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UFC Featherweight

The Featherweight Division in MMA refers to a particular group class. The UFC Featherweight fighters generally weigh between 136 to 145 lb. 


  1. UFC Featherweight Champion
  2. UFC Featherweight Rankings 2021
  3. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Featherweight Champion


The current UFC Featherweight Champion is Alexander Volkanovski.


UFC Featherweight Champion


UFC Featherweight Rankings 2021


Prior to the UFC-WEC merger, José Aldo was the WEC Featherweight Champion. Aldo was awarded the inaugural UFC Featherweight Championship on November 20, 2010, at UFC 123 in a ceremony prior to the event.


At UFC 194, Conor McGregor won the Undisputed Featherweight Championship after beating José Aldo within 13 seconds. At UFC 212, Max Holloway won the Undisputed Featherweight Championship from Aldo.


Holloway, who defended his title against the likes of Jose Aldo, Brian Ortega and Frankie Edgar, lost his title to Alexander Volkanovski. Volkanovski is the current UFC Featherweight Champion and defended his title against Holloway via split decision in a rematch at UFC 251.


Current UFC Featherweight ChampionAlexander Volkanovski [22–1]


RankFighterWin/Loss RecordLast FightNext Fight
ChampionAlexander Volkanovski22-1Defeated Max Hollowayvs. Brian Ortega (UFC 266)
1Max Holloway22–6Defeated Calvin KattarTBD
2Brian Ortega15–1 (1 NC)Defeated Chan Sung Jungvs. Alexander Volkanovski (UFC 266)
3Yair Rodriguez13–2 (1 NC)Defeated Jeremy StephensTBD
4Chan Sung Jung16–6Lost to Brian OrtegaTBD
5Calvin Kattar22–5Lost to Max HollowayTBD
6Arnold Allen17–1Defeated Sodiq YusuffTBD
7Josh Emmett16–2Defeated Shane BurgosTBD
8Dan Ige15–3Defeated Gavin TuckerTBD
9Edson Barboza22-9Defeated Shane Burgosvs. Giga Chikadze (UFC Fight Night 192)
10Giga Chikadze13–2Defeated Cub Swansonvs. Edson Barboza (UFC Fight Night 192)
11Sodiq Yusuff11-2Lost to Arnold AllenTBD
12Bryce Mitchell14-0Defeated Andre FiliTBD
13Movsar Evloev15-0Defeated Hakeem DawoduTBD
14Shane Burgos13-3Lost to Edson BarbozaTBD
15Alex Caceres18-12-1Defeated Kevin CroomTBD



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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* Last Updated July 12th, 2021

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