Nov 16, 2021

UPDATED OFFICIAL BELLATOR MMA FIGHTER RANKINGS AS OF NOVEMBER 16

LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA is ending the year off with a banger inside the Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, December 3 with BELLATOR MMA 272: Pettis vs. Horiguchi, an event that will see the BELLATOR Bantamweight World Champion Sergio Pettis make his first title defense against current RIZIN and former BELLATOR 135-pound champ Kyoji Horiguchi in a must-watch clash of champions. Also, the co-main event sees a battle between top-10 featherweights, as No. 4-ranked Emmanuel Sanchez and No. 9-ranked Jeremy Kennedy collide in a scrap that is sure to bring fireworks.  

 

BELLATOR 272: Pettis vs. Horiguchi 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. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)

3. Vadim Nemkov (15-2) ∇1

4. Gegard Mousasi (48-7-2)

5. Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)

6. Corey Anderson (16-5) ∆1  

7. Ryan Bader (28-7) ∆1  

8. Sergio Pettis (21-5) ∇2

9. Michael Page (20-1)

10. Valentin Moldavsky (11-1) 

WOMEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND

1. Cris Cyborg (25-2, 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 (15-8)

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. Linton Vassell (22-8) ∆2

5. Tim Johnson (15-8) ∇1

6. Tyrell Fortune (11-2) ∇1

6. Steve Mowry (10-0) ∆1  

8. Said Sowma (8-2)

8. Davion Franklin (4-0) ∆1  

10. Gokhan Saricam (6-1)

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. Andrey Koreshkov (24-4) ∆1     

9. Joey Davis (8-0) ∇1     

10.Oliver Enkamp (10-2)

MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT

C. Patricky Pitbull (24-10)

1. Sidney Outlaw (16-4) 

2. Brent Primus (11-2)  

3. Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0)

4. Goiti Yamauchi (26-5)   

5. Peter Queally (13-6-1)  

6. Benson Henderson (28-11)  

7. Islam Mamedov (20-1-1)     

8. Myles Jury (19-6)

9. Aviv Gozali (6-0)      

10. Adam Piccolotti (12-4)   

MEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT

C. AJ McKee (18-0)

1. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)

2. Mads Burnell (16-3)

2. Adam Borics (17-1) ∆1  

4. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-6)

5. Aaron Pico (9-3) ∆1     

6. Pedro Carvalho (12-5) ∇1

7. Daniel Weichel (41-13)  

8. Justin Gonzales (12-1)

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)

3. 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 (25-2, 1 NC)

1. Arlene Blencowe (15-8)

2. Cat Zingano (12-4)

3. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)

4. Leah McCourt (6-1) 

5. Janay Harding (6-5) ∆1     

6. Sinead Kavanagh (7-5) ∇1

7. Pam Sorenson (9-4) 

7. Jessy Miele (9-5) ∆2    

9. Talita Nogueira (8-2) ∇1  

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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