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UFC Featherweight - 2022

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 - 2022
  2. UFC Featherweight Rankings 2022
  3. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Featherweight Champion - 2022


The current UFC Featherweight Champion is Alexander Volkanovski.


UFC Featherweight Champion


UFC Featherweight Rankings 2022


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 Champion: Alexander Volkanovski [24–1]


RankFighterRecordMWin StreakResultLast fightNext fight
CAlexander Volkanovski24–1-21 (3 def)WinUFC 273 Jung Chan-sungTBD
1Max Holloway23–6-2WinUFC Fight Night 197 Yair RodríguezTBD
2Brian Ortega15–2 (1 NC)-0LossUFC 266 Alexander VolkanovskiTBD
3Yair Rodríguez13–3 (1 NC)-0LossUFC Fight Night 197 Max HollowayTBD
4Calvin Kattar23–511WinUFC on ESPN 32 Giga ChikadzeTBD
5Jung Chan-sung17–7−10LossUFC 273 Alexander VolkanovskiTBD
6Arnold Allen18–1-11WinUFC Fight Night 204 Dan HookerTBD
7Josh Emmett17–2-4WinUFC 269 Dan IgeTBD
8Giga Chikadze14–3-0LossUFC on ESPN 32 Calvin KattarTBD
9Bryce Mitchell15–0-15WinUFC 272 Edson BarbozaTBD
10Dan Ige15–5-0LossUFC 269 Josh EmmettUFC Fight Night 207 Movsar Evloev
11Sodiq Yusuff12–2-1WinUFC Fight Night 203 Alex CaceresTBD
12Edson Barboza22–11-0LossUFC 272 Bryce MitchellTBD
13Movsar Evloev15–0-15WinUFC 263 Hakeem DawoduUFC Fight Night 207 Dan Ige
14Shane Burgos14–3-1WinUFC 268 Billy QuarantilloTBD
15Ilia Topuria12–0-12WinUFC Fight Night 204 Jai HerbertTBD


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 April 13th, 2022

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"Maybe those wars are catching up" - Featherweight contender Arnold Allen weighs in on Alexander Volkanovski's win over "too slow" Max Holloway
"Maybe those wars are catching up" - Featherweight contender Arnold Allen weighs in on Alexander Volkanovski's win over "too slow" Max Holloway

"Maybe those wars are catching up" - Featherweight contender Arnold Allen weighs in on Alexander Volkanovski's win over "too slow" Max Holloway

"I needed that" - Alexander Volkanovski details how Max Holloway's trash-talk put "fire" in his belly ahead of their trilogy fight
"I needed that" - Alexander Volkanovski details how Max Holloway's trash-talk put "fire" in his belly ahead of their trilogy fight

"I needed that" - Alexander Volkanovski details how Max Holloway's trash-talk put "fire" in his belly ahead of their trilogy fight

"Tough as f*ck" – WWE Legend reacts to brutal Holloway vs. Volkanovski fight at UFC 276
"Tough as f*ck" – WWE Legend reacts to brutal Holloway vs. Volkanovski fight at UFC 276

"Tough as f*ck" – WWE Legend reacts to brutal Holloway vs. Volkanovski fight at UFC 276

UFC 276 Results: Alexander Volkanovski outclasses and cuts open Max Holloway in epic trilogy fight
UFC 276 Results: Alexander Volkanovski outclasses and cuts open Max Holloway in epic trilogy fight

UFC 276 Results: Alexander Volkanovski outclasses and cuts open Max Holloway in epic trilogy fight

"It's tough to deal with" - Dustin Poirier details Max Holloway's "championship grit" inside the octagon
"It's tough to deal with" - Dustin Poirier details Max Holloway's "championship grit" inside the octagon

"It's tough to deal with" - Dustin Poirier details Max Holloway's "championship grit" inside the octagon

Alexander Volkanovski looking to "win every exchange" against Max Holloway at UFC 276
Alexander Volkanovski looking to "win every exchange" against Max Holloway at UFC 276

Alexander Volkanovski looking to "win every exchange" against Max Holloway at UFC 276

Max Holloway claims Alexander Volkanovski is known for "not giving" damage at UFC 276 press conference
Max Holloway claims Alexander Volkanovski is known for "not giving" damage at UFC 276 press conference

Max Holloway claims Alexander Volkanovski is known for "not giving" damage at UFC 276 press conference

