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The Best UFC Fighters In The Octagon Today

February 20, 2020 9.6k votes 553 voters 3.4k views48 items

The best UFC fighters right now all have dreams of being considered the best overall MMA fighter in the world. It is hard to compare fighters of different weight classes and divisions, but some talents just stand out above the rest, top lightweight UFC fighters like Khabib Nurmagomedov and a light heavyweight like Jon Jones clearly among the best in the sport.

All of the top current UFC fighters active right now with an impressive record and maybe a belt or two in the bag are featured below. The most popular UFC fighters of 2020 include famous names like Stipe Miocic, Henry Cejudo, and Conor McGregor, who all stand up well against the rising stars of the MMA world.

So check out the list of the best current UFC fighters, and vote up for the best to help decide just which of these famous fighters currently rules the octagon.

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  • 26

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight: 155 pounds
    Weight Class: Featherweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 27

    Height: 6'1''
    Weight: 170 pounds
    Weight Class: Welterweight
    Fighting Style: Kickboxing
    Belts won: N/A

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  • 28

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight: 205 pounds
    Weight Class: Light Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 29

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight: 146 pounds
    Weight Class: Featherweight
    Fighting Style: Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai
    Belts won: UFC Lightweight Championship

  • 30

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight:170 pounds
    Weight Class: Welterweight
    Fighting Style: Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing
    Belts won: UFC Welterweight Championship

  • 31

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight: 248 pounds
    Weight Class: Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Muay Thai
    Belts won: N/A

  • 32

    Height: 5'11''
    Weight: 145 pounds
    Weight Class: Middleweight
    Fighting Style: Jiujitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 33

    Height: 5'7''
    Weight: 134 pounds
    Weight Class: Bantamweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 34

    Height: 6'0''
    Weight: 186 pounds
    Weight Class: Middleweight
    Fighting Style: Muay Thai
    Belts won: N/A

  • 35

    Height: 5'7''
    Weight: 146 pounds
    Weight Class: Featherweight
    Fighting Style: Taekwondo
    Belts won: N/A

  • 36

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight: 135 pounds
    Weight Class: Bantamweight
    Fighting Style: Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 37

    Height: 5'8''
    Weight: 170 pounds
    Weight Class: Welterweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai
    Belts won: UFC Lightweight Championship

  • 38

    Height: 6'1''
    Weight: 186 pounds
    Weight Class: Middleweight
    Fighting Style: Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 39

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight: 205 pounds
    Weight Class: Light Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Capoeira, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 40

    Height: 5'5''
    Weight: 145 pounds
    Weight Class: Featherweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 41

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight: 205 pounds
    Weight Class: Light Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Kajukenbo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Wrestling
    Belts won: N/A

  • 42

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight: 248 pounds
    Weight Class: Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Wrestling
    Belts won: N/A

  • 43

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight: 229 pounds
    Weight Class: Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Wrestling
    Belts won: N/A

  • 44

    Height: 5'4'' 
    Weight: 126 pounds
    Weight Class: Flyweight
    Fighting Style: Wrestling, Boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 45

    Height: 5'11''
    Weight: 145 pounds
    Weight Class: Featherweight
    Fighting Style: Taekwondo, Boxing, Submission Wrestling
    Belts won: N/A

  • 46

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight: 207 pounds
    Weight Class: Light Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 47

    Height: 5'11''
    Weight: 136 pounds 
    Weight Class: Bantamweight
    Fighting Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Belts won: N/A

  • 48

    Height: 6'7''
    Weight: 251 pounds
    Weight Class: Heavyweight
    Fighting Style: Kickboxing
    Belts won: N/A