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The Top Ranked MMA Fighters of 2000-2009

 

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The lower the rating the better.

 

Rnk   Fighter Rating
1   Randy Couture 2.41400
2   Matt Hughes 2.81550
3   Georges St. Pierre 2.96500
4   Wanderlei Silva 3.33100
5   B.J. Penn 4.34667
6   Chuck Liddell 5.70100
7   Tim Sylvia 5.72167
8   Tito Ortiz 5.78600
9   Anderson Silva 6.97700
10   Frank Mir 7.34438
11   Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 7.65450
12   Fedor Emelianenko 8.13050
13   Quinton Jackson 8.33100
14   Dan Henderson 8.51800
15   Andrei Arlovski 8.65100
16   Kenny Florian 10.97786
17   Vitor Belfort 11.19500
18   Mirko Filipovic 11.64333
19   Rashad Evans 12.16667
20   Sean Sherk 13.00000
21   Evan Tanner 14.41188
22   Lyoto Machida 15.98429
23   Rich Franklin 17.21800
24   Ricardo Almeida 18.39429
25   David Terrell 18.54750
26   Matt Serra 19.10100
27   Paulo Filho 19.39889
28   Carlos Newton 19.58063
29   Thiago Alves 19.94389
30   Jon Fitch 20.16125
31   Gabriel Gonzaga 20.47500
32   Thales Leites 20.81643
33   Matt Lindland 20.84150
34   Ricardo Arona 20.88375
35   Nate Quarry 22.12786
36   Joe Stevenson 22.35300
37   Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 22.46278
38   Mark Coleman 23.75214
39   Patrick Cote 24.03643
40   Mauricio Rua 24.08786
41   Josh Barnett 25.98500
42   Nate Marquardt 26.11050
43   Forrest Griffin 26.21063
44   Matt Hamill 26.96700
45   Andrew McFedries 27.39214
46   Pedro Rizzo 27.73333
47   Dean Lister 28.05200
48   Hayato Sakurai 28.17500
49   Josh Koschek 28.18167
50   Ricco Rodriguez 28.19000
51   Diego Sanchez 28.26250
52   Demian Maia 28.32167
53   Heath Herring 28.84111
54   Wilson Gouveia 28.96889
55   Brandon Vera 30.04000
56   Mark Bocek 30.30000
57   Melvin Guillard 30.53000
58   Mike Swick 31.63625
59   Tyson Griffin 32.05500
60   Phil Baroni 32.15150
61   Alessio Sakara 32.33500
62   Sergei Kharitonov 32.38813
63   Rodrigo Gracie 32.92000
64   Nick Diaz 33.71611
65   Takanori Gomi 33.72150
66   Karo Parisyan 34.10722
67   Keith Jardine 34.50722
68   Kevin Randleman 34.62222
69   Jens Pulver 35.47300
70   Stephan Bonnar 35.52375
71   Frank Trigg 35.85950
72   Fabricio Werdum 36.23188
73   Kendall Grove 36.33429
74   Hermes Franca 36.58778
75   Frankie Edgar 36.66300
76   Ryan Gracie 36.86500
77   David Loiseau 37.36700
78   Marcio Cruz 37.39625
79   Yoshihiro Nakao 37.56857
80   Josh Thomson 37.59444
81   Michael Bisping 37.87833
82   Cain Velasquez 38.18000
83   Travis Lutter 38.24688
84   Anthony Johnson 38.28000
85   Antoni Hardonk 38.80938
86   Brock Lesnar 39.02167
87   Lee Tae-Hyun 39.86333
88   Paul Taylor 39.96688
89   Murilo Rua 40.06650
90   Antonio Schembri 40.45357
91   Makoto Takimoto 40.48250
92   Luiz Firmino 40.58125
93   Jorge Rivera 40.72667
94   Aleksander Emelianenko 40.78071
95   Kazuhiro Nakamura 41.34643
96   Ryo Chonan 42.54333
