FIGHT! UK MMA Rankings Now Online

(The UK fans cheer for #1 welterweight Dan Hardy in his title bout against GSP)

With the absence of a standard since the demise of the monthly MMA Unltd publication, FIGHT! have taken to the helm and appointed a panel of knowledgeable UK MMA figures to draw up an unbiased and independent set of rankings.

The rankings will be updated month by month when the first UK edition hits the shelves, but following a huge few weeks for MMA in the UK, we felt the need to post the rankings as they stand before issue one explodes on to the scene. They are available in the FREE DIGITAL EDITION of FIGHT! UK (pg. 55).

All rankings are based on the perceived skill level, quality of opposition and quality of performance of the fighter as judged by the panel, and also the success and activity of the combatants.

For the regular updates, make sure you get your hands on FIGHT! UK and stay tuned to


1. Rob Broughton
2. Neil Grove
3. Karlos Vemola
4. Mustapha Al Turk
5. James McSweeney
6. Martin Thompson
7. Stav Economou
8. James Thompson
9. Neil Wain
10. Ben Smith


1. Przemyslaw Mysiala
2. Jimi Manuwa
3. Tom Blackledge
4. Valentino Petrescu
5. Kevin Thompson
6. Mike Edwards
7. Lanus Jones
8. Linton Vassell
9. Arunas Andriuskevicius
10. Ryan White


1. Michael Bisping
2. Tom Watson
3. Paul Cahoon
4. Denniston Sutherland
5. John Phillips
6. James Zikic
7. Alex Makhonin
8. Allan Love
9. Zelg Galesic
10. Jack Mason


1. Dan Hardy
2. Paul Daley
3. Marius Zaromskis
4. John Hathaway
5. Jim Wallhead
6. Nick Osipczak
7. Paul Taylor
8. Che Mills
9. Wayne Murrie
10. John Maguire


1. Terry Etim
2. Ross Pearson
3. Andre Winner
4. Paul Kelly
5. Paul Sass
6. Rob Sinclair
7. Jason Ball
8. Greg Loughran
9. Daniel Thomas
10. Jason Young


1. Ronnie Mann
2. Dave Lee
3. Paul Reed
4. Jeff Lawson
5. Robbie Olivier
6. Mark Adams
7. Ashleigh Grimshaw
8. Dave Hill
9. Owen Roddy
10. John Cullen


1. Brad Pickett
2. Paul McVeigh
3. James Doolan
4. Leigh Remedios
5. Phil Harris
6. Giorgio Andrews
7. Jay McGuinness
8. Vaughn Lee
9. Steve McCombe
10. Neil Seery

About the panel:

Jay Furness – UK Editor for FIGHT! and former online content editor for the now defunct MMA Unltd magazine.
Dave Lethaby – Seasoned UK MMA judge and commentator, also published in MMA Unltd and various other outlets.
Martin Smith – MMA and sports journalist. Has worked with Nuts magazine, MMA Unltd, FIGHT!, and various other outlets.
Luke Hinds – UK MMA enthusiast that runs

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