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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 Francis Ngannou. Ngannou defeated Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on March 27, 2021.


UFC 260 Miocic v Ngannou 2:  Weigh-Ins


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.


See Here: UFC Weight Classes Explained


Current UFC Heavyweight Champion: Francis Ngannou  [16–3]


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RankFighterWin/Loss RecordLast FightNext Fight
ChampionFrancis Ngannou16-3Defeated Stipe MiocicTBD
1Stipe Miocic20-4Lost to Francis NgannouTBD
2Derrick Lewis25-7 (1 NC)Defeated Curtis BlaydesTBD
3Curtis Blaydes14-3, 1 NCLost to Derrick LewisTBD
4Ciryl Gane8-0Defeated Jairzinho RozenstruikTBD
5Alexander Volkov33-8Defeated Alistair OvereemTBD
6Jairzinho Rozenstruik11-2Lost to Ciryl GaneTBD
7Shamil Abdurakhimov20–5Lost to Curtis BlaydesAugusto Sakai (UFC Fight Night 188)
8Walt Harris13-9, 1 NCLost to Alexander VolkovMarcin Tybura (UFC Fight Night 189)
9Augusto Sakai15–2–1Lost to Alistair OvereemShamil Abdurakhimov (UFC Fight Night 188)
10Chris Daukaus11-3Defeated Aleksei OleinikTBD
11Marcin Tybura21-6Defeated Greg HardyWalt Harris (UFC Fight Night 189)
12Blagoy Ivanov18-4, 1 NCLost to Augusto SakaiTBD
13Tom Aspinall10-2Defeated Andrei ArlovskiTBD
14Sergei Pavlovich14-1Defeated Maurice GreeneTBD
15Aleksei Oleinik59-15-1Lost to Chris DaukausTBD


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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