Bloody Elbow December 2013 Meta-Rankings: Bantamweight

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Where does the bantamweight division stand according to the experts?

Our sources are cited at the bottom of this post.

Rank Fighter Points Promotion Last Rank
1 Renan Barao 225 UFC 1
2 Urijah Faber 216 UFC 2
3 Michael McDonald 195 UFC 3
4 Raphael Assuncao 188 UFC 4
5 Eddie Wineland 180 UFC 5
6 Bibiano Fernandes 171 OneFC 6
7 Eduardo Dantas 156 Bellator 8
8 T.J. Dillashaw 136 UFC 9
9 Marlon Moraes 134 WSOF 10
10 Brad Pickett 120 UFC 7
11 Takeya Mizugaki 117 UFC 12
12 Marcos Galvao 89 Bellator 13
13 Joe Warren 75 Bellator 15
14 Yuri Alcantara 74 UFC 14
15 Tyson Nam 63 WSOF 16
16 Mike Easton 61 UFC 19
17 Wilson Reis 59 UFC 17
18 Erik Perez 58 UFC 18
19 Bryan Caraway 57 UFC 20
20 Francisco Rivera 47 UFC 21
21 Scott Jorgensen 38 UFC 11
22 George Roop 37 UFC 23
23 Dominick Cruz 36 Inactive 22
24 Travis Marx 34 Bellator 24
25 Masakatsu Ueda 33 OneFC 24
25 Kyoji Horiguchi 33 UFC 26

Based on the premise that all MMA rankings are subjective but that it’s still useful and informative to know who the online MMA community as a whole ranks as the best fighters in MMA, we collect and average the rankings of the top MMA websites to produce our consensus rankings. We compile the top MMA rankings from each of our sources and award 25 points for a first place ranking, 16 for a 10th place ranking, 1 for a 25th place ranking. A formula is used to "normalize" the data so all fighters are awarded points from those lists that do not include a full 25 fighters. This formula ensures that each ranking site awards the same number of total points regardless of how many fighters they choose to rank. Each fighter’s total is divided by the number of possible points to determine their standing in the Meta-Rankings.

135_medium

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker