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- UFC Bantamweight Division
- UFC Bantamweight Champion
- UFC Bantamweight Rankings
- 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 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
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UFC Weight Divisions
- Light Heavyweight
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