The UFC has no plans to create a super lightweight (165 lbs) division as of yet. Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier wanted to fight in that weight class at UFC 230, but the push never materialized into anything. Still, there’s merit to the division, but sources tell me the UFC doesn’t think they have enough card space to accommodate it. If that’s the case, why keep men’s flyweight around? Demetrious Johnson has lost his title, Sergio Pettis is bumping back up to bantamweight and champion Henry Cejudo’s next fight won’t even be in the weight class. I don’t need to see the flyweight division eliminated, but if it’s a choice? I’m going with super lightweight.
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