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The Best Current Light Heavyweights Fighting in UFC

Updated July 1, 2019 1.6k votes 162 voters31 items

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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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  • Daniel Cormier1
    108
    33

    Daniel Cormier

    United States of America
  • Alexander Gustafsson2
    91
    35
  • Jon Jones3
    88
    63

    Jon Jones

    United States of America
  • Jan Błachowicz4
    37
    21

    Jan Błachowicz

    Poland
  • Jimi Manuwa5
    36
    30

    Jimi Manuwa

    United States of America
  • Maurício Rua6
    34
    28
  • Ovince St. Preux7
    31
    25

    Ovince St. Preux

    United States of America
  • Corey Anderson8
    31
    25

    Corey Anderson

    United States of America
  • 9
    21
    13

    Johny Walker

  • Glover Teixeira10
    29
    24
  • Volkan Oezdemir11
    27
    23

    Volkan Oezdemir

    Switzerland
  • Misha Cirkunov12
    23
    19

    Misha Cirkunov

    Latvia
  • Igor Pokrajac13
    25
    25

    Igor Pokrajac

    Croatia
  • Ion Cuțelaba14
    17
    17

    Ion Cuțelaba

    Moldova
  • Devin Clark15
    20
    22

    Devin Clark

    United States of America
  • Jared Cannonier16
    17
    18

    Jared Cannonier

    United States of America
  • Khalil Rountree17
    18
    20

    Khalil Rountree

    United States of America
  • Henrique da Silva18
    16
    19

    Henrique da Silva

    Brazil
  • Ilir Latifi19
    20
    25

    Ilir Latifi

    Sweden
  • Antônio Rogério Nogueira20
    20
    28
  • Gian Villante21
    15
    24

    Gian Villante

    United States of America
  • Tom Lawlor22
    14
    24

    Tom Lawlor

    United States of America
  • Patrick Cummins23
    11
    22

    Patrick Cummins

    United States of America
  • Jake Collier24
    9
    19

    Jake Collier

    United States of America
  • Tyson Pedro25
    12
    23

    Tyson Pedro

    Australia