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 (9/30/20)

1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (3)

2) Jon Jones (1)

3) Amanda Nunes (2)

4) Valentina Shevchenko (4)

5) Kamaru Usman (5)

6) Israel Adesanya (6)

7) Stipe Miocic (7)

8) Alexander Volkanovcki (8)

9) Cristiane Venancio (9)

10) Petr Yan (10)

Honorable Mentions

Weili Zhang, Deiveson Figueiredo, Jan Błachowicz, Gegard Mousasi, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane

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

**Demetrious Johnson is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Flyweights (9/30/20)

1) Deiveson Figueiredo (2)

2) Alex Perez (7)

3) Joseph Benavidez (3)

4) Brandon Moreno (4)

​5) Askar Askarov (5)

6) Jarred Brooks (6)

7) Jussier da Silva (8)

8) Alexandre Pantoja (9)

9) Brandon Royval (10)

10) David Dvořák (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Zach Makovsky, Raulian Paiva, Tim Elliott, Tagir Ulanbekov, Kai Kara-France

*Demetrious Johnson, John Moraga, Roberto Sanchez, Darrell Montague, Danny Martinez, Dustin OrtizHector Sandoval  and Ashkan Mokhtarian are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

**Louis Gaudinot, Yao Zhikui and Willie Gates have vacated the weight class.

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (9/30/20)

1) Petr Yan (1)

2) Dominick Cruz (2)

3) Aljamain Sterling (5)

4) Cory Sandhagen (7)

5) Marlon Moraes (3)

6) José Aldo (4)

7) Frankie Edgar (6)

8) Cody Garbrandt  (8)

9) Jimmie Rivera (9)

10) Cody Stamann (10)

Honorable Mentions

Merab Dvalishvili, Marlon Vera, Rob Font, Sergio Pettis, Juan Archuleta

*TJ Dillashaw is ineligible due to a drug suspension.

Top 10 MMA Featherweights (9/30/20)

1) Alexander Volkanovski (1)

2) Zabit Magomedsharipov (2)

3) Max Holloway (3)

4) Brian Ortega (N/A)

5) Yair Rodriguez (4)

6) Chan Sung Jung (5)

7) Calvin Kattar (6)

8) Jeremy Stephens (7)

9) Lance Palmer (8)

10) A.J. McKee (9)

Honorable Mentions

Darrion Caldwell, Josh Emmett, Damon Jackson, Goiti Yamauchi, Arnold Allen

*Patricio Freire, Emmanuel Sanchez and Cub Swanson are ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Lightweights (9/30/20)

1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (1)

2) Justin Gaethje (2)

​3) Tony Ferguson (3)

4) Dustin Poirier (4)

5) Michael Chandler (5)

6) Charles Oliveira (6)

7) Beneil Dariush (7)

8) Benson Henderson (8)

9) Dan Hooker (9)

10) Paul Felder (10)

Honorable Mentions

Natan Schulte, Renato Moicano, Drew Dober, Bryce Logan, Bobby Green

*Patricio Freire and Eddie Alvarez are both ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Welterweights (9/30/20)

1) Kamaru Usman (1)

2) Gilbert Burns (2)

3) Jorge Masvidal (3)

4) Colby Covington (4)

5) Tyron Woodley (5)

6) Nate Diaz (6)

7) Douglas Lima (7)

8) Stephen Thompson (8)

​9) Neil Magny (9)

​10) Robbie Lawler (10)

Honorable Mentions

Michael Page, Michael Chiesa, Ray Cooper III, Anthony Pettis, Yaroslav Amosov

*Santiago Ponzinibbio, Leon Edwards and Rory MacDonald are all ineligible due to inactivity.

**Jon Fitch has now retired from active competition.

Top 10 MMA Middleweights (9/30/20)

1) Israel Adesanya (1)

2) Robert Whittaker (2)

3) Darren Till (3)

4) Jack Hermansson (4)

5) Kelvin Gastelum (5)

6) Gegard Mousasi (N/A)

7) Paulo Costa (6)

8) Yoel Romero (7)

9) Jared Connonier (8)

10) Khamzat Chimaev (9)

Honorable Mentions

Derek Brunson, Chris Weidman, Krzysztof Jotko, Charlie Ward, Magomed Ankalaev

*Uriah Hall is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Light Heavyweights (9/30/20)

1) Jon Jones (1)

​2) Jan Blachowicz (2)

3) Dominick Reyes (3)

4) Cory Anderson (4)

5) Jiří Procházka (5)

6) Glover Teixeira (6)

7) Nikita Krylov (7)

​8) Volkan Oezdemir (8)

9) Aleksandar Rakić (9)

10) Anthony Smith (10)

Honorable Mentions

Maurício Rua, Phil Davis, Emiliano Sordi, Vadim Nemkov, Johnny Walker

*Thiago Santos and Misha Cirkunov are both ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (9/30/20)

1) Stipe Miocic (1)

2) Francis Ngannou (2)

3) Jairzinho Rozenstruik (3)

4) Curtis Blaydes (4)

5) Alistair Overeem (5)

6) Junior dos Santos (6)

7) Derrick Lewis (7)

8) Ryan Bader (8)

9) Alexander Volkov (N/A)

10) Fabrício Werdum (10)

Honorable Mentions

Ali Isayev, Greg Hardy, Maurice Greene, Timothy Johnson, Marcin Tybura

*Josh Barnett and Vitaly Minakov are ineligible for rankings due to inactivity.

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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