97   Alan Belcher 42.78167
98   Gilbert Melendez 42.91250
99   Manvel Gamburyan 43.51167
100   Murilo Bustamante 43.51438
101   Amaury Bitetti 43.88750
102   Akihiro Gono 44.66050
103   Kiyoshi Tamura 44.70250
104   Egidijus Valavicius 45.09050
105   Gary Goodridge 45.23000
106   Zuluzinho 45.52417
107   Cheick Kongo 45.83833
108   Shane Carwin 45.85400
109   Jeff Monson 45.89850
110   Ken Shamrock 45.95250
111   Daiju Takase 46.09000
112   James Irvin 46.52750
113   Rulon Gardner 46.56500
114   Thiago Silva 46.66200
115   Gray Maynard 46.99125
116   Josh Burkman 47.00750
117   Chris Leben 47.06375
118   Ben Saunders 47.16833
119   Hidehiko Yoshida 47.33143
120   Amir Sadollah 47.42250
121   Chris Lytle 47.54250
122   Scott Adams 47.57500
123   Vladimir Matyushenko 48.03222
124   Bertrand Amoussou 48.08000
125   Mike Kyle 48.18000
126   Gil Castillo 48.26786
127   Robbie Lawler 48.93222
128   Bob Cook 49.09000
129   Ron Waterman 49.21000
130   Jason Lambert 49.28056
131   Marcus Aurelio 49.31875
132   Ivan Salaverry 49.52222
133   Marcus Davis 49.66000
134   Yushin Okami 49.90125
135   Leonard Garcia 50.03188
136   Mario Sperry 50.75625
137   Christian Wellisch 50.82313
138   Yves Edwards 50.85350
139   Caol Uno 51.10000
140   Joe Lauzon 51.27167
141   Thiago Tavares 51.62643
142   Amar Suloev 51.73722
143   Goran Reljic 52.41900
144   Spencer Fisher 52.58188
145   Jason MacDonald 52.58450
146   Roman Zentsov 52.68444
147   Sam Stout 52.83857
148   Jess Liaudin 53.16150
149   Pete Sell 53.31438
150   Nate Diaz 53.49000
151   Martin Kampmann 54.50063
152   Luiz Azeredo 54.84813
153   Alistair Overeem 55.65750
154   Gleison Tibau 55.68500
155   Renato Sobral 55.72350
156   Kalib Starnes 55.76167
157   Eric Schafer 56.60214
158   Chael Sonnen 56.63500
159   Shinya Aoki 56.83143
160   Paulo Thiago 56.86300
161   Igor Vovchanchyn 57.12000
162   Tiki Ghosn 57.29375
163   Jukei Nakajima 57.67500
164   Paul Kelly 58.17600
165   Robert Emerson 58.20125
166   Pete Spratt 58.24950
167   Dustin Hazelett 58.37800
168   Jorge Gurgel 58.39313
169   Mark Hunt 58.47900
170   Scott Smith 59.21333
171   Johnny Hendricks 59.22167
172   Rosimar Palhares 59.36375
173   Junior dos Santos 59.74250
174   Mustapha al Turk 59.95071
175   Trevor Prangley 60.03722
176   Elvis Sinosic 60.30375
177   John Alessio 60.33700
178   C.B. Dollaway 60.50000
179   Gan McGee 60.60000
180   Denis Kang 61.56550
181   Jake Rosholt 61.57833
182   Aaron Riley 61.69200
183   Eddie Sanchez 61.81200
184   Akira Shoji 61.86250
185   Jamie Varner 61.92286
186   Jim Miller 62.11500
187   Cyrille Diabate 62.23250
188   Chalid Arrab 62.26250
189   Alexander Otsuka 62.76083
190   David Baron 62.98438
191   Marvin Eastman 63.02900
192   Joachim Hansen 63.10400
193   Ed Herman 63.40750
194   Tatsuya Kawajiri 63.85500
195   Ikuhisa Minowa 63.89850
196   Dong Hyun Kim 64.03400
197   Alexandre Dantas 64.84500
198   Dan Christison 64.85813
