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UFC Weight Classes

The Ultimate Fighting Championship introduced two weight classes at UFC 12: Heavyweight, which grouped competitors above 200 lb (91 kg), and Lightweight, which grouped competitors under 200 lb.


The UFC gradually introduced various weight classes and the promotion currently consists of 12 different weight classes, with the initial division being Strawweight and the highest-ranked division being Heavyweight.


  1. UFC Weight Classes and Current Champions
  2. UFC Men's Weight Divisions And Rankings
  3. UFC Pound-for-Pound Rankings 2020
  4. UFC Flyweight Rankings 2020
  5. UFC Bantamweight Rankings 2020
  6. UFC Featherweight Rankings 2020
  7. UFC Lightweight Rankings 2020
  8. UFC Welterweight Rankings 2020
  9. UFC Middleweight Rankings 2020
  10. UFC Light Heavyweight Rankings 2020
  11. UFC Heavyweight Rankings 2020
  12. UFC Women's Weight Divisions And Rankings
  13. UFC Women's Pound-for-Pound Rankings 2020
  14. UFC Women's Strawweight Rankings 2020
  15. UFC Women's Flyweight Rankings 2020
  16. UFC Women's Bantamweight Rankings 2020
  17. UFC Women's Featherweight Rankings 2020



UFC Weight Classes and Current Champions


Weight Class NameMinimum WeightUpper Weight LimitCurrent Champion
Women's StrawweightNone115 lb (52.2 kg; 8.2 st)Zhang Weili
Flyweight115 lb (52.2 kg; 8.2 st)125 lb (56.7 kg; 8.9 st)Deiveson Figueiredo
Bantamweight125 lb (56.7 kg; 8.9 st)135 lb (61.2 kg; 9.6 st)Petr Yan
Featherweight135 lb (61.2 kg; 9.6 st)145 lb (65.8 kg; 10.4 st)Alexander Volkanovski
Lightweight145 lb (65.8 kg; 10.4 st)155 lb (70.3 kg; 11.1 st)Khabib Nurmagomedov
Welterweight155 lb (70.3 kg; 11.1 st)170 lb (77.1 kg; 12.1 st)Kamaru Usman
Middleweight170 lb (77.1 kg; 12.1 st)185 lb (83.9 kg; 13.2 st)Israel Adesanya
Light Heavyweight185 lb (83.9 kg; 13.2 st)205 lb (93.0 kg; 14.6 st)Jan Błachowicz
Heavyweight205 lb (93.0 kg; 14.6 st)265 lb (120.2 kg; 18.9 st)Stipe Miocic
Women’s Flyweight115 lb (52.2 kg; 8.2 st)125 lb (56.7 kg; 8.9 st)Valentina Shevchenko
Women’s Bantamweight125 lb (56.7 kg; 8.9 st)135 lb (61.2 kg; 9.6 st)Amanda Nunes
Women’s Featherweight135 lb (61.2 kg; 9.6 st)145 lb (65.8 kg; 10.4 st)Amanda Nunes


UFC Men's Weight Divisions And Rankings


UFC Pound-for-Pound Rankings 2020


RankFighterWeight classWin/Loss Record
1Khabib NurmagomedovWelterweight (2009–2011), Lightweight (2008-2010; 2012-present)28–0
2Jon JonesLight heavyweight26–1
3Israel AdesanyaMiddleweight20–0
4Stipe MiocicHeavyweight20–3
5Kamaru UsmanWelterweight17–1
6Alexander VolkanovskiWelterweight (2012–2013), Lightweight (2014; 2016), Featherweight (2014–present)22–1
7Dustin PoirierLightweight26–6
8Max HollowayLightweight (2010–2011; 2019), Featherweight (2012–present)21–6
9Petr YanBantamweight16–1
10Justin GaethjeLightweight22–2
11Conor McGregorWelterweight (2016; 2020), Lightweight (2008–2012, 2016–2018), Featherweight (2008–2015)22–4
12Robert WhittakerWelterweight (2009–2014), Middleweight (2014–present)21–5
13Tony FergusonWelterweight (2008–2011), Lightweight (2011–present)25–4
14Deiveson FigueiredoFlyweight19–1
15Francis NgannouHeavyweight15–3


UFC Flyweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Flyweight Champion: Deiveson Figueiredo [20-1-1]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss record
1Brandon Moreno18–5–2.
2Joseph Benavidez28-7
3Askar Askarov12-0-1
4Alex Perez24-6
5Alexandre Pantoja22-5

UFC Bantamweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Bantamweight Champion: Petr Yan [15-1]


