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Tapology Annual Ranking

MMA's Fighter of the Year 2021

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About Annual Rankings
Annual Rankings are for the best fighters in a given year. Tapology users submit their own lists which are combined into consensus rankings. Learn More.

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As Tapology users create their own lists, the consensus rankings will update in real-time. For 2021 Fighter of the Year, the 150 most-recently updated member lists will be included.

  • MMA Junkie : Video: UFC 259 'Countdown' for Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Dustin Poirier targeting summer return for trilogy bout with Conor McGregor
  • MMA Junkie : Cage Warriors 121: Unbeaten bantamweight champion Jack Cartwright to face Sylwester Miller
  • MMA Weekly : Watch Aljamain Sterling submit Cory Sandhagen to earn title shot at UFC 259
  • MMAFighting.com : Carla Esparza vs. Yan Xioanan in the works for UFC event on May 22
  • MMA Junkie : MMA's week out of the cage: Max Holloway promoted to jiu-jitsu brown belt
  • UFC.com : Australians and New Zealanders Fighting in March
  • MMA Junkie : Skid over, Alexis Davis 'can breathe again' and is ready for next level
  • UFC.com : Steven Nguyen Throws His Name Into The Knockout Of The Year Discussion
  • UFC.com : UFC Fight Pass Schedule
  • MMAFighting.com : ‘UFC 259 countdown’ video
  • MMA Junkie : Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Jairzinho Rozenstruik after UFC Fight Night 186 loss?
  • UFC.com : Cory Sandhagen Stays True To Himself
  • MMA Junkie : Magomed Ankalaev targets UFC's light heavyweight top five with his six-fight winning streak
  • MMAFighting.com : Pedro Munhoz knew from first calf kick Jimmie Rivera was ‘hurt,’ calls post-UFC Vegas 20 shot
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 186 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Las Vegas
  • MMAFighting.com : Jorge Masvidal claims he’s ‘fighting for the belt’ in September; Kamaru Usman’s manager responds
  • MMA Weekly : Ciryl Gane responds to Dana White’s comment on fight | UFC Vegas 20
  • MMA Junkie : James Gallagher vs. Patchy Mix booked for Bellator 258 on May 7
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Vegas 20 Fallout: Heavyweight main event, much of the card falls flat