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411’s MMA Rankings 12.18.18: Lightweight Division – Conor McGregor, Khabib, More

411's MMA Rankings 12.18.18: Lightweight Division - Conor McGregor, Khabib, More

411’s Official MMA Rankings

Lightweight Division (155 lbs)

1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-Zero)

Peak: 5’10

Birthday: September 20, 1988

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Conor McGregor – Win by way of submission (neck crank) – UFC 229 – October 6, 2018

– vs. Al Iaquinta – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC 223 – April 7, 2018

– vs. Edson Barboza – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC 219 – December 30, 2017

– vs. Michael Johnson – Win by way of submission (kimura) – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Darrell Horcher – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans – April 16, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


2) Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson (24-Three)

Peak: 5’11

Birthday: February 12, 1984

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Anthony Pettis – Win by way of TKO (damage) – UFC 229 – October 6, 2018

– vs. Kevin Lee – Win by way of submission (triangle choke) – UFC 216 – October 7, 2017

– vs. Rafael dos Anjos – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – TUF Finale – November 5, 2016

– vs. Lando Vanatta – Win by way of submission (Brabo choke) – UFC Struggle Night time – July 13, 2016

– vs. Edson Barboza – Win by way of submission (Brabo choke) – UFC TUF 22 Finale – December 11, 2015

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


Three) “Notorious” Conor McGregor (21-Four)

Peak: 5’Eight

Birthday: July 14, 1988

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Loss by way of submission (neck crank) – UFC 229 – October 6, 2018

– vs. Eddie Alvarez – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Nate Diaz – Win by way of choice (cut up) – UFC 202 – August 20, 2016

– vs. Nate Diaz – Loss by way of submission (rear bare choke) – UFC 196 – March 5, 2016

– vs. Jose Aldo – Win by way of KO (punch) – UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor – December 12, 2015

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


Four) Dustin Poirier (24-5, 1 NC)

Peak: 5’9

Birthday: January 19, 1989

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Eddie Alvarez – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – July 28, 2018

– vs. Justin Gaethje – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – April 14, 2018

– vs. Anthony Pettis – Win by way of TKO (rib damage) – UFC Battle Night time – November 11, 2017

– vs. Eddie Alvarez – No Contest (unlawful strikes) – UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos – Might 13, 2017

– vs. Jim Miller – Win by way of determination (cut up) – UFC 208 – February 11, 2017

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


5) Nate Diaz (19-11)

Peak: 6’Zero

Birthday: April 16, 1985

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Conor McGregor – Loss by way of choice (cut up) – UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II – August 20, 2016

– vs. Conor McGregor – Win by way of submission (rear bare choke) – UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz – March 5, 2016

– vs. Michael Johnson – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cowboy – December 19, 2015

– vs. Rafael dos Anjos – Loss by way of choice (unanimous) – UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic – December 13, 2014

– vs. Grey Maynard – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC TUF 18 Finale – November 30, 2013

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


6) Eddie Alvarez (29-6, 1 NC)

Birthday: November 11, 1984

At present Preventing With: ONE Championship

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Dustin Poirier – Loss by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – July 28, 2018

– vs. Justin Gaethje – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC 218 – December 2, 2017

– vs. Dustin Poirier – No Contest (unlawful strikes) – UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos – Might 13, 2017

– vs. Conor McGregor – Loss by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Rafael dos Anjos – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC Battle Night time – July 7, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown

Remark: Alvarez’s ONE debut is predicted for March and in that case, would mark his first struggle again in Japan since October 2009.


7) Michael Chandler (19-Four)

Peak: 5’Eight

Birthday: April 24, 1986

Presently Preventing With: Bellator MMA

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Brent Primus – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – Bellator 212 – December 14, 2018

– vs. Brandon Girtz – Win by way of submission (arm triangle choke) – Bellator 197 – April 13, 2018

– vs. Goiti Yamauchi – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – Bellator 192 – January 20, 2018

– vs. Brent Primus – Loss by way of TKO (physician stoppage as a consequence of damage) – Bellator 189 – June 24, 2017

– vs. Benson Henderson – Win by way of choice (cut up) – Bellator 165 – November 19, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown

Remark: Chandler regained the Bellator light-weight championship by avenging his 2017 loss to Brent Primus. He gained a transparent minimize unanimous choice to turn into the primary three-time Bellator champion.


