The best karate fighters in UFC history have all had a great success showcasing the benefits of the fighting style. People all over the world learn karate for self-defense or personal reasons, but MMA has shown how it can lead to success in the sport. Many fighters with the karate background have found success by utilizing it and making it their own.
Top UFC stars like George St-Pierre, Lyoto Machida, and Chuck Liddell all had backgrounds in karate and made it part of their fighting careers. Fighters from the beginning of the UFC all the way up through 2020 have used karate as an integral part of their fighting style.
So check out this list of the most famous UFC karate fighters and vote up the competitors who stood out above the rest as all-time karate greats in the octagon.
Weight: 203 pounds
Weight Class: Light Heavyweight
Belts won: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship12815A great fighter?
Weight: 214 pounds
Weight Class: Heavyweight
Belts won: UFC Heavyweight Championship10731A great fighter?
Weight: 185 pounds
Weight Class: Middleweight
Record: 26-9-09026A great fighter?
Weight: 145 pounds
Weight Class: Lightweight
Record: 23-8-27939A great fighter?