At 136 to 145 lbs, Featherweight was Conor McGregor’s weight class until he also won the Lightweight championship at UFC 205, becoming the first UFC fighter in history to simultaneously hold two separate titles. Before McGregor, the division was dominated by Jose Aldo, who held the title from 2010 to 2014 and again in 2016. Alexander Volkanovski is the current titleholder in this weight class. He defended the title on 11 July 2020 and won in a controversial win, or, as Tito Ortiz would say:
A women’s Featherweight division was added in 2017, with Dutch kickboxer Germaine de Randamie its inaugural champion. Amanda Nunes is currently the titleholder, but with her retirement talk, Dana White has mentioned that ending UFC women’s featherweight is a possibility.