Martial Arts The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA  

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Weighing in at 155 pounds, here are the best MMA lightweights currently fighting today. With so many great lightweight mixed martial artists, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for MMA lightweights. Who is the best MMA lightweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current MMA lightweights, fighters like Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz, Eddie Alvarez as well as current UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor and current Bellator Lightweight Champion Brent Primus are ranked high. Other notable MMA lightweights include Benson Henderson, Kevin Lee, and Tony Ferguson. 

Vote for the fighters you think are currently the best lightweights in the MMA. Feel free to add any top MMA lightweights missing from this list and vote down the lightweight fighters who are currently underperforming. 

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA

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Tony Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
Tony Ferguson

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Conor McGregor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
Conor McGregor

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Michael Chandler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA

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15 14
Edson Barboza is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
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Eddie Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
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Nate Diaz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
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Kevin Lee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
Kevin Lee

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Justin Gaethje is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA
Justin Gaethje

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Benson Henderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in MMA