199   Mitsuhiro Ishida 65.58444
200   Sanae Kikuta 65.61556
201   Rory Singer 65.62556
202   Ibragim Magomedov 65.75900
203   Genki Sudo 65.98357
204   Shungo Oyama 66.00222
205   Chris Wilson 66.26286
206   Mark Robinson 66.36000
207   Paul Buentello 66.51500
208   Paul Herrera 66.76500
209   Jonathan Wiezorek 66.77813
210   Eiji Mitsuoka 66.79944
211   Giant Silva 66.93875
212   Mike Thomas Brown 67.00500
213   Milton Vieira 67.09444
214   Jason Miller 67.47389
215   Kevin Jordan 67.63667
216   Kazuo Misaki 67.76111
217   Daniel Acacio 67.84889
218   Josh Neer 68.16500
219   Crosley Gracie 68.20125
220   Rodney Faverus 68.28400
221   Mark Weir 68.36600
222   Shane Nelson 68.41333
223   Tony DeSouza 68.41333
224   Bobby Southworth 68.58438
225   Renato Verissimo 68.81667
226   Travis Galbraith 68.99444
227   Jason Day 69.43813
228   Rich Clementi 69.48800
229   Krzysztof Soszynski 69.60714
230   Jerrel Venetiaan 69.65833
231   Hirotaka Yokoi 70.02125
232   Roger Huerta 70.06357
233   Jon Jones 70.14750
234   Mark Munoz 70.16333
235   Igor Borisov 70.30000
236   David Heath 70.35286
237   Kuniyoshi Hironaka 70.42889
238   Kim Jong Wang 70.46750
239   Houston Alexander 70.61071
240   Koji Oishi 70.70700
241   Jay Hieron 70.82929
242   Yoshiaki Yatsu 70.90500
243   Joe Riggs 71.14500
244   Gegard Mousasi 71.21000
245   Steve Cantwell 71.71000
246   Tamdan McCrory 71.86250
247   Richard Crunkilton 72.10222
248   Lee Murray 72.21500
249   Mike Bencic 72.52000
250   Duane Ludwig 72.62944
251   Hatsu Hioki 72.64063
252   Carmelo Marrero 72.89250
253   Joey Villasenor 72.89300
254   Assuerio Silva 73.18313
255   Tsuyoshi Kohsaka 73.24500
256   Romie Aram 73.42700
257   Royce Gracie 73.45500
258   Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou 73.50375
259   Gilles Arsene 73.68250
260   Fabio Mello 73.71688
261   Alexandru Lungu 73.75625
262   Alberto Crane 73.86857
263   Renzo Gracie 73.95000
264   Masakazu Imanari 73.99944
265   Yoshiyuki Yoshida 74.13400
266   Matt Brown 74.33600
267   Brian Stann 74.38750
268   Guy Mezger 74.89250
269   Dokonjonosuke Mishima 75.15000
270   Justin Eilers 75.19357
271   Michiyoshi Ohara 75.19750
272   Gilbert Yvel 75.30000
273   Dan Hardy 75.47167
274   Vernon White 75.52250
275   Nick Serra 75.57250
276   Hector Lombard 75.60250
277   Fred Ettish 75.85500
278   Marcelo Aguiar 75.85500
279   Gideon Ray 75.87444
280   Mac Danzig 76.37611
281   Ian Freeman 76.65071
282   Sean Gannon 76.71250
283   Mike Van Arsdale 76.76000
284   Rory Markham 76.76143
285   Joao Roque 76.78250
286   Nobuhiro Obiya 77.06214
287   Denis Sobolev 77.89167
288   Luis Arthur Cane 77.97200
289   Mike Pierce 78.04875
290   Naoyuki Kotani 78.05900
291   Dennis Hallman 78.16167
292   Clay Guida 78.17500
293   Dong Sik Yoon 78.27500
294   Sokun Koh 78.73250
295   David Bielkheden 79.35000
296   Terry Martin 79.45357
297   Naoya Ogawa 80.44750
298   Semmy Schilt 81.07000
