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Top 10 Greatest Lightweight MMA Fighters

Top 10 Greatest Lightweight MMA Fighters

MMA or Mixed Martial Arts is the most trending topic among Sports fans and Social media these days. Conor and the Khabib MMA Match and the UFC 229 post-fight brawl is the main reason for this warming situation. So many discussions on Facebook and Many Famous Peoples has quoted this Match.
The former boxing heavyweight world champion claimed the ugly scenes inside the T-Mobile Arena was ‘crazier than my fight riot’ as UFC 229 descended into chaos. Therefore we have decided to Write this week article about Top 10 Greatest Lightweight MMA Fighters,

1. Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0)

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Fighter Info
Nickname: The Eagle
From: Dagestan, Russia
Age: 30
Height: 5′ 10″ ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach: 70″
Leg Reach: 40”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a graduate with honor for Financial Academy. He is a Russian Fighter. Khabib started his journey in 2008 under his father’s guidance. His Child friend Eldar Eldarov is his inspirational character. He is an Internationally recognized Sambo master and he has won Sambo Championship 2 times. UFC 229 is Khabib’s most famous match and in this match, he has beats, MMA famous fighter Conor McGregor

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s my childhood dream and can tell you that I have seen all of UFC’s fights. This is something I was doing while other kids played video games.” – www.ufc.com




2. Tony Ferguson (26-3)

Tony Ferguson

Fighter Info
Nickname: El Cucuy
From: Oxnard, California United States
Age: 34
Height:5′ 11″ ( 180 cm )
Weight:155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach:76″
Leg Reach:40″

Tony is an American professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter. Tony is athletics since childhood. He has played football, baseball and Wrestling before became an MMF Fighter. From his Child age, he had this strong dream to be a Fighter. But in school ages, he has the fight to find some extra changes for his pocket. His Heros are Mr. Big Guns Upstairs, GOD, and Dan Gable. Tony is one of Unique Fighter in MMA Sports world.

“What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means the world to me!!! I’ve never wanted anything so bad in my life. I’ve had my ups and downs in life, and, no matter what, I always found myself always making it through all right.” – www.ufc.com




3. Conor McGregor (21-4)

Conor McGregor

Fighter Info
Nickname: The Notorious
From: Dublin Ireland
Age: 30
Height: 5′ 9″ ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg a )
Reach: 74″
Leg Reach to: 40″

In 1988 Born Coner McGregor is one of a Legendary MMA fighter in the World. He is an Irish. Coner is former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion. UFC 229 is his Life Changing point. Khabib has beaten Coner in 8th  October 2018. Now, this legendary fighter has suspended due to medical reasons. He doesn’t have a Childhood dream to be a fighter. He has learned martial arts just to defend himself in an unarmed combat situation. “We’re not here to take part. We’re here to take over.” Is his famous quotes and Coner has a Huge Fanbase around the world. Before becoming a Fighter he is a Plumber.

Do you have any heroes?
None, but I take inspiration from everyone and everything. I’m inspired by current champions, former champions, true competitors, people dedicated to their dream, hard workers, dreamers, believers, achievers.” – www.ufc.com


4. Eddie Alvarez (29-5)

Fighter Info
Nickname: The Underground King
From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
Age: 34
Height:5′ 9″ ( 175 cm )
Weight:155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach: 69″
Leg Reach: 40″

Eddie is a Professional USA MMA fighter born in 1984.  He boxed as a young kid and wrestled when Eddie was young and into high school. He played well in high school wrestling and took a couple of titles in State and Catholic League.  Eddie couldn’t afford to go to college right away after high school, then he started working and discovered an MMA gym near where he grew up.  His friend invited him to train for a day and that was it.  It was the day he started his journey. Before starting his MMA Journey he has worked in the concrete company. Eddie is a Good reader and he loves to read fighting, philosophy, war, psychology, success, and business.

