Light heavyweight (MMA)

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 championsEdit

Current championsEdit

These tables last updated in August 2020.

  Active title reign
Organization Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
UFC September 27, 2020   Jan Błachowicz 27-8 (8KO 9SUB)
Bellator MMA August 21, 2020   Vadim Nemkov 12-2 (9KO 2SUB) 1
One Championship February 23, 2018   Aung La Nsang 26-10 (12KO 12SUB) 1
Rizin FF   Vacant
ACA February 16, 2019   Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov 17-5-1 (10KO 4SUB) 1
Fight Nights Global   Vacant
Cage Warriors   Vacant
KSW October 31, 2015   Tomasz Narkun 17-3 (3KO 13SUB) 4
URCC April 23, 2016   Chris Hofmann 8-1 (7KO) 3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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