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 and 205 lb (84 to 93 kg)
  • The ONE Championship's light heavyweight division (also known as cruiserweight), with an upper limit of 220.5 lb (100 kg)
  • 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 May 28, 2017.

Organization Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
UFC May 23rd, 2015 United States Daniel Cormier 20-1-1 (9KO 4SUB) 3
Bellator MMA June 24th, 2017 United States Ryan Bader 24-5 (9KO 4SUB) 1
One Championship May 6, 2016 Brazil Roger Gracie 8-2 (1KO 6SUB) 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nevada Revised Statutes: Chapter 467 - Unarmed Combat". http://www.leg.state.nv.us. 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.