RankingFighterWin/Loss record
1Aljamain Sterling19–3
2Cory Sandhagen13–2
3Cody Garbrandt12-3
4Frankie Edgar24-8-1.
5Rob Font18-4

UFC Featherweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Featherweight Champion: Alexander Volkanovski [22–1]


RankingsFightersWin/Loss record
1Max Holloway21–6
2Brian Ortega15–1 (1 NC)
3Zabit Magomedsharipov18–1
4Yair Rodriguez13–2 (1 NC)
5Chan Sung Jung16–6

UFC Lightweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Lightweight Champion: Khabib Nurmagomedov [28–0]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss Record
1Dustin Poirier26–6
2Justin Gaethje22–3
3Tony Ferguson25-4
4Conor McGregor22–4
5Dan Hooker20–9


UFC Welterweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Welterweight Champion: Kamaru Usman [17–1]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss record
1Colby Covington16–2
2Gilbert Burns19–3
3Leon Edwards18–3
4Jorge Masvidal35–14
5Stephen Thompson16–4–1

UFC Middleweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Middleweight Champion: Israel Adesanya [20–0]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss record
1Robert Whittaker22–5
2Paulo Costa13–1
3Jared Cannonier13–5
4Darren Till18–3–1
5Marvin Vettori16-4-1.

UFC Light Heavyweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: Jan Błachowicz (27–8)


RankingsFighterWin/Loss Record
1Glover Teixeira32–7
2Thiago Santos21–8
3Dominick Reyes12–2
4Aleksandar Rakić13–2
5Jiří Procházka27–3–1


UFC Heavyweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Heavyweight Champion: Stipe Miocic [20–3]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss record
1Francis Ngannou15–3
2Curtis Blaydes14–2 (1 NC)
3Jairzinho Rozenstruik11–1
4Derrick Lewis24–7 (1 NC)
5Alistair Overeem47–18 (1 NC)

UFC Women's Weight Divisions And Rankings


UFC Women's Pound-for-Pound Rankings 2020


RankFighterWeight classWin/Loss Record
1Amanda NunesBantamweight (2011–present), Featherweight (2008–2011, 2018–present)20–4
2Zhang WeiliStrawweight21–1
3Valentina ShevchenkoBantamweight (2003–2005, 2010–2017), Flyweight (2006, 2018–present)19–3
4Rose NamajunasStrawweight9–4
5Jéssica AndradeBantamweight (2011–2015), Flyweight (2020–present), Strawweight (2016–2020)21–8
6Joanna JędrzejczykFlyweight (2012–2014, 2018–present), Strawweight (2014–2018, 2019–present)16–4
7Germaine de RandamieFeatherweight (2011–2012, 2017), Bantamweight (2008–2011, 2013–2016, 2018–present)10–4
8Holly HolmFeatherweight (2017–2019), Bantamweight (2011–present)14–5
9Aspen LaddBantamweight (2016–present), Flyweight (2015)9–1
10Cynthia CalvilloFlyweight (2012, 2020–present), Strawweight (2008–2019)9–1–1
11Nina AnsaroffFlyweight (2012), Strawweight (2008–present)10–6
12Katlyn ChookagianBantamweight (2016–2017), Flyweight (2014–2016, 2018–present), Strawweight (2014)14–4
13Yan XiaonanStrawweight13–1 (1 NC)
14Cláudia GadelhaFlyweight (2013), Strawweight (2010–present)18–5
15Julianna PeñaBantamweight (2009–present), Flyweight (2013)10–4


UFC Women's Strawweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Women's Strawweight Champion: Zhang Weili [21–1]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss Record
1Rose Namajunas9–4
2Joanna Jędrzejczyk16–4
3Yan Xiaonan13–1 (1 NC)
4Carla Esparza17–6
5Nina Ansaroff10–6


UFC Women's Flyweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Women's Flyweight Champion: Valentina Shevchenko [20–3]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss record
1Jessica Andrade21-8
2Katlyn Chookagian15-4
3Lauren Murphy14-4
4Jennifer Maia18-7-1.
5Cynthia Calvillo9-2-1.

UFC Women's Bantamweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion: Amanda Nunes [19–4]


RankingsFighterWin/Loss Record
1Germaine De Randamie10–4
2Holly Holm14–5
3Aspen Ladd9–1
4Raquel Pennington11–8
5Irene Aldana12–6


UFC Women's Featherweight Rankings 2020


Current UFC Women's Featherweight Champion: Amanda Nunes [19–4]


No rankings available for UFC Women's Featherweight division.


Click here for the current UFC Rankings in detail as per respective Weight Classes.


*updated on November 19th 2020




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