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 middleweight is one of them. Dave Menne is the first middleweight champion in UFC history, whereas the current champion is Sean Strickland. So far, there have been 13 different middleweight champions in the UFC. So let’s not wait any longer and take a look at the below-mentioned list.
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Every UFC Middleweight Champion in UFC History
|1||Dave Menne||UFC 33||None|
|2||Murilo Bustamante||UFC 35||1|
|3||Evan Tanner||UFC 51||None|
|4||Rich Franklin||UFC 53||2|
|5||Anderson Silva||UFC 64||10|
|6||Chris Weidman||UFC 162||3|
|7||Luke Rockhold||UFC 194||None|
|8||Michael Bisping||UFC 199||1|
|9||George St-Pierre||UFC 217||None|
|11||Israel Adesanya||UFC 243||5|
|12||Alex Pereira||UFC 281||None|
|13||Israel Adesanya (2nd time)||UFC 287||None|
|14||Sean Strickland||UFC 293||None|
Q: Who was the first UFC middleweight champion?
Ans: Dave Menne is the first UFC middleweight champion.
Q: Who is the current UFC middleweight champion?
Ans: Sean Strickland is the current UFC middleweight champion.
Q: Who has been the UFC middleweight champion most times?
Ans: Israel Adesanya has been the UFC middleweight champion 2 times, which is the most by a middleweight fighter.
Q: Who has the longest UFC middleweight championship reign?
Ans: Anderson Silva has a title reign of 2457 days, which is the longest by any UFC middleweight champion.
Q: Who has the most UFC middleweight championship defenses?
Ans: Anderson Silva has 10 UFC middleweight championship defenses, which is the most by a middleweight fighter.