Current Champion: Charles Oliveira

Oliveira took the vacant UFC Lightweight belt at UFC 262 on Saturday May 15, 2021. Charles Oliveira beat Michael Chandler by KO/TKO at 0:19 of Round 2. The title was vacated after Khabib Nurmagomedov officially retired from MMA.

Charles Oliveira is sitting on an impressive 9 fight win streak, and now has 31 wins with a 91% finish rate, including 9 by knockout, 19 by submission, 4 by decision.

UFC Lightweight Rankings

Fighter Pro Record Last 5 Next fight
C Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira 31-8-1 NC
Dustin Poirier (2021-12-11)
1 Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier 28-6-1 NC
Charles Oliveira (2021-12-11)
2 Justin "The Highlight" Gaethje 22-3
Michael Chandler (2021-11-06)
3 Beneil "Benny" Dariush 21-4-1
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4 "Iron" Michael Chandler 22-6
Justin Gaethje (2021-11-06)
5 Islam Makhachev 20-1
Dan Hooker (2021-10-30)
6 Dan "The Hangman" Hooker 21-10
Islam Makhachev (2021-10-30)
7 Tony "El Cucuy" Ferguson 25-6
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8 Rafael dos Anjos 30-13
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9 "The Notorious" Conor McGregor 22-6
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10 Gregor "The Gift" Gillespie 14-1
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11 Diego Ferreira 17-4
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12 Brad "Quake" Riddell 10-1
Rafael Fiziev (2021-12-04)
13 Arman "Ahalkalakets" Tsarukyan 17-2
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14 Rafael "Ataman" Fiziev 10-1
Brad Riddell (2021-12-04)
15 Thiago Moisés 15-5
Joel Alvarez (2021-11-13)

Michael is a lifelong fight fan and martial artist. He has been in the MMA world for over a decade as an athlete and analyst. A consummate student of the game, Michael lives and breathes fight sports.