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UFC Heavyweight

Let's look at all you need to know about UFC Heavyweight Division:


  1. UFC Heavyweight Division
  2. UFC Heavyweight Champion
  3. UFC Heavyweight Rankings
  4. 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 Stipe Miocic. Miocic defeated Werdum at UFC 198 on May 14, 2016, became the UFC Heavyweight Champion and giving Werdum his first defeat since June 2011.



UFC Heavyweight Rankings 2019


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.


RankingsFighterWin/Loss RecordAge
ChampionStipe Miocic19-3-037
1Daniel Cormier22-2-0(1)40
2Francis Ngannou14-3-032
3Curtis Blaydes12-2-0(1)28
4Junior Dos Santos21-6-035
5Derrick Lewis21-7-0(1)34
6Alistair Overeem45-17-0(1)39
7Alexander Volkov30-7-030
8Shamil Abdurakhimov20-5-037
9Walt Harris13-7-0(1)36
10Blagoy Ivanov18-2-0(1)32


UFC Weight Divisions


Men

  1. Heavyweight
  2. Light Heavyweight
  3. Middleweight
  4. Welterweight
  5. Lightweight
  6. Featherweight
  7. Bantamweight
  8. Flyweight


Women

  1. Featherweight
  2. Bantamweight
  3. Flyweight
  4. Strawweight


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