World MMA Rankings: July 22, 2019

World MMA Rankings

The Changes: The two Lightweight fights on the main card shuffle the position 10 to 15 of the rankings: Vick and Trinaldo fall out of the rankings, Hooker moves in along with Leo Santos and Hernandez rises up to 10. Heavyweight also went through some changes as Walt Harris’ win over Oleinik makes him a ranked Heavyweight along with Shamil Abdurakhimov who has a win aganist him. Rothwell falls off the rankings with another loss. Finally, Leon Edwards rises all the way up the Welterweight rankings at 3 with his huge win over RDA.

Flyweight (125lbs)
Champion: Henry Cejudo
  1. Demetrious Johnson, One
  2. Kyoji Horiguchi, Rizin
  3. Joseph Benavidez, UFC
  4. Jussier Formiga, UFC
  5. Deiveson Figueiredo, UFC
  6. Alexandre Pantoja, UFC
  7. John Moraga, Free Agent
  8. Wilson Reis, Free Agent
  9. Dustin Ortiz, Free Agent
  10. Ali Bagautinov, FNG
  11. Ben Nguyen, One
  12. Brandon Moreno, LFA
  13. Matheus Nicolau, Free Agent
  14. Ulka Sasaki, Rizin
  15. Askar Askarov, ACA
Bantamweight (135lbs)
Champion: Henry Cejudo
  1. T.J. Dillashaw, UFC 
  2. Marlon Moraes, UFC 
  3. Raphael Assuncao, UFC 
  4. Dominick Cruz, UFC 
  5. Aljamain Sterling, UFC 
  6. Petr Yan, UFC
  7. Jimmie Rivera, UFC 
  8. Cory Sandhagen, UFC 
  9. John Lineker, UFC 
  10. John Dodson, UFC 
  11. Pedro Munhoz, UFC 
  12. Cody Garbrandt, UFC 
  13. Cody Stamann, UFC 
  14. Kyoji Horiguchi, Rizin 
  15. Urijah Faber (New)
Featherweight (145lbs)
Champion: Max Holloway
  1. Alexander Volkanovski, UFC
  2. Jose Aldo, UFC
  3. Brian Ortega, UFC
  4. Frankie Edgar, UFC
  5. Yair Rodriguez, UFC 
  6. Chan Sung Jung, UFC 
  7. Zabit Magomedsharipov, UFC 
  8. Patricio Freire, Bellator 
  9. Renato Moicano, UFC 
  10. Calvin Kattar, UFC 
  11. Shane Burgos, UFC 
  12. Cub Swanson, UFC 
  13. Jeremy Stephens, UFC 
  14. Josh Emmett, UFC 
  15. Mirsad Bektic, UFC 
Lightweight (155lbs)
Champion: Khabib Nurmagomedov
  1. Tony Ferguson, UFC
  2. Conor McGregor, UFC
  3. Dustin Poirier, UFC (Interim Champion)
  4. Donald Cerrone, UFC
  5. Al Iaquinta, UFC
  6. Justin Gaethje, UFC
  7. Edson Barboza, UFC
  8. Paul Felder, UFC
  9. Charles Oliveira, UFC
  10. Alexander Hernandez, UFC +2
  11. Beneil Dariush, UFC +2
  12. Diego Ferreira, UFC +2
  13. Islam Makhachev, UFC +2
  14. Dan Hooker, UFC (New)
  15. Leonardo Santos, UFC (New)
Welterweight (170lbs)
Champion: Kamaru Usman
  1. Tyron Woodley, UFC
  2. Colby Covington, UFC
  3. Leon Edwards, UFC +12
  4. Rafael dos Anjos, UFC -1
  5. Anthony Pettis, UFC -1
  6. Stephen Thompson, UFC -1
  7. Demian Maia, UFC -1 
  8. Jorge Masvidal, UFC -1
  9. Ben Askren, UFC -1
  10. Robbie Lawler, UFC -1
  11. Rory MacDonald, Bellator -1
  12. Douglas Lima, Bellator -1
  13. Darren Till, UFC -1
  14. Santiago Ponzinibbio, UFC -1
  15. Neil Magny, UFC -1
Middleweight (185lbs)
Champion: Robert Whittaker
  1. Israel Adesanya, UFC (Interim Champion)
  2. Yoel Romero, UFC
  3. Kelvin Gastelum, UFC 
  4. Jack Hermansson, UFC 
  5. Jacare Souza, UFC 
  6. Derek Brunson, UFC 
  7. Paulo Costa, UFC 
  8. Ian Heinisch, UFC 
  9. Antonio Carlos Junior, UFC 
  10. Jared Cannonier, UFC 
  11. Rafael Lovato Jr, Bellator 
  12. Gegard Mousasi, Bellator 
  13. Anderson Silva, UFC 
  14. Lyoto Machida, Bellator 
  15. Uriah Hall, UFC 
Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
Champion: Jon Jones
  1. Ryan Bader, Bellator
  2. Thiago Santos, UFC
  3. Anthony Smith, UFC
  4. Jan Blachowicz, UFC
  5. Corey Anderson, UFC
  6. Glover Teixeira, UFC
