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List of every UFC Heavyweight Champion in UFC history

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 heavyweight is one of them. Mark Coleman is the first heavyweight champion in UFC history, whereas the current champion is Jon Jones. So far, there have been a total of 18 different 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 Heavyweight Champion in UFC history

No. Champions Event Title defenses
1 Mark Coleman UFC 12 None
2 Maurice Smith UFC 14 1
3 Randy Couture UFC Japan None
4 Bas Rutten UFC 20 None
5 Kevin Randleman UFC 23 1
6 Randy Couture (2nd time) UFC 28 2
7 Josh Barnett UFC 36 None
8 Ricco Rodriguez UFC 39 None
9 Tim Sylvia UFC 41 1
10 Frank Mir UFC 48 None
11 Andrei Arlovski UFC 51 1
12 Tim Sylvia (2nd time) UFC 59 2
13 Randy Couture (3rd time) UFC 68 1
14 Brock Lesnar UFC 91 2
15 Cain Velasquez UFC 121 None
16 Junior Dos Santos UFC on fox 1
17 Cain Velasquez (2nd time) UFC 155 2
18 Fabricio Werdum UFC 188 None
19 Stipe Miocic UFC 198 3
20 Daniel Cormier UFC 226 1
21 Stipe Miocic (2nd time) UFC 241 1
22 Francis Ngannou UFC 260 1
23 Jon Jones UFC 285 None

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FAQs

Q: Who is the first UFC heavyweight champion?

Ans: Mark Coleman is the first UFC heavyweight champion.

Q: Who is the current UFC heavyweight champion?

Ans: Jon Jones is the current UFC heavyweight champion.

Q: Who has been the UFC heavyweight champion most times?

Ans: Randy Couture has been the UFC heavyweight champion three times, which is the most by a heavyweight fighter.

Q: Who has the longest UFC heavyweight championship reign?

Ans: Cain Velasquez has a title reign of 896 days, which is the longest by any UFC heavyweight champion.

Q: Who has the most UFC heavyweight championship defenses?

Ans: Stipe Miocic has four UFC heavyweight championship defenses, which is the most by a heavyweight fighter.

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