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
United States of America
2
25 10
Daniel Cormier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
3
20 11
Alexander Gustafsson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
4
12 9
Corey Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
5
15 14
Ovince St. Preux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
6
10 9
Volkan Oezdemir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Volkan Oezdemir Switzerland
7
16 16
Maurício Rua is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Brazil
8
11 11
Ilir Latifi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ilir Latifi Sweden
9
9 9
Jan Błachowicz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jan Błachowicz Poland
10
12 13
Glover Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
11
9 11
Jimi Manuwa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jimi Manuwa United States of America
12
7 9
Misha Cirkunov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Misha Cirkunov Latvia
13
11 15
Antônio Rogério Nogueira is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
14
5 8
Tyson Pedro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Tyson Pedro Australia
15
4 7
Jared Cannonier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jared Cannonier United States of America
16
5 9
Patrick Cummins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Patrick Cummins United States of America
17
5 9
Khalil Rountree is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Khalil Rountree United States of America
18
4 9
Ion Cuțelaba is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Ion Cuțelaba Moldova
19
6 12
Gian Villante is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Gian Villante United States of America
20
4 10
Tom Lawlor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
United States of America
21
3 9
Jonathan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jonathan Wilson United States of America
22
3 9
Josh Stansbury is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Josh Stansbury United States of America
23
2 8
Jake Collier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Jake Collier United States of America
24
5 12
Igor Pokrajac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Igor Pokrajac Croatia
25
4 11
Steve Bossé is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC
Steve Bossé Canada