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The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC 

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Updated August 28, 2019 2.8k votes 429 voters 9.4k views 30 items

List Rules No retired fighters

Weighing in at 265 pounds, here are the best UFC heavyweights currently fighting today. Fighters in this weight class are generally built like tanks, standing over six feet, and pack immense power in their punches. With so many great heavyweight mixed martial artists in UFC, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for UFC heavyweights. Who is the best UFC heavyweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current UFC heavyweights, fighters like Junior Dos Santos, Frank Mir, Stefan Struve, and current UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic are ranked high. Other notable UFC heavyweights include Cain Velasquez, Mark Hunt, and Fabricio Werdum. 

Vote for the fighters you think are currently the best heavyweights in the UFC. Feel free to add any top UFC heavyweights missing from this list and vote down the heavyweight fighters who are currently underperforming. When you're done head over and check out some of the best southpaw fighters in UFC history.

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Stipe Miocic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Stipe Miocic United States of America
2
Francis Ngannou is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Francis Ngannou Cameroon
3
Junior dos Santos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Cain Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
5
Alistair Overeem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Netherlands
6
Curtis Blaydes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Curtis Blaydes United States of America
7
Derrick Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Derrick Lewis United States of America
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Fabrício Werdum ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Alexander Volkov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Andrei Arlovski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Belarus
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Todd Duffee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Todd Duffee United States of America
12
Walt Harris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Walt Harris United States of America
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Stefan Struve is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Netherlands
14
Mark Hunt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
New Zealand
15
Oleksiy Oliynyk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Frank Mir is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
17
Ben Rothwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
18
Marcin Tybura is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Marcin Tybura Poland
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Shamil Abdurakhimov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Shamil Abdurakhimov Russia
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Travis Browne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Travis Browne United States of America
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Ruslan Magomedov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ruslan Magomedov Russia
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Anthony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Anthony Hamilton United States of America
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Marcos Rogério de... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Marcos Rogério de Lima Brazil
24
Chase Sherman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Chase Sherman United States of America
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Timothy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Timothy Johnson United States of America