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The Best Black Fighters In UFC History

Updated June 25, 2020 4.9k votes 799 voters 38.6k views41 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 1
    United States of America
    320
    135

    BirthplaceRochester, New York, United States of America

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

  • 2
    257
    98

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

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

  • 3

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

  • 4
    United States of America
    244
    97

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

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

  • 5
    213
    82

    BirthplaceMadisonville, Kentucky

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

  • 6

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

  • 7

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Boxing

  • 8
    United States of America
    116
    63

    BirthplaceDublin, Georgia, United States of America

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight class: Heavyweight, Light heavyweight, Middleweight, Welterweight
    Fighting style: Boxing, Taekwondo, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • 9
    United States of America
    115
    74

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Ferguson, Missouri

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight class: Welterweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing

  • 10
    United States of America
    85
    50

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Height: 6'1''
    Weight class: Heavyweight, Light heavyweight, Middleweight
    Fighting style: Kickboxing

  • 11

    Height: 6'0''
    Weight class: Light heavyweight, Middleweight
    Fighting style: Freestyle Wrestling

  • 12
    United States of America
    75
    51

    BirthplaceNiagara Falls, New York, United States of America

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

  • 13
    Netherlands
    81
    58

    BirthplaceYarm, United Kingdom

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight class: Heavyweight, Light heavyweight
    Fighting style: Kickboxing

  • 14
    United States of America
    72
    49

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    PositionWide receiver

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Boxing

  • 15
    Jamaica
    47
    26

    BirthplaceSpanish Town, Jamaica

    Height: 6'0"
    Weight class: Light heavyweight, Middleweight
    Fighting style: Karate, kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

  • 16
    United States of America
    52
    34

    BirthplaceSandusky, Ohio, United States of America

    Height: 5'10''
    Weight class: Heavyweight, Light heavyweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling

  • 17
    United States of America, Bahamas
    84
    73

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Height: 6'2''
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Boxing

  • 18

    BirthplaceUniondale, New York, USA

    Height: 5'7''
    Weight class: Featherweight, Bantamweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • 19

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight class: Welterweight, Lightweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • 20
    33
    26

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Height: 6'4''
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Pencak Silat Setia Hati Terate, Kendo, Kyokushin Karate

  • 21

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight class: Lightweight, Welterweight
    Fighting style: Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Submission Wrestling

  • 22
    22
    18

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Height: 6'3''
    Weight class: Welterweight, Middleweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • 23

    Height: 6'3''
    Weight class: Light heavyweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • 24

    Height: 6'0''
    Weight class: Light heavyweight, Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling, Boxing

  • 25

    Height: 5'10''

    Weight class: Lightweight, Welterweight
    Fighting style: Thugjitsu, Boxing, Jiu-Jitsu

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