8/29 MMA Middleweight Division Rankings Top 25


MMA Middleweight Division Rankings Top 25

Quick Note: Matt Horwich beat Thales Leites, Horwich remains off the list, Leites drops to #23, Mamed Khalidov moves up to #21, Rousimar Palhares moves up to #22. Ronaldo Souza beat Tim Kennedy, Souza stays at #11, Kennedy drops down into Honorable Mention, Alexander Shlemenko moves up to #24, and Cung Lee moves up to #25.

1. Anderson Silva (27-4, 12-0 UFC)

2. Chael Sonnen (24-11-1, 4-4 UFC)

3. Nate Marquardt (29-9-2, 8-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Rousimar Palhares (9/15)

4. Dan Henderson (25-8, 0-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Possibly Renato Sobral

5. Demian Maia (13-2, 7-2 UFC)

6. Yushin Okami (25-5, 9-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Vitor Belfort (11/13)

7. Vitor Belfort (19-8, 8-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Yushin Okami (11/13)

8. Jorge Santiago (23-8, 7-1 WVR)

9. Wanderlei Silva (33-10-1, 3-5 UFC)

10. Michael Bisping (19-3, 9-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Yoshihiro Akiyama (10/16)

11. Ronaldo Souza (13-2, 3-0 Strikeforce)

12. Chris Leben (21-6, 11-5 UFC)

13. Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-2, 1-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Michael Bisping (10/16)

14. Alan Belcher (16-6, 7-4 UFC)

15. Hector Lombard (27-2-1, 6-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Alexander Shlemenko (10/28)

16. Gerald Harris (17-2, 3-0 UFC)

17. Paulo Filho (20-1-1, 0-0-1 Impact FC)

18. Jason Miller (23-7, 1-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Kazushi Sakuraba (9/25)

19. Robbie Lawler (17-6, 1-2 Strikeforce)

20. Alessio Sakara (15-7, 7-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Jorge Rivera (11/13)

21. Mamed Khalidov (20-4-2, 6-0-2 KSW)

22. Rousimar Palhares (11-2, 4-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Nate Marquardt (9/15)

23. Thales Leites (17-4, 0-1 PWP)

24. Alexander Shlemenko (30-4, 3-0 BFC) *Next Fight: Hector Lombard (10/28)

25. Cung Le (7-1, 7-1 Strikeforce)

Honorable Mention

Tim Kennedy (12-3, 3-1 Strikeforce)

Melvin Manhoef (24-8-1, 2-3 DREAM)

Kazuo Misaki (22-11-2, 3-2 WVR )

Denis Kang (33-12-2, 0-0-1 Impact FC)

Patrick Cote (13-6, 4-6 UFC) *Next Fight: Tom Lawlor (10/23)

Joe Doerksen (46-12, 2-0 CFC) *Next Fight: C.B. Dollaway (9/25)

Jorge Rivera (18-7, 7-4 UFC) *Next Fight: Alessio Sakara (11/13)

Scott Smith (17-7, 3-2 Strikeforce)

Mark Munoz (8-2, 3-2 UFC)

Matt Lindland (22-7, 1-1 Strikeforce) *Next Fight: Luke Rockhold (10/9)

Jordan Radev (23-4, 4-1 M-1)

Jeremy Horn (85-19-5, 1-0 Impact FC) *Next Fight: Bryan Baker (9/23)

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