MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings
The latest MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, April 2. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from all across the world in each of the six most widely accepted weight classes, as voted on by MMAWeekly.

We take into consideration a fighter’s performance in addition to his win-loss record, head-to-head and common opponents, difficulty of opponents, and numerous other factors in what is the most comprehensive rankings system in the sport.

Fighters who are currently serving drug-related suspensions are not eligible for Top 10 consideration until they have fought one time after the completion of their suspension.

Fighters must also have competed within the past 12 months in order to be eligible for Top 10 consideration.

Below are the current MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings, which are up-to-date as of April 2.

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (over 205 pounds) #1 Heavyweight Fighter in the World: Fedor Emelianenko 2. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 3. Randy Couture 4. Josh Barnett 5. Tim Sylvia 6. Andrei Arlovski 7. Fabricio Werdum 8. Gabriel Gonzaga 9. Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic 10. Aleksander Emelianenko <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (205-pound limit) #1 Light Heavyweight Fighter in the World: Quinton Jackson 2. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua 3. Chuck Liddell 4. Lyoto Machida 5. Keith Jardine 6. Forrest Griffin 7. Wanderlei Silva 8. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou 9. Ricardo Arona 10. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION (185-pound limit) #1 Middleweight Fighter in the World: Anderson Silva 2. Paulo Filho 3. Rich Franklin 4. Denis Kang 5. Robbie Lawler 6. Nathan Marquardt 7. Kazuo Misaki 8. Yushin Okami 9. Dan Henderson 10. Frank Trigg <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION (170-pound limit) #1 Welterweight Fighter in the World: Georges St. Pierre 2. Matt Serra 3. Jon Fitch 4. Matt Hughes 5. Josh Koscheck 6. Karo Parisyan 7. Jake Shields 8. Diego Sanchez 9. Carlos Condit 10. Marcus Davis <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION (160-pound limit) #1 Lightweight Fighter in the World: Takanori Gomi 2. Tatsuya Kawajiri 3. Shinya Aoki 4. Gesias "JZ" Calvancante 5. Mitsuhiro Ishida 6. Gilbert Melendez 7. B.J. Penn 8. Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro 9. Joe Stevenson 10. Joachim Hansen <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION (145 pounds and under) #1 Featherweight Fighter in the World: Urijah Faber 2. "Lion" Takeshi Inoue 3. Akitoshi Tamura 4. Antonio Carvalho 5. Hideki Kadowaki 6. Masakazu Imanari 7. Hatsu Hioki 8. Jeff Curran 9. Rafael Assuncao 10. Wagnney Fabiano