The Best Black Fighters In UFC History

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Vote up the most talented Black UFC fighters of all time.

All Black UFC fighters hope to make their mark in the company known for having the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world. The high level of competition in UFC will provide the most success for any fighter hoping to make get famous in the MMA world. Stars are born in the UFC octagon with the best fights creating legacies for the top fighters in the company. 

This list of the best Black UFC fighters in history include major names like Rampage Jackson, Rashad Evans, and Jon Jones. A few big wins, particularly in recent events or a 2019 title fight, can create the star power that builds as the talent continues to pile on the wins to their win/loss record. 

So which of these fighters is the best of them all? Vote up for your favorite from the Black UFC fighters and help the best fighters rise to the top.

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  • Jon Jones
    United States of America
    354 votes
    • Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States of America

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight class: Light heavyweight
    Fighting style: Greco-Roman Wrestling

  • Anderson Silva
    280 votes
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight class: Middleweight, Light Heavyweight
    Fight style: Muay Thai, Wing Chun, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Taekwondo, Capoeira

  • Height: 5'3''
    Weight class: Bantamweight, Flyweight
    Fighting style: Pankration, Submission wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, Muay Thai

  • Daniel Cormier
    United States of America
    251 votes
    • Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    Height: 5'11''
    Weight class: Heavyweight, Light heavyweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling

  • Kamaru Usman

    Kamaru Usman

    193 votes

    Height: 6'0''
    Weight class: Welterweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling

  • Israel Adesanya

    Israel Adesanya

    374 votes

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight class: Middleweight
    Fighting style: Kickboxing