The welterweight division is a shark tank in the UFC right now, with a mixture of established veterans, up-and-coming stars and promising prospects all clawing for position in the division.
There are a number of intriguing prospects in the welterweight the division that have the opportunity to be big names with the division, as their skill and work ethic have already carried them to the UFC in a short time. These guy could be future top contenders and mainstays in the UFC.
Some prospects that have already proven to be stars and contenders in the UFC are Rory MacDonald, Johny Hendricks and Siyar Bahadurzada. These three erased their prospect status with their big wins and have cashed them in for top contender tags.
Here are the seven best prospects the UFC has to offer that could eventually be big names in the division.