UFC To Unveil Flyweight Division In The Near-Future, Possibly By Year’s End

The UFC president also revealed today that the promotion will unveil a flyweight division in the near-future, possibly even by year’s end. While the promotion is currently in talks to acquire new flyweight talent, two names in particular jump out as likely candidates for the new, 125-pound division.

Two of the UFC’s smaller bantamweights, both Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson have long been rumored as candidates for a potential cut to flyweight if such an opportunity existed, though nothing has been confirmed as of yet.

While the promotion will begin to promote 125-pound affairs in the near-future, While also asserted that it will take time to build the division and eventually crown a UFC flyweight champion.

About William Smith

After watching the first Ultimate Fighting Championship I became instantly hooked. I've been a huge fan of the sport of MMA ever since. Haven't missed a UFC event & thanks to fight pass I've witnessed some of the all time greatest fighter & athletes the sport through Pride, Strikeforce, WEC, Glory, Pacrase, EliteXC.............. I resently joined MMA-paradise.com & will use this site to continue to bring the latest news from the world of MMA to all our loyal followers.