"He looks like he's an alright cook" - Max Holloway on what he respects about Alexander Volkanovski
"He looks like he's an alright cook" - Max Holloway on what he respects about Alexander Volkanovski

"He looks like he's an alright cook" - Max Holloway on what he respects about Alexander Volkanovski

UFC 276 crackstream, Reddit stream and buffstream alternatives: How you can legally watch the event
UFC 276 crackstream, Reddit stream and buffstream alternatives: How you can legally watch the event

UFC 276 crackstream, Reddit stream and buffstream alternatives: How you can legally watch the event

UFC Fight Tonight: Is there a UFC card on Saturday, July 2, 2022?
UFC Fight Tonight: Is there a UFC card on Saturday, July 2, 2022?

UFC Fight Tonight: Is there a UFC card on Saturday, July 2, 2022?

"Nobody cares about these guys as much as I do" - UFC legend Cub Swanson tears up as he reveals why he's getting into fighter management
"Nobody cares about these guys as much as I do" - UFC legend Cub Swanson tears up as he reveals why he's getting into fighter management

"Nobody cares about these guys as much as I do" - UFC legend Cub Swanson tears up as he reveals why he's getting into fighter management

Chael Sonnen reveals why Alexander Volkanovski reported four-and-a-half hours early for first Max Holloway fight
Chael Sonnen reveals why Alexander Volkanovski reported four-and-a-half hours early for first Max Holloway fight

Chael Sonnen reveals why Alexander Volkanovski reported four-and-a-half hours early for first Max Holloway fight

"The UFC make this bulls***?" - Daniel Cormier has a hilarious reaction to Max Holloway receiving a 'Daddest Man on the Planet' jacket
"The UFC make this bulls***?" - Daniel Cormier has a hilarious reaction to Max Holloway receiving a 'Daddest Man on the Planet' jacket

"The UFC make this bulls***?" - Daniel Cormier has a hilarious reaction to Max Holloway receiving a 'Daddest Man on the Planet' jacket

"Embedded is the single greatest piece the UFC has ever produced" - Chael Sonnen
"Embedded is the single greatest piece the UFC has ever produced" - Chael Sonnen

"Embedded is the single greatest piece the UFC has ever produced" - Chael Sonnen

We don't get paid to fight in the parking lot - Max Holloway on mutual respect with Alexander Volkanovski ahead of UFC 276 
We don't get paid to fight in the parking lot - Max Holloway on mutual respect with Alexander Volkanovski ahead of UFC 276 

We don't get paid to fight in the parking lot - Max Holloway on mutual respect with Alexander Volkanovski ahead of UFC 276 

"People are gonna cry robbery" - Alexander Volkanovski gives his take on Josh Emmett's split-decision victory over Calvin Kattar
"People are gonna cry robbery" - Alexander Volkanovski gives his take on Josh Emmett's split-decision victory over Calvin Kattar

"People are gonna cry robbery" - Alexander Volkanovski gives his take on Josh Emmett's split-decision victory over Calvin Kattar

It wouldn't make sense to fight Brian Ortega again - Alexander Volkanovski favoring Yair Rodriguez to be the next No.1 contender 
It wouldn't make sense to fight Brian Ortega again - Alexander Volkanovski favoring Yair Rodriguez to be the next No.1 contender 

It wouldn't make sense to fight Brian Ortega again - Alexander Volkanovski favoring Yair Rodriguez to be the next No.1 contender 

"That's history getting taken away from Oliveira" - Max Holloway feels bad that Charles Oliveira lost his belt on the scales at UFC 274
"That's history getting taken away from Oliveira" - Max Holloway feels bad that Charles Oliveira lost his belt on the scales at UFC 274

"That's history getting taken away from Oliveira" - Max Holloway feels bad that Charles Oliveira lost his belt on the scales at UFC 274

"Is everyone screaming his name?" Alexander Volkanovski on whether he would want to fight Josh Emmett next
"Is everyone screaming his name?" Alexander Volkanovski on whether he would want to fight Josh Emmett next

"Is everyone screaming his name?" Alexander Volkanovski on whether he would want to fight Josh Emmett next

Max Holloway congratulates Khabib Nurmagomedov for Hall of Fame induction, names Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva as his greats
Max Holloway congratulates Khabib Nurmagomedov for Hall of Fame induction, names Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva as his greats

Max Holloway congratulates Khabib Nurmagomedov for Hall of Fame induction, names Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva as his greats

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