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 (2/28/19)

1) Jon Jones (1)
2) Daniel Cormier (2)
3) Henry Cejudo (3)
4) Amanda Nunes (4)
5) Cristiane Justino (6)
6) Max Holloway (8)
7) Khabib Nurmagomedov (9)
8) Ryan Bader (10)
9) Valentina Chevchenko (N/A)
10) Kamaru Usman (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Tyron Woodley, Rose Namajunas, Demetrious Johnson, Robert Whittaker, Colby Covington

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

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (2/28/19)

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 (8)
8) Jose Torres (10)
9) Jarred Brooks (N/A)
10) John Moraga (N/A)

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.

**Sergio Pettis, Alex Perez and Louis Smolka have vacated the division.

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (2/28/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Petr Yan, John Dodson, Cody Stamann, Rob Font, Merab Dvalishvili

*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 (2/28/19)

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 (2/28/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Benson Henderson, Charles Oliveira, Brent Primus, Donald Cerrone, Natan Schultz

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

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (2/28/19)

1) Kamaru Usman (3)
2) Tyron Woodley (1)
3) Colby Covington (2)
4) Rafael dos Anjos (4)
5) Ben Askren (N/A)
6) Jorge Masvidal (N/A)
7) Robbie Lawler (N/A)
8) Rory MacDonald (7)
9) Santiago Ponzinibbio (8)
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 (2/28/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Tom Breese, Rafael Carvalho, Mamed Khalidov, Abuspiyan Magomedov, Jared Cannonier

*Nick Diaz and Luke Rockhold are both ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (2/28/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Volkan Oezdemir, Ovince Saint Preux, Mauricio Rua, Glover Teixeira, Liam McGeary

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

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (2/28/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Alexander Volkov, Cheick Kongo, Marcin Tybura, Vitaly Minakov, Philipe Lins

*Brock Lesnar, Fabricio Werdum and Josh Barnett are ineligible for rankings due to suspensions and inactivity. Ryan Bader is ranked as 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.