“ I’ve controlled what I can control and take the necessary steps to put myself in the position I’m in at this moment.  Timing was crucial for me.”  – www.ufc.com




5. Dustin Poirier (24-5)

Dustin Poirier

Fighter Info
Nickname: The Diamond
From: Lafayette, Louisiana United States
Age: 29
Height: 5′ 9″ ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach: 72″
Leg Reach: 40

Dustin is a Professional MMA fighter from the USA. He was born a fighter. Dustin has started boxing before he found that he could get MMA training in his hometown. He went one day to check it out. That was the day he fell in a love with this Sports .he born in 1989 and he got his first tattoo in 14. He has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu- Jutsu.

“What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
This means everything to me and this is where I want to be.”


6. Edson Barboza (19-5)

Edson Barboza

Fighter Info
Nickname: Junior
From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 32
Height: 5′ 11″ (180 cm )
Weight:155 lb (70 kg )
Reach: 75″
Leg Reach: 41″

Edson Mendes Barboza is a Brazilian MMA Fighter born in 1986. Since he was 8 years old, His dream was to be a fighter. He was born prematurely at 28 weeks and He was given a 50/50 chance of surviving past infancy. From His Child ages, he wants to be a fighter. Therefore he doesn’t have any University degree or Educational Degree. He Started is Professional MMA Career in 2009. Edson’s hero is Jesus Christ.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means a dream realized, but I don’t want to just fight; I want to give a show for the UFC’s fans.” – www.ufc.com


7. Will Brooks (18-4)

Will Brooks

Fighter Info
Nickname: Ill Will
From: Chicago, Illinois United States
Age:32
Height: 5′ 10″ ( 177 cm )
Weight:155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach: 72″

Will  Born in 1986 in Chicago. He is playing for Light Weight division in Professional Fighters League and Ultimate Fighting Championship. Will has a long story. He is saying it through this few words “Life just moved me into the direction of MMA”  He doesn’t have any hero or Degree.  He has lived a hard time in his Child Ages. Therefore Will usually not talking these things Publicly.


8. Tae Hyun Bang  (18-10)

Tae Hyun Bang

Fighter Info
Nickname: The Korean Cowboy
From: Seoul South Korea
Age: 35
Height: 5′ 9″ ( 175 cm )
Weight:155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach: 71″
Leg Reach: 39″
College: Kyungbuk Science University
Degree: Political Studies

He is a South Koren professional MMA Fighter. he has Competed in UFC since 2004. He was born in 1983. Tae has started his training for Koren Wrestling When he was 12. He has Graduated with a Degre for Police Studies from Kyungbuk Science University. Before becoming a Professional MMA Fighter, he has worked a Golf Cart technician. His Life’s Superhero is General Soon Sin Lee.


9. Johnny Case (22-6)

Johnny Case

Fighter Info
Nickname: Hollywood
From: Jefferson, Iowa United States
Age: 29
Height: 5′ 10″ ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach: 72″
Leg Reach: 42″

Johnny Case is a Professional MMA Fighter Born in 1989. He has wrestled since he was four, and He has a Purple belt in Jury Jiu-Jitsu under Myles Jury. UFC is his dream and he doesn’t have any Degree.

“Do you have any heroes?
My heroes are the men and women who give their lives to protect our freedom, giving us the opportunity to pursue our dreams.” – www.ufc.com


10. Nate Diaz (19-11)

Fighter Info
From: Stockton, California USA
Age: 33
Height: 6′ 0″ ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach: 76″
Leg Reach: 38″

Nate Diaz is a USA professional USA MMA Fighter born in 1985. He has Followed his Bother Nike Diaz. He started training when he was younger. just because he didn’t have much else to do, and that’s what Nate’s brother (Nick Diaz) did.  He just went to the gym with him, Nike started fighting in the UFC, and Nate wanted to help him win fights. Finally, Nate was able to place his name among Top 10 Greatest Lightweight MMA Fighters in the World. He has a Black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
I think it’s cool.  It’s been a dream for of mine for a long time to fight in a big show.” – www.ufc.com

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