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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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Tyron Woodley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 37
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Jorge Masvidal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
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Robbie Lawler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 37
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Donald Cerrone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
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Stephen Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
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Rafael dos Anjos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
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Colby Covington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Colby Covington age 29
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Santiago Ponzinibbio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Santiago Ponzinibbio age 30
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Alex Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Alex Oliveira age 29
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Matt Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 38
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Yancy Medeiros is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
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Carlos Condit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 35
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Demian Maia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 42
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Thiago Alves is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 36
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Neil Magny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Neil Magny age 29
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Gunnar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
age 31
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Ben Saunders is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Ben Saunders age 36
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Omari Akhmedov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Omari Akhmedov age 29
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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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Ben Askren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
d.prov.cactus added age 35
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Sérgio Moraes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Sérgio Moraes age 34
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Zak Cummings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Zak Cummings age 32
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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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Tim Means is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Welterweights Fighting in UFC
Tim Means age 33