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- UFC Flyweight Division
- UFC Flyweight Champion
- UFC Flyweight Rankings
- UFC Weight Divisions
UFC Flyweight Division
The Flyweight Division in Mixed Martial Arts as defined by the Nevada State Athletic Comission combat sports doctrine and by the Association of Boxing Comissions groups together all competitors from 125 lb (57 kg) and below. The Flyweight Division sits between the Strawweight Division (106 lbs-115 lbs) and the Bantamweight Division (126 lbs-135lbs).
In the UFC, the Flyweight Division competitors sit within 116 to 125 lbs. The UFC also has a separate UFC Women’s Flyweight division for all its female competitors.
UFC Flyweight Champion
The current UFC Flyweight Champion is Deiveson Figueiredo.
UFC Flyweight Rankings 2021
Demetrious Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez in 2012, at UFC 152 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the finale of a 4-man tournament for the inaugural UFC Flyweight Title.
The 6-year run as the Flyweight Champion came to an end for Johnson after Henry Cejudo defeated him via split decision at UFC 227. Cejudo went onto vacate the title in December 2019, which was later on won by the current champion Deiveson Figueiredo who defeated Joseph Benavidez in July 2020.
Deiveson Figueiredo went onto defend his title in 2020 against Alex Perez and Brandon Moreno at UFC 255 and UFC 256 respectively. While he submitted Perez with a guillotine choke to defend the title, his match with Moreno ended in a majority draw which led to Figueiredo still being the champion.
Current UFC Flyweight Champion: Deiveson Figueiredo [20-1-1]
|Rank||Fighter||Win/Loss Record||Last Fight||Next Fight|
|Champion||Deiveson Figueiredo||20-1-1.||Drew against Brandon Moreno||Brandon Moreno (UFC 263 for the UFC Flyweight Championship)|
|1||Brandon Moreno||18–5–2.||Drew against Deiveson Figueiredo||Deiveson Figueiredo (UFC 263 for the UFC Flyweight Championship)|
|2||Askar Askarov||13-0-1.||Defeated Joseph Benavidez||TBD|
|3||Alexandre Pantoja||23-5||Defeated Manel Kape||TBD|
|4||Alex Perez||24-6||Lost to Deiveson Figueiredo||Matt Schnell ( UFC 262)|
|5||Joseph Benavidez||28-8||Defeated Askar Askarov||TBD|
|6||Brandon Royval||12-5||Lost to Brandon Moreno||TBD|
|7||Kai Kara France||22-9, 1 NC||Defeated Rogerio Bontorin||TBD|
|8||Matt Schnell||15-5||Defeated Tyson Nam||Alex Perez (UFC 262)|
|9||Rogerio Bontorin||16-3, 1 NC||Lost to Kai Kara-France||TBD|
|10||Tim Elliot||17-11-1||Defeated Jordan Espinosa||Su Mudaerji (UFC Fight Night 191)|
|11||David Dvorak||19-3||Defeated Jordan Espinosa||Raulian Paiva (UFC Fight Night 188)|
|12||Raulian Paiva||20-3||Defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov||David Dvorak (UFC Fight Night 188)|
|13||Su Mudaerji||14-4||Defeated Zarrukh Adashev||Tim Elliot (UFC Fight Night 193)|
|14||Matheus Nicolau||16-3-1.||Defeated Manel Kape||TBD|
|15||Amir Albazi||14-1||Defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov||TBD|
UFC Weight Divisions
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