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The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA 

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Updated June 29, 2017 357 votes 88 voters 10 items

List Rules No retired fighters

Weighing in at 205 pounds, here are the best MMA light heavyweights currently fighting today. With so many great light heavyweight mixed martial artists, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for MMA light heavyweights. Who is the best MMA light heavyweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current MMA light heavyweights, fighters like Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Phil Davis as well as current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier and current Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader are ranked high. Other notable MMA light heavyweights include Glover Teixeira, Mauricio Rua, and Misha Cirkunov. 

Vote for the fighters you think are currently the best light heavyweights in the MMA. Feel free to add any top MMA light heavyweights missing from this list and vote down the light heavyweight fighters who are currently underperforming. 

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Daniel Cormier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Age: 40
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Alexander Gustafsson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Alexander Gustafsson
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Jon Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Jon Jones
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Ryan Bader is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Ryan Bader
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Volkan Oezdemir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Volkan Oezdemir
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Glover Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Glover Teixeira
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Misha Cirkunov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Misha Cirkunov
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Phil Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Phil Davis
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Jimi Manuwa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Jimi Manuwa
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Maurício Rua is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in MMA
Age: 38