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 Rankings 2022 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]
Rank Fighter Record M Win Streak Result Last Fight Next Fight C Kamaru Usman 20–1 - 19 (5 def) Win UFC 268 Colby Covington TBD 1 Colby Covington 17–3 - 1 Win UFC 272 Jorge Masvidal TBD 2 Leon Edwards 19–3 (1 NC) - 1 Win UFC 263 Nate Diaz TBD 3 Khamzat Chimaev 11–0 - 11 Win UFC 273 Gilbert Burns TBD 4 Gilbert Burns 20–5 - 0 Loss UFC 273 Khamzat Chimaev TBD 5 Belal Muhammad 21–3 (1 NC) - 3 Win UFC on ESPN 34 Vicente Luque TBD 6 Vicente Luque 21–8–1 - 0 Loss UFC on ESPN 34 Belal Muhammad TBD 7 Stephen Thompson 16–6–1 - 0 Loss UFC Fight Night 199 Belal Muhammad TBD 8 Jorge Masvidal 35–16 - 0 Loss UFC 272 Colby Covington TBD 9 Sean Brady 15–0 - 15 Win UFC Fight Night 198 Michael Chiesa TBD 10 Neil Magny 26–8 - 2 Win UFC on ESPN 33 Max Griffin UFC Fight Night 209Shavkat Rakhmonov 11 Michael Chiesa 18–6 - 0 Loss UFC Fight Night 198 Sean Brady TBD 12 Geoff Neal 14–4 - 1 Win UFC 269 Santiago Ponzinibbio TBD 13 Li Jingliang 18–7 - 0 Loss UFC 267 Khamzat Chimaev TBD 14 Santiago Ponzinibbio 28–5 - 0 Loss UFC 269 Geoff Neal UFC Fight Night 206Michel Pereira 15 Shavkat Rakhmonov 15–0 - 15 Win UFC Fight Night 200 Carlston Harris UFC Fight Night 209Neil Magny
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*Last Updated: April 13th, 2022