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411 MMA Rankings 02.06.18: Welterweight Division

February 6, 2018 | Posted by Jonathan Solomon
Tyron Woodley


411’s Official MMA Rankings

Welterweight Division


1) Tyron Woodley (18-3-1)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: April 17, 1982

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Demian Maia – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Stephen Thompson – Win via decision (split) – UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 – March 4, 2017

– vs. Stephen Thompson – Draw via decision – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Robbie Lawler – Win via KO (punch) – UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley – July 30, 2016

– vs. Kelvin Gastelum – Win via decision (split) – UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz – January 31, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



2) Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (15-2-1)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: February 11, 1983

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jorge Masvidal – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 217 – November 4, 2017

– vs. Tyron Woodley – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 – March 4, 2017

– vs. Tyron Woodley – Draw via decision – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Rory MacDonald – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – June 18, 2016

– vs. Johny Hendricks – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson – February 6, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



3) Rafael dos Anjos (28-9)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: October 26, 1984

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

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

– vs. Neil Magny – Win via submission (arm triangle choke) – UFC 215 – September 9, 2017

– vs. Tarec Saffiedine – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – June 17, 2017

– vs. Tony Ferguson – Loss via decision (unanimous) – TUF Finale – November 5, 2016

– vs. Eddie Alvarez – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – July 7, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



4) Rory MacDonald (20-4)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: July 22, 1989

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Douglas Lima – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator MMA – January 20, 2018

– vs. Paul Daley – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – Bellator 179 – May 19, 2017

– vs. Stephen Thompson – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – June 18, 2016

– vs. Robbie Lawler – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor – July 11, 2015

– vs. Tarec Saffiedine – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine – October 4, 2014

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown

Comment: MacDonald won his first championship in nearly a decade when he secured the unanimous decision over Douglas Lima last month. The new Bellator champion, Rory will attempt to dominate the division throughout the rest of the year.



5) Colby Covington (13-1)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: February 22, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Demian Maia – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – October 28, 2017

– vs. Dong Hyun Kim – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – June 17, 2017

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

– vs. Max Griffin – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 202 – August 20, 2016

– vs. Jonathan Meunier – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – June 18, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



6) Douglas Lima (29-7)

Height: 6’1

Birthday: January 5, 1988

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Rory MacDonald – Loss via decision (unanimous) – Bellator MMA – January 20, 2018

– vs. Lorenz Larkin – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 180 – June 24, 2017

– vs. Andrey Koreshkov – Win via KO (punches) – Bellator 164 – November 10, 2016

– vs. Paul Daley – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 158 – July 16, 2016

– vs. Andrey Koreshkov – Loss via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 140 – July 17, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown

Comment: Lima is now a former Bellator welterweight champion for the second time, he last suffered a loss in 2015 to Andrey Koreshkov (ending his first title reign in Bellator). Hopefully, Lima can avoid injuries and scheduling problems because over the course of the past year and a half, he has spent 15 months between fights.



7) “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (28-12, 1 NC)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: March 20, 1982

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Rafael dos Anjos – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – December 16, 2017

– vs. Donald Cerrone – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Tyron Woodley – Loss via KO (punch) – UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley – July 30, 2016

– vs. Carlos Condit – Win via decision (split) – UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit – January 2, 2016

– vs. Rory MacDonald – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor – July 11, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



8) Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal (32-13)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: November 12, 1984

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Stephen Thompson – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 217 – November 4, 2017

– vs. Demian Maia – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 211 – May 13, 2017

– vs. Donald Cerrone – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – January 28, 2017

– vs. Jake Ellenberger – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC TUF Finale – December 3, 2016

– vs. Ross Pearson – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 201 – July 30, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



9) Darren Till (16-0-1)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: December 24, 1992

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Donald Cerrone – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – October 21, 2017

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

– vs. Jessin Ayari – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – May 28, 2017

– vs. Nicolas Dalby – Draw via decision (split) – UFC Fight Night – October 24, 2015

– vs. Wendell de Oliveira – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – May 30, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



10) Santiago Ponzinibbio (26-3)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: September 26, 1986

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

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

– vs. Gunnar Nelson – Win via KO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – July 16, 2017

– vs. Nordine Taleb – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – February 19, 2017

– vs. Zak Cummings – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – August 6, 2016

– vs. Court McGee – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – April 16, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



11) Demian Maia (25-8)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: November 6, 1977

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Colby Covington – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – October 28, 2017

– vs. Tyron Woodley – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Jorge Masvidal – Win via decision (split) – UFC 211 – May 13, 2017

– vs. Carlos Condit – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC on Fox – August 27, 2016

– vs. Matt Brown – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 198 – May 14, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



12) Paul “Semtex” Daley (40-15-2)

Height: 5’9

Birthday: February 2, 1983

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Lorenz Larkin – Win via TKO (strikes) – Bellator 183 – September 23, 2017

– vs. Rory MacDonald – Loss via submission (rear naked choke) – Bellator 179 – May 19, 2017

– vs. Brennan Ward – Win via KO (flying knee) – Bellator 170 – January 21, 2017

– vs. Douglas Lima – Loss via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 158 – July 16, 2016

– vs. Andy Ulrich – Win via KO (punch) – Bellator 148 – January 29, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



13) Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (20-2)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: August 23, 1990

Currently Fighting With: Bellator MMA

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Chidi Njokuani – Win via TKO (strikes) – Bellator 182 – August 25, 2017

– vs. Douglas Lima – Loss via KO (punches) – Bellator 164 – November 10, 2016

– vs. Benson Henderson – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 153 – April 22, 2016

– vs. Douglas Lima – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 140 – July 17, 2015

– vs. Adam McDonough – Win via decision (unanimous) – Bellator 122 – July 25, 2014

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



14) Gunnar Nelson (16-3-1)

Height: 5’11

Birthday: July 28, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio – Loss via KO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – July 16, 2017

– vs. Alan Jouban – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC Fight Night – March 18, 2017

– vs. Albert Tumenov – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night: REEM vs. Arlovski – May 8, 2016

– vs. Demian Maia – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor – December 12, 2015

– vs. Brandon Thatch – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 189 – July 11, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



15) Kamaru Usman (12-1)

Height: 6’0

Birthday: May 11, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Emil Weber Meek – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – January 14, 2018

– vs. Sergio Moraes – Win via KO (punch) – UFC Fight Night – September 16, 2017

– vs. Sean Strickland – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 210 – April 8, 2017

– vs. Warlley Alves – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – November 19, 2016

– vs. Alexander Yakovlev – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – July 23, 2016

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown

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