The Ultimate Fighting Championship famously called the UFC, is one of the toughest MMA promotions. It is the dream of fighters around the world to compete in the UFC. There are a total of eight divisions in the UFC, and bantamweight is one of them. Dominick Cruz is the first bantamweight champion in UFC history, whereas the current champion is Sean O’Malley. So far, there have been 9 different bantamweight champions in the men’s division and 5 different champions in the women’s division. So let’s not wait any longer and take a look at the below-mentioned list.
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List of every UFC Bantamweight Champion in UFC history
Men’s Bantamweight Champion
|1||Dominick Cruz||WEC 53||2|
|3||TJ Dillashaw||UFC 173||2|
|4||Dominick Cruz (2nd time)||UFC Fight Night||1|
|5||Cody Garbrandt||UFC 207||None|
|6||TJ Dillashaw (2nd time)||UFC 217||1|
|7||Henry Cejudo||UFC 238||1|
|8||Petr Yan||UFC 251||None|
|9||Aljamain Sterling||UFC 267||None|
|10||Sean O’Malley||UFC 292||None|
Women’s Bantamweight Champions
|1||Ronda Rousey||UFC on Fox||6|
|2||Holly Holm||UFC 193||None|
|3||Miesha Tate||UFC 196||None|
|4||Amanda Nunes||UFC 200||5|
|5||Julianna Pena||UFC 269||None|
|6||Amanda Nunes (2nd time)||UFC 277||1|
Q: Who is the first UFC bantamweight champion?
Ans: Dominick Cruz is the first UFC bantamweight champion.
Q: Who is the current UFC bantamweight champion?
Ans: Sean O’Malley is the current UFC bantamweight champion.
Q: Who has been the UFC bantamweight champion most times?
Ans: TJ Dillashaw has been the UFC bantamweight champion 2 times, which is the most by a bantamweight fighter.
Q: Who has the longest UFC bantamweight championship reign?
Ans: Dominick Cruz has a title reign of 1117 days, which is the longest by any UFC bantamweight champion.
Q: Who has the most UFC bantamweight championship defenses?
Ans: TJ Dillashaw has three UFC bantamweight championship defenses, which is the most by a bantamweight fighter.