The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible:

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (3/31/19)

1) Jon Jones (1)
2) Daniel Cormier (2)
3) Henry Cejudo (3)
4) Amanda Nunes (4)
5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (7)
6) Valentina Shevchenko (9)
7) Kamaru Usman (10)
8) Israel Adesanya (N/A)
9) Dustin Poirier (N/A)
10) Max Holloway (6)

Honorable Mentions

Cristiane Justino, Ryan Bader, Rose Namajunas, Demetrious Johnson, Robert Whittaker

*TJ Dillashaw is ineligible for the rankings due to an drug suspension.

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (3/31/19)

1) Henry Cejudo (1) 
2) Demetrious Johnson (2)
3) Jussier da Silva (3)
4) Joseph Benavidez (4)
5) Dustin Ortiz (5)
6) Matheus Nicolau (6)
7) Deiveson Figueiredo (7)
8) Jose Torres (8)
9) Jarred Brooks (9)
10) John Moraga (10)

Honorable Mentions

Brandon Moreno, Wilson Reis, Ben Nguyen, Alexandre Pantoja, Jordan Espinosa

*Louis Gaudinot, Yao Zhikui, Hector Sandoval, Darrell Montague, Willie Gates, Danny Martinez, Zach Makovsky, Ryan Benoit, and Ashkan Mokhtarian are all ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (3/31/19)

1) Marlon Moraes (1)
2) Raphael Assuncao (2)
3) Aljamain Sterling (3)
4) Jimmie Rivera (5)
5) Pedro Munhoz (6)
6) Cody Garbrandt (7)
7) Kyoji Horiguchi (8)
8) Darrion Caldwell (9)
9) Cory Sandhagen (N/A)
10) John Lineker (4)

Honorable Mentions

Eduardo Dantas, Petr Yan, John Dodson, Cody Stamann, Rob Font

*Dominick Cruz and Tim Elliot are both ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity. TJ Dillashaw is ineligible due to a drug related suspension.

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (3/31/19)T

1) Max Holloway (1) 
2) Brian Ortega (2)
3) Jose Aldo (3)
4) Frankie Edgar (4)
5) Zabit Magomedsharipov (8)
6) Jeremy Stephens (5)
7) Yair Rodriguez (6)
8) Chan Sung Jung (7)
9) Patricio Freire (9)
10) Alexander Volkanovski (10)

Honorable Mentions

Chad Mendes, Misrad Bektic, Renato Moicano, Lance Palmer, Ricardo Lamas

Top 10 MMA Lightweights (3/31/19)

1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (1)
2) Dustin Poirier (2)
3) Tony Ferguson (3)
4) Justin Gaethje (5)
5) Edson Barboza (6)
6) Michael Chandler (7)
7) Anthony Pettis (8)
8) Al Iaquinta (9)
9) Kevin Lee (10)
10) Eddie Alvarez (4)

Honorable Mentions

Benson Henderson, Charles Oliveira, Donald Cerrone, Natan Schultz, Timofey Nastyukhin

*Conor McGregor is retired from active competition. Due to Anthony Pettis non-committal to welterweight he’s still ranked as a lightweight.

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (3/31/19)

1) Kamaru Usman (1)
2) Tyron Woodley (2)
3) Colby Covington (3)
4) Rafael dos Anjos (4)
5) Ben Askren (5)
6) Jorge Masvidal (6)
7) Robbie Lawler (7)
8) Rory MacDonald (8)
9) Santiago Ponzinibbio (9)
10) Jon Fitch (10)

Honorable Mentions

Neil Magny, Stephen Thompson, Darren Till, Michael Page, Neiman Gracie

*Nate Diaz is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Middleweights (3/31/19)

1) Robert Whittaker (1)
2) Israel Adesanya (4)
3) Yoel Romero (2)
4) Kelvin Gastlum (3)
5) Gegard Mousasi (5)
6) Chris Weidman (7)
7) Paulo Costa (8)
8) Lyoto Machida (9)
9) Jack Hermansson (N/A)
10) Ronaldo Souza (6)

Honorable Mentions

Anderson Silva, Tom Breese, Rafael Carvalho, Abuspiyan Magomedov, Jared Cannonier

*Nick Diaz, Luke Rockhold and Tim Kennedy are all ineligible due to inactivity. Kennedy recently announced that he is coming out of retirement.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (3/31/19)

1) Jon Jones (1)
2) Ryan Bader (2)
3) Alexander Gustafsson (3)
4) Anthony Smith (4)
5) Thiago Santos (5)
6) Jan Blachowicz (6)
7) Cory Anderson (7)
8) Ilir Latifi (8)
9) Dominick Reyes (9)
10) Johnny Walker (10)

Honorable Mentions

Volkan Oezdemir, Mauricio Rua, Glover Teixeira, Nikita Krylov, Phil Davis

*Ryan Bader is ranked as a light heavyweight despite having fought heavyweight bouts.

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (3/31/19)

1) Daniel Cormier (1)
2) Ryan Bader (2)
3) Stipe Miocic (3)
4) Francis Ngannou (4)
5) Curtis Blaydes (5)
6) Cain Velasquez (6)
7) Alistair Overeem (7)
8) Junior dos Santos (8)
9) Derrick Lewis (9)
10) Oleksiy Oliynyk (10)

Honorable Mentions

Alexander Volkov, Cheick Kongo, Vitaly Minakov, Philipe Lins, Shamil Abdurakhimov

*Fabricio Werdum and Josh Barnett are both ineligible for rankings due to a suspension and inactivity. Ryan Bader is ranked as both heavyweight and light heavyweight. Brock Lesnar has retired from active competition.

Until major promotions start utilizing the super lightweight, super welterweight, super middleweight and cruiser weight classes MMA Freak will not generate rankings for fighters in said weight classes.