1/29 MMA Light Heavyweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 5/20*


MMA Light Heavyweight Division Rankings Top 25 

1. Jon Jones (16-1, 10-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Dan Henderson #2zxs

2. Dan Henderson (28-8, 6-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Jon Jones #1

3. Rashad Evans (16-2-1, 11-2-1 UFC) 

4. Mauricio Rua (21-5, 5-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Thiago Silva #16

5. Ryan Bader (14-2, 7-2 UFC) *Next Fight: Lyoto Machida #7

6. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-10, 7-4 UFC)

7. Lyoto Machida (17-3, 9-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Ryan Bader #5

8. Alexander Gustafsson (14-1, 6-1 UFC)

9. Rafael Cavalcante (12-2, 5-1 Strikeforce)

10. Forrest Griffin (18-7, 9-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Tito Ortiz #17

11. Gegard Mousasi (32-3-2, 3-1-1 Strikeforce)

12. Phil Davis (9-1, 5-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Chad Griggs #NR

13. Muhammad Lawal (8-1-1, 4-1-1 Strikeforce)   

14. Rich Franklin (28-6, 12-5 UFC) *Next Fight: Cung Le #NR *MW*

15. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (20-5, 3-2 UFC) 

16. Thiago Silva (14-3, 5-3 UFC) *Next Fight: Mauricio Rua #4

17. Tito Ortiz (16-10-1, 15-10-1 UFC) *Next Fight: Forrest Griffin #8

18. Renato Sobral (36-9, 0-0 One FC) *Next Fight: Tatsuya Mizuno #NR 

19. Glover Teixeira (16-2, 4-0 BC) *Next Fight: Kyle Kingsbury #NR

20. Mike Kyle (19-9-1, 3-4-1 Strikeforce)

21. Vladimir Matyushenko (26-6, 7-4 UFC) 

22. Stanislav Nedkov (12-0, 1-0 UFC) 

23. Ryan Jimmo (16-1, 0-0 UFC) *Next Fight: Anthony Perosh #NR

24. Stephan Bonnar (14-7, 8-6 UFC)

25. James Te-Huna (14-5, 3-1 UFC)

*NR = Not Ranked*

*The legend Chuck Liddell (21-8, 16-7 UFC) removed from the list due to Retirement*

*The legend Randy Couture (19-11, 16-8 UFC) removed from the list due to Retirement* 

*Matt Hamill (10-4, 9-4 UFC) has been removed from the list due to Retirement*

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