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UFC Bantamweight

Let's look at all you need to know about UFC Bantamweight Division


  1. UFC Bantamweight Division
  2. UFC Bantamweight Champion
  3. UFC Bantamweight Rankings
  4. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Bantamweight Division


Bantamweight is a weight class in combat sports. In MMA, the Bantamweight Division is within 126-135 lbs (57.2-61.2 kg). The Bantamweight Division sits between the Flyweight Division (116-125 lbs) and the Featherweight Division.


UFC Bantamweight Champion


The current UFC Bantamweight Champion is Petr Yan.


UFC Bantamweight Champion Petr Yan


UFC Bantamweight Rankings


Prior to UFC-WEC merger, Dominick Cruz was the WEC Bantamweight Champion. At WEC 53, Cruz defeated Scott Jorgensen to retain the WEC Bantamweight Championship and was simultaneously awarded the inaugural UFC Bantamweight Championship.


At UFC 173, T.J. Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao to win the UFC Bantamweight Championship. At UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs Cruz, Dominick Cruz became the first-ever two-time Bantamweight Champion. At UFC 207, Cruz lost the title to Cody Garbrandt, who eventually lost it to Dillashaw, making the latter a two-time division champion.


At UFC 238, Henry Cejudo defeated T.J. Dillashaw to win the Bantamweight Championship.


Current UFC Bantamweight Champion: Petr Yan 


RankingsFighterWin/Loss Record
1Marlon Moraes23–6–1
2Aljamain Sterling18–3
3Cody Garbrandt12–3
4Cory Sandhagen12–2
5Pedro Munhoz18–4 (1)
6José Aldo28–7
7Jimmie Rivera22–4
8Raphael Assuncao27–8
9Cody Stamann18–2–1
10Rob Font17–4
11Dominick Cruz22–3
12John Dodson22–11
13Song Yadong16–4–1 (1)
14Sean O'Malley12–0
15Merab Dvalishvili11-4


UFC Weight Divisions


Men

  1. Heavyweight
  2. Light Heavyweight
  3. Middleweight
  4. Welterweight
  5. Lightweight
  6. Featherweight
  7. Bantamweight
  8. Flyweight


Women

  1. Featherweight
  2. Bantamweight
  3. Flyweight
  4. Strawweight



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