8/3 MMA Welterweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Welterweight Division Rankings Top 25

Quick Note: Jake Ellenberger beats John Howard, Ellenberger moves up to #25, and John Howard moves down to Honorable Mention.

1. George St. Pierre (20-2, 16-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Josh Koscheck (12/11)

2. Jon Fitch (22-3, 12-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Thiago Alves (8/7)

3. Thiago Alves (16-6, 9-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Jon Fitch (8/7)

4. Josh Koscheck (15-4, 13-4 UFC) *Next Fight: George St. Pierre (12/11)

5. Jake Shields (25-4-1, 0-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Martin Kampmann (10/23)

6. Martin Kampmann (17-3, 8-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Jake Shields (10/23)

7. Paulo Thiago (13-2, 3-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Diego Sanchez (10/23)

8. Dan Hardy (23-7, 4-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Carlos Condit (10/16)

9. Matt Hughes (44-7, 17-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Ricardo Almeida (8/7)

10. Nick Diaz (22-7, 2-0 DREAM) *Next Fight: Possibly Jason Miller or Jay Hieron

11. John Hathaway (14-0, 4-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Mike Pyle (10/16)

12. Diego Sanchez (21-4, 10-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Paulo Thiago (10/23)

13. Paul Daley (24-9-2, 1-0 Impact FC) *Next Fight: TBA *Shark Fights 13

14. Carlos Condit (25-5, 2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Dan Hardy (10/16)

15. Mike Swick (14-4, 9-3 UFC)

16. Matt Serra (11-6, 7-6 UFC) *Next Fight: Chris Lytle (9/25)

17. Dong Hyun Kim (13-0-1, 4-0 UFC)

18. Karo Parisyan (19-5, 1-0 Impact FC)

19. Jay Hieron (19-4, 2-0 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Possibly Nick Diaz

20. Chris Lytle (29-17-5, 8-9 UFC) *Next Fight: Matt Serra (9/25)

21. Ricardo Almeida (12-3, 5-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Matt Hughes (8/7)

22. Ben Askren (6-0, 3-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Possibly Lyman Good

23. Mike Pierce (12-3, 2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Amilcar Alves (8/28)

24. Dan Hornbuckle (21-3, 2-1 BFC) *Next Fight: Yoshiyuki Yoshida (8/19)

25. Jake Ellenberger (22-5, 1-1 UFC)

Honorable Mention

John Howard (14-4, 4-0 UFC)

Akihiro Gono (32-15-7, 2-1 SRC) *Next Fight: Jadamba Narantungalag (Lightweight bout) (8/22)

Frank Trigg (19-8, 2-5 UFC)

Lyman Good (10-0, 3-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Possibly Ben Askren

Marius Zaromskis (13-5, 0-2 Strikeforce)

Johnny Hendricks (8-0, 3-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Charlie Brenneman (8/7)

Evangelista Santos (18-3, 1-1 Strikeforce)

Dennis Hallman (42-13-2, 1-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Ben Saunders (8/7)

Anthony Johnson (8-3, 5-3 UFC)

Marcus Davis (17-6, 9-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Nate Diaz (8/28)

Ben Saunders (8-2-2, 4-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Dennis Hallman (8/7)

Nate Diaz (12-5, 7-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Marcus Davis (8/28)

Roger Bowling (8-0, Strikeforce 1-0)

Rory MacDonald (10-1, 1-1 UFC)

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