Invicta FC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Feather/Bantamweights: Sept 15/20

Invicta FC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Feather/Bantamweights: Sept 15/20

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Invicta FC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Feather/Bantamweights: Sept 15/20



There is constant debate about fighter rankings, which are normally based on voting from a panel of journalists.  Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or no.  So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA Manifesto has come up with a performance based ranking system, solely based on how a fighter has performed in the cage, this time for Invicta FC.  We’ll roll out a new weight class every Tuesday. Next up: Feathweights & Bantamweights.


*stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended or 2) inactive for at least 12 months (without an upcoming fight scheduled) are excluded from the rankings

    • Scoring based on a fighter’s past 10 Bellator performances (we use a seven year time limit, so if they have fought less than 10 times in past seven years, only the fights within that time frame are counted. For fighters who have also fought in the UFC, Bellator and/or Strikeforce during this time, those performances were counted also)
    • Points based on a fighter’s opponent’s Bellator & UFC win/loss record (ie strength of schedule – the more successful a vanquished opponent is, the more points awarded), extra points given for finishes, extra points given for title fight wins.  
    • Points are weighed so most recent fights are worth more (ie most recent fight counts the most, 10th most recent fight the least)
    • No points awarded for a loss


Stats Last Total
Rank Rank
1 1 Chelsea Chandler 56
2 2 Pam Sorenson 53
3 3 Taneisha Tennant 35.5
4 4 Kaitlin Young 30.5
5 5 Shaianna Rincon 26.5
6 6 Kelly Clayton 25
7 7 Auttumn Norton 20
8 8 Lisa Verzosa 18
9 9 Hope Chase 17
10 10 Katharina Lehner 16
11 11 Taylor Guardado 12.5
12 12 Erin Harpe 5
12 12 Mitzi Merry 5
12 12 Monica Franco 5
15 15 Julia Ottolino 4.5
15 15 Serena de Jesus 4.5
17 17 Brittney Victoria 4
17 17 Latoya Walker 4
19 19 Kerri Kenneson 3.5
20 20 Faith McMah 0
20 20 Florina Moeller 0
20 20 Megan Cawley 0
20 20 Morgan Hickam 0
20 20 Tina Pettigrew 0

Check back next Tuesday for our flyweight rankings 

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