8/29 MMA Heavyweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Heavyweight Division Rankings

Top 25 HEAVYWEIGHTS (over 205 pounds)

Quick Note: Damian Grabowski beat Cole Konrad, Grabowski moves up to #17, Roy Nelson drops down to #18 and Konrad stays off the list. Tim Slyvia beat Paul Buentello, Slyvia moves up to #22, Andrei Arlovski drops down to #23, Travius Wiuff drops down to #24, and Buentello remains off the the list.

1. Brock Lesnar (5-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) * Next Fight: Cain Velasquez (10/23)

2. Fabricio Werdum (14-4 MMA, 3-0 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Possibly Fedor Emelianenko

3. Fedor Emelianenko (31-2 MMA, 1-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Possibly Fabricio Werdum

4. Cain Velasquez (8-0, 6-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Brock Lesnar (10/23)

5. Junior Dos Santos (12-1, 6-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Winner of Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez

6. Shane Carwin (11-1, 4-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Possibly Roy Nelson

7. Alistair Overeem (31-11, 3-0 Strikeforce)

8. Frank Mir (13-5, 11-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (10/25)

9. Josh Barnett (26-5, 1-0 Impact FC 1)

10. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (32-6-1, 3-2 UFC)

11. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (27-7-2, 4-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Frank Mir (10/25)

12. Antonio Silva (14-2, 1-1 Strikeforce)

13. Aleksander Emelianenko (17-3, 1-0 APF)

14. Ben Rothwell (31-7, 1-1 UFC)

15. Brett Rogers (10-2, 2-2 Strikeforce)

16. Cheick Kongo (15-6-1, 8-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Travis Browne (10/16)

17. Damian Grabowski (13-0, 1-0 BFC)

18. Roy Nelson (15-5, 2-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Possibly Shane Carwin

19. Mike Russow (13-1, 2-0 UFC)

20. Gabriel Gonzaga (11-5, 7-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Brendan Schaub (10/23)

21. Pedro Rizzo (19-9, 1-0 Washington Combat) *Next Fight: Tim Slyvia

22. Tim Sylvia (27-6, 1-0 PWP) *Next Fight: Pedro Rizzo

23. Andrei Arlovski (15-8, 0-2 Strikeforce)

24. Travius Wiuff (62-14, 1-0 Moosin)

25. Travis Browne (10-0, 1-0 UFC) *Next fight: Cheick Kongo (10/16)

Honorable Mention

Shamil Abdurahimov (10-1,  1-0 ADFC) *Next Fight: Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (10/22)

Ricco Rodriquez (44-11, 2-0 USA MMA)

Marcio Cruz (7-2, 2-0 Art Of Fighting)

Joey Beltran (12-3, 2-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Matt Mitrione (10/25)

Gilbert Yvel (36-15-1, 0-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Jon Madsen (10/23)

Jeff Monson (36-11, 1-0 Elite Promotions) *Next Fight: Neil Wain (11/4)

Bobby Lashley (5-1, 1-1 Strikeforce)

Rogent Lloret (9-2, 0-1 Bellator)

Ikuhisa Minowa (46-30-8, 5-3 DREAM)

Alexey Oleinik (27-5-1, 2-1 IAFC) *Next Fight: Neil Grove (9/16)

Stefan Struve (20-4, 4-2 UFC)

Dan Cormier (5-0, 1-0 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Soa Palelei (11/6)

Sergei Kharitonov (16-4, 1-1 DREAM)

Chad Griggs (9-1, 1-0 Strikeforce)

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