We've taken a look at the UFC's heavyweight, lightweight and welterweight divisions. Today, we move down to what has historically been considered the UFC's marquee division: the light heavyweights. Like the heavyweight division, 205 is ruled by a title holder with an iron fist.
But there are plenty of challengers waiting in the wings and even a few interesting prospects who could make some noise over the next few years.
Let's take a look. The Title Picture
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UFC veteran Thiago Silva now has a date for his return to the cage. more
After a high-profile arrest -- and release from UFC -- Thiago Silva returns to mixed martial arts (MMA) in "The Sunshine State."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Thiago Silva is not only out of jail, he's back in the fight game, inking a new deal with Fight Time Promotions that puts him inside the cage at Fight Time 20 on Aug. 29, 2014, inside War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Fight Time announced the deal earlier today (via Sherdog).
The Brazilian more
For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the light heavyweight rankings with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall, pitting former division number one contender Glover Teixeira (No. 4) against hot-and-cold wrestling standout Phil Davis (No. 6).
That's according to a report from UFC Tonight; however, nothing is official at this time.
Teixeira (22-3) is fresh off a five-round shellacking at the hands of division kingpin Jon Jones. Prior to his UFC 172 main e more
"The Hammer" is headed back to the toolbox ... this time for good.
Matt Hamill's retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) ... take two.
The longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, who cut his teeth on season three of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) and gave Michael Bisping his first big rivalry, is calling it quits after a nagging injury has prevented him from getting back inside the cage.
From his official Facebook page: "First and foremost, I would like to thank my most loyal fans fo more
A light heavyweight match-up ended in dramatic fashion in Sao Goncalo, Brazil.
Marcos "Rino" Souza took on Cristian Goetz at a local event called Favela Kombat 10 on Sunday night, and suffered an Anderson Silva-like injury. Goetz checked Rino’s kick, causing the injury 37 seconds into the third round.
Favela Kombat officials told MMAFighting.com that "Rino" fractured his right tibia and is expected to undergo surgery Monday. more
The loss of a fighter from next month’s WSOF 12 lineup has prompted a lineup shuffle, and the organization is now searching for a new light heavyweight to join the card.Filed under: News, WSOF more
Following a historic wrestling career, UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier leaves his shoes on the mat after one final match against fellow Oklahoma State alum Chris Pendleton. more