State of the Flyweights - Where Are They Going?

State of the Flyweights - Where Are They Going?

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State of the Flyweights - Where Are They Going?

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SACRAMENTO, CA – DECEMBER 14: Demetrious Johnson reacts to his victory over Joseph Benavidez in their flyweight championship bout during the UFC on FOX event at Sleep Train Arena on December 14, 2013 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

 

When the news of Demetrious Johnson being traded to ONE Championship hit, most flyweights had to be concerned. There was already rumor of their division being dissolved and the loss of their long-time champion only seemed to escalate those discussions.

With these discussions coming to fruition, you may be asking yourself what is to become of your favorite flyweight. Luckily, MMA-Manifesto has you covered there.


**All UFC records include all Endeavor owned entities**

Marco Beltran – (9-6, 3-3 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via BloodyElbow)** 

Joseph Benavidez – (25-5, 17-5 UFC)

Ryan Benoit – (10-5, 3-3 UFC)

Magomed Bibulatov – (14-1, 1-1 UFC)

Ray Borg – (11-3, 5-3 UFC)

Jarred Brooks – (14-2, 2-2 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via Own Periscope)** 

Henry Cejudo – (13-2, 7-2 UFC)**Fight vs TJ Dillashaw for flyweight title**

Mark de la Rosa – (10-1, 1-1 UFC)

Tim Elliot – (15-8-1, 4-6 UFC)

Deiveson Figueiredo – (15-0, 4-0 UFC)

Jussier Formiga – (22-5, 8-4 UFC)

Elias Garcia – (10-1, 1-1 UFC)

Naoki Inoue – (11-1, 1-1 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (VIA MMA JUNKIE)

Demetrious Johnson – (27-3-1, 17-3-1)**TRADED TO ONE FC**

Ashkan Mokhtarian – (13-3, 0-2 UFC)

John Moraga – (19-7, 8-6 UFC)

Joseph Morales – (9-1, 1-1 UFC)

Brandon Moreno – (14-5, 3-2 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via @aaronbronsteter)**

Ben Nguyen – (16-7, 4-2 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via his social media)

Matheus Nicolau – (13-2-1, 3-1 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via @aaronbronsteter)**

Said Nurmagomedov – (12-1, 1-0 UFC)

Dustin Ortiz – (19-7, 8-5 UFC)

Alexandre Pantoja – (19-3, 3-1 UFC)

Alex Perez – (21-4, 3-0 UFC)

Wilson Reis – (22-9, 6-5 UFC)

Joby Sanchez – (11-2, 1-3 UFC)

Roberto Sanchez – (8-2, 1-2 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via Own Instagram)**

Hector Sandoval – (14-4, 2-2 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via @aaronbronsteter)**

Ulka Sasaki – (21-5-2, 4-4 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT – Signed with RIZIN (via MMAJunkie)

Matt Schnell – (11-4, 2-2 UFC)

Justin Scoggins – (11-5, 4-5 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT – Signed with Rizin (via Own Twitter)**

Sergio Pettis – (17-4, 8-4 UFC)

Eric Shelton – (11-5, 1-3 UFC)

Jose Torres – (8-1, 1-1 UFC)**RELEASED OUTRIGHT (via Own Twitter)** – Signed with Brave FC

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