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UFC Welterweight

Let's look at all you need to know about UFC Welterweight Division


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


UFC Welterweight Division


The Welterweight Division in MMA contains different weight classes. 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.


UFC Welterweight Champion


The current UFC Welterweight Champion is Kamaru Usman. Making his first title defense since winning it from Tyron Woodley, Usman faced Colby Covington in the main event at UFC 245. He won the fight via fifth round TKO to become the new UFC Welterweight Champion.




UFC Welterweight Rankings 2019


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 Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn, Georges-St Pierre, Matt Serra, Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks, and Robbie Lawler have all held the Welterweight Championship.


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


At UFC 201, Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler to win the Welterweight Championship. At UFC 235, Kamaru Usman became the new champion by beating Woodley.


RankingsFighterWin/Loss RecordAge
ChampionKamaru Usman15-1-032
1Tyron Woodley19-4-137
2Colby Covington15-1-031
3Jorge Masvidal34-13-034
4Leon Edwards18-3-027
5Rafael Dos Anjos29-12-034
6Demian Maia27-9-041
7Santiago Ponzinibbio27-3-032
8Stephen Thompson14-4-136
9Nate Diaz21-11-034
10Anthony Pettis22-8-032

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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