We count down the five best flyweight fighters who currently compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship!
Brandon ‘The Assassin Baby’ Moreno has been called one of the most terrifying flyweights to compete in the UFC. Only weighing in at 57kg, the Mexican has an impressive 19-5-2 record, being known for an impressive amount of technical knockouts (TKOs) and submissions. His next fight is on January 22nd against Deiveson Figueiredo.
Deiveson Figueiredo has a shockingly impressive record in the UFC flyweight division, winning 20, drawing one and only losing two fights. He is currently number one in the UFC flyweight rankings, and despite his small size he has a great number of knockouts and submissions under his belt.
Askar ‘Bullet’ Askarov is a Russian flyweight UFC fighter. Askarov made his UFC debut against Brandon Moreno on the main card of UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens, and although his opponent Moreno was competing in front of his home fans in Mexico, they fought to a split draw after three rounds. After this he went from strength to strength, recorded no losses and won 14 of his fights, the majority being won by knockout or submission.
Alex Perez is currently fourth overall in the UFC World Flyweight rankings, and he currently has 24 wins and six losses to his name. Fighting out of Lemoore, California, and weighing 56 kg, the American is known for taking out his opponents in the first round.
Kai ‘Don’t Blink’ Kara-France has practised MMA since he was 10 years old, and just seems to keep getting better and better. The New Zealander is 22-9, and has a knack for winning by unanimous decision. Watch out for his next fight at UFC 269 on December 11, where he takes on Cody Garbrandt.