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.

his simply is the best heavy weight of all time and the best fighter of all time. Actions speak louder than words watch fedors fights

Never one mistake made that cost him a fight. Everyone else on this list has lost... some to fighters who weren't that good. Has faced the top ranked fighters consistently.

The only fight he lost was his first ever fight. But then beat him later on in his Career. I am a MMA FANATIC and ABSOLUTELY NO ONE can beat him. His record is 47-0 and he is still fighting on Strikeforce... Stop hatinG!

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

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2 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.

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.

Soon as number 1

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3 Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic

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

Great fighter and great sportsman

This list sucks, Couture, Miocic, Overeem, Velasquez, Arlovski, and Werdum under the cheating bum Lesnar? I don't think so. Cro Cop was a Pride Legend, had a mediocre UFC stint, and has been on a tear since he beat the crap out of Gonzaga for revenge. My favorite retired fighter.

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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

Injuries and long layoffs have played a factor in Cain's fighting career. If it weren't for those things happening to him, Cain would have easily already established himself as the greatest heavyweight fighter in MMA. He might even be the best MMA fighter ever.

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

Cain would destroy ever other fighter on this list. And Brock being second is a damn joke

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

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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

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!

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

He have lost his figth with stipe miocic and that's because he rushed in,but if u watch the other figths I will not be surprised if u came back here and voted for him.

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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 Frank Mir

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

Should be in top 5

most submissions in ufc great talent

I'm not messing with frank Mir - Sabbath

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The Newcomers

? Francis Ngannou

Hardest puncher!

The Contenders

11 Dan Severn Dan Severn
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 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

He should have come early in the list

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

14 Bas Rutten

The best ever


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

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

Is he a heavyweight

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

At 23

the best

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 Ben Rothwell Ben Rothwell Ben Rothwell is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
31 Tim Sylvia Tim Sylvia

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

Most underrated heavyweight ever

32 Antonio Silva
33 Kevin Randleman
34 Kazushi Sakuraba
35 Houston Alexander
36 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.
37 Ken Shamrock

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

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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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