299   Jeremy Horn 81.08050
300   Allan Goes 81.32000
301   Dos Caras Jr. 81.52167
302   Jutaro Nakao 81.52800
303   Jacob Volkmann 81.61000
304   Joe Doerksen 82.19250
305   Soa Palelei 82.31500
306   Ralph Gracie 82.52000
307   Rickson Gracie 82.92500
308   James Wilks 83.22400
309   Jan Nortje 83.23583
310   Steve Vigneault 83.49929
311   Mu Bae Choi 83.52700
312   Charles McCarthy 84.13300
313   Yuki Kondo 84.21400
314   Branden Lee Hinkle 84.60938
315   Keith Wisniewski 85.13333
316   Bill Mahood 85.23389
317   Stefan Struve 85.24400
318   Rony Sefo 85.45000
319   Drew Fickett 85.61778
320   Tatsuya Iwasaki 85.95500
321   Katsuhisa Fujii 86.59500
322   Curtis Stout 86.59688
323   Faith Kocamis 86.76500
324   Gabe Ruediger 86.89875
325   Mark Hominick 87.04286
326   Hector Ramirez 87.15583
327   Wesley Correira 87.24500
328   Falaniko Vitale 87.58889
329   Benji Radach 87.74786
330   Pat Miletich 87.89625
331   Paul Daley 87.94286
332   Wallid Ismail 88.07500
333   Jerome Le Banner 88.14875
334   Phillip Miller 88.27500
335   Charles Bennett 88.32278
336   Hiromitsu Kanehara 88.40813
337   Patrick Smith 88.67800
338   Ross Pearson 88.90625
339   Chris Liguori 89.20125
340   Ryuta Sakurai 89.26778
341   Daisuke Nakamura 89.40313
342   Rob Yundt 89.53750
343   Seichi Ikemoto 89.83550
344   Daijiro Matsui 90.14333
345   Maurice Smith 90.53167
346   Clay French 90.69750
347   Nick Agallar 90.80333
348   Tedd Williams 91.00500
349   Ron Faircloth 91.16667
350   Ben Rothwell 91.34556
351   Xavier Foupa-Pokam 91.48375
352   Dan Bobish 91.66071
353   Murad Chunkaiev 91.80667
354   Aliev Makhmud 92.01500
355   Luciano Azevedo 92.17500
356   James Zikic 92.18438
357   Mike Russow 92.18875
358   Kestutis Smirnovas 92.23188
359   Michihiro Omigawa 92.41500
360   Tom Erikson 92.51250
361   Wade Shipp 92.54357
362   Yasuhito Namekawa 92.73167
363   Jeff Curran 92.76300
364   Kenichi Yamamoto 92.78357
365   Brad Gumm 92.81900
366   Bob Sapp 92.98500
367   Yuhi Sano 93.02500
368   Carl Malenko 93.19875
369   Zelg Galesic 93.31917
370   Tra Telligman 93.70375
371   Eun Su Lee 93.82333
372   Daniel Gracie 94.06667
373   Kazuhiro Hamanaka 94.22667
374   Travis Wiuff 94.33222
375   Yoshihisa Yamamoto 94.39500
376   Pawel Nastula 94.90833
377   Sean O'Haire 95.09250
378   Gerald Strebendt 95.10000
379   Oleg Taktarov 95.24500
380   Iouri Kotchkine 95.34500
381   Mike Plotcheck 95.55000
382   Nobuhiko Takada 95.58167
383   Valentijn Overeem 95.59111
384   Jason Black 95.89938
385   Eldari Kurtanidze 96.05500
386   Alex Stiebling 96.79778
387   Andrei Semenov 96.97722
388   Olaf Alfonso 97.31571
389   Daisuke Sugie 97.36400
390   Darrel Gholar 97.41750
391   Ivan Menjivar 97.85667
392   Cory Peterson 98.58000
393   Dave Strasser 98.86438
394   Paul Rodriguez 99.26833
395   James Thompson 99.43071
396   Keith Rockel 99.51714
397   Henry Miller 99.58600
398   Shannon Ritch 99.88833
399   Fabiano Iha 100.14250
