UFC Champions – Most Title Defenses for each weight division

See a complete list of men’s and women’s UFC Champions who hold the most title defenses in each weight division. Light Heavyweight Jon Jones and Flyweight Demetrious Johnson are at the top of the UFC list of champions, who have defended their title the most times with 11. Ronda Rousey defended her Bantamweight title 6 times which was the most of any other woman who holds a UFC title.

Fast Facts:

  • Jon Jones’ last title defense was against Dominick Reyes on February 8, 2020.

Men’s UFC title defense holders:

FighterWeight ClassDefenses
Stipe Miocic (USA)Heavyweight3
Jon Jones (USA)Light Heavyweight11
Anderson Silva (BRA)Middleweight10
Georges St-Pierre (CAN)Welterweight9
B.J. Penn (USA)Lightweight3
Frankie Edgar (USA)Lightweight3
Benson Henderson (USA)Lightweight3
Jose Aldo (BRA)Featherweight7
Dominick Cruz (USA)Bantamweight2
T.J. Dillashaw (USA)Bantamweight2
Demetrious Johnson (USA)Flyweight11

Women’s UFC title defense holders:

FighterWeight ClassDefenses
Cris Cyborg (BRA)Women’s Featherweight2
Ronda Rousey (USA)Women’s Bantamweight6
Valentina Shevchenko (KGZ)Women’s Flyweight3
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (POL)Women’s Strawweight5
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