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411’s MMA Rankings 02.05.19: Featherweight Division – Jose Aldo, Max Holloway, More

February 5, 2019 | Posted by Jonathan Solomon
Jose Aldo


411’s Official MMA Rankings

Featherweight Division (145 lbs)


1) Max Holloway (20-3)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: December 4, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Brian Ortega – Win via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 231 – December 8, 2018

– vs. Jose Aldo – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 218 – December 2, 2017

– vs. Jose Aldo – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 212 – June 3, 2017

– vs. Anthony Pettis – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 206 – December 10, 2016

– vs. Ricardo Lamas – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping – June 4, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



2) Brian Ortega (14-1, 1 NC)

Height: 5’10

Birthday: February 21, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Max Holloway – Loss via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 231 – December 8, 2018

– vs. Frankie Edgar – Win via KO (punch) – UFC 222 – March 3, 2018

– vs. Cub Swanson – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC Fight Night – December 9, 2017

– vs. Renato Moicano – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Clay Guida – Win via KO (knee) – UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping – June 4, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



3) Jose Aldo (28-4)

Height: 5’7

Birthday: September 9, 1986

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Renato Moicano – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – February 2, 2019

– vs. Jeremy Stephens – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – July 28, 2018

– vs. Max Holloway – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 218 – December 2, 2017

– vs. Max Holloway – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 212 – June 3, 2017

– vs. Frankie Edgar – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 200: Cormier vs. Jones 2 – July 9, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown

Comment: Saturday, Aldo won consecutive fights for the first time since he beat Chad Mendes in 2014. With his recent streak, he could be just one additional win away from another UFC championship fight. As for who a next fight could be with, perhaps Ortega and Alexander Volkanovski are options.



4) Frankie Edgar (23–6-1)

Height: 5’6

Birthday: October 16, 1981

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 6 fights:

– vs. Cub Swanson – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – April 21. 2018

– vs. Brian Ortega – Loss via KO (punch) – UFC 222 – March 3, 2018

– vs. Yair Rodriguez – Win via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 211 – May 13, 2017

– vs. Jeremy Stephens – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Jose Aldo – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 200: Cormier vs. Jones 2 – July 9, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



5) Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (28-4)

Height: 5’5

Birthday: July 7, 1987

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Emmanuel Sanchez – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 209 – November 15, 2018

– vs. Daniel Weichel – Win via decision (split) – Bellator MMA – July 14, 2018

– vs. Daniel Straus – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – Bellator 178 – April 21, 2017

– vs. Benson Henderson – Loss via TKO (leg injury) – Bellator 160 – August 26, 2016

– vs. Henry Corrales – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – Bellator 153 – April 22, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown




6) Alexander Volkanovski (19-1)

Height: 5’6

Birthday: September 29, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Chad Mendes – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 232 – December 29, 2018

– vs. Darren Elkins – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – July 14, 2018

– vs. Jeremy Kennedy – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 221 – February 10, 2018

– vs. Shane Young – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – November 18, 2017

– vs. Mizuto Hirota – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – June 10, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown




7) Renato Moicano (13-2-1)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: May 21, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jose Aldo – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – February 2, 2019

– vs. Cub Swanson – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 227 – August 4, 2018

– vs. Calvin Kattar – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 223 – April 7, 2018

– vs. Brian Ortega – Loss via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Jeremy Stephens – Win via decision (split) – UFC on Fox – April 15, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown




8) Jeremy “Lil’ Heathen” Stephens (28-15)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: May 26, 1986

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jose Aldo – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – July 28, 2018

– vs. Josh Emmett – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – February 24, 2018

– vs. Doo Ho Choi – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – January 14, 2018

– vs. Gilbert Melendez – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 215 – September 9, 2017

– vs. Renato Moicano – Loss via decision (split) -UFC on Fox – April 15, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov – UFC 235 – March 2, 2019



