Current UFC Heavyweight Champion: Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou won the UFC Heavyweight Title when he defeated Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on March 27, 2021 by KO. Ngannou opened as a -225 favorite against Stipe (+190), though he lost to Miocic by unanimous decision in their first meeting at UFC 220. The odds narrowed by 16% to close at (-133) Francis Ngannou vs. (+122) Stipe Miocic.

UFC Heavyweight Rankings

Fighter Pro Record Last 5 Next fight
C Francis "The Predator" N'Gannou 16-3
Ciryl Gane (2022-01-22)
IC Ciryl "Bon Gamin" Gane 10-0
Francis N'Gannou (2022-01-22)
2 Stipe Miocic 20-4
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3 Derrick "The Black Beast" Lewis 25-8-1 NC
Chris Daukaus (2021-12-18)
4 Curtis "Razor" Blaydes 15-3-1 NC
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5 Alexander "Drago" Volkov 33-9
Marcin Tybura (2021-10-30)
6 Jairzinho "Bigi Boy" Rozenstruik 12-3
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7 Chris Daukaus 12-3
Derrick Lewis (2021-12-18)
8 (T) Marcin "Tybur" Tybura 22-6
Alexander Volkov (2021-10-30)
8 (T) Shamil "Abrek" Abdurakhimov 20-6
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10 Augusto Sakai 15-3-1
Tai Tuivasa (2021-11-20)
11 Tom Aspinall 11-2
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12 Blagoy "Baga" Ivanov 18-4-1 NC
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13 Walt "The Big Ticket" Harris 13-10-1 NC
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14 Sergey Pavlovich 14-1
Tanner Boser (2021-12-04)
15 Sergey "Polar Bear" Spivak 13-3
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