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List of every UFC Middleweight 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 middleweight is one of them. Dave Menne is the first middleweight champion in UFC history, whereas the current champion is Dricus du Plessis. So far, there have been 15 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

No. Name Event Title defenses
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
10 Robert Whittaker Promoted None
11 Israel Adesanya UFC 243 5
12 Alex Pereira UFC 281 None
13 Israel Adesanya UFC 287 None
14 Sean Strickland UFC 293 None
15 Dricus du Plessis UFC 297 None

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FAQs

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.

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