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UFC Light Heavyweight

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


  1. UFC Light Heavyweight Division
  2. UFC Light Heavyweight Champion
  3. UFC Light Heavyweight Rankings
  4. UFC Weight Divisions


UFC Light Heavyweight Division


The Light Heavyweight Division is a weight class in combat sports. The Light Heavyweight Division in MMA contains different weight classes. The UFC Light Heavyweight Division limits between 186.1 lb to 205 lb (84 to 93 kg).


UFC Light Heavyweight Champion


The current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is Jon Jones.



UFC Light Heavyweight Rankings 2019


The Light Heavyweight Title was known as the Middleweight Title prior to UFC 31 (May 4, 2001). In 2007, the Pride World Middleweight Championship was unified with the UFC Light Heavyweight Title on when Quinton Jackson defeated Dan Henderson at UFC 75.


The UFC Light Heavyweight Title has been held by the likes of Frank Shemrock, Tito Ortiz, Randy Couture, Vitor Belfort, Chuck Liddell, Quinton Jackson, Forest Griffin, Rashad Evans, Lyoto Machida, and Mauricio Rua.


At UFC 128, Jon Jones won the Light Heavyweight Title for the first time in his career. However, after being stripped off the title, Daniel Cormier won the belt by beating Anthony Johnson at UFC 187.


At UFC 232, Jon Jones became a two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, following his return to Octagon competition.


RankingsFighterWin/Loss RecordAge
ChampionJon Jones25-1-0(1)32
1Daniel Cormier22-2-0(1)40
2Thiago Santos21-7-035
3Anthony Smith32-14-030
4Dominick Reyes11-0-029
5Corey Anderson13-4-030
6Jan Blachowicz 24-8-036
7Alexander Gustafsson18-6-032
8Volkan Oezdemir16-4-029
9Glover Texeira30-7-039
10Aleksandar Rakic12-1-027


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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