Top 5: Greatest welterweights in ufc history 

the UFC's welterweight division has always been an extremely stacked division. however, a few fighters have separated themselves from the rest with their accomplishments at 170-pounds. we take a look at a few of those fighters.

'GSP' is without a doubt the greatest welterweight of all time. With multiple records and title defenses to his name 'GSP' is still to this date the gold standard at 170-pounds

Georges-St Pierre 

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Despite his recent slump, Woodley is without a doubt a welterweight great. With four title defenses and wins over fellow welterweight greats.

Tyron Woodley 

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Hughes defended the welterweight title seven times across his multiple title reigns. He also has wins over all time greats in 'GSP', Royce Gracie, and BJ Penn among others

Matt Hughes 

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Lawler has secured impressive wins at 170-pounds across two promotions. He also has two title defenses to his name. The one against Rory is arguably the greatest welterweight title fight of all time

Robbie Lawler 

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'The Nigerian Nightmare' is quickly establishing himself as a welterweight great. He will put his belt on the line for the third time this weekend against former teammate Burns.

Kamaru Usman 

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