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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 : Bellator 258 faceoff video highlights: Juan Archuleta, Sergio Pettis raring to go
  • MMAFighting.com : Mohammed Usman explains how Kamaru helped him pick PFL over UFC, Bellator: ‘You go where they’re gonna pay you good’
  • MMA Junkie : Nick Diaz will be teaching 'all sorts of self-defense sh*t' to adult cam girls
  • MMA Junkie : Neil Magny: There will be no asterisks on my wins when I beat Geoff Neal at UFC on ESPN 24
  • MMA Junkie : Amanda Ribas says she cried after first UFC loss, fully intended on quick turnaround
  • MMAFighting.com : Watch Bellator 258 ceremonial weigh-in video now
  • MMAFighting.com : Bellator 258 weigh-in video
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator signs LFA lightweight champion Nick Browne to multifight deal
  • MMA Junkie : Sean Soriano returns to UFC following six-year absence, faces Christos Giagos at UFC 262
  • MMAFighting.com : Kaitlin Young’s career comes full circle with Cindy Dandois fight at PFL 3, return to state of historic Gina Carano bout
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: John Oliver slams ‘f**king moron’ Joe Rogan for questioning whether younger people need COVID-19 vaccine
  • MMA Junkie : Meet Jose Augusto: The man brave enough to fight 'Rumble' Johnson on seven days' notice
  • MMAFighting.com : Kayla Harrison reveals the valuable lesson she learned watching Colby Covington fall to Kamaru Usman
  • MMA Junkie : Donald Cerrone was hurt by Dana White's doubts, plans to be 'lethal' at UFC on ESPN 24
  • MMAFighting.com : Bellator 258 weigh-in results: Juan Archuleta, Sergio Pettis set for title fight, one fighter misses the mark
  • UFC.com : Geoff Neal Is Only Focused On Winning
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator 258 weigh-in results
  • MMA Junkie : Derek Anderson expects respect, title shot after beating Michael Page at Bellator 258
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator 258 weigh-in results: Main event competitors hit the mark; one other fighter misses weight
  • MMAFighting.com : Michael ‘Venom’ Page buries hatchet with Bellator after frustration over inactivity, promotion