Bellator MMA Rankings 2021: Updated After Bellator 265

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The updated Bellator MMA rankings have been released.

Following Bellator 265 last week, Cheick Kongo remains ranked in the top five of the heavyweight rankings thanks to a stoppage win over Sergei Kharitonov in the main event.

In the men’s pound-for-pound rankings, undefeated featherweight champion AJ McKee holds firm in the top spot followed by lightweight champion Patricio Pitbull. The top five are rounded out by the light heavyweight, middleweight, and heavyweight champions, respectively; Vadim Nemkov, Gegard Mousasi, and Ryan Bader.

Where does your favorite stand in the latest rankings?

A full look at the Bellatr MMA rankings following last weekend’s Bellator 265 can be seen below.


Bellator MMA Rankings

MEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND

  1. AJ McKee (18-0)
  2. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)
  3. Vadim Nemkov (14-2)
  4. Gegard Mousasi (48-7-2)
  5. Ryan Bader (28-6, 1 NC)
  6. Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)
  7. Sergio Pettis (21-5)
  8. Douglas Lima (32-9)
  9. Corey Anderson (15-5)
  10. Juan Archuleta (25-3)

WOMEN’S POUND-FOR-POUND

  1. Cris Cyborg (24-2, 1 NC)
  2. Juliana Velasquez (12-0)
  3. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)
  4. Julia Budd (15-3)
  5. Liz Carmouche (16-7)
  6. Denise Kielholtz (6-3)
  7. Arlene Blencowe (14-8)
  8. Cat Zingano (12-4)
  9. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1)
  10. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)

MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT

Champ: Ryan Bader (28-6)

  1. IC. Valentin Moldavsky (11-1)
  2. Tim Johnson (15-7)
  3. Cheick Kongo (31-11-2)
  4. Tyrell Fortune (11-1)
  5. Linton Vassell (20-8)
  6. Steve Mowry (9-0)
  7. Davion Franklin (4-0)
  8. Said Sowma (7-2)∆2
  9. Gokhan Saricam (5-1)
  10. Jake Hager (3-0)∇2

MEN’S LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

Champ: Vadim Nemkov (14-2)

  1. Ryan Bader (28-6)
  2. Corey Anderson (15-5)
  3. Phil Davis (22-6)
  4. Anthony Johnson (23-6)
  5. Julius Anglickas (10-1)
  6. Lyoto Machida (26-11)
  7. Grant Neal (6-0)
  8. Christian Edwards (5-0)
  9. Melvin Manhoef (32-15-1)
  10. Karl Albrektsson (11-3)

MEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT

Champ: Gegard Mousasi (48-7-2)

  1. Austin Vanderford (11-0)
  2. John Salter (18-5)
  3. Costello van Steenis (13-2)
  4. Johnny Eblen (9-0)
  5. Fabian Edwards (9-2)
  6. Charlie Ward (9-4)
  7. Mike Shipman (14-3)
  8. Romero Cotton (5-0)
  9. Norbert Novenyi Jr. (5-0)∆1
  10. Dalton Rosta (5-0)NR

MEN’S WELTERWEIGHT

Champ: Yaroslav Amosov (26-0)

  1. Douglas Lima (32-9)
  2. Michael Page (19-1)
  3. Jason Jackson (15-4)
  4. Neiman Gracie (10-2)
  5. Logan Storley (12-1)
  6. Derek Anderson (17-4)
  7. Paul Daley (43-18-2)
  8. Andrey Koreshkov (24-4)
  9. Joey Davis (8-0)
  10. Oliver Enkamp (10-2)

MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT

Champ: Patricio Pitbull (32-5)

  1. Patricky Pitbull (23-10)
  2. Sidney Outlaw (16-4)
  3. Benson Henderson (28-10)
  4. Peter Queally (13-5-1)
  5. Goiti Yamauchi (26-5)
  6. Usman Nurmagomedov (13-0)
  7. Myles Jury (19-6)
  8. Islam Mamedov (20-1-1) 
  9. Aviv Gozali (6-0) 
  10. Adam Piccolotti (12-4)

MEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT

Champ: AJ McKee (18-0)

  1. Patricio Pitbull (32-5)
  2. Mads Burnell (16-3)
  3. Adam Borics (17-1)
  4. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-6)
  5. Aaron Pico (8-3)∆1
  6. Daniel Weichel (41-12)∆1
  7. Pedro Carvalho (11-5)∆1
  8. Jeremy Kennedy (16-3)∆2
  9. Justin Gonzales (12-0)
  10. Darrion Caldwell (15-5)NR

MEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT

Champ: Sergio Pettis (21-5)

  1. Juan Archuleta (25-3)
  2. Raufeon Stots (17-1)
  3. Patchy Mix (14-1)
  4. Magomed Magomedov (18-2)
  5. Leandro Higo (21-5)
  6. James Gallagher (11-1)
  7. Josh Hill (20-4)
  8. Jornel Lugo (7-0)
  9. Cass Bell (5-2)
  10. Darrion Caldwell (15-5)

WOMEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT

Champ: Cris Cyborg (24-2, 1 NC)

  1. Julia Budd (15-3)
  2. Arlene Blencowe (14-8)
  3. Cat Zingano (12-4)
  4. Leslie Smith (12-9-1)
  5. Leah McCourt (5-1)
  6. Sinead Kavanagh (7-4)
  7. Janay Harding (6-5)
  8. Jessy Miele (9-5)
  9. Talita Nogueira (8-2)
  10. Pam Sorenson (9-3)

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT

Champ: Juliana Velasquez (12-0)

  1. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-1)
  2. Liz Carmouche (16-7)
  3. Denise Kielholtz (6-3)
  4. Kana Watanabe (10-1-1)
  5. Alejandra Lara (9-4)
  6. Veta Arteaga (6-4)
  7. Kate Jackson (11-5-1)
  8. Vanessa Porto (23-9)
  9. Diana Avsaragova (4-0)
  10. Valerie Loureda (3-1)
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