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UFC Heavyweight - 2022

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  1. UFC Heavyweight Division
  2. UFC Heavyweight Champion - 2022
  3. UFC Heavyweight Rankings 2022
  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 - 2022


The current UFC Heavyweight Champion is Francis Ngannou. Ngannou defeated Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on March 27, 2021 to become the champion.


UFC 260 Miocic v Ngannou 2:  Weigh-Ins


UFC Heavyweight Rankings 2022


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 [17–3]


RankFighterRecordMWin StreakResultLast FightNext Fight
CFrancis Ngannou17–3-6 (1 def)WinUFC 270 Ciryl GaneTBD
1Ciryl Gane10–1-0LossUFC 270 Francis NgannouTBD
2Stipe Miocic20–4-0LossUFC 260 Francis NgannouTBD
3Tai Tuivasa14–3-5WinUFC 271 Derrick LewisTBD
4Curtis Blaydes16–3 (1 NC)-2WinUFC on ESPN 33 Chris DaukausTBD
5Derrick Lewis26–9 (1 NC)-0LossUFC 271 Tai TuivasaUFC 277 Sergei Pavlovich
6Tom Aspinall12–2-8WinUFC Fight Night 204 Alexander VolkovTBD
7Alexander Volkov34–10-0LossUFC Fight Night 204 Tom AspinallUFC Fight Night 207 Jairzinho Rozenstruik
8Jairzinho Rozenstruik12–3-0LossUFC 266 Curtis BlaydesUFC Fight Night 207 Alexander Volkov
9 (T)Marcin Tybura22–7-0LossUFC 267 Alexander VolkovTBD
9 (T)Chris Daukaus12–5-0LossUFC on ESPN 33 Curtis BlaydesTBD
11Sergei Pavlovich15–1-3WinUFC Fight Night 204 Shamil AbdurakhimovUFC 277 Derrick Lewis
12Shamil Abdurakhimov20–7-0LossUFC Fight Night 204 Sergei PavlovichTBD
13Augusto Sakai15–4–1-0LossUFC 269 Tai TuivasaTBD
14Walt Harris13–10 (1 NC)-0LossUFC Fight Night 189 Marcin TyburaTBD
15Blagoy Ivanov18–4 (1 NC)-0LossUFC on ESPN 9 Augusto SakaiUFC 274 Marcos Rogério de Lima

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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*Last Updated April 13th, 2022

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