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Encyclopedia > Middleweight (MMA)

The middleweight division in mixed martial arts can refer to a number of different weight classes: For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. ...

  • UFC's middleweight division, which groups competitors within 171 to 185 lb (78 to 84 kg)
  • PRIDE FC's middleweight division, which limits competitors to 205 lb (93 kg)
  • K-1 HERO's middleweight division, which limits competitors to 155 lb (70 kg)[1]
  • Shooto's middleweight class, which refers to competitors between 155 and 167 lb (70 and 76 kg)

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Ambiguity and clarification

For the sake of uniformity, many mixed martial arts websites refer to competitors between 181 and 187 lb as middleweights. This encompasses the Pancrase middleweight division (181 lb / 82 kg); the PRIDE Welterweight division (183 lb / 83 kg), and Shooto's light heavyweight division of the same weight limit; the UFC Middleweight division (185 lb / 84 kg); and the K-1 HERO's light heavyweight division (187 lb / 85 kg). Pancrase Hybrid Wrestling is a mixed martial arts organization founded in Japan in 1993 by Masakatsu Funaki and Minoru Suzuki. ...


The middleweight limit, as defined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, is 185 lb (84 kg).[2] The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) regulates all contests and exhibitions of unarmed combat within the state of Nevada, including licensure and supervision of promoters, boxers, professional wrestlers, kickboxers, mixed martial arts fighters, seconds, ring officials, managers, and matchmakers. ...


Notable middleweights in MMA

The listed fighters below are subjected to weight limits between 181 and 187 lb (82 and 85 kg):

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Yoshihiro Akiyama (Korean: 추성훈, Hanja: 秋成勳) is a judoka and mixed martial artist with the K-1 HEROS promotion. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Shooto logo ISC logo This article deals with the martial arts organization, for the baseball pitch, see gyroball. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Robert Glen Lawler known as Ruthless Robbie Lawler (born March 20, 1982) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ... ICON Sport, formerly known as SUPERBRAWL Icon Sport, is a mixed martial arts (MMA) organization based in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... Elite Xtreme Combat, also known as EliteXC, is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. ... Pride is the name of an emotion which refers to a strong sense of self-respect, a refusal to be humiliated as well as joy in the accomplishments of oneself or a person, group, nation or object that one identifies with. ... 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Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Kazushi Sakuraba (Japanese: 桜庭和志, Sakuraba Kazushi, born July 14, 1968 in Akita Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese professional mixed martial arts competitor and professional wrestler. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nathan Joel Marquardt (born April 20, 1979 in Lander, Wyoming) is an American mixed martial artist. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Matthew James The Law Lindland (born May 17, 1970) is an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and Olympic wrestler. ... The International Fight League is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion billed as the worlds first MMA league. ... The World Fighting Alliance was a mixed martial arts organization based in the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Paulo Souzo Filho (born May 24, 1978) is a Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter as well as a Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo practitioner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... World Extreme Cagefighting is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Kendall Kekoa Da Spyder Grove (born November 12, 1982 in Maui, Hawaii) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ... The Ultimate Fighter 3 was the third season of the mixed martial arts reality television series The Ultimate Fighter. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Travis S. Lutter (born May 12, 1973) is an American mixed martial arts fighter who won the The Ultimate Fighter 4 reality show which was broadcast on SpikeTV. His UFC record is 2-3, having defeated Marvin Eastman by knockout at UFC 50 and losing fights to Matt Lindland by... The Ultimate Fighter 4 is the fourth season of the mixed martial arts reality television series The Ultimate Fighter. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Evan Lloyd Tanner (born February 11, 1971 in Amarillo, Texas) is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Murilo Bustamante is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Yuki Kondo (Japanese: 近藤有己) (July 17, 1975) is a Japanese mixed martial arts fighter. ... Pancrase Hybrid Wrestling is a mixed martial arts organization founded in Japan in 1993 by Masakatsu Funaki and Minoru Suzuki. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... This article or section is incomplete and may require expansion and/or cleanup. ... Elite Xtreme Combat, also known as EliteXC, is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Yushin Okami (岡見勇信 ), born July 21, 1981)(nicknamed The Wolf because okami means wolf in Japanese) is a Japanese mixed martial artist. ... UFC is a TLA that can stand for Ultimate Fighting Championship Umeå FC This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jason Mayhem Miller, born August 8, 1980, is a Mixed Martial Arts middleweight fighter known for his flashy entrances and exciting fighting style. ... ICON Sport, formerly known as SUPERBRAWL Icon Sport, is a mixed martial arts (MMA) organization based in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... This article covers the organization itself. ... The World Fighting Alliance was a mixed martial arts organization based in the United States. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jeremy Graham Horn (born August 25, 1975 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a mixed martial arts fighter. ... The International Fight League is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion billed as the worlds first MMA league. ... PRIDE Fighting Championships (PRIDE or PRIDE FC for short) was a mixed martial arts organization based in Japan. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Joey Villasenor is a mixed martial arts fighter. ... King of the Cage (or KOTC) is a mixed martial arts (MMA) organization based in the United States that was created in 1998 by owner Terry Trebilcock. ... Elite Xtreme Combat, also known as EliteXC, is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Denis Kang (September 17, 1977-) is the first well-known Korean-Canadian multiethnic martial arts fighter and is widely regarded as one of the best fighters in the world. ... 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Footnotes and references

  1. ^ K-1 HERO's Middleweight division is to coincide with the HERO's 2006 middleweight tournament. [1]
  2. ^ Nevada Revised Statutes: CHAPTER 467 - UNARMED COMBAT. http://www.leg.state.nv.us. Retrieved on 2007-02-20.

 
 

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