UFC Bantamweight Champions

List of all-time undisputed UFC bantamweight champions (125 – 135 lb / 56.7 – 61.2 kg) and all the title fights they competed in.

 

Current Champion

 

6. T.J. Dillashaw

T.J. Dillashaw 3rd UFC bantamweight champion

 

Nation: United States
Won title: November 4, 2017
Lost title:
Successful defenses: 1

Title fights

# Date Event Status Opponent Outcome
1 November 4, 2017 UFC 217 Challenger Cody Garbrandt Win by KO/TKO, Round 2
2 August 4, 2018 UFC 227 Champion Cody Garbrandt Win by KO/TKO, Round 1

 

2010s Champions

 

5. Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt 5th UFC bantamweight champion

 

Nation: United States
Won title: December 30, 2016
Lost title: November 4, 2017
Successful defenses: 0

Title fights

# Date Event Status Opponent Outcome
1 December 30, 2016 UFC 207 Challenger Dominick Cruz Win by unanimous decision
2 November 4, 2017 UFC 217 Champion T.J. Dillashaw Loss by KO/TKO, Round 2

 

4. Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz 1st UFC bantamweight champion

Nation: United States
Won title: January 17, 2016
Lost title: December 30, 2016
Successful defenses: 1

Title fights

# Date Event Status Opponent Outcome
1 January 17, 2016 UFC Fight Night 81 Challenger T.J. Dillashaw Win by split decision
2 June 4, 2016 UFC 199 Champion Urijah Faber Win by unanimous decision
3 December 30, 2016 UFC 207 Champion Cody Garbrandt Loss by unanimous decision

 

3. T.J. Dillashaw

T.J. Dillashaw 3rd UFC bantamweight champion

Nation: United States
Won title: May 24, 2014
Lost title: January 17, 2016
Successful defenses: 2

Title fights

# Date Event Status Opponent Outcome
1 May 24, 2014 UFC 173 Challenger Renan Barao Win by KO/TKO, Round 5
2 August 30, 2014 UFC 177 Champion Joe Soto Win by KO/TKO, Round 5
3 July 25, 2015 UFC on Fox 16 Champion Renan Barao Win by KO/TKO, Round 4
4 January 17, 2016 UFC Fight Night 81 Champion Dominick Cruz Loss by split decision

 

2. Renan Barao

Renan Barao 2nd UFC bantamweight champion

Nation: Brazil
Won title: January 6, 2014
Lost title: May 24, 2014
Successful defenses: 1

Title fights

# Date Event Status Opponent Outcome
1 February 1, 2014 UFC 169 Champion Urijah Faber Win by KO/TKO, Round 1
2 May 24, 2014 UFC 173 Champion T.J. Dillashaw Win by KO/TKO, Round 5

 

1. Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz 1st UFC bantamweight champion

Nation: United States
Won title: December 16, 2010
Lost title: January 6, 2014
Successful defenses: 2

Title fights

# Date Event Status Opponent Outcome
1 July 2, 2011 UFC 132 Champion Urijah Faber Win by unanimous decision
2 October 1, 2011 UFC Live 6 Champion Demetrious Johnson Win by unanimous decision

 

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