EA SPORTS UFC - Complete Roster - Featherweight Division

Posted July 21st at 12:00am.

These are the fighters that make up the Featherweight Division in EA SPORTS UFC:

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Jose Aldo

  • Nickname: Junior
  • Current Record: 24-1-0
  • From: Manaus, Brazil
  • Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Age: 27
  • Height: Height: 5’7” (170 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Very Strong Ground Game, Knockout Power, Stamina

Jose Aldo became the UFC’s inaugural Featherweight champion on Nov. 20, 2010 and hasn’t let the title go since. Following his first UFC title defense against Mark Hominick, the former WEC champ hasn’t looked back, defending it five times against some of the division’s top talent, including Kenny Florian, Chad Mendes and Frankie Edgar. Considered one of MMA best pound-for-pound fighters, Aldo is an adept finisher with 15 of his 23 career wins coming by way of knockout.

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Frankie Edgar

  • Nickname: The Answer
  • Current Record: 15-4-1
  • From: Summit, NJ, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Toms River, NJ, USA
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5’6” (167 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Wrestling, Cardio, Boxing

A fan-favorite and one of the most durable fighters to ever step into the Octagon, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar has been competing in the UFC since February of 2007. With a well-earned reputation for putting on exciting fights, Edgar boasts seven Fight of the Night bonuses, tying him with Diego Sanchez for the most in the organization’s history. A former UFC Lightweight Champion, Edgar logged two successful title defenses and one title retention before eventually losing to Benson Henderson and dropping down to Featherweight. Edgar’s trilogy against rival Gray Maynard is considered one of the best in the history of the UFC. The New Jersey native will complete the second trilogy of his career when he faces off against BJ Penn following their coaching stints on Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter.

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Clay Guida

  • Nickname: The Carpenter
  • Record: 31-11-0
  • From: Round Lake, IL, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5’7” (170 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Wrestling, Solid Chin, Flexibility, Endurance

An 11-year MMA veteran and an eight-year veteran of the UFC, Clay “The Carpenter” Guida has remained one of the organization’s most popular fighters since making his Octagon debut in 2006. Bringing a high level of energy to all of his bouts and demonstrating great durability, Guida has posted wins against some of the UFC’s toughest athletes including Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis. Guida has been a part of two Fight of the Year bouts, with the first coming in 2007 against Roger Huerta and the second in 2009 against Diego Sanchez.

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Chan Sung Jung

  • Nickname: The Korean Zombie
  • Current Record: 13-4-0
  • From: Po-Hang, South Korea
  • Fights Out Of: Seoul, South Korea
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5’7” (170 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Punching Power, Granite Jaw, Aggressiveness

One of the most popular fighters hitting the canvas for the UFC in recent years, Chan Sung Jung also boasts one of the best nicknames in the game – and a has a style to match. Known for his unrelenting pressure, the “Zombie” never stops coming. Combine that with an incredible ability to absorb damage and it’s easy to see why Jung’s fights are often memorable wars. After winning Fight of the Year honors against Leonard Garcia in 2010, he became the first fighter in UFC history to submit someone with a Twister when he bested Garcia in their 2011 rematch.

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Ricardo Lamas

  • Nickname: The Bully
  • Current Record: 13-3-0
  • From: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5’8” (172 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Explosiveness, Power

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Conor McGregor

  • Nickname: The Notorious
  • Current Record: 14-2-0
  • From: Dublin, Ireland
  • Fights Out Of: Dublin, Ireland
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 5’9” (175 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: My Belief

One of Europe’s most popular fighters, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor began his pro MMA career in March of 2008, racking up a 12-2 record before making his UFC debut with a win over Marcus Brimage in 2013, scoring a TKO just over a minute into the first round. Outspoken and always entertaining, McGregor has ended 10 of his 14 wins with first-round finishes and is currently riding a 10-fight win streak that began back in 2011. Out of action since tearing his ACL during a win over Max Holloway, McGregor will get the chance to make his return to the Octagon in front of a hometown crowd when he faces of against Diego Brandao at July’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin.

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Chad Mendes

  • Nickname: Money
  • Current Record: 16-1-0
  • From: Hanford, CA, USA
  • Fights out of: Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5’6” (167 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Wrestling, Speed, Power

One of the UFC Featherweight division’s most dominant contenders, Chad “Money” Mendes has been fighting professionally since making his MMA debut back in 2008. Arriving in the UFC via the WEC where he posted a 4-0 record, Mendes entered the UFC with a perfect 10-0 record. Suffering the only loss of his career to UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo, Mendes has been on a tear ever since, putting together a five-fight win streak that earned him the chance to avenge his loss and claim the belt in a second fight with Aldo.

