The UFC has enjoyed a long history of great fighters and we’re here to discuss arguably the 15 greatest to grace the league. Looking to bet on the UFC? This Boombet Review will give you the best tips and advice on how to get started. The UFC was founded in 1993 and is about to celebrate its 30-year anniversary.
- Randy Couture
Coming in at #15 is Randy Couture. He’s remembered for his grind style of fighting in the cage and was an impressive wrestler.
- Alistair Overeem
Overeem fought in various MMA leagues around the globe and became a cult figure. He mainly fought in the heavyweight class.
- Dan Henderson
Henderson won numerous awards during his career, highlighted by winning Fight of the Night on four occasions. He could fight under various weight classes and produced exciting knockouts.
- Matt Hughes
Hughes is one of the greatest wrestlers in UFC history and he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2010.
- Chuck Liddell
Nicknamed, the “Iceman”, Chuck Liddell is another UFC Hall of Famer in 2019 and is a legend of the UFC.
- Conor McGregor
Probably one of the most polarising figures in UFC history, Conor McGregor is a feisty Irish fighter that doesn’t mind giving his opponent a spray. In 2021, he was one of the highest-paid athletes in the world and he was the first fighter to hold UFC titles in two weight classes at the same time.
- José Aldo
José Aldo Jr. won the UFC Featherweight Championship on two occasions during his UFC career. He’s a Brazilian fighter with a strong background in jiu-jitsu.
- Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes is a beast in the Women’s UFC. She’s the holder of the championship in the Featherweight and Bantamweight classes at the moment. She’s also the #1 ranked women in the pound-for-pound rankings.
- Khabib Nurmagomedov
Nurmagomedov was the UFC Lightweight champion from 2018 until 2021, making him the longest-tenured fighter to hold the same title. He’s a Russian fighter with skills in MMA, Wrestling, Kickboxing and Judo.
- Demetrious Johnson
Johnson defended his UFC Flyweight Championship on 11 occasions and overall held a 30-4-1 record in the UFC. He’s a legend of the Flyweight class and brought more attention to the division.
- Daniel Cormier
Cormier was recently inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame after an impressive fighting career. He won 22 of his 26 fights and held both the Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight titles at one stage.
- Stipe Miocic
Miocic was a two-time winner of the UFC Heavyweight Championship and defended his title on 4 occasions. In general, the heavyweight division is considered one of the hardest in the UFC but Miocic was up to the standard.
- Georges St-Pierre
St-Pierre dominated the UFC with a 26-2 record and fought in the Welterweight / Middleweight divisions. His record and fighting style make him one of the greatest UFC fighters of all time.
- Jon Jones
Coming in a #2 is Jon Jones. He was one of the youngest fighters to win the Lightweight title at just 23 years old. After dominating the lightweight, he was moved up to the heavyweight class and was still just as dominant. Over his UFC career, he won 25 of 26 fights with 1 no-decision – a truly impressive record.
- Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva can be considered the greatest UFC fighter. One of his best records in the UFC was holding the title for the longest duration (2457 days) and he successfully defended his title on 10 occasions.