UFC Light Heavyweight Champions

by invictorious | created - 18 Aug 2017 | updated - 18 Aug 2017 | Public

1. Frank Shamrock

Stunts | 13

Frank Shamrock was born on December 8, 1972 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Frank Alicio Juarez III. He is known for his work on 13 (2010), Oz (1997) and Money Fight (2012).

UFC's 1st Light Heavyweight Champion

2. Tito Ortiz

Actor | Cradle 2 the Grave

Cited by film producer Jeff Most as "The next Vin Diesel", Tito delivers the audience as well as the sheer acting talent. The most electrifying Ultimate Fighting competitor alive today, as intimidating as Tito is in the ring, outside he is an unparalleled fan favorite. A dynamic speaker, Tito's ...

UFC's 2nd Light Heavyweight Champion

3. Randy Couture

Actor | The Expendables 3

Randy Couture is a collegiate wrestler and fighter turned actor from Everett, Washington. He served as a four time US Olympic wrestling team alternate as a soldier in the U.S. Army, and is also a 6 time world heavyweight and light heavyweight UFC champion and Hall of Famer. He is a graduate of ...

UFC's 3rd Light Heavyweight Champion

4. Chuck Liddell

Actor | Kick-Ass 2

Chuck Liddell was born on December 17, 1969 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Charles David Liddell. He is known for his work on Kick-Ass 2 (2013), How High (2001) and Altitude (2017).

UFC's 4th Light Heavyweight Champion

5. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson

Actor | The A-Team

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson was born on June 20, 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for The A-Team (2010), The Midnight Meat Train (2008) and Miss March (2009).

UFC's 5th Light Heavyweight Champion

6. Forrest Griffin

Actor | 13

Forrest Griffin was born on July 1, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for 13 (2010), Locked Down (2010) and Unrivaled (2010). He has been married to Jaime Logiudice since September 19, 2009.

UFC's 6th Light Heavyweight Champion

7. Rashad Evans

Actor | Warrior

Rashad Evans was born on September 25, 1979 in Niagara Falls, New York, USA as Rashad Anton Evans. He is an actor, known for Warrior (2011), Locked Down (2010) and Vengeance (2006). He has been married to LaToya Brown since July 2007. They have two children.

UFC's 7th Light Heavyweight Champion

8. Lyoto Machida

Actor | Brass Knuckles

Lyoto Machida was born on May 30, 1978 in Belém, Pará, Brazil as Lyoto Carvalho Machida. He is an actor and writer, known for Brass Knuckles, Tapped Out (2014) and The Mancode (2012).

UFC's 8th Light Heavyweight Champion

9. Maurício Rua

Self | New York Mixed Martial Arts

Maurício Rua was born on November 11, 1981 in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. He is an actor, known for New York Mixed Martial Arts (2011), UFC on Fox (2011) and Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018).

UFC's 9th Light Heavyweight Champion

10. Jon Jones

Self | New York Mixed Martial Arts

Jon Jones was born on July 19, 1987 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for New York Mixed Martial Arts (2011), UFC 200 Greatest Fighters of All Time (2016) and Kenny Powers: The K-Swiss MFCEO (2011). He is married to Jessie Moses. They have three children.

UFC's 10th Light Heavyweight Champion

11. Daniel Cormier

Actor | UFC Tonight

Daniel Cormier, a relatively short Heavyweight, has met success against bigger opponents in freestyle wrestling and later in Mixed Martial Arts. Cormier was raised in Lafayette, Louisiana where he was raised by his mother and stepfather. Cormier became a pro wrestling fan by age 10, which he ...

UFC's 11th Light Heavyweight Champion

12. Jon Jones

Self | New York Mixed Martial Arts

Jon Jones was born on July 19, 1987 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for New York Mixed Martial Arts (2011), UFC 200 Greatest Fighters of All Time (2016) and Kenny Powers: The K-Swiss MFCEO (2011). He is married to Jessie Moses. They have three children.

UFC's 12th Light Heavyweight Champion



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