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Why is the UFC light heavyweight champion vacant?



There are various weight classifications in the mixed martial arts light heavyweight division.

Light heavyweights in the UFC weigh between 186 and 205 pounds (84 to 93 kg).
The maximum weight for the light heavyweight class (also known as cruiserweight) of the ONE Championship is 102.1 kg (225.1 lb).

The top weight limit in the light heavyweight division of The Road FC is 205 lbs (93 kg).

In mixed martial arts, the term “light heavyweight” often refers to fighters who weigh between 186 and 205 lb (84 to 93 kg).

UFC light heavyweight

It is located between the heavier heavyweight division and the lighter middleweight division. According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission and the Association of Boxing Commissions, the light heavyweight limit is 206 pounds (93 kg).

Why is the UFC light heavyweight champion vacant?

After Saturday’s UFC 282 main event between Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev, which was a competition for the vacant title, there is no longer a champion.

The most recent champion, Ji Procházka, had to give up the title owing to a serious shoulder injury, and Blachowicz and Ankalaev fought to a split tie.