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- UFC Strawweight Division
- UFC Strawweight Champion
- UFC Strawweight Rankings
- 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.
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 Champion: Rose Namajunas [10–4]
|Rank||Fighter||Win/Loss Record||Last Fight||Next Fight|
|Champion||Rose Namajunas||10-4||Defeated Zhang Weili||Zhang Weili (UFC 268)|
|1||Zhang Weili||21-2||Lost to Rose Namajunas||Rose Namajunas (UFC 268)|
|2||Joanna Jędrzejczyk||16–4||Lost to Zhang Weili||TBD|
|3||Carla Esparza||18-6||Defeated Yan Xiaonan||TBD|
|4||Marina Rodriguez||15-1-2||Defeated Mackenzie Dern||TBD|
|5||Yan Xiaonan||13–2 (1 NC)||Lost to Carla Esparza||TBD|
|6||Mackenzie Dern||11-2||Lost to Marina Rodriguez||TBD|
|7||Nina Nunes||10-7||Lost to Mackenzie Dern||Amanda Lemos (UFC Fight Night 200)|
|8||Claudia Gadelha||18-5||Lost to Yan Xiaonan||TBD|
|9||Tecia Torres||13-5||Defeated Angela Hill||TBD|
|10||Michelle Waterson||18-9||Lost to Marina Rodriguez||TBD|
|11||Amanda Ribas||10-2||Lost to Marina Rodriguez||Virna Jandiroba (UFC 267)|
|12||Amanda Lemos||10-1-1||Defeated Montserrat Ruiz||Nina Nunes (UFC Fight Night 199)|
|12||Virna Jandiroba||17-2||Defeated Kanako Murata||Amanda Ribas (UFC 267)|
|14||Angela Hill||13-10||Lost to Tecia Torres||TBD|
|15||Felice Herrig||14–9||Lost to Virna Jandiroba||TBD|
UFC Weight Divisions
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* Last Updated: October 18th, 2021