Top Ten Lightweight UFC Fighters

The Top Ten

1 Khabib Nurmagomedov Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov (born 20 September 1988) is a Russian professional mixed martial artist of Avar ethnicity. Nurmagomedov is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the reigning undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion. He currently holds the longest undefeated streak in MMA, with 27 ...read more.

FACT

Khabib the greatest lightweight of all time

The mini Fedor, truly unbeatable

Khabib real hero...

2 Tony Ferguson Anthony Armand "Tony" Ferguson is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight division for the UFC.

The undisputed CHUMP!

3 Rafael Dos Anjos Rafael Souza dos Anjos is a Brazilian mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's lightweight division and the current UFC Lightweight Champion.
4 Eddie Alvarez Edward "Eddie" Alvarez is a Puerto Rican-American mixed martial artist that currently competes in the UFC.

Overrated.. He did not beat Pettis..

Current UFC lightweight champion who destroyed dos Anjos who murdered Pettis for 5 rounds straight.

5 Nate Diaz Nathan Donald "Nate" Diaz (born April 16, 1985) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Diaz is the younger brother of former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz. Prior to signing with the UFC, ...read more.
6 Anthony Pettis

Showtime and Khabib are the 2 best lightweights in the world..

Whooped on by dos Anjos, Alvarez, and Barboza. Time to think about dropping down a division.

7 Edson Barboza Edson Mendes Barboza Jr. is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Barboza is the best Striker on the whole UFC Roster.

Barboza is a BEAST

8 Donald Cerrone Donald Anthony Cerrone is an American professional mixed martial artist and former professional kickboxer currently competing in the UFC's Welterweight division.
9 Michael Chiesa Michael Keith Chiesa is an American mixed martial artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Chiesa was the winner of FX's inaugural The Ultimate Fighter: Live.
10 Beneil Dariush

The Contenders

11 Conor McGregor Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion. ...read more.
12 Jose Aldo José Aldo da Silva Oliveira Júnior (born September 9, 1986) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was the fourth and final WEC Featherweight Champion, becoming the first UFC Featherweight Champion after the UFC/WEC merger. He is a former three-time ...read more.
13 Michael Johnson
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