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UFC Flyweight

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
  2. UFC Flyweight Rankings 2021
  3. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Flyweight Champion


The current UFC Flyweight Champion is Brandon Moreno.


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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.


Later at UFC 263, Figueiredo lost to Moreno.


Current UFC Flyweight Champion: Brandon Moreno [19-5-2]


RankFighterWin/Loss RecordLast FightNext Fight
ChampionBrandon Moreno19–5–2Defeated Deiveson FigueiredoTBD
1Deiveson Figueiredo20-2-1Lost to Brandon MorenoTBD
2Askar Askarov14-0-1Defeated Joseph BenavidezTBD
3Alexandre Pantoja23-5Defeated Manel KapeBrandon Royval (UFC on ESPN 29)
4Alex Perez24-6Lost to Deiveson FigueiredoMatt Schnell (UFC Fight Night 191)
5Joseph Benavidez28-8Defeated Askar AskarovTBD
6Brandon Royval12-5Lost to Brandon MorenoAlexandre Pantoja (UFC on ESPN 29)
7Kai Kara France22-9, 1 NCDefeated Rogerio BontorinTBD
8Rogerio Bontorin17-3, 1 NCDefeated Matt SchnellTBD
9Matt Schnell15-6Lost to Rogerio BontorinAlex Perez (UFC Fight Night 191)
10Tim Elliot17-11-1Defeated Jordan EspinosaTBD
11David Dvorak20-3Defeated Juancamilo RonderosTBD
12Matheus Nicolau16-2-1Defeated Manel KapeTBD
13Su Mudaerji14-4Defeated Zarrukh AdashevTBD
14Amir Albazi14-1Defeated Zhalgas ZhumagulovTBD
15Tyson Nam20-12-1Lost to Matt SchnellTBD


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 26th, 2021

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