9) Mirsad Bektic (13-1)

Height: 5’8

Birthday: February 16, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Ricardo Lamas – Win via decision (split) – UFC 225 – June 9, 2018

– vs. Godofredo Castro – Win via KO (body punch) – UFC on Fox – January 27, 2018

– vs. Darren Elkins – Loss via KO (strikes) – UFC 209 – March 4, 2017

– vs. Russell Doane – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 204 – October 8, 2016

– vs. Lucas Martins – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves – May 30, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



10) Emmanuel “El Matador” Sanchez (17-4)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: August 11, 1990

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Pitbull Freire – Loss via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 209 – November 15, 2018

– vs. Sam Sicilia – Win via submission (arm triangle choke) – Bellator 198 – April 28, 2018

– vs. Daniel Straus – Win via submission (triangle choke) – Bellator MMA – October 6, 2017

– vs. Marcos Galvao – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator MMA – March 31, 2017

– vs. Georgi Karakhanyan – Win via decision (split) – Bellator MMA – January 21, 2017

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Ashleigh Grimshaw – Bellator 218 – March 22, 2019

Comment: Fresh off his loss to Pitbull Freire in November, Sanchez is preparing to welcome Englishman Ashleigh Grimshaw to Bellator next month. Grimshaw just turned 37 and is 20-10 in his pro career, and will look to jump right into the Bellator title mix off of Sanchez’s name.




11) Mateusz Gamrot (15-0, 1 NC)

Height: 5’10

Birthday: December 11, 1990

Currently Fighting With: KSW

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Kleber Koike Erbst – Win via decision (unanimous) – KSW 46 – December 1, 2018

– vs. Grzegorz Szulakowski – Win via submission (Keylock) – KSW 42 – March 3, 2018

– vs. Norman Parke – No Contest (eye poke) – KSW 40 – October 22, 2017

– vs. Norman Parke – Win via decision (unanimous) – KSW 39 – May 27, 2017

– vs. Renato Gomes Gabriel – Win via submission (heel hook) – KSW 36 – October 1, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



12) Yair Rodriguez (11-2)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: October 6, 1992

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Chan Sung Jung – Win via KO (elbow) – UFC Fight Night – November 10, 2018

– vs. Frankie Edgar – Loss via TKO (doctor stoppage) – UFC 211 – May 13, 2017

– vs. B.J. Penn – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – January 15, 2017

– vs. Alex Caceres – Win via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – August 6, 2016

– vs. Andre Fili – Win via KO (flying head kick) – UFC 197 – April 23, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown




13) Josh Emmett (13-2)

Height: 5’6

Birthday: March 4, 1985

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jeremy Stephens – Loss via KO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – February 24, 2018

– vs. Ricardo Lamas – Win via KO (punch) – UFC on Fox – December 16, 2017

– vs. Felipe Arantes – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – October 21, 2017

– vs. Desmond Green – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 210 – April 8, 2017

– vs. Scott Holtzman – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – December 17, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



14) Ricardo Lamas (19-7)

Height: 5’8

Birthday: May 21, 1982

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Darren Elkins – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – November 17, 2018

– vs. Mirsad Bektic – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 225 – June 9, 2018

– vs. Josh Emmett – Loss via KO (punch) – UFC on Fox – December 16, 2017

– vs. Jason Knight – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Charles Oliveira – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC TUF Finale – November 5, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



15) “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (14-5)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: March 17, 1987

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Yair Rodriguez – Loss via KO (elbow) – UFC Fight Night – November 10, 2018

– vs. Dennis Bermudez – Win via KO (punch) – UFC Fight Night – February 4, 2017

– vs. Jose Aldo – Loss via TKO (punches) – UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie – August 3, 2013

– vs. Dustin Poirier – Win via submission (D’arce choke) – UFC on Fuel: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier – May 15, 2012

– vs. Mark Hominick – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida – December 10, 2011

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown