Khabib-Tony might finally be happening, Conor is back (but maybe at welterweight). There’s a lot going on in the lightweight division these days.
Unless, of course, you’re Justin Gaethje. In any event, the UFC’s lightweight division is one of its deepest, alongside welterweight. Any new recruits aren’t going to be immediately thrust into title contention. But that also allows them plenty of time to develop.
We’ve got ten 155lb’ers we’d like to see the UFC snag this year, including another member of the Nurmagomedov clan.
Before we continue, here’s a look at last year’s list, featuring current UFC roster members Armen Tsaturyan, Rafael Fiziev, Mike Davis, and Austin Hubbard signing with the UFC in 2019:
You can also check out our other installments in this series:
10 Heavyweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2020
10 Light Heavyweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2020
10 Middleweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2020
10 Welterweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2020
10 Featherweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2020