mma The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC  

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Weighing in at 170 pounds, here are the best UFC welterweights currently fighting today. Fighters in this weight class are generally lean, great strikers, and talented grapplers. With so many great welterweight mixed martial artists in UFC, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for UFC welterweights. Who is the best UFC welterweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current UFC welterweights, fighters like Donald Cerrone, Robbie Lawler, Georges St. Pierre, and current UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley are ranked high. Other notable UFC welterweights include Demian Maia, Dong Hyun Kim, and Carlos Condit. 

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

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Georges St-Pierre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Robbie Lawler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Robbie Lawler age 36

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Stephen Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Thiago Alves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Thiago Alves age 35

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Carlos Condit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Carlos Condit age 34

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Matt Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Matt Brown age 37

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Donald Cerrone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Rafael dos Anjos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Jorge Masvidal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Neil Magny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Neil Magny age 29

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Demian Maia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Demian Maia age 41

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Omari Akhmedov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Omari Akhmedov age 29

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Court McGee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Court McGee age 32

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Alan Jouban is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Alan Jouban age 35

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Colby Covington is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Colby Covington age 29

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Yancy Medeiros is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Mike Pyle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Mike Pyle age 43

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Dong Hyun Kim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Dong Hyun Kim age 35

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Tim Means is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Tim Means age 33

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Jake Ellenberger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC

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Erick Silva is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Erick Silva age 32

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Alex Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Alex Oliveira age 29

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Sérgio Moraes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Sérgio Moraes age 34

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Tarec Saffiedine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Tarec Saffiedine age 30

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Ben Saunders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Ben Saunders age 35

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Zak Cummings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Zak Cummings age 32

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Gunnar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Gunnar Nelson age 30

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Ryan LaFlare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Ryan LaFlare age 33

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Tyron Woodley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Tyron Woodley age 36

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Santiago Ponzinibbio is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Santiago Ponzinibbio age 30