Everything You Need To Know About UFC Heavyweight and Upcoming Exciting Matches

Heavyweight in UFC’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) group fighters based on 206 – 265 lb. or 93.4 – 120.2 kg weight. Stipe Miocic is currently the UFC heavyweight champion after defeating Werdum on 14th May 2016. It was the first time Werdum got defeated since June 2011.

2019 UFC Heavyweight Rankings

UFC Tournament Championship got unified with the UFC’s Superlight Championship in 1997 to determine the Heavyweight Champion. During the UFC 12, Dan Severn got defeated by Mark Coleman. Since then, popular names like Frank Mir, Fabricio Wedrum, Randy Couture, Cain Velasquez, Andre Arlovski, Josh Barnett, and Junior Dos Santos have also won the UFC’s

Championship for the heavyweight.

At UFC 198 held in Brazil, UFC Heavyweight Championship got won by Stipe Miocic. But in UFC 226, Daniel Cormier beat him and took over the Heavyweight Title. On 17th August 2019 during the UFC 241, the two did a rematch, and Miocic won the Championship and reclaimed his title.

UFC Weight Classes

The classification is as follows for men;

I. Heavyweight

II. Light heavyweight

III. Middleweight

IV. Welterweight

V. Lightweight

VI. Featherweight

VII. Bantamweight

VIII. Flyweight

Women weight classes are as follows;

i. Featherweight

ii. Bantamweight

iii. Flyweight

iv. Strawweight

Upcoming Exciting Matches

On 7th December 2019, we shall witness a fight between Rozenstruik Vs Overeem on ESPN. The match will take place in Washington, D.C, in the famous Capital One Arena. On 8th February 2020, Lewis Draws, also known as ‘Sledgehammer’ get anticipated to fight Ilir Latifi. Though the match will be a major tournament, the date and venue are yet to get confirmed. Also, in early 2020, the charming Zhang Will gets expected to calm the ‘angry’ Jedrzejczyk when they fight for the UFC Strawweight Championship. The venue and the exact date are yet to get confirmed. If you are eager to know about these exciting matches catch up on the updates online or from other resourceful sources such as the media.