There is a definite dearth of contenders at featherweight currently. While Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze represent some fresh blood at the top of the 145lb division, we’re not even a week removed from the UFC attempting to book Max Holloway against champ Alexander Volkanovski for the third time.
Who should the UFC bring in this year? Let’s find out.
Here’s a look at last year’s list, featuring current UFC roster member Joanderson Brito signing with the UFC in 2021:
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It’s worth noting that Diego Lopes did get a shot on Dana White’s Contender Series. So too did Jonas Bilharinho. Parnasse remains under contract with KSW, and is their 145lb champion.
Before we get started, be sure to check out the other instalments in this series:
10 Heavyweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2022
10 Light Heavyweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2022
10 Middleweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2022
10 Welterweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2022
10 Lightweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2022