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BJ Penn

  • Nickname: The Prodigy
  • Current Record: 16-9-2
  • From: Kailua, HI, USA
  • Fights out of: Hilo, HI, USA
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 5’9” (175 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Excellent Submissions, Strong Standup

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn has accomplished a lot over the course of a storied pro MMA career that began back at UFC 31 in May of 2001. One of the sport’s most feared fighters on the mat and one of Hawaii’s most popular athletes, Penn has competed across multiple weight classes and remains the only fighter to this day to hold titles in both the UFC’s Lightweight and Welterweight divisions. The first non-Brazilian to win a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world-title at the black belt level, Penn earned his BJJ black belt in only three years and his nickname in the process. Not having competed since a 2012 loss to Rory MacDonald, Penn will make his return to the Octagon to complete his trilogy against Frankie Edgar following their coaching stints on Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter.

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Dustin Poirier

  • Nickname: The Diamond
  • Record: 16-3-0
  • From: Lafeyette, LA, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, FL, USA
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 5’9” (175 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Fighting Verbally, Physically and Mentally

Since making his debut with the UFC on New Year’s Day 2011, Dustin Poirier has proven that he’s capable of being a force in the organization’s Featherweight division, winning eight of 10 bouts after coming over from the WEC. Over the course of his career, Poirier has consistently demonstrated a knack for finishing his opponents, earning seven of his 16 wins by KO/TKO and another six by submission with nine first-round finished along the way. Currently riding a three-fight win streak, Poirier now sits at No.6 in the UFC Featherweight division’s Top 10 rankings.

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Dennis Siver

  • Nickname: NA
  • Current Record: 22-9-0
  • From: Omsk, Russia
  • Fights Out Of: Mannheim, Germany
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 5’7” (170 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Punches, Takedown

An MMA veteran competing professionally for the past decade, Dennis Siver has fought as a Welterweight, Lightweight and most recently Featherweight over the course of his career. Winner of seven of his last nine bouts Siver’s main strength is his striking, but that hasn’t stopped him from picking up seven submission finishes to go along with his seven KO/TKO victories. Fighting out of Mannheim, Germany, Siver has notched two Knockout of the Night bonuses, two Fight of the Night bonuses and one Submission of the Night bonus in his 17 UFC appearances to date.

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Cub Swanson

  • Nickname: NA
  • Current Record: 20-5-0
  • From: Palm Springs, CA, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 5’7” (170 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65 kg)
  • Strengths: Gound Game, Scrambling, Jiu-Jitsu Background

A veteran of 25 professional MMA bouts in a career spanning back to 2004, Cub Swanson has been on a roll since the start of 2012. Unorthodox, unpredictable and rapidly establishing himself as a true contender in the Featherweight division, Swanson is currently riding a five-fight win-streak that saw his post wins over Top 10 divisional-talent, Dustin Poirier and Dennis Siver. Four of Swanson’s past five wins have come by way of knockout.

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Dominick Cruz

  • Nickname: NA
  • Current Record: 19-1-0
  • From: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Fights Out Of: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5’8” (172 cm)
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61kg)
  • Strengths: Conditioning and Punching Power

The UFC’s first-ever Bantamweight Champion, Dominick Cruz represents one of the division’s most talented fighters, logging only a single loss in his professional career to rival Urijah Faber. An elusive fighter that deploys a mixture of boxing and wrestling inside the Octagon, Cruz also owned the WEC Bantamweight belt prior to becoming a champion in the UFC. Despite never losing his title during competition, Cruz has been plagued by a series of injuries that have kept him sidelined since 2011, eventually causing him to vacate his UFC title. Currently working his way back to 100%, Cruz will be looking to make his return to MMA in the near future.

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Urijah Faber

  • Nickname: The California Kid
  • Current Record: 30-7-0
  • From: Isla Vista, CA, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 5’6” (167 cm)
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61 kg)
  • Strengths: Excellent Submissions, Strong Takedowns, Lightning-Fast Hand Speed

Largely responsible for helping put MMA’s lighter divisions on the map, former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah “The California Kid” Faber remains one of the most popular fighters competing in the sport today. Currently fighting as a Bantamweight in the UFC, Faber recently enjoyed a dominant 2013, winning all four of his bout – with three wins coming by submission – before dropping a championship fight against Renan Barao which he accepted on short notice. Known for his ever-positive attitude and approach to MMA, the Team Alpha Male staple will be looking get his next run a belt kicked off as soon as possible.

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