400   Yuji Hisamatsu 100.74400
401   Mike Massenzio 101.02625
402   Sergey Ignatov 101.10500
403   Tyrone Roberts 101.12167
404   Yoshiro Maeda 101.38125
405   Jason Ireland 101.54571
406   LaVerne Clark 101.59778
407   James Lee 101.63214
408   Sean Alvarez 101.64167
409   Eugene Jackson 102.09167
410   Brian Gassaway 102.22333
411   Evangelista Santos 102.40444
412   Kenji Arai 102.70444
413   Gregory Bouchelagem 102.92000
414   Alvin Robinson 103.12100
415   Steve Judson 103.12500
416   Chris Brennan 103.20667
417   Shonie Carter 103.23200
418   Mark Hughes 103.32500
419   Tank Abbott 103.60417
420   Yoshinori Sasaki 103.63000
421   Tomomi Iwama 103.72700
422   Josh Hendricks 103.87750
423   Zach Light 104.00750
424   Brian Lo-A-Njoe 104.03000
425   Masutatsu Yano 104.03000
426   Jeff Newton 104.43500
427   Kelly Dullanty 104.43500
428   Joe Pearson 104.59313
429   Willie Peeters 104.64000
430   Jean Francois Lenogue 105.41125
431   Jean Silva 105.47357
432   Francisco Bueno 106.32875
433   Antonio Mendes 106.38000
434   Tony Fryklund 106.68214
435   Yuki Sasaki 106.71389
436   Masaaki Satake 107.02833
437   Edson Draggo 108.27200
438   Naoki Matsushita 108.36167
439   Steve Berger 108.38550
440   Leigh Remedios 108.54500
441   Tim Catalfo 108.88000
442   Stefan Leko 109.03250
443   Jermaine Andre 109.08000
444   Dae Won Kim 109.35167
445   Alex Andrade 109.73750
446   Masanori Suda 110.14833
447   Kimo Leopoldo 110.19100
448   John Marsh 110.49400
449   Matt Skelton 110.70000
450   Jose Landi-Jons 110.97611
451   Dave Menne 111.10071
452   Jadson Costa 111.91929
453   Amir Rahnavardi 112.05500
454   Joao Marcos Pierini 112.31500
455   Lance Gibson 112.31500
456   Nick Thompson 113.09857
457   Mikhail Illoukhine 113.12000
458   Satoshi Honma 113.22500
459   Ryuki Ueyama 113.22857
460   Enson Inoue 113.42500
461   Ansar Chalangov 113.52500
462   John Dixon 113.63143
463   Egan Inoue 114.43500
464   Matt Andersen 114.66125
465   John Renken 114.69583
466   Zane Frazier 115.10833
467   John Halverson 115.24286
468   Takayuki Okada 115.29250
469   Jason Godsey 115.40167
470   Flavio Luiz Moura 115.54500
471   Wes Sims 115.67063
472   Travis Fulton 116.19600
473   Din Thomas 116.37444
474   Mike Bourke 116.38188
475   David Roberts 116.95800
476   Jeremy Jackson 117.31750
477   Rodrigo Ruas 117.31750
478   Tokimitsu Ishizawa 117.43875
479   Adrian Serrano 117.94278
480   Ebenezer Fontes Braga 118.44875
481   Ricardo Morais 118.47500
482   David Velasquez 118.52750
483   David Dodd 118.78000
484   Hiroyuki Abe 119.19938
485   Joey Roberts 119.28500
486   Cal Worsham 119.37214
487   Herman Renting 119.38500
488   Edwin DeWees 119.38625
489   Justin Levens 120.21625
490   Mark Kerr 120.58071
491   Matt Foki 120.59500
492   John Matua 120.80000
493   Bob Schrijber 121.30100
494   Dan Severn 121.31850
495   Jorge Patino 121.41313
496   Aji Susilo 121.91000
497   Yoshihiro Takayama 122.16250
