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- UFC Light Heavyweight Division
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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.
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UFC Weight Divisions
- Light Heavyweight
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