The Best UFC Fighters Of 2023

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Vote up the best UFC fighters right now.

Who are the best UFC fighters of 2023? To be great in MMA today, fighters must know a myriad of disciplines like kickboxing, wrestling, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and even karate. The toughest UFC fighters can fight standing up or grapple, until they find themselves with the opportunity for a ground-and-pound. Who is the best UFC fighter of 2023? Which of the UFC best fighters do you love?

When it comes to the pound-for-pound best UFC fighters right now, Kamaru Usman and Dustin Poirier have to be near the top of the list, while also among the best UFC fighters of all time. The best heavyweight UFC fighters like Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane have their claim to the best fighter in UFC title as well. 

Vote up the best UFC fighters pound-for-pound in 2023. Then check out the best female UFC fighters in 2023!

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  • Alexander Volkanovski
    Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia
    107 votes
    • Nationality: Australian
    Alexander Volkanovski (born 29 September 1988) is an Australian professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is the current UFC ...more
  • Charles Oliveira
    Guarujá, Brazil
    94 votes
    • Nationality: Brazilian
    Charles Oliveira "Do Bronx" da Silva (born October 17, 1989) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, he mainly fought ...more
  • Khamzat Chimaev
    Beno-Yurt, Chechnya, Russia
    58 votes
    • Nationality: Swedish
    Khamzat Khizarovich Chimaev (born May 1, 1994) is a Swedish professional mixed martial artist and freestyle wrestler who competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship ...more
  • Kamaru Usman
    Auchi, Nigeria
    100 votes
    • Nationality: Nigerian-American
    Kamarudeen "Kamaru" Usman (born May 11, 1987) is a Nigerian-American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he is the current UFC Welterweight Champion. Usman ...more
  • Israel Adesanya
    Lagos, Nigeria
    82 votes
    • Nationality: Nigerian-New Zealander
    Israel Mobolaji Adesanya (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-New Zealander professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer, and boxer. He is the former Glory middleweight contender winner and King in the ...more
  • Robert Whittaker

    Robert Whittaker

    Auckland, New Zealand
    59 votes
    • Nationality: New Zealander
    Robert John Whittaker is an Australian mixed martial artist of Māori descent. A professional MMA competitor since 2009, Whittaker has made a name for himself fighting throughout Australia and Asia. ...more