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UFC Flyweight

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


  1. UFC Flyweight Division
  2. UFC Flyweight Champion
  3. UFC Flyweight Rankings
  4. 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 Champion


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 [19-1]


RankFighterWin/Loss Record
ChampionDeiveson Figueiredo20-1-1.
1Brandon Moreno18–5–2.
2Joseph Benavidez28-7
3Askar Askarov12-0-1.
4Alex Perez24-6
5Alexandre Pantoja22-5
6Brandon Royval12-5
7Matt Schnell15-5
8Rogerio Bontorin15-2, 1 NC
8Kai Kara France21-9, 1 NC
10David Dvorak19-3
11Raulian Paiva20-3
12Tim Elliot17-11-1.
13Amir Albazi14-1
14Su Mudaerji14-4
15Tyson Nam20-12-1.



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


Click to know about UFC Rankings.

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