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411 Lightweight MMA Rankings: Charles Oliveira, Dustin Poirier, More

November 16, 2021 | Posted by Jonathan Solomon
Charles Oliveira

411’s Official MMA Rankings

Lightweight Division (155 lbs)


1) Dustin Poirier (28-6, 1 NC)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: January 19, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Conor McGregor – Win via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 264 – July 10, 2021

– vs. Conor McGregor – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 257 – January 24, 2021

– vs. Dan Hooker – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on ESPN – June 27, 2020

– vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Loss via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 242 – September 7, 2019

– vs. Max Holloway – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 236 – April 13, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Charles Oliveira – UFC 269 – December 11, 2021



2) Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira (31-8, 1 NC)

Height: 5’10

Birthday: October 17, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Michael Chandler – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 262 – May 15, 2021

– vs. Tony Ferguson – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 256 – December 12, 2020

– vs. Kevin Lee – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC Fight Night – March 14, 2020

– vs. Jared Gordon – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – November 16, 2019

– vs. Nik Lentz – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – May 18, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Dustin Poirier – UFC 269 – December 11, 2021



3) Justin Gaethje (23-3)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: November 14, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 6 fights:

vs. Michael Chandler – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 268 – November 6, 2021

– vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Loss via submission (triangle choke) – UFC 253 – September 19, 2020

– vs. Tony Ferguson – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 249 – May 9, 2010

– vs. Donald Cerrone – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – September 14, 2019

– vs. Edson Barboza – Win via KO (punch) – UFC on ESPN 2 – March 30, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown

Comment: In one of the best UFC fights of the last 10 years for sure, Gaethje and Michael Chandler beat the hell out of each other for three rounds. Gaethje seemingly was moments away from finishing the former Bellator champion only to be returned to a brawl on a number of occasions. It was Gaethje who walked away with the unanimous decision victory and appears to potentially be back near a title fight if other aspects of the picture fall into place.



4) Islam Makhachev (21-1)

Height: 5’10

Birthday: September 27, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Dan Hooker – Win via submission (Kimura) – UFC 267 – October 30, 2021

– vs. Thiago Moises – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – July 17, 2021

– vs. Drew Dober – Win via submission (Arm Triangle choke) – UFC 259 – March 6, 2021

– vs. Davi Ramos – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 242 – September 7, 2019

– vs. Arman Tsarukyan – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – April 20, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



5) Beneil Dariush (21-4-1)

Height: 5’10

Birthday: May 6, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Tony Ferguson – Win via decision (unaniumous) – UFC 262 – May 15, 2021

– vs. Diego Ferreira – Win via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – February 6, 2021

– vs. Scott Holzman – Win via KO (spinning backfist) – UFC Fight Night – August 8, 2020

– vs. Drakkar Klose – Win via KO (punch) – UFC 248 – March 7, 2020

– vs. Frank Camacho – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – October 26, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



6) Michael Chandler (22-7)

Height: 5’8

Birthday: April 24, 1986

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Justin Gaethje – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 268 – November 6, 2021

– vs. Charles Oliveira – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 262 – May 15, 2021

– vs. Dan Hooker – Win via KO (punches) – UFC 257 – January 24, 2021

– vs. Benson Henderson – Win via KO (strikes) – Bellator 243 – August 7, 2020

– vs. Sidney Outlaw – Win via KO (strikes) – Bellator 237 – December 29, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown

Comment: Chandler is no stranger to highlight reel prolonged brawls, the best Bellator fight ever saw him and Eddie Alvarez battle for several rounds. Even though he’s 1-2 in his UFC career to date, he will still be focused heavily in promotion whenever his next fight comes around because that fight will be a sure fire crowd pleaser.



