Top 10 Greatest MMA Lightweight Fighters Of All Time

Honoring mixed martial arts greatest lightweight division fighters.

The Top Ten

1 B.J. Penn

he's dead good at fighting!

2 Frank Edgar

Edgar is the best lightweight champion I've ever seen. He beet penn twice when penn was at his best. Although I thought he lost hie first fight with henderson I believe he won the second not to mention he knocked maynard out

BJ at #1 and Frankie beat him for the title the first time, dominated him the second time, and damn near killed him the third time. He also beat Sherk who is #3 (God know why). Too small for the weight class yet managed to win the title in a division full of killers. Best lightweight hands down.

3 Diego Sanchez
4 Sean Sherk
5 Kenny Florian
6 Jens Pulver
7 Takanori Gomi
8 Tyson Griffin
9 Caol Uno
10 Clay Guida

clay is very smart and strong.

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The Contenders

11 Donald Cerrone Donald Cerrone Donald Anthony Cerrone is an American professional mixed martial artist and former professional kickboxer currently competing in the UFC's Welterweight division.
12 Gilbert Melendez
13 Anthony Pettis Anthony Pettis V 1 Comment
14 Benson Henderson

Should have never won against Edgar the first or second time. And he didn't beat Gilbert, the judges love this guy and gave him decisions he shouldn't have won.

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15 Nate Diaz Nate Diaz Nathan Donald "Nate" Diaz is an American mixed martial artist from California, currently competing for the UFC in the lightweight and welterweight divisions.

Good Jiu Jitsu and has good technique with his boxing just like older brother Nick

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16 Conor McGregor Conor McGregor Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish mixed martial artist who has primarily competed in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and now plans to also fight at Lightweight and Welterweight.
17 Matt Serra
18 Joe Stevenson
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