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The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC 

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Updated August 28, 2019 1.5k votes 178 voters 3.2k views 30 items

List Rules No retired fighters

Weighing in at 185 pounds, here are the best UFC middleweights currently fighting today. Fighters in this weight class are generally known to be some of the best all around fighters in UFC. With so many great middleweight mixed martial artists in UFC, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for UFC middleweights. Who is the best UFC middleweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current UFC middleweights, fighters like Lyoto Machida, Vitor Belfort, Anderson Silva, and current UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping are ranked high. Other notable UFC middleweights include Rashad Evans, Johny Hendricks, and Luke Rockhold. 

Vote for the fighters you think are currently the best middleweights in the UFC. Feel free to add any top UFC middleweights missing from this list and vote down the middleweight fighters who are currently underperforming. When you're done, head over and check out the best lefty fighters in the UFC.

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Robert Whittaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Robert Whittaker Australia
2
Yoel Romero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
3
Kelvin Gastelum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Kelvin Gastelum United States of America
4
Anderson Silva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
5
Ronaldo Souza is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Brazil
6
Uriah Hall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Uriah Hall Jamaica
7
Thiago Santos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Thiago Santos Brazil
8
Luke Rockhold is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
9
Chris Weidman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Chris Weidman United States of America
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Michael Bisping is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
United Kingdom
11
Gegard Mousasi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Armenia
12
Derek Brunson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Derek Brunson United States of America
13
Vitor Belfort is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Brazil
14
Lyoto Machida is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Brazil, Japan
15
Anthony Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Anthony Smith United States of America
16
Brad Tavares is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Brad Tavares United States of America
17
Nate Marquardt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
18
Tim Boetsch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
19
Sam Alvey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Sam Alvey United States of America
20
Hector Lombard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
21
Krzysztof Jotko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Krzysztof Jotko Poland
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Ed Herman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
23
Rashad Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
24
Thales Leites is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Brazil
25
Trevor Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Middleweights Fighting in UFC
Trevor Smith United States of America