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UFC Flyweight 2022

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.


  1. UFC Flyweight Champion 2022
  2. UFC Flyweight Rankings 2022
  3. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Flyweight Champion 2022


The current UFC Flyweight Champion is Deiveson Figueiredo.


UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo v Benavidez 2 Weigh-in


UFC Flyweight Rankings 2022

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.


Later at UFC 263, Figueiredo lost to Moreno. And then at UFC 270, Figueiredo defeated Moreno to again become the Flyweight Champion.


Current UFC Flyweight Champion: Deiveson Figueiredo [21-2-1]


RankISOFighterRecordMWin StreakResultLast FightNext Fight
CBrazilDeiveson Figueiredo21–2–1-1 (0 def)WinUFC 270 Brandon Moreno Brandon MorenoTBD
ICMexicoBrandon Moreno20–6–2-1WinUFC 277 Kai Kara-FranceTBD
2BrazilAlexandre Pantoja25–5-3WinUFC 277 Alex PerezTBD
3New ZealandKai Kara-France24–10 (1 NC)-0LossUFC 277 Brandon MorenoTBD
4RussiaAskar Askarov14–1–1-0LossUFC on ESPN 33 Kai Kara-FranceUFC Fight Night 212 Brandon Royval
5United StatesBrandon Royval14–6-2WinUFC 274 Matt SchnellUFC Fight Night 212 Askar Askarov
6United StatesAlex Perez24–7-0LossUFC 277 Alexandre PantojaTBD
7BrazilMatheus Nicolau18–2–1-5WinUFC on ESPN 33 David DvoΕ™Γ‘kUFC Fight Night 215 Matt Schnell
8United StatesMatt Schnell16–6 (1 NC)-1WinUFC on ABC 3 Su MudaerjiUFC Fight Night 215 Matheus Nicolau
9Czech RepublicDavid DvoΕ™Γ‘k20–4-0LossUFC on ESPN 33 Matheus NicolauTBD
10IraqAmir Albazi15–114WinUFC 278 Francisco FigueiredoTBD
11United StatesTim Elliott18–12–1-11WinUFC 272 Tagir UlanbekovTBD
12AngolaManel Kape17–6-2WinUFC on ESPN 31 Zhalgas ZhumagulovTBD
13ChinaSu Mudaerji14–5-10LossUFC on ABC 3 Matt SchnellTBD
14United StatesJeff Molina11–2-10WinUFC Fight Night 207 Zhalgas ZhumagulovTBD
15RussiaTagir Ulanbekov13–2-0LossUFC 272 Tim ElliottUFC Fight Night 214 Nate Maness


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 August 22nd, 2022

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