gold in the sport.

In no particular order, these are the ten best UFC fighters of all time: Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jon Jones, Demetrious Johnson, Daniel Cormier, Amanda Nunes, Henry Cejudo, Stipe Miocic and Frank Shamrock.

Question: Who are the current UFC Champions in 2022?

The UFC Champions as at November 2022 are:
Francis Ngannou (Heavyweight), Glover Teixeira (Light Heavyweight), Israel Adesanya (Middleweight), Kamaru Usman (Welterweight), Charles Oliveira (Lightweight) Alexander Volkanovski (Featherweight), Aljamain Sterling (Bantamweight), Brandon Moreno (Flyweight), Juliana Pena (Women’s Bantamweight) Amanda Nunes (Women’s Featherweight), Valentina Shevchenko (Women’s Flyweight) and Rose Namajunas (Women’s Strawweight).

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