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2022 Fighter Rankings

The current Bellator MMA fighter rankings

Updated official Bellator MMA Fighter Rankings.

Johnny Eblen leapfrogs John Salter and Austin Vanderford to become the no. 1-ranked contender to take on Middleweight Champion, Gegard Mousasi.

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Below is the current status in all divisions, with updates to follow after events.

MEN'S POUND-FOR-POUND WOMEN'S POUND-FOR-POUND MEN'S HEAVYWEIGHT
1. AJ McKee (18-0) 1. Cris Cyborg (25-2, 1 NC) C. Ryan Bader (29-7)
2. Vadim Nemkov (15-2) 2. Juliana Velasquez (12-0) 1. Valentin Moldavsky (11-2)
3. Patricio Pitbull (32-5) 3. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1) 2. Cheick Kongo (31-11-2)
4. Gegard Mousasi (48-7-2) 4. Liz Carmouche (16-7) 3. Fedor Emelianenko (40-6)
5. Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)  5. Denise Kielholtz (6-3) 4. Linton Vassell (22-8)
6. Ryan Bader (29-7)  6. Arlene Blencowe (15-8) 5. Tim Johnson (15-8)
7. Sergio Pettis (22-5)  7. Cat Zingano (12-4) 6. Steve Mowry (10-0)
8. Corey Anderson (16-5)  8. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1) 7. Tyrell Fortune (11-2)
9. Michael Page (20-1)  9. Sinead Kavanagh (8-5) 8. Davion Franklin (5-0)
10. Valentin Moldavsky (11-2)  10. Leslie Smith (12-9-1) 9. Said Sowma (8-3)
10. Gokhan Saricam (7-1)
MEN'S LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT MEN'S MIDDLEWEIGHT MEN'S WELTERWEIGHT
C. Vadim Nemkov (15-2) C. Gegard Mousasi (49-7-2) C. Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)
1. Corey Anderson (16-5) 1. Johnny Eblen (11-0) UP 2 1. Michael Page (20-1)
2. Phil Davis (23-6) 2. Austin Vanderford (11-1) 2. Douglas Lima (32-10)
3. Ryan Bader (29-7) 3. John Salter (18-6) DOWN 2 3. Jason Jackson (15-4)
4. Anthony Johnson (23-6) UP 1 4. Fabian Edwards (9-2) 4. Logan Storley (13-1)
5. Julius Anglickas (10-3) DOWN 1 5. Anatoly Tokov (30-2) 5. Neiman Gracie (11-3)
 6. Lyoto Machida (26-11) 6. Lorenz Larkin (23-7) 6. Andrey Koreshkov (25-4)
 7. Alex Polizzi (11-1)  UP 1 7. Romero Cotton (6-0) 7. Derek Anderson (17-4)
  8. Karl Albrektsson (13-3) DOWN 1 8. Dalton Rosta (6-0) 8. Paul Daley (43-18-2)
9. Grant Neal (6-1) 9. Anthony Adams (9-2) NR 9. Kyle Crutchmer (8-1) UP 1
10. Melvin Manhoef (32-15-1) 10. Khalid Murtazaliev (15-3) 10. Sabah Homasi (16-10)
MEN'S LIGHWEIGHT MEN'S FEATHERWEIGHT MEN'S BANTAMWEIGHT
C. Patricky Pitbull (24-10) C. AJ McKee (18-0) C. Sergio Pettis (22-5)
1. Sidney Outlaw (16-4) 1. Patricio Pitbull (32-5) 1. Juan Archuleta (25-3)
2. Brent Primus (11-2) 2. Adam Borics (18-1) 2. Patchy Mix (15-1)
3. Benson Henderson (29-11) UP 1 3. Mads Burnell (16-4) DOWN 1 3. Raufeon Stots (17-1)
4. Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0) UP 1 4. Aaron Pico (9-3) 4. Magomed Magomedov (18-2)
5. Peter Queally (13-6-1) UP 1 5. Pedro Carvalho (12-5) 5. Kyoji Horiguchi (29-4)
6. Islam Mamedov (20-1-1) UP 1 6. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-7) 6. Leandro Higo (21-5)
7. Myles Jury (19-6) UP 1 7. Jeremy Kennedy (17-3) 7. James Gallagher (11-2)
8. Alexander Shabliy (20-3) UP 1 8. Daniel Weichel (41-13) 8. Josh Hill (21-4)
 9. Dan Moret (15-7) 9. Justin Gonzales (12-1) 9. Jornel Lugo (8-0)
10. Gadzhi Rabadanov (17-4-1) NR 10. Cody Law (6-0) NR 10. Cass Bell (5-2)
WOMEN'S FEATHERWEIGHT WOMEN'S FLYWEIGHT  
C. Cris Cyborg (25-2, 1 NC) C. Juliana Velasquez (12-0)
1. Arlene Blencowe (15-8) 1. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)
 2. Cat Zingano (12-4) 2. Liz Carmouche (16-7)
 3. Leslie Smith (12-9-1) 3. Denise Kielholtz (6-3)
 4. Sinead Kavanagh (8-5) 4. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1)
5. Leah McCourt (6-2) 5. Alejandra Lara (9-5)
6. Janay Harding (6-5) 6. Veta Arteaga (6-4)
7. Pam Sorenson (9-4) 7. DeAnna Bennett (12-7-1)
8. Talita Nogueira (8-2) DOWN 1 8. Vanessa Porto (23-9)
9. Jessica Borga (3-4) 9. Diana Avsaragova (5-0)
10. Dayana Silva (9-7) 10. Valerie Loureda (4-1)

* Updated Mar 15, 2022