WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT RANKINGS (135-145lbs)

WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT RANKINGS (August 2016)
(135-145lbs)

MMA Fight Council WORLD CHAMPION (Linear):

Conor McGregor http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/IREL0001.GIF 20-3
145-170lbs 5'9" (SBG Ireland)


UFC CHAMPConor McGregor
BFC CHAMPDaniel Straus
WSF CHAMPMarcos Alexandre Campos de Almeida
OFC CHAMP: Marat Gafurov
ISC CHAMP (143lbs): Yutaka Saito
KOP CHAMPIssei Tamura
DEEP CHAMP (143lbs): Kazunori Yokota


TOP TEN CONTENDERS
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1. Jose Aldo http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 26-2
145lbs 5'7" (Nova União)


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2. Frankie Edgar http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 20-5-1
145-155lbs 5'6" (Ricardo Almeida Jiu-Jitsu/MMA Elite/Renzo Gracie Fight Camp)


3. Chad Mendes http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 17-4
145lbs 5'6" (Team Alpha Male)



4. Max Holloway http://www.hawaiimagazine.com/images/content/is_that_the_flag/us-hi_1.gif 16-3
145lbs 5'11" (Gracie Technics)


5. Ricardo Lamas http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 16-5
145lbs 5'8" (MMA Masters / Top Notch Fitness)


6. Cub Swanson http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 22-7
145lbs 5'7" (CSW / Jackson-Wink MMA)

7. Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira da Silva http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 21-5 (1 NC)
145lbs 5'10" (Bronx's Gold Team / Macaco Gold Team)


8. Nik Lentz http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 28-7-2  (1 NC) (Record)
145-155lbs 5'8" (American Top Team / Minnesota Martial Arts Academy)
(To fight Castillo at LW.)

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9. Jeremy Stephens http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 25-12
145-155lbs 5'9" (Victory MMA / Alliance MMA)

145lbs 5'5" (Team Nogueira/Pitbull Brothers)
(To fight Bendo, next, at 155.)


  
100 TOP-RATED FIGHTERS AND PROSPECTS

145lbs 5'10" (Team MMA Spirit)


Pat Curran http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 22-7
145lbs 5'9" (Team Curran / 
Team Takedown)


Daniel Straus http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 24-6 (1 NC)
145-151lbs 5'8" (Vision MMA / American Top Team)


Hacran "Barnabe" Dias http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 23-4-1
145lbs 5'8" (Nova União)


Darren Elkins http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 20-5
145lbs 5'10" (Duneland Vale Tudo)

(Loss to "Do Bronx" was at 155)


Mirsad Bektic http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 10-0
145lbs 5'8" (Relenteless MMA Team / American Top Team)
(9-0 am.)


Chas Skelly http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 15-2
145lbs 5'11" (Fitness Fight Factory / Team Takedown)


Dennis Bermudez http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 16-5 (Record)
145lbs 5'6" (Blackman MMA / Long Island MMA)


Brian "T-City" Ortega 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 19-0 (1 NC) (Record)
135-145lbs 5'9" (Black House / Black Belt Surfing Team)


Thiago Tavares http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 20-6-1
145-155lbs 5'7" (Ataque Duplo / Team Tavares)

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Clay Guida http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 32-17
145lbs 5'7" (Jackson-Wink MMA / Midwest Training Center)


Jhon "Macapá" Teixeira da Conceicao http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 20-1-2 (Record)
145lbs 5'7" (
Nova União / Squadron Orlando Jr.)

Scott Cleve http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 15-5
145lbs 5'9" (Pariah MMA)

145-148lbs 5'7" (Daddis Fight Camps)
(7-0 am.)

145-155lbs 5'7" (Young's MMA / Revolution MMA)
(4-1 am. Loss to Piccolotti was at LW.)


Rasul "Black Tiger" Mirzaev http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/RUSS0001.GIF 15-0
145lbs 5'7" (Sambo-70 / Fight Nights Teams / Phuket Top Team)

(Will he still fight in Bellator?)


135-145lbs 5'11" (Hulett House MMA / Luttrell's MMA & Fitness)
(8-1 am. Loss to Mirzaev was at FW.)

Lenny Wheeler http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/CANA0001.GIF 9-4 (1 NC)
145lbs 6'0" (Wulfrun MMA / Phuket Top Team)
145lbs 5'10" (Underdog Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)


Tatsuya Kawajiri http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 35-9-2
143lbs 5'7" (T-Blood)


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Dennis Siver http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/GERM0001.GIF 22-11 (1 NC)
145lbs 5'7" (OC Fight Team / Kiboju)


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Magomedrasul "Frodo" Khasbulaev 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/RUSS0001.GIF 24-6
145-155lbs 5'7" (
Champion / RusFighters Sport Club)
(Visa issues are keeping him from fighting abroad. Loss to Vartanyan was at LW.)

