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 lbs. (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 206 lb (93 kg)

Professional champions[edit]

Current champions[edit]

These tables last updated in April 2019.

     Active title reign
Organization Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
UFC December 29, 2018 United States Jon Jones 26-1 (10KO 6SUB) 3
Bellator MMA June 24th, 2017 United States Ryan Bader 27-5 (12KO 3SUB) 1
One Championship February 23, 2018 Myanmar Aung La Nsang 25-10 (10KO 12SUB) 1
Rizin FF April 21, 2019 Czech Republic Jiří Procházka 24-3-1 (21KO 2SUB) 1
ACB May 5, 2018 Turkmenistan Döwletjan Ýagşymyradow 17-5-1 (10KO 4SUB) 1
Fight Nights Global Vacant
Cage Warriors March 4, 2017 Republic of Ireland Karl Moore 8-2 (2KO 4SUB) 0
KSW October 31, 2015 Poland Tomasz Narkun 16-3 (3KO 12SUB) 4
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.