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The Greatest MMA Fighters of All Time

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It's a source of endless debate: who are the greatest MMA fighters of all time? The consensus ranking compiles our member lists, then updates in real time for up-to-the-minute information. Create YOUR own ranking today.

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  1. 1

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    33-6-0
  2. 2

    Georges "Rush" St. Pierre
    Georges St. Pierre
    "Rush"
    25-2-0
  3. 3

    "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko mmaweekly.com
    Fedor Emelianenko
    "The Last Emperor"
    34-4-0, 1 NC
  4. 4

    Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell mmaweekly.com
    Chuck Liddell
    "The Iceman"
    21-8-0
  5. 5

    BJ "The Prodigy" Penn mmaweekly.com
    BJ Penn
    "The Prodigy"
    16-9-2
  6. 6

    Dan "Hendo" Henderson mmaweekly.com
    Dan Henderson
    "Hendo"
    30-11-0
  7. 7

    Randy "The Natural" Couture mmaweekly.com
    Randy Couture
    "The Natural"
    19-11-0
  8. 8

    Matt Hughes mmaweekly.com
    Matt Hughes
    45-9-0
  9. 9

    Jon "Bones" Jones mmaweekly.com
    Jon Jones
    "Bones"
    19-1-0
  10. 10

    "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva mmaweekly.com
    Wanderlei Silva
    "The Axe Murderer"
    35-12-1, 1 NC

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  1. Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  2. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua | 22-9-0
  3. Royce Gracie | 14-2-3
  4. Jose Aldo "Junior" | 24-1-0
  5. "El Guapo" Bas Rutten | 28-4-1
  6. "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba | 26-16-2, 1 NC
  7. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz | 16-11-1
  8. Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort | 24-10-0
  9. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson | 34-11-0
  10. Frank "The Legend" Shamrock | 23-10-2

  11. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 28-11-2, 1 NC
  12. Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida | 21-4-0
  13. Rich "Ace" Franklin | 29-7-0, 1 NC
  14. Cain Velasquez | 13-1-0
  15. "The California Kid" Urijah Faber | 30-7-0
  16. Mark "The Hammer" Coleman | 16-10-0
  17. Nick Diaz | 26-9-0, 1 NC
  18. Frankie "The Answer" Edgar | 16-4-1
  19. "Sugar" Rashad Evans | 19-3-1
  20. "The Fireball Kid" Takanori Gomi | 34-9-0, 1 NC

  21. Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos | 16-3-0
  22. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett | 33-7-0
  23. Igor "Ice Cold" Vovchanchyn | 53-10-1, 1 NC
  24. "The World's Most Dangerous Man" Ken Shamrock | 28-15-2
  25. Dan "The Beast" Severn | 101-19-7
  26. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  27. "The Croation Sensation" Pat Miletich | 29-7-2
  28. Rickson Gracie | 11-0-0
  29. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-13-0, 1 NC
  30. "Smooth" Benson Henderson | 20-3-0

  31. Forrest Griffin | 19-7-0
  32. Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz | 19-1-0
  33. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez | 22-3-0
  34. Miguel Torres | 41-7-0
  35. Chael Sonnen | 28-14-1
  36. Don "The Predator" Frye | 20-9-1, 1 NC
  37. "The Muscle Shark" Sean Sherk | 36-4-1
  38. "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit | 29-8-0
  39. Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi | 34-4-2
  40. Brock Lesnar | 5-3-0

  41. Nate "The Great" Marquardt | 32-13-2
  42. "Little Evil" Jens Pulver | 27-19-1
  43. Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki | 35-6-0, 1 NC
  44. Jake Shields | 29-7-1, 1 NC
  45. Tim "The Maine-iac" Sylvia | 31-10-0, 1 NC
  46. Jon Fitch | 25-6-1, 1 NC
  47. Renan "The Baron" Barao | 32-1-0, 1 NC
  48. Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski | 20-10-0, 1 NC
  49. Gray "The Bully" Maynard | 11-3-1, 1 NC
  50. Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino | 12-1-0, 1 NC

  51. Diego "The Dream" Sanchez | 24-7-0
  52. Evan Tanner | 32-8-0
  53. Renzo Gracie | 13-7-1, 1 NC
  54. Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson | 19-2-1
  55. Marco "The King of the Streets" Ruas | 9-4-2
  56. Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto | 18-6-0, 1 NC
  57. Anthony "Showtime" Pettis | 17-2-0
  58. Megumi "Mega Megu" Fujii | 26-3-0
  59. Antonio Rogerio "Minotoro" Nogueira | 21-5-0
  60. Jeremy "Gumby" Horn | 90-21-5

  61. Michael "The Count" Bisping | 24-6-0
  62. Murilo Bustamante | 15-8-1
  63. "The Smashing Machine" Mark Kerr | 15-11-0, 1 NC
  64. Genki "Neo-Samurai" Sudo | 16-4-1
  65. Hayato "Mach" Sakurai | 37-13-2
  66. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle | 31-18-5
  67. Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum | 18-5-1
  68. Clay "The Carpenter" Guida | 31-14-0
  69. "The Brazilian Tiger" Ricardo Arona | 14-5-0
  70. Yushin "Thunder" Okami | 30-8-0

  71. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza | 20-3-0, 1 NC
  72. Chris "All American" Weidman | 11-0-0
  73. Brian Bowles | 10-3-0
  74. Kenny "KenFlo" Florian | 14-6-0
  75. Alexandre Franca "Pequeno" Nogueira | 17-6-3
  76. Hatsu Hioki | 27-7-2
  77. Joseph "The Beefcake" Benavidez | 19-4-0
  78. Nate Diaz | 17-9-0
  79. Chad "Money" Mendes | 16-1-0
  80. "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey | 9-0-0

  81. Mamoru Yamaguchi | 26-9-4
  82. Yasuhiro Urushitani | 21-7-6
  83. Rambaa Somdet "M16" | 12-2-0
  84. Travis "The Ironman" Fulton | 250-49-11, 1 NC
  85. Oleg "The Russian Bear" Taktarov | 17-5-2
  86. Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro | 20-5-0
  87. Kazuo "Grabaka Hitman" Misaki | 25-11-2, 1 NC
  88. Chris "The Crippler" Leben | 22-11-0
  89. Mike Brown | 26-9-0
  90. Mikihito Yamagami | 10-3-0

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