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411’s Light Heavyweight MMA Rankings: Corey Anderson, Dominick Reyes, More

October 22, 2019 | Posted by Jonathan Solomon
Corey Anderson

411’s Official MMA Rankings: Light Heavyweight Division

Light Heavyweight Division (205 lbs)


1) Jon Jones (25-1, 1 NC)

Height: 6’4

Birthday: July 19, 1987

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Thiago Santos – Win via decision (split) – UFC 239 – July 6, 2019

– vs. Anthony Smith – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 235 – March 2, 2019

– vs. Alexander Gustafsson – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 232 – December 29, 2018

– vs. Daniel Cormier – No Contest (originally – Win via KO (punches)) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Ovince St. Preux – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 197: Jones vs. OSP – April 23, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



2) Thiago Santos (21-7)

Height: 6’2

Birthday: January 7, 1984

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jon Jones – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 239 – July 6, 2019

– vs. Jan Blachowicz – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – February 23, 2019

– vs. Jimi Manuwa – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC 231 – December 8, 2018

– vs. Eryk Anders – Win via TKO (elbows) – UFC Fight Night – September 22, 2018

– vs. Kevin Holland – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 227 – August 4, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



3) Ryan Bader (27-5, 1 NC)

Height: 6’2

Birthday: June 7, 1983

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Cheick Kongo – No Contest – Bellator – September 7, 2019

– vs. Fedor Emelianenko – Win via TKO (strikes) – Bellator 214 – January 26, 2019

– vs. Matt Mitrione – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 207 – October 12, 2018

– vs. King Mo Lawal – Win via TKO (strikes) – Bellator 199 – May 12, 2018

– vs. Linton Vassell – Win via TKO (strikes) – Bellator 186 – November 3, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



4) Anthony Smith (32-14)

Height: 6’4

Birthday: July 26, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Alexander Gustafsson – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC on ESPN+ – June 1, 2019

– vs. Jon Jones – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 235 – March 2, 2019

– vs. Volkan Oezdemir – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – October 27, 2018

– vs. Shogun Rua – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – July 22, 2018

– vs. Rashad Evans – Win via KO (knee) – UFC 225 – June 9, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



5) Dominick Reyes (12-0)

Height: 6’4

Birthday: December 26, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Chris Weidman – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on ESPN – October 18, 2019

– vs. Volkan Oezdemir – Win via decision (split) – UFC on ESPN+ – March 16, 2019

– vs. Ovince St. Preux – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 229 – October 6, 2018

– vs. Jared Cannonier – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – May 19, 2018

– vs. Jeremy Kimball – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 218 – December 2, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



6) Jan Blachowicz (24-8)

Birthday: February 24, 1983

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Luke Rockhold – Win via KO (punch) – UFC 239 – July 6, 2019

– vs. Thiago Santos – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – February 23, 2019

– vs. Nikita Krylov – Win via submission (arm triangle choke) – UFC Fight Night – September 15, 2018

– vs. Jimi Manuwa – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – March 17, 2018

– vs. Jared Cannonier – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – December 16, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Jacare Souza – UFC Fight Night – November 16, 2019



7) Corey Anderson (12-4)

Height: 6’3

Birthday: September 22, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Ilir Latifi – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 232 – December 29, 2018

– vs. Glover Teixeira – Win via decision – UFC Fight Night – July 22, 2018

– vs. Patrick Cummins – Win via decision – UFC Fight Night – April 21, 2018

– vs. Ovince St. Preux – Loss via KO (head kick) – UFC 217 – November 4, 2017

– vs. Jimi Manuwa – Loss via KO (punch) – UFC Fight Night – March 18, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Johnny Walker – UFC 244 – November 2, 2019



8) Tomasz Narkun (17-3)

Height: 6’3

Birthday: December 3, 1989

Currently Fighting With: KSW

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Przemyslaw Mysiala – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – KSW 50 – September 14, 2019

