Nov 9, 2021

UPDATED OFFICIAL BELLATOR MMA FIGHTER RANKINGS AS OF NOVEMBER 9

LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA returns on Friday, November 12 with BELLATOR MMA 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh, headlined by the return of pound-for-pound queen Cris Cyborg (24-2) putting her featherweight title on the line for the third time against Irish-born slugger Sinead Kavanagh (7-4). The co-main event sees a clash of top-ten heavyweights, as No. 5-ranked heavyweight Tyrell Fortune (11-1) battles No. 6-ranked heavyweight Linton Vassell (20-8) in a bout that will help shape the heavyweight title picture.

 

BELLATOR 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh takes place at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida and airs live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

 

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MEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND

1. AJ McKee (18-0)

2. Vadim Nemkov (15-2)

2. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)

4. Gegard Mousasi (48-7-2)

5. Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)

6. Sergio Pettis (21-5)∆1  

7. Corey Anderson (16-5) ∇1

8. Ryan Bader (28-7)

9. Michael Page (20-1)

10. Valentin Moldavsky (11-1) 

WOMEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND

1. Cris Cyborg (24-2, 1 NC)

2. Juliana Velasquez (12-0)

3. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)

4. Liz Carmouche (16-7)

5. Denise Kielholtz (6-3)

6. Arlene Blencowe (14-8)

7. Cat Zingano (12-4)

8. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1)

9. Leah McCourt (6-1)

10. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)

MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT

C. Ryan Bader (28-7)

IC. Valentin Moldavsky (11-1) 

2. Cheick Kongo (31-11-2)

3. Fedor Emelianenko (40-6)   

4. Tim Johnson (15-8) 

5. Tyrell Fortune (11-1)

6. Linton Vassell (20-8)

7. Steve Mowry (9-0)

8. Said Sowma (8-2)

9. Davion Franklin (4-0)

10. Gokhan Saricam (6-1) NR

MEN’S LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

C. Vadim Nemkov (15-2)

1. Corey Anderson (16-5)

2. Phil Davis (23-6) 

3. Ryan Bader (28-7)

4. Anthony Johnson (23-6)

4. Julius Anglickas (10-2)

6. Lyoto Machida (26-11)

7. Karl Albrektsson (13-3)

8. Alex Polizzi (9-1)

9. Grant Neal (6-1)

10. Melvin Manhoef (32-15-1)

MEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT

C. Gegard Mousasi (48-7-2)

1. Austin Vanderford (11-0) 

2. John Salter (18-5) 

3. Costello van Steenis (13-2) 

4. Fabian Edwards (9-2) 

5. Johnny Eblen (9-0)

6. Anatoly Tokov (30-2)  

7. Charlie Ward (9-4)

8. Mike Shipman (14-3)

9. Romero Cotton (5-0)

10. Dalton Rosta (5-0)

MEN’S WELTERWEIGHT

C. Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)

1. Michael Page (20-1)

2. Douglas Lima (32-10)

3. Jason Jackson (15-4)

4. Neiman Gracie (11-2)

5. Logan Storley (12-1)

6. Derek Anderson (17-4) 

7. Paul Daley (43-18-2) 

8. Joey Davis (8-0)

9. Andrey Koreshkov (24-4)    

10.Oliver Enkamp (10-2)

MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT

C. Patricky Pitbull (24-10)

1. Sidney Outlaw (16-4) ∆1 

2. Brent Primus (11-2)∆1  

3. Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0) ∆4

4. Goiti Yamauchi (26-5) ∆1  

5. Peter Queally (13-6-1) ∇1 

6. Benson Henderson (28-11)  

7. Islam Mamedov (20-1-1) ∆2     

8. Myles Jury (19-6)

9. Aviv Gozali (6-0)NR     

10. Adam Piccolotti (12-4) NR  

MEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT

C. AJ McKee (18-0)

1. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)

2. Mads Burnell (16-3)

3. Adam Borics (17-1)

4. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-6)

5. Pedro Carvalho (12-5) ∆2  

6. Aaron Pico (8-3)∇1

7. Daniel Weichel (41-13) ∇1 

8. Justin Gonzales (12-0)

9. Jeremy Kennedy (16-3)

10. Darrion Caldwell (15-5)

MEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT

C. Sergio Pettis (21-5)

1. Juan Archuleta (25-3)

2. Raufeon Stots (17-1)

2. Patchy Mix (15-1) ∆1 

4. Magomed Magomedov (18-2)

5. Leandro Higo (21-5) 

6. James Gallagher (11-2) 

7. Josh Hill (20-4)

8. Jornel Lugo (7-0)

9. Cass Bell (5-2)

10. Darrion Caldwell (15-5) 

WOMEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT

C. Cris Cyborg (24-2, 1 NC)

1. Arlene Blencowe (14-8)

2. Cat Zingano (12-4)

3. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)

4. Leah McCourt (6-1) 

5. Sinead Kavanagh (7-4) 

6. Janay Harding (6-5) 

7. Pam Sorenson (9-3) 

8. Talita Nogueira (8-2)  

9. Jessy Miele (9-5)

10. Jessica Borga (3-4)

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT

C. Juliana Velasquez (12-0)

1. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)

2. Liz Carmouche (16-7)

3. Denise Kielholtz (6-3) 

4. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1) 

5. Kate Jackson (11-5-1)

6. Veta Arteaga (6-4)

7. Alejandra Lara (9-5)

8. DeAnna Bennett (11-7-1)     

9. Vanessa Porto (23-9)

10. Diana Avsaragova (4-0)

 

 

 

 

 

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