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 (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Cristiane Justino, Ryan Bader, Demetrious Johnson, Robert Whittaker, Jessica Andrade

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

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Jordan Espinosa, Roberto Sanchez, Hector Sandoval, Wilson Reis, Brandon Royval

*Brandon Moreno, Marcos Beltran, 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. Matheus Nicolau and Ben Nguyen have both vacated the weight class.

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

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

*Dominick Cruz, Tim Elliot and Urijah Faber are ineligible for rankings due to inactivity. TJ Dillashaw is ineligible due to a drug suspension.

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (4/30/19)

1) Max Holloway (1)
2) Brian Ortega (2)
3) Alexander Volkanovski (10)

4) Jose Aldo (3)

5) Zabit Magomedsharipov (5)

6) Jeremy Stephens (6)

7) Yair Rodriguez (7)

8) Chan Sung Jung (8)

9) Patricio Freire (9)

10) Chad Mendes (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Misrad Bektic, Renato Moicano, Lance Palmer, Ricardo Lamas, Shane Burgos

*Patricio Freire is ranked at both featherweight and lightweight but is an exception to the rule. Frankie Edgar is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Lightweights (4/30/19)

1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (1)
2) Dustin Poirier (2)
3) Tony Ferguson (3)
4) Donald Cerrone (N/A)
5) Justin Gaethje (4)
6) Edson Barboza (5)
7) Al Iaquinta (8)
8) Patricio Freire (N/A)
9) Michael Chandler (6)
10) Benson Henderson (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Eddie Alvarez, Charles Oliveira, Nik Lentz, Natan Schultz, Timofey Nastyukhin

*Patricio Freire is ranked in two weight classes but is an exception to the rule. Kevin Lee and Anthony Pettis have vacated the division.

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (4/30/19)

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) Anthony Pettis (N/A)
8) Robbie Lawler (7)
9) Rory MacDonald (8)
10) Santiago Ponzinibbio (9)

Honorable Mentions

Jon Fitch, Stephen Thompson, Neiman Gracie, Kevin Lee, Douglas Lima

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

Top 10 MMA Middleweights (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Jared Connonier, Anderson Silva, Rafael Carvalho, Abuspiyan Magomedov, Uriah Hall

*Nick Diaz, Luke Rockhold, Tom Breese and Tim Kennedy are all ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (4/30/19)

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 (4/30/19)

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, Justin Willis

*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.

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