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Justin "The Silverback" Wilcox http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 14-7 (1 NC)
145-155lbs 5'6" (American Kickboxing Academy)
(Moved back up to 155.


Fabricio "Guerreiro" de Assis Costa da Silva 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 20-4-1
145-148lbs 5'10" (Ronildo Nobre Judo Club)


 
Shahbulat Shamhalaev http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/43/Dagestani_flag.png/120px-Dagestani_flag.pnghttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/RUSS0001.GIF 12-3-1
145lbs 5'8" (
Gorets / Team Bombsquad / Red Fury Fight Team)

("Guerreiro" weighed 148lbs.)

Hot FW Prospect!!!
144lbs 5'8" (Bellmore Kickboxing MMA)
(4-0 am.)
145lbs 5'10" (Team Bombsquad)
(Holobaugh doesn't move up because of the close DEC, and his loss to Siler.)


Will Martinez http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 10-3-1
145-151lbs 5'9" (Team Balance / Martinez BJJ)


Bubba Jenkins http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 11-2
145lbs 5'7" (American Top Team / Team Bodyshop)


Goiti Yamauchi 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 19-3
145lbs 5'10" (Yamauchi Team)


Kazunori Yokota http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 25-5-3
145-154lbs 5'8" (Grabaka / Freelance)



Isao Kobayashi http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 18-3-4
145-154lbs 5'8" (Sakaguchi Dojo)



Yoon Jun Lee http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/SKOR0001.GIF 11-2
135-144lbs 5'8" (Korean Zombie MMA / Team One)
(Most recent win was at 144lbs.)


145lbs 5'10" (MMA Story)


Marlon Sandro http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 25-7-2
145lbs 5'8" (Nova União)



Junior Assuncao http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 16-5
145lbs 5'9" (Ascension MMA / Hardcore Gym)

Shah Bobonis http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 17-12 (Record)
139-154lbs 5'8" (Freestyle Fighting Academy / Homestead Combat Sports)
(Loss to Zhumabekuly was at 154lbs.)

145-155lbs 5'10" (Team ROC/One Kick's Gym/Sergio Penha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)
(Fights at both FW & LW.)

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Diego Saraiva http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 22-19-1
145-150lbs 5'7" (Team Octopus / Saraiva MMA)
(Loss to Enoch Wilson was at 150lbs.)


Eddie Yagin http://www.hawaiimagazine.com/images/content/is_that_the_flag/us-hi_1.gif 16-7-1
145lbs 5'5" (Kong Submission Academy/Grappling Unlimited/Alliance MMA)


Diego "Ceara" Brandao http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 20-11
145lbs 5'7" (Jackson-Wink MMA)

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Jimy Hettes http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 11-3
145lbs 5'9" (Swoyersville MMA/Gracie NEPA/Northeast Jiu-Jitsu/World Class Boxing)


145-155lbs 5'9" (Chute Boxe / Macaco Gold Team)


Robert Whiteford 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNKG0101.GIF 12-4
145lbs 5'10" (Dinky Ninjas / American Top Team)


Robbie Peralta http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 18-7 (1 NC)
135-145lbs (Team Kadillac / Team Xplode MMA)

(Loss to Sheymon Moraes was at BW.)

145lbs 5'1" (Syndicate MMA / Orion Fight Camp)


Lance Palmer 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 10-2
145lbs 5'6" (Team Alpha Male)


Rick "The Gladiator" Glenn 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 17-3-1
145lbs 6'0" (Roufusport)



Georgi Karakhanyan http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/RUSS0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/ARME0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 24-6-1
145lbs 5'8" (Millenia MMA)

HOT FW PROSPECT!!!
145lbs 5'9" (Evolve MMA)

HOT PROSPECT!!!

Marat Gafurov http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/RUSS0001.GIF 13-0
145-155lbs 5'8" (Champion / Legion Fight Team / Fighting Eagle)

(Currently competing at FW)


Ev Ting 
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/30/Tino_Rangatiratanga_Maori_sovereignty_movement_flag.svg/220px-Tino_Rangatiratanga_Maori_sovereignty_movement_flag.svg.png 11-3
145lbs 5'8" (Saigon Sports Club / Aukland MMA)


Eric "The Natural" Kelly http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/PHIL0001.GIF 12-2
145lbs 5'7" (Pinoy Top Team)

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Hiroshige "Hanzo" Tanaka 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 10-3
143lbs 5'7" (Shooting Gym Yokohama
)

(6 KO's - all in the 1sr round!)

Yutaka Saito http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 12-1-2
143lbs 5'8" (Paraestra Koiwa)

145-155lbs 6'0" (Team Tavares / DS Team)
(Loss to Freire was at LW.)