– vs. Philip De Fries – Loss via decision (unanimous) – KSW 47 – March 23, 2019

– vs. Mamed Khalidov – Win via decision (unanimous) – KSW 46 – December 1, 2018

– vs. Mamed Khalidov – Win via submission (triangle choke) – KSW 42 – March 3, 2018

– vs. Marcin Wojclk – Win via submission (triangle choke) – KSW 39 – May 27, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



9) Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (26-11)

Birthday: November 25, 1981

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Tyson Pedro – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – December 1, 2018

– vs. Anthony Smith – Loss via KO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – July 22, 2018

– vs. Gian Villante – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – March 11, 2017

– vs. Corey Anderson – Win via decision (split) – UFC 198 – May 14, 2016

– vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia – August 1, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Sam Alvey – UFC Fight Night – November 16, 2019

Comment: Shogun is set to return next month fighting Sam Alvey in Brazil. Interestingly, the legendary fighter has not competed in the United States since 2013.



10) Vadim Nemkov (11-2)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: June 20, 1992

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Rafael Carvalho – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – Bellator 230 – October 12, 2019

– vs. Phil Davis – Win via decision (split) – Bellator 209 – November 15, 2018

– vs. Liam McGeary – Win via TKO (leg kicks) – Bellator 194 – February 16, 2018

– vs. Philipe Lins – Win via KO (strikes) – Bellator 182 – August 25, 2017

– vs. Alison Vicente – Win via TKO (strikes) – RIZIN FF WGP – December 29, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



11) Glover Teixeira (30-7)

Height: 6’2

Birthday: October 28, 1979

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Nikita Krylov – Win via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – September 14, 2019

– vs. Ion Cutelaba – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – April 27, 2019

– vs. Karl Roberson – Win via submission (arm triangle choke) – UFC Fight Night – January 19, 2019

– vs. Corey Anderson – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – July 22, 2018

– vs. Misha Cirkunov – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – December 16, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



12) Johnny Walker (17-3)

Height: 6’6

Birthday: March 30, 1992

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Misha Cirkunov – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 235 – March 2, 2019

– vs. Justin Ledet – Win via TKO (spinning backlist) – UFC Fight Night – February 2, 2019

– vs. Khalil Rountree Jr. – Win via KO (elbow) – UFC Fight Night – November 17, 2018

– vs. Henrique da Silva – Win via decision (unanimous) – Contender Series Brazil – August 11, 2018

– vs. Check Kone – Win via TKO (strikes) – European Beatdown 3 – March 17, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Corey Anderson – UFC 244 – November 2, 2019




13) Phil Davis (20-5, 1 No Contest)

Height: 6’2

Birthday: September 25, 1984

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Liam McGeary – Win via TKO (injury) – Bellator 220 – April 27, 2019

– vs. Vadim Nemkov – Loss via decision (split) – Bellator 209 – November 15, 2018

– vs. Linton Vassell – Win via KO (head kick) – Bellator 200 – May 25, 2018

– vs. Leo Leite – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 186 – November 3, 2017

– vs. Ryan Bader – Loss via decision (split) – Bellator 180 – June 24, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Karl Albrektsson – Bellator 231 – October 25, 2019




14) Aleksandar Rakic (12-1)

Birthday: February 6, 1992

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jimi Manuwa – Win via KO (head kick) – UFC Fight Night – June 1, 2019

– vs. Devin Clark – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 231 – December 8, 2018

– vs. Justin Ledet – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – July 22, 2018

– vs. Francimar Barroso – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – September 2, 2017

– vs. Sergio Souza – Win via TKO (strikes) – AFC 5 – March 4, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Volkan Oezdemir – UFC Fight Night – December 21, 2019



15) Ryan “Superman” Spann (17-5)

Height: 6’5

Birthday: August 24, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Devin Clark – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC Fight Night – October 12, 2019

– vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC 237 – May 11, 2019

– vs. Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – September 22, 2018

– vs. Emiliano Sordi – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – DW Tuesday Contender Series – June 19, 2018

– vs. Alex Nicholson – Win via KO (strikes) – LFA 32 – January 26, 2018

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown