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Weighing in at 155 pounds, here are the best UFC lightweights currently fighting today. Fighters in this weight class are generally skinny, agile, and deadly strikers. With so many great lightweight mixed martial artists in UFC, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for UFC lightweights. Who is the best UFC lightweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current UFC lightweights, fighters like Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis,  Dustin Poirier, and current UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor are ranked high. Other notable UFC lightweights include Sage Northcutt, Clay Guida, and Ross Pearson. 

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

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Conor McGregor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Conor McGregor Ireland

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC

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Nate Diaz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Nate Diaz United States of America

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Dustin Poirier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Dustin Poirier United States of America

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Ross Pearson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Ross Pearson United Kingdom

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Michael Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Michael Johnson United States of America

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Edson Barboza is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Edson Barboza Brazil

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Al Iaquinta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Al Iaquinta United States of America

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Kevin Lee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Kevin Lee United States of America

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Tony Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Tony Ferguson United States of America

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Michael Chiesa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Michael Chiesa United States of America

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Bobby Green is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Bobby Green United States of America

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Diego Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Diego Sanchez United States of America

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Anthony Pettis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Anthony Pettis United States of America

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Gleison Tibau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Gleison Tibau Brazil

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Rustam Khabilov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Rustam Khabilov Russia

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Beneil Dariush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Beneil Dariush Iran

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Evan Dunham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Evan Dunham United States of America

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Joe Lauzon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Joe Lauzon United States of America

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Nik Lentz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Nik Lentz United States of America

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Clay Guida is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Clay Guida United States of America

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Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Jim Miller United States of America

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Charles Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC

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James Krause is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
James Krause United States of America

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Takanori Gomi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC

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John Makdessi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
John Makdessi

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Francisco Trinaldo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Francisco Trinaldo Brazil

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Abel Trujillo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Abel Trujillo United States of America

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Erik Koch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Erik Koch United States of America

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Josh Burkman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC
Josh Burkman United States of America