Top 10 Greatest MMA Heavyweight Fighters of All Time

Honoring Mixed Martial Art's greatest Heavyweight division fighter's.

The Top Ten

1 Fedor Emelianenko Fedor Emelianenko Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko is a Russian heavyweight mixed martial artist, sambist, and judoka, currently competing for Rizin Fighting Federation.

This list is a joke, how can lesnar be at number 2

The last emperor is the best of the best of the best in the whole bunch!

The only dominant Heavyweight in the history of mma. He was untouchable for a decade and fought everyone

The only dominant heavyweight champion in MMA history

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2 Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic

What is Lesnar doing at number 2? Mirko would kick his head of his shoulders!

Mirko is the greatest heavyweight striker ever in mma

l think he deserve to be on second places, one of the best striker ever he really is

Ends most of his fights in knockout, has been in many MMA battles. - skullgangjewelz

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3 Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler, professional American football player, and mixed martial artist who is currently signed to WWE.

The goat Can overall do everything very few weaknesses...unleash the beast

He is simply the best

The current UFC heavyweight champion, and seems to be impossible to defeat at this time. - skullgangjewelz

just an awesome force that will take you down and kick your ass.

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4 Randy Couture Randy Couture Randall "Randy" Duane Couture is an American actor, retired mixed martial artist and former collegiate and Greco-Roman wrestler.

he's one of the best hearted fighters on the planet the guys got so much respect to add to his amazing fight resume

Has held multiple titles in the UFC, and has been around, and still is. - skullgangjewelz

5 Cain Velasquez Cain Velasquez

Cain should be at number 2- what the hell is lesnar even doing in the top 15?

He solidly is number 2. Definitely ahead of Mirco, Lesnar and others. And the 3rd is Stipe Miocic!

Gets hurt to much, yet I still consider him the best heavyweight fighter in MMA.

Velasquez is the greatest heavyweight in mma I have ever watched fight. I believe he would have beaten fedor in his prime

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6 Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera

Big nog should be at number 2 second only to fedor- what a joke having lesnar at number 2 when he shouldn't even be on this list.

He fought so many wars, and was the only fighter to hold both pride and ufc heavyweight titles, enough said

Beaten everybody, and is the only to hold Heavyweight titles in Pride & UFC. - skullgangjewelz

Minotauro is a legend

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7 Fabricio Werdum Fabricio Werdum

This list is ridiculous. Werdum and Velasquez are the best, hands down

Should be #1. Beat Fedor and Cain Velasquez and at the moment is the UFC heavyweight champion.

Why isn't he number one? Schooled Cain Velasquez for the heavyweight title and made Fedor's overrated ass submit!

He beat fedor and cain

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8 Andrei Arlovski Andrei Arlovski Andrei Valeryevich Arlovski, nicknamed The Pit Bull, is a Belarusian mixed martial artist, actor and former UFC Heavyweight Champion, currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

A multiple time UFC champion as well, and defeated many greats. - skullgangjewelz

9 Alistair Overeem Alistair Overeem

The greatest striker in the division right now.
Beaten 6 former champions.
The Term Reigns Supreme.

10 Dan Severn Dan Severn

Dan "The Beast" Severn is so underrated. He should be at least at top 5

The Contenders

11 Frank Mir

Should be in top 5

Great submission expert, and has done what is yet for others to do, and thats defeat Lesnar. A former 2 time UFc heavyweight champion. - skullgangjewelz

most submissions in ufc great talent

I'm not messing with frank Mir - Sabbath

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12 Gabriel Gonzaga

when Gonzaga knocked out Cro Cop that sent chills down my spine, that was the ugliest most devastating knockout ever! not only did cro cop get knocked out cold he broke his leg on the way down... ouch - Dickey96

Shatterd Cro Cop, and all of his past victories have been won exceptionally. - skullgangjewelz

13 Bas Rutten

The best ever


14 Stipe Miocic Stipe Miocic Stipe Miocic is an American mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he is the current UFC World Heavyweight Champion.

Most title defenses in heavyweight against top contenders this guy is the greatest heavyweight of all time

If he can continue he title defenses to include N'Gannou and Velasquez he will be #1 of all time.

He should have come early in the list

15 Josh Barnett Josh Barnett Joshua Lawrence Barnett is an American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler who competes in the heavyweight division of the UFC where he is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion.
16 Pedro Rizzo
17 Mariusz Pudzanowski

Most destructive n strongest

Of course the greatest to ever be

18 Ricco Rodriguez
19 Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira
20 Sergei Kharitonov
21 Vitor Belfort Vitor Belfort Vitor Vieira Belfort is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion as well as UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament Champion.

Heavyweight tournament winner in the older UFC, and a living legend. Defeated Couture. - skullgangjewelz

22 Mark Hunt Mark Hunt Mark Richard Hunt is a New Zealand mixed martial artist and former kickboxer of Samoan descent, currently living in Sydney, Australia. Hunt competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and was the winner of the 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix.

Look at his vmi

23 Roy "Big Country" Nelson

Old school Kung Foo, one hit and it's over

24 Anderson Silva Anderson Silva Anderson da Silva (born April 14, 1975) is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is a former UFC Middleweight Champion and had the longest title reign in UFC history at 2,457 days. This started in 2006 and ended in 2013 and included more.

Is he a heavyweight

Who the... put him in HEAVYWEIGHTS list?!

25 Alexander Emelianenko
26 Junior dos Santos Junior dos Santos

The best boxer in the history of heavyweight mma. Enough said.

Uhh its 2012 its not it damn sure ain't brock take him down the list a bunch needs to change because this guy should be top 3

the best

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27 Don Frye

Magnum P.I. The best

28 Michael Diaz II

27 time World Karate Champion. He is one of the most dangerous strikers on the planet and also fights at a couple of lower weight classes.

NCAA I Wrestling Heavyweight Champion, Boxing World Champion - Super Heavyweight

Awesome Boxing

Best Jiu Jitsu on the planet

29 Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley Franklin Robert "Bobby" Lashley is an American professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and former collegiate amateur wrestler and former United States Army sergeant currently signed to both Bellator MMA, where he is undefeated through four heavyweight fights, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, more.

He is the guy

30 Kevin Randleman
31 Ben Rothwell Ben Rothwell Ben Rothwell is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
32 Daniel Cormier Daniel Cormier
33 Tim Sylvia Tim Sylvia

A former UFC champion, and ripped threw most his competition very well. - skullgangjewelz

Most underrated heavyweight ever

34 Antonio Silva
35 Kazushi Sakuraba
36 Houston Alexander
37 Travis Browne Travis Browne Travis Kuualiialoha Browne is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and is also known for being the boyfriend of former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
38 Ken Shamrock

If Ken Shamrock isn't in at least the top five on this list I can't take it serious - Sabbath

39 Francis Ngannou

Hardest puncher!

40 Jon Jones Jon Jones Jonathan Dwight "Jon" Jones is an American mixed martial artist and current interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Fedor Emelianenko
2. Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera
3. Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic
1. Randy Couture
2. Brock Lesnar
3. Gabriel Gonzaga
1. Fedor Emelianenko
2. Cain Velasquez
3. Stipe Miocic

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