Godofredo "Pepey" Castro http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 12-3
145lbs 5'11" (Marcio Cupim Team / MG Pepey / Evolução Thai)

145lbs 5'11" (Ragnarok MMA)

Andre Fili http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 15-4
145lbs 5'10" (Team Alpha Male)


Kazuyuki Miyata http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 14-9
141lbs 5'7" (Brave)


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Jim Alers http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 13-2 (1 NC)
145lbs 5'9" (
MMA Masters)

145-149lbs 5'9" (Roufusport)


Daniel "The Pit" Pineda http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 21-12
145lbs 5'7" (4oz Fight Club)


Chan Sung Jung http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/SKOR0001.GIF 13-4
143lbs 5'9" (Korean Top Team / Korean Zombie Team)

(Assigned to Military Duty, Out of Action for 2 Years...til 2016.)


Leonard Garcia http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 19-13-1 (Record)
145lbs 5'9" (Jackson-Wink MMA)

(Officially retired?)


Kevin "The Angel of Death" Aguilar http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 10-1
145lbs 5'7" (Longview MMA / Team 515 / Athletic Performance of Texas
)
(12-3 am.)


Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 16-5 (1 NC) (Record)
145lbs 5'7" (
Pitbull Brothers / Combate Real / Team Nogueira)
(TKO'd Dileno Lopes at TUF Brazil)


Damon Jackson http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 9-1-1 (1 NC)
145lbs 5'11" (Octagon MMA)

145lbs 5'8" (Okinawa Dojo)


Noad Lahat http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/ISRA0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 9-2
145-155lbs 5'8" (American Kickboxing Academy / Checkmat)

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Steven Siler http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 28-15
145-164lbs 5'11" (Victory MMA / The Pit Elevated Fight Team)

(Most recent win was at LW. Choked-out Micah Miller on TUF 14)


Kurt Holobaugh http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 14-4
145lbs 5'11" (Gracie Barra Northshore / Gracie United)

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Cole Miller 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 21-9 (1 NC)
145lbs 6'1" (American Top Team
)



Doo-Won Seo http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/SKOR0001.GIF 10-8
145lbs 5'9" (Freelance)


Diego Nunes http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 19-6
145lbs 5'6" (Nova União / Black House/X-Gym)


Joachim Hansen http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/NORW0001.GIF 23-14-1
143-154lbs 5'10" (357 MMA / Team Wodan Norway / Hellboy Hansen MMA)

(Loss to Kimura was at LW.)


Doo Ho Choi http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/SKOR0001.GIF 13-1
143lbs 5'9" (Gumi MMA)

140-155lbs 5'10" (Akhmat Fight Club)
(Losses were at LW.)

Marcos "Babuino" Rodrigues dos Santos http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 24-12-1 (2 NC)
145lbs (Chute Boxe / Macaco Gold Team
)

http://www.cdn.sherdog.com/thumbnail_crop/600/_images/pictures/17/17446.jpg
Paulo "Guerreiro" Dantas http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 25-10-1
145lbs 5'8" (Fighter Sport / Guerreiro Team)



Chris Fishgold http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNKG0100.GIF 13-1-1
145-155lbs 5'8" (Next Generation MMA Liverpool)

145-155lbs (CMA Korea / Team MAD)
(Loss to Kwang Hee Lee was at 155.)


Will Chope http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/THAL0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/PHIL0001.GIF 31-9
145-159lbs 6'4" (Phuket Top Team/Team Buffet/Juggernaut Fight Club)

(Fights at both FW & LW.)


Andy Main http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 11-2-1 (1 NC)
145-155lbs 5'11" (AMA Fight Club / Pure MMA)
(Currently competing at 145lbs.)

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Nam Phan http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 21-16
135-145lbs 5'6" (Ma Du Academy)

(Fights at both FW & BW.)

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Jadamba Narantungalag http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/MONG0001.GIF 11-4
145-154lbs 5'7" (Team Asashoryu / Team Tungaa)


Koji Oishi http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/JAPA0001.GIF 25-10-10
145lbs 5'8" (PANCRASEism)



Mike Corey http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 13-3-1
145lbs 5'9" (Team Curran)



Radley "Rad" Martinez http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/UNST0001.GIF 15-3
145lbs 5'6" (Victory MMA)

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Nazareno Malegarie http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/ARGE0001.GIFhttp://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 30-4 (Record)
139-155lbs 5'8" (Ataque Duplo / Team Tavares)

(Loss to Silva was at LW.)


Alexandre "Pulga" Pimentel http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 14-1
145-155lbs 5'9" (Blackzilians / Nova Geracao Combate)

(Currently competing at LW.)


Leonardo "Kazuya" Limberger Anschau http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 7-1
145lbs 5'8" (Team Nogueira Porto Alegre / Rizzo RVT)


Jamil Silveira da Conceicao 
http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 43-17-1
145-155lbs 5'8" (Dragon Fight / Nova União)
(Currently competing at LW.)


Valdines Silva http://www.flags.net/images/smallflags/BRAZ0001.GIF 14-5
145lbs 5'9" (Pitbull Brothers GT / Kioto)