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UFC Women's Strawweight - 2022

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  1. UFC Strawweight Division
  2. UFC Strawweight Champion
  3. UFC Strawweight Rankings
  4. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Strawweight Division


The Strawweight Division in MMA generally refers to competitors weighing between 106 and 115 lb (48 to 52 kg).


UFC Strawweight Champion - 2022


The current UFC Women's Strawweight Champion is Rose Namajunas.


Jessica Andrade defeated Rose Namajunas at UFC 237 to win the UFC Women's Strawweight Championship but lost it to Zhang Weili at UFC Fight Night : Shenzhen, China. Weili went onto face former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in her first title defence and won via split decision at UFC 248.


Rose Namajunas defeated Zhang Weili at UFC 261 and is the current UFC strawweight champion.




UFC Strawweight Rankings 2022


The inaugural UFC Strawweight Champion was Carla Esparza, who defeated Rose Namajunas in 2014 in the tournament finale for The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned. At UFC 185, Joanna Jedrzejczyk won the Strawweight Championship and held the title for a total of 966 days before losing it to Rose Namajunas at UFC 217.


Jessica Andrade defeated former champion Rose Namajunas at UFC 237 to win the UFC Strawweight Championship. Zhang Weili is the current UFC Strawweight Champion. She defeated Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 157, to win the UFC Strawweight Championship.


Current UFC Women's Strawweight Champion: Carla Esparza [19–6]


RankFighterRecordMWin StreakResultLast FightNext fight
CCarla Esparza19–6-6 (0 def)WinUFC 274 Rose NamajunasTBD
1Rose Namajunas11–5-0LossUFC 274 Carla EsparzaTBD
2Zhang Weili22–3-1WinUFC 275 Joanna JedrzejczykTBD
3Marina Rodriguez16–1–2-4WinUFC 272 Yan XiaonanTBD
4Mackenzie Dern12–2-1WinUFC 273 Tecia TorresUFC Fight Night 211 Yan Xiaonan
5Yan Xiaonan13–3 (1 NC)-0LossUFC 272 Marina RodriguezUFC Fight Night 211 Mackenzie Dern
6Jessica Andrade23–9-2WinUFC Fight Night 205 Amanda LemosTBD
7Tecia Torres13–6-0LossUFC 273 Mackenzie DernTBD
8 (T)Amanda Lemos12–2–1-1WinUFC on ABC 3 Michelle WatersonTBD
8 (T)Nina Nunes10–7−10Loss

10Amanda Ribas11–3-0LossUFC on ESPN 36 Katlyn ChookagianTBD
11Michelle Waterson-Gomez18–10-0LossUFC on ABC 3 Amanda LemosTBD
12Virna Jandiroba18–3-1WinUFC on ESPN 36 Angela HillTBD
13Angela Hill13–12-0LossUFC on ESPN 36 Virna JandirobaUFC Fight Night 212 Lupita Godinez
14Emily Ducote12–6-4WinUFC on ABC 3 Jessica PenneTBD
15Luana Pinheiro10–1-8WinUFC Fight Night 198 Sam HughesTBD


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 1st, 2022

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