Top 10 MMA UFC Heavyweight Rankings
Ranking the best MMA Heavyweight fighters in the world after Jon Jones comes back after a 3 year hiatus to defeat Ciryl Gane by submission at UFC 285. Also where Curtis Blaydes, Alexander Volkov, and more rank
Tai Tuivasa is an Australian MMA fighter, who has a record of 14 wins and 5 lossesTuivasa is currently ranked #5 by the UFC and has notable wins over fighters like Stefan Struve, Augusto Sakai, and Derrick Lewis. In his most recent fight, he lost to Sergei Pavlovich, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
Marcin Tybura also deserves an honorable mention. He has a record of 24 wins and 7 losses and is ranked #10 by the UFC. He defeated Blagoy Ivanov in his most recent fight.
Top 10 MMA Heavyweight Rankings
10. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Jairzinho Rozenstruik is a Mixed Martial Artist and former Kickboxer from Suriname. He has a professional MMA record of 13 wins and 4 losses.
He is currently ranked number 9 in the official UFC heavyweight rankings. He has defeated many big names including Junior Dos Santos, Andre Arlovski, and Alistar Overeem.
In his most recent fight, he defeated Chris Daukaus, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
9. Alexander Volkov
Volkov is a Russian mixed martial artist, with a record of 35 wins and 10 losses.
He is currently ranked number 8 in the official UFC rankings and has many impressive wins over Elite heavyweight fighters like Fabricio Werdum, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Timothy Johnson, Marcin Tybura, and Alistair Overeem.
In his most recent fight, Volkov defeated Alexander Romanov at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs Dvalishvili, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
8. Tom Aspinall
Tom Aspinall is a professional MMA fighter from Britain and has a record of 12 wins and 3 losses.
Aspinall has won 5 out of 6 fights in the UFC and was on a 5-fight winning streak before losing his most recent fight to Curtis Blaydes. He has notable wins over Andrei Arlovski, Sergey Spivak, and Alexander Volkov.
There is no official announcement about his next fight.
7. Sergey Spivac
Sergey Spivac is a professional MMA fighter from Moldova, and he has a record of 16 wins and 3 losses.
Spivak is currently on a three-fight winning streak and has wins over Alexey Oleynik, Greg Hardy, Augusto Sakai, and Derrick Lewis in his most recent fight.
Spivac defeated Lewis via first-round submission, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
6. Curtis Blaydes
Blaydes is an American MMA fighter with a record of 17 wins and 3 losses.
He is ranked number 4 in the Official UFC heavyweight rankings and has notable wins over Alistair Overeem, Junior Dos Santos, Alexander Volkov, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, and Chris Daukaus
In his most recent fight, he fought Tom Aspinall. However, Aspinall got injured in the first round of the fight, which resulted in a TKO win for Blaydes.
5. Sergei Pavlovich
Sergei Pavlovich is a Russian MMA fighter with a professional record of 17 wins and 1 loss.
Pavlovich is ranked #3 in the official UFC heavyweight rankings and has notable wins over fighters like Shamil Abdurakhimov and Derrick Lewis. Pavlovich is also on a 5-fight winning streak.
In his most recent fight, he defeated Tai Tuivasa, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
4. Ciryl Gane
Cyril Gane is a French MMA Fighter and former Kickboxer, with a professional MMA record of 11 wins and 2 losses
He is the former UFC interim heavyweight champion and won the interim title after defeating Derrick Lewis via TKO. He has notable wins over Junior dos Santos, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Alexander Volkov, and Tai Tuivasa as well.
Last weekend, he fought Jon Jones for the Vacant heavyweight world title, however, he lost the fight via submission in the first round.
3. Stipe Miocic
Stipe is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC heavyweight division. He has a professional MMA record of 20 wins and 4 losses.
Miocic is a former two-time UFC heavyweight world champion and holds the record for most consecutive title defenses in the UFC heavyweight division. His most notable wins have come against Francis Ngannou, Daniel Cormier, Junior Dos Santos, Fabricio Werdum, and Mark Hunt.
In his most recent fight, Miocic lost the world title to Francis Ngannou in a rematch. There is no official announcement about his next fight.
2. Jon Jones
Title: UFC Heavyweight World Champion
Jon Jones is an American professional MMA fighter, with a record of 27 wins and only one loss, which was because of a disqualification.
Jones is the current UFC heavyweight champion of the world, and a former three-time Light Heavyweight world champion. He made 11 title defenses at light heavyweight.
Jones became the heavyweight champion last weekend, after defeating former UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciyrl Gane. Jones Won in the very first round, Submitting Gane via Guillotine choke.
His next fight has not been scheduled yet, however, there are chances that he may face former champion Stipe Miocic.
1. Francis Ngannou
Promotion: Free Agent
Ngannou is a professional Mixed Martial Artist from Cameroon. He has an MMA record of 17 wins and 3 losses.
He is the Former UFC heavyweight world champion and won the title after defeating Stipe Miocic back in march of 2021. He also defended the title once against Ciryl Gane, however, he was stripped of the title and cut he parted ways with the UFC after they couldn't negotiate a new contract.
Right now, there is no announcement about Ngannou’s next fight or any information on which organization he will fight for. There are rumors that he might step into boxing.
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