  7. Dominick Reyes, UFC
  8. Volkan Oezdemir, UFC
  9. Ilir Latifi, UFC
  10. Aleksandar Rakic, UFC
  11. Johnny Walker, UFC
  12. Misha Cirkunov, UFC
  13. Nikita Krylov, UFC
  14. Ovince St. Preux, UFC
  15. Shogun Rua, UFC
Heavyweight (265lbs)
Champion: Daniel Cormier
  1. Stipe Miocic, UFC
  2. Francis Ngannou UFC
  3. Curtis Blaydes, UFC
  4. Alistair Overeem, UFC
  5. Junior Dos Santos, UFC
  6. Derrick Lewis, UFC
  7. Alexander Volkov, UFC
  8. Fabricio Werdum, UFC
  9. Cain Velasquez, UFC
  10. Ryan Bader, Bellator
  11. Justin Willis, Free Agent +1
  12. Blagoy Ivanov, UFC +2
  13. Shamil Abdurakhimov, UFC (New)
  14. Walt Harris, UFC (New)
  15. Aleksei Oleinik, UFC -5
Women’s Atomweight (105lbs)
  1. Ayaka Hamasaki, Rizin
  2. Angela Lee, One
  3. Seo Hee Ham, Road FC
  4. Jinh Yu Frey, Invicta FC
  5. Herica Tiburcio, Invicta FC
  6. Istela Nunes, One
  7. Mei Yamaguchi, One
  8. Mina Kurobe, Deep
  9. Naho Sugiyama, Deep
  10. Ashley Cummins, Invicta FC
  11. Viviane Pereira, Invicta FC
  12. Alesha Zappitella, Invicta FC 
  13. Amber Brown, Invicta FC 
  14. Lisbeth Lopez Silva, Combate 
  15. Catherine Costigan, Cage Warriors 
Women’s Strawweight (115lbs)
Champion: Jessica Andrade
  1. Rose Namajunas, UFC
  2. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, UFC
  3. Tatiana Suarez, UFC
  4. Nina Ansaroff, UFC
  5. Claudia Gadelha, UFC
  6. Weili Zhang, UFC
  7. Tecia Torres, UFC
  8. Michelle Waterson, UFC
  9. Carla Esparza, UFC 
  10. Cynthia Calvillo, UFC 
  11. Alexa Grasso, UFC 
  12. Karolina Kowalkiewicz, UFC 
  13. Felice Herrig, UFC 
  14. Cortney Casey, UFC
  15. Randa Markos, UFC
Women’s Flyweight (125lbs)
Champion: Valentina Shevchenko
  1. Jessica Eye, UFC
  2. Katlyn Chookagian, UFC
  3. Joanne Calderwood, UFC
  4. Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, Bellator
  5. Liz Carmouche, UFC
  6. Jennifer Maia, UFC
  7. Alexis Davis, UFC
  8. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz, Invicta FC
  9. Mara Romero Borella, UFC
  10. Roxanne Modafferi, UFC
  11. Andrea Lee, UFC
  12. Montana De La Rosa, UFC
  13. Lauren Murphy, UFC 
  14. Barb Honchak, Free Agent 
  15. Vanessa Porto, Invicta FC 
Women’s Bantamweight (135lbs)
Champion: Amanda Nunes
  1. Germaine de Randamie, UFC
  2. Holly Holm, UFC
  3. Julianna Pena, UFC
  4. Ketlen Vieira, UFC
  5. Cat Zingano, UFC
  6. Raquel Pennington, UFC
  7. Aspen Ladd, UFC
  8. Yana Kunitskaya, UFC
  9. Lina Lansberg, UFC
  10. Marion Reneau, UFC
  11. Sara McMann, UFC
  12. Sarah Kaufman, PFL
  13. Tonya Evinger, UFC
  14. Irene Aldana, UFC
  15. Bethe Correia, UFC 
Women’s Featherweight (145lbs)
Champion: Amanda Nunes
  1. Cris Cyborg, UFC
  2. Julia Budd, Bellator
  3. Felicia Spencer, UFC
  4. Olga Rubin, Bellator
  5. Cindy Dandois, Rizin
  6. Megan Anderson, UFC
  7. Charmaine Tweet, Invicta FC
  8. Arlene Blencowe, Bellator
  9. Ediane Gomes, Invicta FC
  10. Leslie Smith, Bellator 
  11. Talita Nogueira, Bellator 
  12. Leah Letson, UFC 
  13. Amanda Bell, Bellator 
  14. Pam Sorenson, Invicta FC 
  15. Kaitlin Young, Invicta FC 
Pound-for-Pound
  1. Jon Jones, UFC
  2. Daniel Cormier, UFC
  3. Amanda Nunes, UFC
  4. Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC
  5. Henry Cejudo, UFC
  6. Demetrious Johnson, One
  7. Tony Ferguson, UFC
  8. Valentina Shevchenko, UFC
  9. Max Holloway, UFC
  10. Robert Whittaker, UFC
  11. Cris Cyborg, UFC
  12. Kamaru Usman, UFC
  13. Israel Adesanya, UFC
  14. Dustin Poirier, UFC
  15. Jessica Andrade, UFC

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