498   Eric Esch 122.81600
499   Kazunari Murakami 122.85167
500   Cristiano Marcello 123.02000
501   Ronald Jhun 123.44500
502   Takashi Sugiura 124.13000
503   Yoji Anjo 124.87167
504   Phil Johns 124.93700
505   Kazuki Okubo 126.29167
506   Yuki Ishikawa 126.45500
507   Pete Williams 126.55500
508   In Seok Kim 127.06000
509   Wataru Sakata 128.04375
510   Yusuke Imamura 129.24833
511   Frank Shamrock 129.51833
512   Andrei Kopylov 129.58500
513   Kyosuke Sasaki 129.88600
514   Carlos Barreto 129.92167
515   Tony Petarra 130.24250
516   Felix Mitchell 130.90000
517   Eddie Ruiz 131.00000
518   Tomohiko Hashimoto 131.57875
519   Chris Haseman 131.90600
520   Jason Suttie 131.91000
521   Brady Fink 131.94167
522   Johil de Oliveira 132.09278
523   Bobby Hoffman 132.14000
524   Ken Kaneko 132.26250
525   Don Frye 132.29188
526   Todd Medina 132.31000
527   Marcus Silveira 133.62500
528   Roberto Traven 134.12800
529   Mal Foki 135.99750
530   Anthony Macias 136.37500
531   Nate Schroeder 137.13375
532   Achmed Labasanov 137.16000
533   Yukio Kawabe 137.16000
534   Tulio Palhares 137.50071
535   Tim Lajcik 137.83333
536   Soichi Nishida 138.08917
537   Ben Earwood 138.32250
538   Aaron Brink 139.05000
539   Jason Delucia 140.16375
540   Scott Bills 140.41625
541   Sam Adkins 140.93250
542   Yosuke Nishijima 141.60500
543   Jerry Bohlander 141.87333
544   Tadao Yasuda 142.21000
545   Xue Do Won 142.51500
546   Andre Pederneiras 143.02000
547   Marco Ruas 143.62500
548   Joey Gilbert 143.89333
549   Pedro Otavio 144.38250
550   Won Jin Eoh 145.21375
551   Paul Jones 147.56500
552   Harry Moskowitz 147.76500
553   Remco Pardoel 150.51625
554   Royler Gracie 150.51625
555   Raou Raou 152.11000
556   Dave Beneteau 156.50250
557   Larry Parker 157.00750
558   Brad Kohler 158.72250
559   John Lewis 159.18000
560   Keith Mielke 161.20000
561   Paul Creighton 161.70500
562   Osamu Tachihikari 163.32000
563   Hans Nijman 165.60833
564   Andre Roberts 165.77667
565   Steve White 165.84500
566   Sean Daugherty 166.25000
567   Frank Caracci 166.75500
568   Moti Horenstein 169.28000
569   Christophe Leninger 171.30000
570   Geza Kalman 171.50000
571   Jack Nilson 173.92500
572   Joe Slick 174.83500
573   Trent Jenkins 176.85500
574   Joe Charles 178.37000
575   Kevin Rosier 178.87500
576   Bob Gilstrap 179.38000
577   Jin O Kim 181.50000
578   Joe Pardo 181.50000
579   John Lober 181.50000
580   Rafael Carino 181.50000
581   Bas Rutten 181.90500
582   Hugo Duarte 183.42000
583   Anglosaxon Oba 183.92500
584   Alfonso Alcarez 191.50000
585   Demetrius Gioulacos 191.50000
586   Eugenio Tadeu 191.50000
587   Han Ten Yun 191.50000
588   Jason Fairn 191.50000
589   Joe Moreira 191.50000
590   Joe Son 191.50000
591   Mark Hall 191.50000
592   Mark Schultz 191.50000
593   Noe Hernandez 191.50000
594   Orlando Weit 191.50000
595   Paulo Santos 191.50000

 


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