The ratings of the MMA fighters mostly include the UFC stars, the biggest organizer of the mixed martial fights; this one is not the exception and includes the fighters of all weight categories and all nationalities and ages, performing and retired. The ranking is based on the top-200 rating of MMA fighters ever, provided by the UFC to all MMA fans and people who need to have actual information before giving their money to sports gambling websites.
Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov
- 70 kg
Khabib Nurmagomedov from Russia is currently in the top among the lightweight UFC fighters and one of the most recognized MMA champions ever. It is hard to believe this, but no one has ever managed to beat him at the moment, he has 29 victories over his sparring rivals in a row. Such flawless performance allowed him so far to be considered the strongest MMA fighter of the UFC in all weight categories.
His head spinning success on the Octagon made his name one of the most popular Google searches in 2018; Forbes named him one of the most successful Russians under forty years old. His personality might be a little contradictory as from time to time he appears in the tabloids in connection with different conflicts. The most famous of them, which nearly led to physical damage, was with Connor McGregor’s trainer, after which Nurmagomedov was temporarily disqualified and lost the right to participate in the UFC fights for almost a year. He could easily lose the champion title after this, however, his merits saved his reputation and, after his recent win in the fight against Justin Ray Gaethje on 24 October 2020, he made an announcement about him finishing his career and went into the history of MMA as the never-beaten fighter.
Jonathan “Bones” Jones
- The USA
- 93 kg
Jon Jones is a significant figure among the MMA champions. Performing in the light heavyweight category, he became the youngest champion in the history of the UFC at the age of twenty-three. He is the best fighter of his category and the second MMA champion of all time in all pound for pound rankings.
He has had only one loss within his career as a fighter. This was the result of his disqualification and there are still some debates regarding this decision of the Federation. Nevertheless, he was disentitled for several months due to a series of actions that led to arrest and community disapproval. However, he regained his title again and still remains one of the most respected and strongest MMA fighters of all time.
- 111 kg
Stipe Miocic was the champion of the UFC twice in the heavyweight division and he still has the highest positions both in his division and pound for pound rankings of all time. At the moment, he is the third fighter in the rating of all-category members of the UFC and, in addition, he is the first, and the only fighter so far, who have managed to defend his champion title three times in a row which definitely makes him a unique sportsman of the UFC and the MMA professional in general.
Miocic holds a record of the biggest number of strikes made within one fight and once received the highest post-fight bonus among the fighters of the UFC heavyweight division. Among his awards are the Fight of the Night and the Knockout of the Night, too. He has twenty wins of twenty-three fights from 2010 and is not planning to stop.
Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya
- 84 kg
Israel Adesanya is the fighter, mostly known for his performance in MMA and fights at the UFC Octagon. He is also a kickboxer and boxer, but at the moment, his main career line is connected with MMA. Being a citizen of New Zealand, he performs as a Nigerian fighter and has reached the highest titles from 2012 in different fighting arts. He signed with the UFC only in 2017; before this, he was a champion of different Asian events. He gained the title of the middleweight champion quickly and then defended it easily, having been awarded the Performance of the Night at the same time.
During his career as a fighting man, he has never had a loss of his twenty fights and this puts him on the top of the ranking charts of all MMA fighters within the total existence of this sport. The MMA fans and the UFC have great expectations of him and look forward to his new performances, as he has become one of the greatest and most notable breakthroughs in the MMA career ladder.
Kamaru ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman
- The USA
- 77 kg
Kamaru Usman’s results are also impressive so far: a total of seventeen wins of eighteen fights. There is no surprise that he is the current champion of his division that he proved twice successfully. He was a participant of the popular fighting reality-show, run by the UFC, and became its winner in 2015; this, without a doubt, gave him a significant boost for his further career. He was a leader in fights since childhood: participating in different martial arts school championships, he gained fifty-three wins out of fifty-six matches which inspired him to continue fighting later, when he was in college. He won several champion titles of the USA and signed an agreement with the UFC in 2012, He is also quite famous for his performance in the Legacy FC tournaments, where he won three times and showed great stamina and agility.