UPDATED OFFICIAL BELLATOR MMA™ FIGHTER RANKINGS



BELLATOR MMA returns to action on Friday, May 21 with BELLATOR MMA 259: Cyborg vs. Smith 2 featuring the return of women’s featherweight queen Cris Cyborg (23-2-1 NC) putting her title on the line in a rematch against #4 ranked featherweight Leslie Smith (12-8-1). Also, former bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell (15-4) returns to the division he once ruled over when he squares off with the No. 6 ranked bantamweight Leandro Higo (20-5) in the co-main event. Bellator 259 airs live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.




MEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND 1. Patricio Pitbull (32-4) 2. Vadim Nemkov (14-2) 3. Gegard Mousasi (47-7-2) 4. Ryan Bader (28-6, 1 NC) 5. Douglas Lima (32-8) ∆1 5. AJ McKee (17-0) ∆2 7. Sergio Pettis (21-5) NR 8. Juan Archuleta (25-3) ∇3 9. Corey Anderson (15-5) ∇1 10. Yaroslav Amosov (25-0) WOMEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND 1. Cris Cyborg (23-2, 1 NC) 2. Juliana Velasquez (11-0) 3. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1) 4. Julia Budd (15-3) 5. Liz Carmouche (15-7) ∆1 6. Arlene Blencowe (13-8) ∇1 7. Denise Kielholtz (6-2) 8. Cat Zingano (12-4) 9. Kana Watanabe (10-0-1) 10. Leslie Smith (12-8-1)

MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT C. Ryan Bader (28-6) 1. Timothy Johnson (15-6) 2. Cheick Kongo (30-11-2) 3. Valentin Moldavsky (10-1) 4. Linton Vassell (20-8) 5. Tyrell Fortune (10-1) 6. Steven Mowry (9-0) 7. Matt Mitrione (13-8) 8. Javy Ayala (11-8) 9. Davion Franklin (2-0) 10. Jake Hager (3-0)

MEN’S LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT C. Vadim Nemkov (14-2) 1. Ryan Bader (28-6) 2. Corey Anderson (15-5) 3. Phil Davis (22-6) 4. Anthony Johnson (23-6) NR 5. Julius Anglickas (10-1) ∇1 6. Lyoto Machida (26-11) ∇1 7. Grant Neal (5-0) ∇1 8. Tyree Fortune (5-0) ∇1 9. Melvin Manhoef (32-15-1) 9. Christian Edwards (4-0) ∇1

MEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT C. Gegard Mousasi (47-7-2) 1. John Salter (18-4) 2. Anatoly Tokov (29-2) 3. Austin Vanderford (10-0) 4. Fabian Edwards (9-1) 5. Costello van Steenis (13-2) 6. Johnny Eblen (8-0) 7. Charlie Ward (9-4) 8. Mike Shipman (14-3) 9. Ed Ruth (8-3) ∆1 10. Romero Cotton (5-0)

1MEN’S WELTERWEIGHT C. Douglas Lima (32-8) 1. Yaroslav Amosov (25-0) 2. Michael Page (19-1) 3. Jason Jackson (14-4) 4. Neiman Gracie (10-2) 5. Logan Storley (11-1) 6. Derek Anderson (17-4) 7. Joey Davis (8-0) 8. Paul Daley (43-17-2) 9. Sabah Homasi (15-9) 10. Oliver Enkamp (10-2)

MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT C. Patricio Pitbull (32-4) 1. Brent Primus (10-1) 2. Patricky Pitbull (23-10) 3. Goiti Yamauchi (25-5) 3. Benson Henderson (28-10) ∆1 5. Myles Jury (19-5) 6. Peter Queally (13-5-1) NR 7. Sidney Outlaw (15-4) ∇1 8. Adam Piccolotti (12-4) ∇1 9. Alfie Davis (14-3) 10. Dan Moret (5-0) ∇2

MEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT C. Patricio Pitbull (32-4) 1. AJ McKee (17-0) 2. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-5) 3. Adam Borics (17-1) 4. Jay-Jay Wilson (8-0) 5. Daniel Weichel (40-12) 6. Aaron Pico (7-3) 7. Pedro Carvalho (11-5) 8. Mads Burnell (15-3) 9. Tywan Claxton (6-2) 10. Jeremy Kennedy (16-3, 1 NC)

MEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT C. Sergio Pettis (21-5) 1. Juan Archuleta (25-3) ∇1 2. Patchy Mix (14-1) 3. Magomed Magomedov (18-1) 4. Raufeon Stots (16-1) 5. James Gallagher (11-1) 6. Leandro Higo (20-5) 7. Josh Hill (20-4) 8. Jornel Lugo (6-0) 9. Cass Bell (5-2) 10. Brian Moore (13-7)

WOMEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT C. Cris Cyborg (23-2, 1 NC) 1. Julia Budd (15-3) 2. Arlene Blencowe (13-8) 3. Cat Zingano (12-4) 4. Leslie Smith (12-8-1) 5. Sinead Kavanagh (7-4) 6. Janay Harding (6-4) 7. Leah McCourt (4-1) 8. Amanda Bell (7-7) 9. Jessy Miele (9-5) 10.Talita Nogueira (8-2)

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT C. Juliana Velasquez (11-0) 1. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1) 2. Liz Carmouche (15-7) 3. Kana Watanabe (10-0-1) 4. Denise Kielholtz (6-2) 5. Alejandra Lara (9-4) 6. Veta Arteaga (6-4) 7. Kate Jackson (11-5-1) 8. Valerie Loureda (3-0) ∆1 9. Vanessa Porto (22-9) ∆1 10. Diana Avsaragova (3-0) NR Please visit Bellator.com for additional information. ­­

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