Martial Arts The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC  

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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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Jon Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jon Jones 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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Daniel Cormier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Daniel Cormier United States of America

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Maurício Rua is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Maurício Rua Brazil

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Ovince St. Preux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ovince St. Preux United States of America

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Glover Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC

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Corey Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Corey Anderson United States of America

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Jimi Manuwa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jimi Manuwa United States of America

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Antônio Rogério Nogueira is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC

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Gian Villante is listed (or ranked) 10 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) 11 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Patrick Cummins United States of America

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Volkan Oezdemir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Volkan Oezdemir Switzerland

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Igor Pokrajac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Igor Pokrajac Croatia

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Ilir Latifi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ilir Latifi Sweden

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Devin Clark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Devin Clark United States of America

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Steve Bossé is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Steve Bossé Canada

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Misha Cirkunov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Misha Cirkunov Latvia

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Tyson Pedro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Tyson Pedro Australia

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Tom Lawlor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Tom Lawlor United States of America

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Francimar Barroso is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Francimar Barroso Brazil

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Jan Błachowicz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jan Błachowicz Poland

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Gadzhimurad Antigulov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Gadzhimurad Antigulov Russia

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Khalil Rountree is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Khalil Rountree United States of America

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Jonathan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jonathan Wilson United States of America

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Josh Stansbury is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Josh Stansbury United States of America

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Jake Collier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jake Collier United States of America

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Henrique da Silva is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Henrique da Silva Brazil

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Ion Cuțelaba is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ion Cuțelaba Moldova

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Joachim Christensen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Joachim Christensen Denmark

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Jared Cannonier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jared Cannonier United States of America