UK And Irish MMA Rankings: November 2014

UK And Irish MMA Rankings: November 2014

Here is the latest update to the UK and Irish MMA Rankings for November 2014.

UK And Irish MMA Rankings
UK And Irish MMA Rankings

The Your MMA team produce the longest standing and most trusted UK and Irish MMA rankings, with representatives from around the UK and Ireland contributing to the output each month. Whilst all rankings remain somewhat subjective, the Your MMA panel aren’t tied to any organisation or fighter and are key figures in the UK MMA scene, having been around the sport for many years.


  • Any fighter that hasn’t been active in the last 365 days will be ineligible for consideration (with the caveat being a fight booked around the time they become ‘inactive’).
  • Fighters eligible need to be either UK/Irish nationals or located here full time. Ireland is included as part of our database as a close partner to UK MMA, with many Irish fighters competing in the UK and most divisions there remaining too small to necessitate a specific set of their own.
  • Fighters moving around in weightclasses will be ranked in the lowest weightclass they have competed in within the last three fights, unless a permanent move is specified.
  • Fighters competing in catchweight bouts or fighters moving down in weightclasses cannot be ranked at the lower weightclass until they have made the limit and fought there – e.g. a fighter taking on a fight at 73kg after competing at 77kg will not be ranked at lightweight until he has reached the proper weight category. You cannot be ranked in a division you haven’t fought in.
  • Rankings are based on quality of performance and level of opposition, as well as wins and finishes, with domestic promotional titles not figuring in how highly a fighter is ranked. It is more than a numbers game.

You can find the UK and Irish MMA Rankings from flyweight to heavyweight in the Fighters Section (just click on the UK tab). Check back regularly to see how big events shape the top tens.

November’s main players were Cage Warriors, who hosted two big events. The UK’s UFC contingent didn’t fare so well with four defeats from four, but there was some success elsewhere. 

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UK and Irish MMA Flyweight Top 20 Rankings:

1. Brad Pickett
2. Neil Seery
3. Paddy Holohan
4. Shaj Haque
5. Pietro Menga
6. Phil Harris
7. Brett Caswell
8. Damien Rooney
9. Ian Malone
10. Mark Connor
11. Andy Young
12. Steve McCombe
13. Martin McDonough
14. Scott Pooley
15. Spencer Hewitt
16. Brian Hyslop
17. Shamsul Haque
18. Jody Collins
19. Mike Berry
20. Danny Missin

UK and Irish MMA Bantamweight Top 30 Rankings:

1. Vaughan Lee

2. Brett Johns
3. Ronnie Mann
4. James Brum
5. Mike Wootten
6. Davey Grant
7. Cory Tait
8. James Pennington
9. Dean Garnett
10. Alan Philpott
11. Niko Gjoka
12. John Cullen
13. Bryan Creighton
14. Ed Arthur
15. Jordan Desborough
16. Aaron Blackwell
17. Gaz Pilot
18. Kris Edwards
19. Nathaniel Wood
20. Carl Fawcett
21. Conrad Hayes
22. Mark Platts
23. Martin Sheridan
24. Declan Williams
25. Jamie Pritchard
26. Phil Raeburn
27. Joe Orrey
28. Mike Cutting
29. James McErlean
30. Daniel Crawford

UK and Irish MMA Featherweight Top 30 Rankings:

1. Conor McGregor
2. Mike Wilkinson
3. Rob Whiteford
4. Graham Turner
5. Alex Enlund
6. Andy Ogle
7. Ashleigh Grimshaw
8. Shay Walsh
9. Artem Lobov
10. Nad Narimani
11. Chris Fishgold
12. Jay Furness
13. Andrew Fisher
14. Dave Hill
15. Dave Lee
16. Paul Reed
17. Robbie Olivier
18. Arnold Allen
19. Ian Entwistle
20. James Saville
21. Callum Jones
22. Martin Wrzosek
23. Liam James
24. Paddy Pimblett
25. Sam Gilbert
26. Phil Else
27. Doni Miller
28. Tommy McCafferty
29. Marley Swindells
30. Andy Craven

UK and Irish MMA Lightweight Top 30 Rankings:

