We’re continuing the rollout of our inaugural rankings today with the lightweight division. The welterweight rankings are also coming today, so be sure to check back later for those.

Let us know how we did in the comments.

As always, our rankings can easily be referenced on our dedicated rankings page.


  1. Benson Henderson
  2. Gilbert Melendez
  3. Frankie Edgar
  4. Anthony Pettis
  5. Jim Miller
  6. Nate Diaz
  7. Gray Maynard
  8. Michael Chandler
  9. Clay Guida
  10. Edson Barboza

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