The Ultimate Fighting Championship famously called the UFC, is one of the toughest MMA promotions. It is the dream of fighters around the world to compete in the UFC. There are a total of eight divisions in the UFC, and light heavyweight is one of them. Frank Shamrock is the first light heavyweight champion in UFC history, whereas the most recent champion is Jamahal Hill. So far, there have been 16 different UFC light heavyweight champions. So let’s not wait any longer and take a look at the below-mentioned list.
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List of every UFC Light Heavyweight Champion in UFC history
|1||Frank Shamrock||UFC Japan||4|
|2||Tito Ortiz||UFC 25||5|
|3||Randy Couture||UFC 44||None|
|4||Vitor Belfort||UFC 46||None|
|5||Randy Couture (2nd time)||UFC 49||None|
|6||Chuck Liddell||UFC 52||4|
|7||Quinton Jackson||UFC 71||1|
|8||Forrest Griffin||UFC 86||None|
|9||Rashad Evans||UFC 92||None|
|10||Lyoto Machida||UFC 98||1|
|11||Mauricio Rua||UFC 113||None|
|12||Jon Jones||UFC 128||8|
|13||Daniel Cormier||UFC 187||3|
|14||Jon Jones (2nd time)||UFC 232||3|
|15||Jan Blachowicz||UFC 253||1|
|16||Glover Teixeira||UFC 267||None|
|17||Jiri Prochazka||UFC 275||None|
|18||Jamahal Hill||UFC 283||None|
Q: Who is the first UFC light heavyweight champion?
Ans: Frank Shamrock is the first UFC light heavyweight champion.
Q: Who is the current UFC light heavyweight champion?
Ans: Currently, no one is the UFC light heavyweight champion.
Q: Who has been the UFC light heavyweight champion most times?
Ans: Jon Jones and Randy Couture have been the UFC light heavyweight champions 2 times, which is the most by a light heavyweight fighter.
Q: Who has the longest UFC light heavyweight championship reign?
Ans: Jon Jones has a title reign of 1501 days, which is the longest by any UFC light heavyweight champion.
Q: Who has the most UFC light heavyweight championship defenses?
Ans: Jon Jones has 11 UFC light heavyweight championship defenses, which is the most by a light heavyweight fighter.