Alexander Volkanovski (17 – 1 MMA, 4 – 0 UFC) is on a 14 fight win streak. His most recent and notable win in the UFC is over Jeremy Kennedy via TKO at UFC 221 in Perth. 2018 will be an important year in his career as he will be expecting a match up with one of the top 10 guys of the division. He is most famous for his offensive wrestling techniques and a gunshot like ground and pound striking. He is one of the most promising Australian fighters in one of the most talent stacked featherweight division of the UFC.
Megan Anderson (8 – 2 MMA) – In January 2017 Megan Anderson became the Invicta featherweight champion beating Charmaine Tweet. She is yet to make her UFC debut although she was slated to fight Cris Cyborg during UFC 217 but later pulled out citing personal issues. She has won her last four fights via TKO and many of her fans believe she is the fighter who can beat Cris Cyborg mostly on the basis of her size and reach advantage.
Tai ‘Boom Boom’ Tuivasa (7 – 0 MMA, 2 – 0 UFC)- Currently undefeated in his MMA career with 7 wins and all by stoppages, Tai Tuivasa is definitely one of the most dangerous strikers to have dawned the heavyweight division in UFC 221. He also has a 14 – 2 record in kickboxing and a 5 – 2 record in professional boxing. He is most famous for drinking beer from a random fan’s shoe after his first round KO victory over Cyril Asker during UFC 221 at Perth. His post fight interview too at UFC 221 was as entertaining as any of his KO victories in the octagon.
Tyson Pedro (8 – 1 MMA, 4 – 1 UFC) – its not everyday that you see two relatives fighting in the UFC. Tyson Pedro and Tai Tuivasa are brothers-in-law from Sydney’s western suburbs. Tyson Pedro has lost just one fight in his MMA career but that loss came from a better opponent the current number 5 ranked light heavyweight Ilir Latifi by decision. He won his last fight at UFC 221 against Saparbek Safarov via submission and is currently ranked number 12 in the division. Tyson Pedro is definitely one of the most exciting prospects in the division with an killer ground game.
Jake Mathews (13 – 3 MMA, 6 – 3 UFC) – when Jake Matthews first joined UFC he was 20 years of age, stood at 5 feet 9 inches tall and fought in the lightweight division. But in the next one year he grew taller standing at 5 feet 11 inches and move to welterweight division. He has won his last two fights at welterweight and was awarded fight of the night bonus at UFC 221.