The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the Freak staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for over twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case exceptions are made:

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (1/31/20)

1) Jon Jones (1)
2) Henry Cejudo (2)
3) Amanda Nunes (3)
4) Khabib Nurmagomedov (4)
5) Valentina Shevchenko (5)
6) Kamaru Usman (6)
7) Israel Adesanya (7)
8) Stipe Miocic (8)
9) Daniel Cormier (9)

10) Alexander Volkanovski (10)

Honorable Mentions

Max Holloway, Cristiane Venacio, Ryan Bader, Demetrious Johnson, Tony Ferguson

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

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (1/31/20)

1) Demetrious Johnson (1)
2) Joseph Benavidez (2)

3) Deiveson Figueiredo (3)
4) Jussier da Silva (4)
5) Jose Torres (5)
6) Jarred Brooks (6)
7) Alexandre Pantoja (7)

8) Brandon Moreno (8)
9) Askar Askarov (9)
10) Alex Perez (10)

Honorable Mentions

Ray Borg, Kai Kara-France, Zach MakovskyHector Sandoval, Brandon Royval

*John Moraga, Roberto Sanchez, Louis Gaudinot, Yao Zhikui, Darrell Montague, Willie Gates, Danny Martinez, Dustin Ortiz and Ashkan Mokhtarian are all ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (1/31/20)

1) Henry Cejudo (1)
2) Marlon Moraes (2)

3) José Aldo (N/A)
4) Aljamain Sterling (3)
5) Pedro Munhoz (4)
6) Cody Garbrandt (5)
7) Cory Sandhagen (6)
8) Raphael Assuncao (7)

9) Petr Yan (8)
10) Jimmie Rivera (9)

Honorable Mentions

Cody Stamann, Marlon Vera, Rob Font, Sergio Pettis, John Dodson

*Dominick Cruz is ineligible for rankings due to inactivity.

**TJ Dillashaw is ineligible due to a drug suspension.

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (1/31/20)

1) Alexander Volkanovski (1)
2) Zabit Magomedsharipov (4)
3) Max Holloway (2)
4) Yair Rodriguez (5)
5) Jeremy Stephens (6)
6) Chan Sung Jung (7)

7) Frankie Edgar (8)
8) Patricio Freire (9)

9) Lance Palmer (10)
10) A.J. McKee (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Calvin Kattar, Shane Burgos, Cub Swanson, Darrion Caldwell, Emmanuel Sanchez

*Patricio Freire is ranked at both featherweight and lightweight but is an exception to the rule.

**Brian Ortega is ineligible due to inactivity.

***Jose Aldo has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 MMA Lightweights (1/31/20)

1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (1)
2) Tony Ferguson (2)
3) Dustin Poirier (3)
4) Justin Gaethje (4)
5) Patricio Freire (5)

6) Donald Cerrone (6)
7) Michael Chandler (7)
8) Benson Henderson (8)

9) Dan Hooker (10)
10) Paul Felder (9)

Honorable Mentions

Charles Oliveira, Kevin Lee, Eddie Alvarez, Beneil Dariush, Natan Schulte

*Patricio Freire is ranked in two weight classes but is an exception to the rule.

**Nik Lentz has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (1/31/20)

1) Kamaru Usman (1)
2) Colby Covington (2)

3) Jorge Masvidal (4)
4) Tyron Woodley (3)
5) Nate Diaz (5)
6) Conor McGregor (6)
7) Robbie Lawler (7)
8) Douglas Lima (8)
9) Rory MacDonald (9)
10) Stephen Thompson (10)

Honorable Mentions

Leon Edwards, Demian Maia, Jon Fitch, Michael Page, Michael Chiesa

*Santiago Ponzinibbio is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Middleweights (1/31/20)

1) Israel Adesanya (1)
2) Robert Whittaker (2)
3) Darren Till (3)
4) Kelvin Gastelum (4)
5) Paulo Costa (5)
6) Yoel Romero (6)
7) Jared Connonier (7)
8) Jack Hermansson (8)
9) Rafael Lovato Jr. (9)
10) Gegard Mousasi (10)

Honorable Mentions

Uriah Hall, Derek Brunson, Aung La N Sang, Lyoto Machida, Ronaldo Souza

*Nick Diaz and Tom Breese are both ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (1/31/20)

1) Jon Jones (1)
2) Ryan Bader (2)

3) Dominick Reyes (3)
4) Anthony Smith (4)
5) Thiago Santos (5)
6) Jan Blachowicz (6)
7) Cory Anderson (7)
8) Johnny Walker (8)
9) Volkan Oezdemir (9)
10) Glover Teixeira (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Maurício Rua, Phil Davis, Emiliano Sordi, Nikita Krylov, Vadim Nemkov

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

**Ilir Latifi has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (1/31/20)

1) Stipe Miocic (1)
2) Daniel Cormier (2)
3) Ryan Bader (3)
4) Francis Ngannou (4)

5) Jairzinho Rozenstruik (5)
6) Curtis Blaydes (6)
7) Alistair Overeem (7)
8) Junior dos Santos (8)
9) Derrick Lewis (9)
10) Walt Harris (10)

Honorable Mentions

Cheick Kongo, Vitaly Minakov, Alexander Volkov, Ali Isayev, Aleksei Oleinik

*Fabrício Werdum is ineligible for rankings due to inactivity.

**Josh Barnett is ineligible due to a drug related suspension.

***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.

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