Eight) Kevin Lee (17-Three)

Peak: 5’9

Birthday: September Four, 1992

At present Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Al Iaquinta – Loss by way of choice (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – December 15, 2018

– vs. Edson Barboza – Win by way of TKO (physician stoppage) – UFC Struggle Night time – April 21, 2018

– vs. Tony Ferguson – Loss by way of submission (triangle choke) – UFC 216 – October 7, 2017

– vs. Michael Chiesa – Win by way of technical submission (rear bare choke) – UFC Struggle Night time – June 25, 2017

– vs. Francisco Trinaldo – Win by way of submission (rear bare choke) – UFC Battle Night time – March 11, 2017

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


9) Edson Barboza (20-6)

Peak: 5’11

Birthday: January 21, 1986

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Dan Hooker – Win by way of KO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – December 15, 2018

– vs. Kevin Lee – Loss by way of TKO (physician stoppage) – UFC Struggle Night time – April 21, 2018

– vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Loss by way of choice (unanimous) – UFC 219 – December 30, 2017

– vs. Beneil Dariush – Win by way of KO (strikes) – UFC Struggle Night time – March 11, 2017

– vs. Gilbert Melendez – Win by way of choice (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – July 23, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


10) Justin Gaethje (19-2)

Peak: 5’11

Birthday: November 14, 1988

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 6 fights:

– vs. James Vick – Win by way of KO (punch) – UFC Battle Night time – August 25, 2018

– vs. Dustin Poirier – Loss by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC on Fox – April 14, 2018

– vs. Eddie Alvarez – Loss by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC 218 – December 2, 2017

– vs. Michael Johnson – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC TUF Finale – July 7, 2017

– vs. Luiz Firmino – Win by way of TKO (physician stoppage) – WSOF 34 – December 31, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


11) Patricky “Pitbull” Freire (20-Eight)

Peak: 5’7

Birthday: January 21, 1986

At present Preventing With: Bellator MMA

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Roger Huerta – Win by way of KO (punch) – Bellator 205 – September 21, 2018

– vs. Derek Campos – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – Bellator 194 – February 16, 2018

– vs. Benson Henderson – Win by way of determination (cut up) – Bellator 183 – September 23, 2017

– vs. Josh Thomson – Win by way of KO (punch) – Bellator 172 – February 18, 2017

– vs. Michael Chandler – Loss by way of KO (punch) – Bellator 157 – June 24, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


12) Al Iaquinta (14-Four-1)

Peak: 5’9

Birthday: April 30, 1987

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Kevin Lee – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – December 15, 2018

– vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Loss by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC 223 – April 7, 2018

– vs. Diego Sanchez – Win by way of KO (strikes) – UFC Struggle Night time – April 22, 2017

– vs. Jorge Masvidal – Win by way of determination (cut up) – UFC Battle Night time: Mendes vs. Lamas – April Four, 2015

– vs. Joe Lauzon – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz – January 31, 2015

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


13) Alexander “The Great” Hernandez (11-1)

Peak: 5’9

Birthday: October 1, 1992

At present Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – July 28, 2018

– vs. Beneil Dariush – Win by way of KO (punch) – UFC 222 – March Three, 2018

– vs. Derrick Adkins – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – LFA 27 – November 10, 2017

– vs. Chris Pecero – Win by way of submission (rear bare choke) – RFA 41 – July 29, 2016

– vs. Rodrigo Sotelo – Win by way of submission (rear bare choke) – Hero FC – September 26, 2015

Subsequent scheduled look:

– vs. Donald Cerrone – UFC Battle Night time – January 19, 2019

Remark: Hernandez welcomes Cowboy Cerrone again to the light-weight division subsequent month. It’ll mark Cerrone’s first struggle at 155-pounds since he misplaced to then-champion Rafael dos Anjos in 2015. This can be a large battle for Hernandez as Cerrone turns into the most important identify opponent for the rising contender.


14) Rustam Khabilov (23-Three)

Peak: 5’Eight

Birthday: November Four, 1986

Presently Preventing With: UFC

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Kajan Johnson – Win by way of choice (cut up) – UFC Battle Night time – September 15, 2018

– vs. Desmond Inexperienced – Win by way of choice (unanimous) – UFC Struggle Night time – September 2, 2017

– vs. Jason Saggo – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC 206 – December 10, 2016

– vs. Leandro Silva – Win by way of determination (unanimous) – UFC Struggle Night time – September Three, 2016

– vs. Chris Wade – Win by way of choice (unanimous) – UFC Struggle Night time – Might Eight, 2016

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown


15) Brent Primus (Eight-1)

Peak: 5’10

Birthday: April 12, 1985

Presently Preventing With: Bellator MMA

Final 5 fights:

– vs. Michael Chandler – Loss by way of choice (unanimous) – Bellator 212 – December 14, 2018

– vs. Michael Chandler – Win by way of TKO (physician stoppage) – Bellator 180 – June 24, 2017

– vs. Gleristone Santos – Win by way of determination (cut up) – Bellator 153 – April 22, 2017

– vs. Derek Anderson – Win by way of choice (cut up) – Bellator 141 – August 28, 2015

– vs. Chris Jones – Win by way of TKO (strikes) – Bellator 111 – March 7, 2014

Subsequent scheduled look:

– Unknown

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