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In this article, we discuss what we consider, the seven top MMA fighters today.
1. Amanda Nunes (UFC, 20-4)
Amanda won the featherweight and bantamweight UFC titles. She defended both titles in the past and is still a top fighter in those divisions. Amanda has won 11 consecutive fights since 2014 and she hasn't lost any match. She has defeated skilled fighters like Cris Cyborg, Germaine de Randamie, Holly Holm, Meisha Tate, Ronda Rousey, and Valentina Schevchenko. Amanda will face Megan Anderson on December 12 in a featherweight fight at UFC 256.
2. Israel Adesanya (UFC, 20-0)
Israel is fondly known as "The Last Stylebender." The middleweight title-holder defeated his 100th martial arts fight on September 26 when he faced Paulo Costa in a middleweight fight. The 31-year-old fighter has so far won 5 boxing bouts, 20 MMA fights, and 75 kickboxing matches. Also, he is the thirteenth athlete to have an undefeated record for a specific title in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
2. Jon Jones (UFC, 26-1, 1 NC)
Jones is among the five richest active boxers right now with a large number of supporters globally. There had been many discussions about his possibility of joining a higher division. The renowned fighter left the UFC light heavyweight division and will soon start competing in the heavyweight division. It is uncertain whether his first match will be against a leading contender or a champion.
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0)
The undefeated Khabib has huge wins over Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier and Rafael dos Anjos. He defends his title at UFC 254.
4. Demetrious Johnson (One, 30-3-1)
Johnson was scheduled to fight in a ONE-flyweight match early this year. The athlete had been traded from UFC to ONE. He won two fights in unanimous decisions and one through submission. Besides, he has 11 UFC title defenses now. He will face Adriano Moraes in his next fight.
6. Justin Gaethje (UFC, 22-2)
Some MMA enthusiasts call Justin "The Highlight." He is an energetic, wild, and violent fighter who many athletes dread facing. Justin takes and throws huge punches. He amazed his supporters by showing patience when he faced Tony Ferguson in an interim lightweight match. The Highlight dominated Ferguson throughout the match and ended his 12-match winning streak. He is scheduled to face Khabib Nurmagomedov on October 24, at UFC 254.
7. Valentina Shevchenko (UFC, 19-3)
Valentina sustained a serious injury in the octagon early this year. It forced her to withdraw from a title defense fight against Joanne Calderwood in June at UFC 251. She won the flyweight title after defeating Joanna Jedrzejczyk in December 2018. The fighter defended her title against Katlyn Chookagian in February and won through a third-round knockout. Also, she defeated Liz Carmouches through a unanimous decision. Valentina has only lost one round in her last four fights. Reports state that her next fight will be against Jennifer Maia.
MMA has hundreds of thousands of supporters worldwide. New MMA fighter's rankings are released each month. Amanda Nunes, Israel Adesanya, Jon Jones, Demetrious Johnson, Justin Gaethje, and Valentina Shevchenko are the best MMA fighters today. You can wager on them at Betway to receive huge payouts.