5/27 MMA Light Heavyweight Division Rankings Top 25 *Updated 7/22*


MMA Light Heavyweight Division Rankings Top 25 

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

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: Brandon Vera #NR

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

10. Forrest Griffin (19-7, 10-5 UFC) 

11. Rafael Cavalcante (11-3, 4-2 Strikeforce) *Suspended a Year*

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

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

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

15. Thiago Silva (14-3, 5-3 UFC) 

16. Glover Teixeira (17-2, 1-0 UFC) 

17. Renato Sobral (37-9, 1-0 One FC) 

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

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

20. Stanislav Nedkov (12-0, 1-0 UFC) 

21. Ryan Jimmo (17-1, 1-0 UFC) 

22. Stephan Bonnar (14-7, 8-6 UFC)

23. James Te-Huna (15-5, 4-1 UFC) 

24. Igor Pokrajac (25-8, 4-3 UFC)

25. Anthony Perosh (13-7, 3-4 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* 

*The legend Tito Ortiz (16-11-1, 15-11-1 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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