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The Current Best MMA Heavyweights | 265 lbs.

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Who are the world's top heavyweights?

Heavyweight MMA features the highest ratio of knockout finishes of any weight class. It's no surprise; these guys are behemoths. Here are the current top ten at the 265lb. weight limit, across all promotions. Create YOUR own ranking today.

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  1. 1

    Cain Velasquez mmaweekly.com
  2. 2

    Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos mmaweekly.com
    Junior Dos Santos
    "Cigano"
    16-3-0
  3. 3

    Fabrício "Vai Cavalo" Werdum mmaweekly.com
    Fabrício Werdum
    "Vai Cavalo"
    18-5-1
  4. 4

    Travis "Hapa" Browne mmaweekly.com
    Travis Browne
    "Hapa"
    16-2-1
  5. 5

    Stipe Miocic mmaweekly.com
    Stipe Miocic
    12-1-0
  6. 6

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt mmaweekly.com
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"
    10-8-1
  7. 7

    "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett mmaweekly.com
    Josh Barnett
    "The Warmaster"
    33-7-0
  8. 8

    Antônio "BigFoot" Silva mmaweekly.com
    Antônio Silva
    "BigFoot"
    18-6-0, 1 NC
  9. 9

    Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski mmaweekly.com
    Andrei Arlovski
    "The Pitbull"
    23-10-0, 1 NC
  10. 10

    Roy "Big Country" Nelson mmaweekly.com
    Roy Nelson
    "Big Country"
    20-10-0

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  1. Ben Rothwell | 34-9-0
  2. Alistair "The Reem" Overeem | 37-14-0, 1 NC
  3. Gabriel "Napão" Gonzaga | 16-8-0
  4. Frank Mir | 16-9-0
  5. Brendan "Big Brown" Schaub | 10-4-0
  6. Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira | 34-9-1, 1 NC
  7. Matt "Meathead" Mitrione | 8-3-0
  8. Vitaly Minakov | 14-0-0
  9. Cheick Kongo | 22-9-2
  10. Jared "The Big Show" Rosholt | 11-1-0

  11. Alexander "Drago" Volkov | 22-4-0
  12. Shawn "The Savage" Jordan | 16-6-0
  13. Sergei "The Paratrooper" Kharitonov | 21-5-0
  14. Soa "The Hulk" Palelei | 22-4-0
  15. Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve | 25-6-0
  16. Oleksiy "The Boa Constrictor" Oliynyk | 49-9-1
  17. Derrick "The Black Beast" Lewis | 11-3-0, 1 NC
  18. Blagoi "Baga" Ivanov | 11-1-0, 1 NC
  19. Todd Duffee | 8-2-0
  20. Lavar "Big" Johnson | 18-10-0

  21. Damian "Polish Pitbull" Grabowski | 19-2-0
  22. Ruslan "Leopard" Magomedov | 12-1-0
  23. Marcin "Tybur" Tybura | 11-0-0
  24. Vinicius "Spartan" Quieroz | 7-3-0
  25. Satoshi Ishii | 12-3-1
  26. Dave "Pee-Wee" Herman | 22-6-0
  27. Phil "F-11" De Fries | 10-4-0, 1 NC
  28. Anthony "Freight Train" Hamilton | 13-3-0
  29. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic | 29-11-2, 1 NC
  30. Brett "The Grim" Rogers | 16-9-0, 1 NC

  31. Ryan Martinez | 10-4-0
  32. Daniel Omielańczuk | 16-4-1, 1 NC
  33. Mike Russow | 15-3-0, 1 NC
  34. Walt "The Big Ticket" Harris | 7-3-0
  35. Richard "Rare Breed" Hale | 21-7-1
  36. Derrick "Caveman" Mehmen | 18-5-0
  37. Richard "The Black Eagle" Odoms | 8-1-0
  38. Konstantin Erokhin | 7-1-0
  39. Bobby "The Dominator" Lashley | 11-2-0
  40. Thiago "Big Monster" Santos | 11-3-0, 1 NC

  41. Smealinho "The Prince" Rama | 8-1-0
  42. Brandon "The Truth" Vera | 12-7-0, 1 NC
  43. Siala "Mighty Mo" Siliga | 6-3-0
  44. Javy "Eye Candy" Ayala | 8-3-0
  45. Tim "The Maine-iac" Sylvia | 31-10-0, 1 NC
  46. Christian Morecraft | 8-3-0
  47. Peter "The Chief" Graham | 9-7-0
  48. Antônio Carlos "Cara de Sapato" Júnior | 4-0-0
  49. Jeff "The Snowman" Monson | 50-19-1
  50. Tony Johnson Jr. | 7-2-0

  51. Dennis Smoldarev | 8-0-0
  52. Nandor "The Hun" Guelmino | 11-5-1
  53. Michał "Masakra" Kita | 16-7-0
  54. Karol "Coco" Bedorf | 10-2-0
  55. Eric "American Soldier" Prindle | 8-6-0, 1 NC
  56. James Mulheron | 6-0-0
  57. Pat "HD" Barry | 8-7-0
  58. Rolles Gracie | 8-2-0
  59. Konstantin "Lacplesis" Gluhov | 28-14-0
  60. Jack "The Outlaw" May | 7-2-0

  61. Raphael "The Silencer" Butler | 8-1-1
  62. Geronimo "Mondragon" Dos Santos | 34-14-0
  63. Aleksander "The Grim Reaper" Emelianenko | 23-7-0
  64. Chris "Igor" Lokteff | 12-2-0
  65. Chaban Ka | 7-3-1
  66. Kenny "Deuce" Garner | 13-7-0
  67. "The Bad Man" Dave Huckaba | 21-6-0
  68. Magomed Malikov | 7-3-0
  69. Marcos "Pezão" Rogério de Lima | 12-2-1
  70. James "The Colossus" Thompson | 20-14-0, 1 NC

  71. Shamil Abdurahimov | 15-2-0
  72. Viktor Pešta | 9-1-0
  73. Maro "Mean Machine" Perak | 23-4-1
  74. Mariusz "Dominator" Pudzianowski | 7-3-0, 1 NC
  75. Oli Thompson | 12-7-0
  76. "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko | 34-4-0, 1 NC
  77. Denis Goltsov | 12-4-0
  78. Alexei "Brick" Kudin | 17-7-0
  79. Ron "The Monster" Sparks | 8-3-0
  80. Steve Mocco | 4-1-0

  81. Stav "Crazy Bear" Economou | 15-4-1
  82. Guram Gugenishvili | 12-2-0
  83. Jon Madsen | 8-1-0
  84. Mark "The Machine" Holata | 12-5-0
  85. Devin Cole | 20-10-1
  86. Cole "The Polar Bear" Konrad | 9-0-0
  87. Pedro "The Rock" Rizzo | 19-11-0
  88. Abe "Hurricane" Wagner | 10-7-0, 1 NC
  89. Josh "The Juggernaut" Appelt | 10-3-0
  90. Ruan "Fangs" Potts | 8-3-0

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