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- UFC Heavyweight Division
- UFC Heavyweight Champion
- UFC Heavyweight Rankings
- UFC Weight Divisions
UFC Heavyweight Division
The Heavyweight division in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) generally groups fighters between 206–265 lb (93.4–120.2 kg).
UFC Heavyweight Champion
The current UFC Heavyweight Champion is Francis Ngannou. Ngannou defeated Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on March 27, 2021.
UFC Heavyweight Rankings 2021
In 1997, the UFC Superfight Championship was unified with the UFC Tournament Championship to determine the UFC Heavyweight Champion, as Mark Coleman defeated Dan Severn at UFC 12.
Notable names such as Randy Couture, Josh Barnett, Frank Mir, Andre Arlovski, Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos, and Fabricio Wedrum have all won the UFC Heavyweight Championship.
At UFC 198, Stipe Miocic won the UFC Heavyweight Championship in Brazil. However, at UFC 226, Miocic was beaten by Daniel Cormier to win the Heavyweight Title.
A rematch between Miocic and Daniel Cormier took place on August 17, 2019, at UFC 241 for the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Miocic won the fight by TKO in the fourth round after landing several clean left hooks to the body and following up with punches to the head, reclaiming the title.
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Current UFC Heavyweight Champion: Francis Ngannou [16–3]
|Rank||Fighter||Win/Loss Record||Last Fight||Next Fight|
|Champion||Francis Ngannou||16-3||Defeated Stipe Miocic||TBD|
|1||Stipe Miocic||20-4||Lost to Francis Ngannou||TBD|
|2||Derrick Lewis||25-7 (1 NC)||Defeated Curtis Blaydes||TBD|
|3||Ciryl Gane||8-0||Defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik||Alexander Volkov (UFC Fight Night 191)|
|4||Curtis Blaydes||14-3, 1 NC||Lost to Derrick Lewis||TBD|
|5||Alexander Volkov||33-8||Defeated Alistair Overeem||Ciryl Gane (UFC Fight Night 191)|
|6||Jairzinho Rozenstruik||11-2||Lost to Ciryl Gane||TBD|
|7||Shamil Abdurakhimov||20–5||Lost to Curtis Blaydes||Augusto Sakai (UFC on ESPN 23)|
|8||Walt Harris||13-9, 1 NC||Lost to Alexander Volkov||Marcin Tybura (UFC Fight Night 189)|
|9||Augusto Sakai||15–2–1||Lost to Alistair Overeem||Shamil Abdurakhimov (UFC on ESPN 23)|
|10||Chris Daukaus||11-3||Defeated Aleksei Oleinik||TBD|
|11||Blagoy Ivanov||18-4, 1 NC||Lost to Augusto Sakai||TBD|
|11||Marcin Tybura||21-6||Defeated Greg Hardy||Walt Harris (UFC Fight Night 189)|
|13||Tom Aspinall||10-2||Defeated Andrei Arlovski||TBD|
|14||Sergei Pavlovich||14-1||Defeated Maurice Greene||TBD|
|15||Aleksei Oleinik||59-15-1||Lost to Chris Daukaus||TBD|
UFC Weight Divisions
- Light Heavyweight
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