Top 10 MMA UFC Featherweight Rankings
Ranking the best MMA Featherweight fighters in the world such as UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski, Interim UFC Featherweight Champion Yair Rodríguez, and more
Movsar Evloev deserves an honorable mention. He has an undefeated professional record of 16 wins and no losses. He defeated Dan Ige in his most recent fight.
Bryce Mitchel is an American MMA fighter with an undefeated professional record of 15 wins and 1 loss. He and Ilia Topuria from Georgia also deserve an honorable mention.
Top 10 MMA Featherweight Rankings
10. Giga Chikadze
Giga Chikadze is a mixed martial artist and former kickboxer from Georgia. He has an MMA record of 14 wins and 3 losses.
Before the loss, in his most recent fight, he was on a 9-fight winning streak, 7 of which were in the UFC. He is a high-level kickboxer and has already defeated some big names including Brandon Davis, Cub Swanson, and Edson Barboza.
He has won performance of the night bonuses in his last 4 fights. He lost to Calvin Kattar in his most recent fight, and as of now, there is no official announcement about his next fight.
9. Calvin Katar
Calvin Katar is an MMA fighter from the USA, and he has a professional record of 23 wins and 6 losses. He is currently ranked #5 in the official UFC rankings.
Katar is a very talented boxer and has several notable wins in the UFC over fighters like Andre Fili, Ricardo Lamas, Jeremy Stephens, Dan Ige, and Giga Chikadze.
In his most recent fight, Calvin Katar fought Arnold Allen and lost the fight via Technical Knockout after he injured his knee. There is no announcement about his next fight yet.
8. Chan Sung Jung
Chan Sung Jung or as he is more commonly known, the Korean Zombie, is a professional MMA fighter from South Korea. He has a record of 17 wins and 7 losses.
The Korean Zombie has some impressive wins over fighters like Dustin Poirier, Dennis Bermudez, Renato Moicano, Frankie Edgar, and Dan Ige.
In his most recent fight, he challenged Alexander Volkonvski for the UFC featherweight title, but he was stopped in the 4th round. His next fight has not been officially announced yet.
7. Josh Emmett
Josh Emmett is an American professional MMA fighter with a record of 18 wins and 3 losses.
Emmet has notable wins over Michael Johnson, Mirsad Bektić, Dan Ige, and Calvin Kattar. He also challenged for the UFC Interim Featherweight title in his most recent fight at UFC 284. However, he lost via Submission.
As of now, there is no official announcement about who he will fight next.
6. Arnold Allen
Arnold Allen is a British fighter who has a professional MMA record of 19 wins and 1 loss.
Allen is a very talented up-and-coming prospect, and already has wins over Makwan Amirkhani, Mads Burnell, Gilbert Melendez, Nik Lentz, Sodiq Yusuff, and Dan Hooker
In his most recent fight, he also defeated Calvin Kattar, and there is no official announcement about his next fight as of yet.
5. Brian Ortega
Ortega is a Mexican-American MMA fighter, with a professional MMA record of 15 wins, 2 losses, and 1 no-contest.
He has challenged for the UFC featherweight title twice, once against Holloway, and more recently against Volkanovski, but came short both times. He has impressive wins over some of the best featherweight fighters in the UFC, including, Renato Moicano, Cub Swanson, Frankie Edgar, and the Korean Zombie.
He lost his most recent fight against Yair Rodríguez, and as of now, there is no official announcement about his next fight.
4. Patricio Freire
Title: Bellator Featherweight World Champion
Patrício Freire, more commonly known as Patrício Pitbull, is a professional MMA fighter from Brazil. He fights for Bellator and has a record of 35 wins and 5 losses.
He is a three-time Bellator Featherweight World champion and has defended the title 8 times. He has also held the Beletor lightweight world title.
In his most recent fight, he defeated Kleber Koike Erbst and his next fight has not been announced yet.
3. Max Holloway
Max Holloway is a professional MMA fighter from Hawaii, and he has an MMA record of 23 wins and 7 losses.
Max is the former UFC Featherweight Champion and has won over some of the best fighters in the division, including, Charles Oliveira, Jeremy Stephens, Anthony Pettis, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Brian Ortega, and Calvin Kattar.
In his most recent fight, Holloway fought Alexander Volkanovski for the third time. Though he had a decent start, after he got cut above his left eye, the fight was a landslide win for Volkanovski.
2. Yair Rodríguez
Title: UFC Featherweight Interim Champion
Yair Rodríguez is a Mexican MMA fighter with a record of 15 wins and 3 losses.
He is the current UFC Interim Featherweight champion, and has notable wins over Jung Chan-sung, Jeremy Stephens, and Brian Ortega.
Rodríguez won the Interim title last weekend at UFC 284 after defeating Josh Emmet via Submission. He also won the Performance of the Night Bonus, and will probably face the champion Alexander Volkanovski in a title unification fight next.
Yair Rodriguez kicking and kneeing the shit out of Josh Emmett pic.twitter.com/KDSDdIzN5P— Will (@ChillemDafoe) February 14, 2023
1. Alexander Volkanovski
Title: UFC Featherweight World Champion
Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian professional MMA fighter with a record of 25 wins and 1 loss.
Volkanovski is the current undisputed UFC featherweight champion and has defended the title four times. Volkanovski has defeated some of the best fighters in the UFC featherweight division, including Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo, Max Holloway, Brian Ortega, and Chan Sung Jung as well.
Last weekend, he moved up to Lightweight to fight the champion Islam Makhachev for the title. Though he gave the champion the toughest fight of his career, he lost via Unanimous Decision. For his next fight, he will probably defend the featherweight title against new interim champion Yair Rodríguez.
🏆 Islam Makhachev 🏆🥊Vs. 🥊🥇 Alexander Volkanovski 🥇— Sal (@Salehawe) February 13, 2023
- For the UFC Lightweight Championship and P4P #1...
- Full Fight 💥💥💥
Enjoy it... 🍿🍿🍿#UFC284 pic.twitter.com/xcRiyAGess
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