7) Dan Hooker (21-11)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: February 13, 1990

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Islam Makhachev – Loss via submission (Kimura) – UFC 267 – October 30, 2021

– vs. Nasrat Haqparast – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 266 – September 25, 2021

– vs. Michael Chandler – Loss via KO (punches) – UFC 257 – January 24, 2021

– vs. Dustin Poirier – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC on ESPN – June 27, 2020

– vs. Paul Felder – Win via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – February 23, 2020

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



8) “Notorious” Conor McGregor (23-6)

Height: 5’8

Birthday: July 14, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Dustin Poirier – Loss via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 264 – July 10, 2021

– vs. Dustin Poirier – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 257 – January 24, 2021

– vs. Donald Cerrone – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 246 – January 18, 2020

– vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Loss via submission (neck crank) – UFC 229 – October 6, 2018

– vs. Eddie Alvarez – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



9) Gregor Gillespie (14-1)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: March 18, 1987

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Diego Ferreira – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on ESPN – May 8, 2021

– vs. Kevin Lee – Loss via KO (head kick) – UFC 244 – November 2, 2019

– vs. Yancy Medeiros – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – January 19, 2019

– vs. Vinc Pichel – Win via submission (arm triangle choke) – UFC Fight Night – June 1, 2018

– vs. Jordan Rinaldi – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – January 27, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



10) Arman Tsarukyan (17-2)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: October 11, 1996

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Christos Giagos – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – September 18, 2021

– vs. Matt Frevola – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 257 – January 23, 2021

– vs. Davi Ramos – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – July 18, 2020

– vs. Oliveir Aubin-Mercier – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 240 – July 27, 2019

– vs. Islam Makhachev – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – April 20, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



11) Muslim Salikhov (18-2)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: June 9, 1984

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Francisco Trinaldo – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – June 5, 2021

– vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos – Win via decision (split) – UFC 251 – July 11, 2020

– vs. Laureano Staropoli – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – October 26, 2019

– vs. Nordine Taleb – Win via KO (punch) – UFC 242 – September 7, 2019

– vs. Ricky Rainey – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC on FOX – April 14, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Michel Pereira – UFC Fight Night – January 15, 2022



12) Mateusz Gamrot (19-1, 1 NC)

Height: 5’10

Birthday: December 11, 1990

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jeremy Stephens – Win via submission (Kimura) – UFC on ESPN – July 17, 2021

– vs. Scott Holzman – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC on ABC – April 10, 2021

– vs. Guram Kutateladze – Loss via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – October 17, 2020

– vs. Marian Ziolkowski – Win via decision (unanimous) – KSW 54 – August 29, 2020

– vs. Norman Parke – Win via TKO (Doctor stoppage) – KSW 53 – July 11, 2020

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Diego Ferreira – UFC Fight Night – December 18, 2021



13) Diego Ferreira (17-4)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: January 18, 1985

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Gregor Gillespie – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC on ESPN – May 8, 2021

– vs. Beneil Dariush – Loss via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – February 6, 2021

– vs. Anthony Pettis – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 246 – January 18, 2020

– vs. Mairbek Taisumov – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 242 – September 7, 2019

– vs. Rustam Khabilov – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – February 23, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Mateusz Gamrot – UFC Fight Night – December 18, 2021



14) Brad Riddell (10-1)

Height: 5’8

Birthday: September 30, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Drew Dober – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 263 – June 12, 2021

– vs. Alex da Silva Coelho – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 253 – September 26, 2020

– vs. Magomed Mustafaev – Win via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – Febraury 23, 2020

– vs. Jamie Mullarkey – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 243 – October 5, 2019

– vs. Mikey Vaotuua – Win via decision (unanimous) – WW 7 – July 12, 2019

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Rafel Fiziev – UFC on ESPN – December 4, 2021



15) Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson (25-6)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: February 12, 1984

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Beneil Dariush – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 262 – May 15, 2021

– vs. Charles Oliveira – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 256 – December 12, 2020

– vs. Justin Gaethje – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 249 – May 9, 2020

– vs. Donald Cerrone – Win via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 238 – June 8, 2019

– vs. Anthony Pettis – Win via TKO (injury) – UFC 229 – October 6, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown