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Sims currently is the undefeated light heavyweight champ with a record of 14-0.
Andre Ward, the undefeated and unified light heavyweight champion and consensus No.
Ward has won all 32 of his fights, with 16 knockouts, and won the Olympic gold medal as a light heavyweight in 2004.
Only three fighters have won UFC titles in two divisions: McGregor (145 and 155), BJ Penn (155 and 170) and Randy Couture (light heavyweight and heavyweight).
Daniel Cormier was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion after his July 29 fight with Jon Jones was ruled a no-contest, the UFC announced Wednesday.
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Definition of light heavyweight for English Language Learners
: a fighter who is in a class of boxers with an upper weight limit of 175 pounds (79.5 kilograms) : a boxer who is heavier than a middleweight and lighter than a heavyweight
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