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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


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.


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UFC Strawweight Rankings 2021


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 ChampionRose Namajunas [10–4]


RankFighterWin/Loss RecordLast FightNext Fight
ChampionRose Namajunas10-4Defeated Zhang WeiliZhang Weili (UFC 268)
1Zhang Weili21-2Lost to Rose NamajunasRose Namajunas (UFC 268)
2Joanna Jędrzejczyk16–4Lost to Zhang WeiliTBD
3Carla Esparza18-6Defeated Yan XiaonanTBD
4Marina Rodriguez15-1-2Defeated Mackenzie DernTBD
5Yan Xiaonan13–2 (1 NC)Lost to Carla EsparzaTBD
6Mackenzie Dern11-2Lost to Marina RodriguezTBD
7Nina Nunes10-7Lost to Mackenzie DernAmanda Lemos (UFC Fight Night 200)
8Claudia Gadelha18-5Lost to Yan XiaonanTBD
9Tecia Torres13-5Defeated Angela HillTBD
10Michelle Waterson18-9Lost to Marina RodriguezTBD
11Amanda Ribas10-2Lost to Marina RodriguezVirna Jandiroba (UFC 267)
12Amanda Lemos10-1-1Defeated Montserrat RuizNina Nunes (UFC Fight Night 199)
12Virna Jandiroba17-2Defeated Kanako MurataAmanda Ribas (UFC 267)
14Angela Hill13-10Lost to Tecia TorresTBD
15Felice Herrig14–9Lost to Virna JandirobaTBD


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: October 18th, 2021

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