The bracketed number to the right of the fighter indicates the fighters prior ranking. These rankings are unofficial as North Star Sports is not affiliated with, sponsored, or endorsed by the UFC.

Featherweight (May 20)Featherweight (December 19)Change
CAlexander VolkanovskiCAlexander VolkanovskiEVEN
1Max Holloway1Max HollowayEVEN
2Zabit Magomedsharipov2Brian Ortega+1
3Brian Ortega3Zabit Magomedsharipov-1
4Chan Sung Jung4Chan Sung JungEVEN
5Yair Rodriguez5Calvin Kattar+1
6Calvin Kattar6Yair Rodriguez-1
7Frankie Edgar7Josh Emmett+1
8Josh Emmett8Jeremy Stephens+1
9Jeremy Stephens9Shane Burgos+1
10Shane Burgos10Dan Ige+1
11Dan Ige11Arnold Allen+1
12Arnold Allen12Edson Barboza+1
13Edson Barboza13Ryan Hall+1
14Ryan Hall14Bryce Mitchell+2
15Sodiq Yusuff15Sodiq YusuffEVEN
   Frankie Edgar (Moved to BW)-9