Light heavyweight (MMA)

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The Light heavyweight division in mixed martial arts contains different weight classes:

  • The UFC's light heavyweight limits between 186.1 lbs and 205lbs ;lb (84 to 93 kg)
  • The ONE Championship's light heavyweight division (also known as cruiserweight), with an upper limit of 102 kg (224.9 lb)
  • The Road FC's light heavyweight division, with an upper limit of 205 lb (93 kg)

Light heavyweight is a weight class in mixed martial arts, which generally refers to competitors weighing from 186 to 205 lb (84 to 93 kg). It sits between the lighter middleweight division, and the heavyweight division. The light heavyweight limit, as defined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission[1] and the Association of Boxing Commissions[2] is 205 lb (93 kg)

Professional champions[edit]

Current champions[edit]

These tables are not always up to date. Last updated on June 2, 2018.

Organization Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
UFC December 29, 2018 United States Jon Jones 23-1 (1) (10KO 6SUB) 0
Bellator MMA June 24th, 2017 United States Ryan Bader 26-5 (10KO 4SUB) 1
One Championship February 23, 2018 Myanmar Aung La Nsang 24-10 (10KO 12SUB) 0
ACB May 5, 2018 Turkmenistan Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov 16-5-1 (10KO 4SUB) 0
Fight Nights Global May 19, 2018 Ukraine Nikita Krylov 24-5 (10KO 14SUB) 0
Cage Warriors March 4, 2017 Republic of Ireland Karl Moore 8-2 (2KO 4SUB) 0
KSW October 31, 2015 Poland Tomasz Narkun 15-2 (3KO 12SUB) 3

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nevada Revised Statutes: Chapter 467 - Unarmed Combat". Retrieved 2007-02-20. External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "Unified Rules of MMA". Association of Boxing Commissions. Archived from the original on 2012-07-05. Retrieved 2012-07-15.