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The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC 

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Updated July 1, 2019 1k votes 148 voters 31 items

List Rules No retired fighters

Weighing in at 205 pounds, here are the best UFC light heavyweights currently fighting today. Fighters in this weight class are generally tall, lean, and talented strikers. With so many great light heavyweight mixed martial artists in UFC, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for UFC light heavyweights. Who is the best UFC light heavyweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current UFC light heavyweights, fighters like Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira, Alexander Gustafsson, and current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier are ranked high. Other notable UFC light heavyweights include Maurício Rua, Ovince Saint Preux, and Antônio Rogério Nogueira. 

Vote for the fighters you think are currently the best light heavyweights in the UFC. Feel free to add any top UFC 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 UFC
United States of America
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Alexander Gustafsson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Jon Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
4
Jan Błachowicz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jan Błachowicz Poland
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Corey Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
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Johny Walker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
d.prov.cactus added Johny Walker
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Maurício Rua is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Brazil
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Ovince St. Preux is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
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Misha Cirkunov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Misha Cirkunov Latvia
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Volkan Oezdemir is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Volkan Oezdemir Switzerland
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Glover Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Ilir Latifi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ilir Latifi Sweden
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Jared Cannonier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jared Cannonier United States of America
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Khalil Rountree is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Khalil Rountree United States of America
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Ion Cuțelaba is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ion Cuțelaba Moldova
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Antônio Rogé... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
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Jimi Manuwa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jimi Manuwa United States of America
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Gian Villante is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Gian Villante United States of America
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Patrick Cummins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Patrick Cummins United States of America
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Igor Pokrajac is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Igor Pokrajac Croatia
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Jake Collier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jake Collier United States of America
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Tyson Pedro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Tyson Pedro Australia
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Devin Clark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Devin Clark United States of America
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Henrique da Silva is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Henrique da Silva Brazil
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Gadzhimurad Antigulov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Gadzhimurad Antigulov Russia