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UFC Welterweight - 2022

The UFC Welterweight Division contains a group which weighs within 156 to 170 lb (71 to 77 kg). The UFC Welterweight Division is between the Lightweight and Middleweight Division.


  1. UFC Welterweight Rankings 2022
  2. UFC Weight Divisions




UFC Welterweight Rankings 2022


The UFC Welterweight Title is considered as one of the most prestigious titles' in the UFC. The inaugural Welterweight Champion was crowned at UFC Brazil in 1998 when Pat Miletich won the belt. Throughout the years, the likes of Carlos Newton, Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn, Georges-St Pierre, Matt Serra, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler have all held the Welterweight Championship.


Till date, GSP and Matt Hughes are the only two-time Welterweight Champions in UFC history.


At UFC 201, Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler to win the Welterweight Championship. Woodley, who defended the title against Stephen Thompson (twice), Demian Maia and Darren Till, was defeated by Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 via unanimous decision.


Kamaru Usman, who is the current UFC Welterweight Champion, has defended his title against Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal at UFC 245 and UFC 251, respectively.


In his first title defence of 2022 Usman faced Gilbert Burns and defended his title for the third time by defeating Burns via TKO in the third round at UFC 258.


Current UFC Welterweight Champion: Kamaru Usman [20–1]


RankFighterRecordMWin StreakResultLast FightNext Fight
CKamaru Usman20–1-19 (5 def)WinUFC 268 Colby CovingtonTBD
1Colby Covington17–3-1WinUFC 272 Jorge MasvidalTBD
2Leon Edwards19–3 (1 NC)-1WinUFC 263 Nate DiazTBD
3Khamzat Chimaev11–0-11WinUFC 273 Gilbert BurnsTBD
4Gilbert Burns20–5-0LossUFC 273 Khamzat ChimaevTBD
5Belal Muhammad21–3 (1 NC)-3WinUFC on ESPN 34 Vicente LuqueTBD
6Vicente Luque21–8–1-0LossUFC on ESPN 34 Belal MuhammadTBD
7Stephen Thompson16–6–1-0LossUFC Fight Night 199 Belal MuhammadTBD
8Jorge Masvidal35–16-0LossUFC 272 Colby CovingtonTBD
9Sean Brady15–0-15WinUFC Fight Night 198 Michael ChiesaTBD
10Neil Magny26–8-2WinUFC on ESPN 33 Max GriffinUFC Fight Night 209Shavkat Rakhmonov
11Michael Chiesa18–6-0LossUFC Fight Night 198 Sean BradyTBD
12Geoff Neal14–4-1WinUFC 269 Santiago PonzinibbioTBD
13Li Jingliang18–7-0LossUFC 267 Khamzat ChimaevTBD
14Santiago Ponzinibbio28–5-0LossUFC 269 Geoff NealUFC Fight Night 206Michel Pereira
15Shavkat Rakhmonov15–0-15WinUFC Fight Night 200 Carlston HarrisUFC Fight Night 209Neil Magny

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: April 13th, 2022

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