Welterweight: 156-170 lbs.


Pat Miletich and Mikey Burnett compete for the inaugural UFC welterweight championship.

Pat Miletich
def.
Mikey Burnett
Decision (split) @ 21:00 of R1
UFC: Ultimate Brazil
10.16.98

def.
Jorge Patino
Decision (unanimous) @ 21:00 of R1
UFC 18: Road To The HW Title
01.08.99
def.
Andre Pederneiras
TKO (doctor stoppage) @ 2:20 of R1
UFC 21: Return Of The Champions
07.16.99
def.
John Alessio
Submission (armbar) @ 1:43 of R2
UFC 26: Ultimate Field Of Dreams
06.09.00
def.
Kenichi Yamamoto
Submission (guillotine choke) @ 1:58 of R2
UFC 29: Defense Of The Belts
12.16.00

Carlos Newton
def.
Pat Miletich
Submission (bulldog choke) @ 2:50 of R3
UFC 31: Locked & Loaded
05.04.01

Matt Hughes
def.
Carlos Newton
Knockout (slam) @ 1:27 of R2
UFC 34: High Voltage
11.02.01

def.
Hayato Sakurai
TKO (punches) @ 3:01 of R4
UFC 36: World Collide
03.22.02
def.
Carlos Newton
TKO (punches) @ 3:27 of R4
UFC 38: Brawl At The Hall
07.13.02
def.
Gil Castillo
TKO (cut/doctor stoppage) @ 5:00 of R1
UFC 40: Vendetta
11.22.02
def.
Sean Sherk
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 42: Sudden Impact
04.25.03
def.
Frank Trigg
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 3:54 of R1
UFC 45: Revolution
11.21.03

B.J. Penn
def.
Matt Hughes
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 4:39 of R1
UFC 46: Supernatural
01.31.04

B.J. Penn vacates the UFC welterweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the K-1 organization.

Matt Hughes and Georges St-Pierre compete for the vacant UFC welterweight championship.

Matt Hughes
def.
Georges St-Pierre
Submission (armbar) @ 4:59 of R1
UFC 50: The War Of '04
10.22.04

def.
Frank Trigg
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 4:05 of R1
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2
04.16.05
def.
B.J. Penn
TKO (punches) @ 3:53 of R3
UFC 63: Hughes vs. Penn
09.23.06

Georges St-Pierre
def.
Matt Hughes
TKO (head kick & punches) @ 1:25 of R2
UFC 65: Bad Intentions
11.18.06

Matt Serra
def.
Georges St-Pierre
TKO (punches) @ 3:25 of R1
UFC 69: Shootout
04.07.07

Matt Serra is unable to defend the UFC welterweight championship after sustaining an injury.

Georges St-Pierre and Matt Hughes compete for the interim UFC welterweight championship.

Georges St-Pierre
def.
Matt Hughes
Submission (armbar) @ 4:54 of R2
UFC 79: Nemesis
12.29.07

Matt Serra is able to defend the UFC welterweight championship after returning from injury.

Matt Serra and Georges St-Pierre compete for the undisputed UFC welterweight championship.

Georges St-Pierre
def.
Matt Serra
TKO (knees to the body) @ 4:45 of R2
UFC 83: Serra vs. St-Pierre 2
04.19.08

def.
Jon Fitch
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 87: Seek And Destroy
09.09.08
def.
B.J. Penn
TKO (corner stoppage) @ 5:00 of R4
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2
01.31.09
def.
Thiago Alves
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 100: UFC 100
07.11.09
def.
Dan Hardy
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy
03.27.10
def.
Josh Koscheck
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 124: St-Pierre vs. Koscheck 2
12.11.10
def.
Jake Shields
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields
04.20.11

Georges St-Pierre is unable to defend the UFC welterweight championship after sustaining an injury.

Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit compete for the interim UFC welterweight championship.

Carlos Condit
def.
Nick Diaz
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
02.04.12

Georges St-Pierre is able to defend the UFC welterweight championship after returning from injury.

Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit to compete for the undisputed UFC welterweight championship.

Georges St-Pierre
def.
Carlos Condit
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit
11.17.12

def.
Nick Diaz
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz
03.16.13
def.
Johny Hendricks
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks
11.16.13

Georges St-Pierre vacates the UFC welterweight championship after choosing to take an indefinite leave from mixed martial arts.

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler to compete for the vacant UFC welterweight championship.

Johny Hendricks
def.
Robbie Lawler
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler
03.15.14

Robbie Lawler
def.
Johny Hendricks
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2
12.06.15

def.
Rory MacDonald
TKO (punches) @ 1:00 of R5
UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor
07.11.15
def.
Carlos Condit
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit
01.02.16

Tyron Woodley
def.
Robbie Lawler
Knockout (punches) @ 2:12 of R1
UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley
07.30.16

drw.
Stephen Thompson
Draw (majority) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor
11.12.16
def.
Stephen Thompson
Decision (majority) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2
03.04.17