The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Please 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 (8/31/18)

1) Daniel Cormier (1)
2) TJ Dillashaw (2)
3) Cristiane Justino (3)
4) Amanda Nunes (4)
5) Georges St-Pierre (5)
6) Tyron Woodley (N/A)
7) Henry Cejudo (6)
8) Demetrious Johnson (7)
9) Khabib Nurmagomedov (8)
10) Rose Namajunas (9)

Honorable Mentions

Stipe Miocic, Max Holloway, Robert Whittaker, Colby Covington, Tony Ferguson

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (8/31/18)

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

Honorable Mentions

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

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (8/31/18)

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) Bibiano Fernandez (8)
9) John Dodson (9)
10) Darrion Caldwell (10)

Honorable Mentions

Eduardo Dantas, Cody Stamann, Rob Font, Kyoji Horiguchi, Merab Dvalishvili

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

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (8/31/18)

1) Max Holloway (1) 
2) Brian Ortega (2)
3) Frankie Edgar (3)
4) Jose Aldo (4)
5) Jeremy Stephens (5)
6) Chad Mendes (6)
7) Myles Jury (7)
8) Zabit Magomedsharipov (8)
9) Misrad Bektic (9)
10) Patricio Freire (10)

Honorable Mentions

Yair Rodriguez, Josh Emmett, Ricardo Lamas, Renato Moicano, Aaron Pico

Top 10 MMA Lightweights (8/31/18)

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

Honorable Mentions

Shinya Aoki, Alexander Hernandez, Benson Henderson, Patricky Freire, Jim Miller

*Due to inactivity, Conor McGregor and Brent Primus are currently ineligible for the MMA Freak rankings

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (8/31/18)

1) Tyron Woodley (1)
2) Colby Covington (2)
3) Rafael dos Anjos (3)
4) Darren Till (4)
5) Stephen Thompson (5)
6) Rory MacDonald (6)
7) Robbie Lawler (7)
8) Kamaru Usman (8)
9) Neil Magny (9)
10) Jorge Masvidal (10)

Honorable Mentions

Jon Fitch, Douglas Lima, Michael Page, Neiman Gracie, Lorenz Larkin

*Nate Diaz last competed in the welterweight division and due to inactivity is ineligible for the rankings.

Top 10 MMA Middleweights (8/31/18)

1) Georges St-Pierre (1)
2) Robert Whittacker (2)
3) Yoel Romero (3)
4) Kelvin Gastlum (4)
5) Gegard Mousasi (5)
6) Ronaldo Souza (7)
7) Paulo Costa (8)
8) Tom Breese (9)
9) Lyoto Machida (10)
10) David Branch (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Derek Brunson, Rafael Carvalho, Mamed Khalidov, Abuspiyan Magomedov, Israel Adesanya

*Anderson Silva is on an USADA suspension. Nick Diaz, Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman are inactive.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (8/31/18)

1) Daniel Cormier (1)
2) Volkan Oezdemir (2)
3) Ilir Latifi (3)
4) Jan Blachowicz (4)
5) Ovince Saint Preux (5)
6) Ryan Bader (6)
7) Cory Anderson (7)
8) Glover Teixeira (8)
9) Phil Davis (9)
10) Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (10)

Honorable Mentions

Misha Cirkunov, Jimi Manuwa, Mauricio Rua, Anthony Smith, Liam McGeary

*Jon Jones is ineligible due to a drug suspension. Ryan Bader and Muhammed Lawal are ranked as light heavyweights despite heavyweight bouts. Alexander Gustafsson is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (8/31/18)

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 (10)
10) Mark Hunt (9)

Honorable Mentions

Blagoy Ivanov, Tai Tuivasa, Marcin Tybura, Vitaly Minakov, Matt Mitrione

*Brock Lesnar, Ben Rothwell, Fabricio Werdum, Josh Barnett, and Cain Velasquez are ineligible for rankings due to suspensions and inactivity. Daniel Cormier 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.