1. Ross Pearson
2. Norman Parke
3. Steven Ray
4. Andre Winner
5. Curt Warburton
6. Saul Rogers
7. Colin Fletcher
8. Martin Stapleton
9. Joe Duffy
10. Tim Newman
11. Paul Redmond
12. Brendan Loughnane
13. John Maguire
14. Tommy Maguire
15. Mick Sinclair
16. Martin Delaney
17. Sean Carter
18. Tim Wilde
19. Ali Maclean
20. Christian Holley
21. Terry Montgomery
22. Antanas Jazbutis
23. Alexei Roberts
24. Jack Grant
25. Jason Ball
26. Brad Wheeler
27. Ryan Roddy
28. Mark Diakiese
29. Jefferson George
30. Kane Mousah

UK and Irish MMA Welterweight Top 30 Rankings:

1. Paul Daley
2. Cathal Pendred
3. John Hathaway
4. Danny Roberts
5. Jimmy Wallhead
6. Claudio da Silva
7. Ryan Scope
8. Jack Mason
9. Ali Arish
10. Jake Bostwick
11. Leon Edwards
12. Lewis Long
13. Danny Mitchell
14. Michael Page
15. Matt Inman
16. Gavin Sterritt
17. Wayne Murrie
18. Walter Gahadza
19. Alan Johnston
20. Aaron Wilkinson
21. Tommy Quinn
22. Phillip Mulpeter
23. Lee Caers
24. Tom Breese
25. Craig Turner
26. Dan Hope
27. Shaun Taylor
28. Sam Boult
29. Peter Queally
30. Henry Fadipe

UK and Irish MMA Middleweight Top 30 Rankings:

1. Michael Bisping
2. Tom Watson
3. Luke Barnatt
4. Karlos Vemola
5. Scott Askham
6. Max Nunes
7. Bradley Scott
8. Chris Fields
9. Ion Pascu
10. Jack Marshman
11. Che Mills
12. Eugene Fadiora
13. Lee Chadwick
14. Harry McLeman
15. Allan Love
16. Andrew De-Vent
17. Chris Scott
18. Ronan McKay
19. Andy Manzolo
20. Bola Omoyele
21. Matt Hallam
22. Pavel Doroftei
23. Fabio Ferrari
24. Craig White
25. Alex Minogue
26. Avi Jack
27. Kyle Redfearn
28. Conor Cooke
29. Leeroy Barnes
30. Tommy Cook

UK and Irish MMA Light-Heavyweight Top 20 Rankings:

1. Jimi Manuwa
2. Linton Vassell
3. Liam McGeary
4. James McSweeney
5. Marcin Lazarz
6. Fraser Opie
7. James Hurrell
8. Carl Kinslow
9. Karl Moore
10. Przemyslaw Mysiala
11. Richie Knox
12. Lukasz Klinger
13. Mike Neun
14. Lloyd Clarkson
15. Ryan White
16. Darren Stewart
17. Nick Nembhard
18. James Parker
19. Simas Norkus
20. Pelu Adetola

UK and Irish MMA Heavyweight Top 20 Rankings:

1. Phil Defries
2. James Mulheron
3. James Thompson
4. Neil Wain
5. Oli Thompson
6. Stav Economou
7. Paul Taylor
8. Colin Robinson
9. Dayman Lake
10. Mark Godbeer
11. Stu Austin
12. Rab Truesdale
13. Andy Spiers
14. Chi Lewis Parry
15. Tom Denham
16. Lucasz Parobiec
17. Karl Etherington
18. Tomasz Czerwinski
19. Callum Cooke
20. Adam Parkes

Make sure you’re following @YourMMA on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with all the latest updates from the longest running and most reliable UK MMA rankings.

The team that helped comprise the UK MMA rankings this month includes:

Jay Furness (England – North): editor, former online editor for MMA Unltd and FIGHT! Magazine and professional fighter (exempt from 145lbs rankings)
David Bateman (Scotland): Editor of SFB Mag and radio show, commentator and writer.
George McCann (London): Owner of site and online magazine.
Harry Williams (England – North West): Long-time contributor to BritMMA and Your MMA.
Alan Murphy (Ireland): WHOA TV journalist covering mixed martial arts in Ireland, former editor at
Ben Farrelly (England – South Coast): Southern MMA specialist and owner/founder at

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