Light heavyweight (MMA)

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The light heavyweight division in mixed martial arts contains different weight classes.

  • The UFC's light heavyweight ranges from 186 to 205 lb (84 to 93 kg).
  • The ONE Championship's light heavyweight division (also known as cruiserweight) has an upper limit of 102.1 kg (225.1 lb).
  • The Road FC's light heavyweight division places the upper limit at 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 206 lb (93 kg).

Professional champions[edit]

Current champions[edit]

These tables last updated in June 2022.

  Active title reign
Organization Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
UFC January 21, 2023 United States Jamahal Hill 12-1 (7KO 0SUB) 0
Bellator MMA August 21, 2020 Russia Vadim Nemkov 14-2 (11KO 1SUB) 2
ONE Championship April 28, 2021 Netherlands Reinier de Ridder 16-0 (3KO 11SUB) 0
Rizin FF Vacant
ACA Vacant
Fight Nights Global August 28, 2020 Armenia Armen Petrosyan 4-0 (4KO 0SUB) 1
Cage Warriors Vacant
KSW January 15, 2022 Russia Ibragim Chuzhigaev 16-5 (8KO 2SUB) 0
URCC April 23, 2016 Philippines Chris Hofmann 8-1 (7KO) 3

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nevada Revised Statutes: Chapter 467 - Unarmed Combat". Retrieved 2007-02-20.
  2. ^ "Unified Rules of MMA". Association of Boxing Commissions. Archived from the original on 2012-07-05. Retrieved 2012-07-15.