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 (12/28/19)

1) Jon Jones (N/A)
2) Daniel Cormier (1)
3) Henry Cejudo (8)
4) Amanda Nunes (4)
5) TJ Dillashaw (2)
6) Cristiane Justino (3)
7) Tyron Woodley (5)
8) Max Holloway (6)
9) Khabib Nurmagomedov (7)
10) Ryan Bader (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Rose Namajunas, Demetrious Johnson, Valentina Chevchenko, Robert Whittaker, Colby Covington

*Georges St-Pierre is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (12/28/18)

1) Henry Cejudo (1) 
2) Demetrious Johnson (2)
3) Ray Borg (3)
4) Jussier da Silva (4)
5) Joseph Benavidez (5)
6) Dustin Ortiz (6)
7) Matheus Nicolau (7)
8) Alex Perez (8)
9) Deiveson Figueiredo (9)
10) Sergio Pettis (10)

Honorable Mentions

Jose Torres, Jarred Brooks, Louis Smolka, Brandon Moreno, John Moraga

*Sergio Pettis will currently be ranked at flyweight until his next match weight class is determined despite his previous fight at bantamweight.

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (12/28/18)

1) TJ Dillashaw (1)
2) Cody Garbrandt (2)
3) Raphael Assuncao (3)
4) Marlon Moraes (4)
5) Aljamain Sterling (5)
6) John Lineker (6)
7) Jimmie Rivera (7)
8) Darrion Caldwell (9)
9) John Dodson (8)
10) Eduardo Dantas (10)

Honorable Mentions

Cody Stamann, Rob Font, Kyoji Horiguchi, Merab Dvalishvili, Bibiano Fernandez

*Dominick Cruz is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (12/28/18)

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

Honorable Mentions

Misrad Bektic, Renato Moicano, Aaron Pico, Lance Palmer, Ricardo Lamas

Top 10 MMA Lightweights (12/28/18)

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

Honorable Mentions

Benson Henderson, Charles Oliveira, Brent Primus, Al Iaquinta, Donald Cerrone

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (12/28/18)

1) Tyron Woodley (1)
2) Colby Covington (2)
3) Kamaru Usman (3)
4) Rafael dos Anjos (4)
5) Darren Till (5)
6) Stephen Thompson (6) 
7) Rory MacDonald (7)
8) Santiago Ponzinibbio (8)
9) Neil Magny (9)
10) Jon Fitch (10)

Honorable Mentions

Douglas Lima, Michael Page, Ray Cooper III, Neiman Gracie, Michael Chiesa

*Nate Diaz, Ben Askren, Robbie Lawler and Jorge Masvidal are all ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Middleweights (12/28/18)

1) Robert Whittacker (1)
2) Yoel Romero (2)
3) Kelvin Gastlum (3)
4) Gegard Mousasi (4)
5) Ronaldo Souza (5)
6) Israel Adesanya (6)
7) Chris Weidman (7)
8) Paulo Costa (8)
9) Lyoto Machida (9)
10) Tom Breese (10)

Honorable Mentions

Derek Brunson, Rafael Carvalho, Mamed Khalidov, Abuspiyan Magomedov, Jared Cannonier

*Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Luke Rockhold and Georges St-Pierre are all ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (12/28/18)

1) Jon Jones (N/A)
2) Alexander Gustafsson (N/A)
3) Anthony Smith (5)
4) Jan Blachowicz (2)
5) Ilir Latifi (3)
6) Volkan Oezdemir (5)
7) Ryan Bader (8)
8) Dominick Reyes (6)
9) Ovince Saint Preux (7)
10) Cory Anderson (9)

Honorable Mentions

Misha Cirkunov, Mauricio Rua, Phil Davis, Glover Teixeira, Liam McGeary

*Ryan Bader is ranked as a light heavyweight despite having fought heavyweight bouts. Daniel Cormier has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (12/28/18)

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

Honorable Mentions

Cheick Kongo, Marcin Tybura, Vitaly Minakov, Philipe Lins, Mark Hunt

*Brock Lesnar, Ben Rothwell, Fabricio Werdum, Josh Barnett and Cain Velasquez are ineligible for rankings due to suspensions and inactivity. Ryan Bader is ranked at both heavyweight and light heavyweight.

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.