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5 UFC Fighters Who May Be Better Than Champion in Their Weight Class

It’s probably safe to say that for any fighter, claiming gold in the UFC would represent the pinnacle of a career. For the most part, the promotion’s champions are recognized as the best fighters in the world.

The UFC currently has some outstanding champions that seem almost unbeatable. However, in some divisions, it’s arguable that the champion may not actually be the best fighter competing in the weight class.

This might seem crazy. After all, anyone who’s claimed gold in the octagon is clearly at the top of their game. Nevertheless, it may be the case that the best fighters just haven’t had their opportunity yet and may well do in the near future.

With that in mind, here are five UFC fighters who may be better than the current champion in their weight class.


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