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The Best UFC Heavyweight Submission Artists

The only heavyweight fighter I know to have won via omoplata, Del-Rosario has three submission wins to his credit, including one against ex-UFC fighter Lavar Johnson. While his submission and striking skills looked stellar early in his career, he better work on his gas tank or one more loss will likely get him a pink slip. Photo Credit: MMAWeekly

Here is a the list of the few UFC heavyweights that can use something other than their immense power to finish a fight. They are masters of maneuvering their opponents into compromising positions so they can earn a tap out.  Not many heavyweights can master the art of submission, but these are the UFC fighters that are the best at it.  Here they are, in order, the UFC heavyweight submission artists.


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Fight Cards

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou

Event Date: January 20, 2018
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 192: Lima vs. MacDonald

Event Date: January 20, 2018
Broadcast: Paramount Network

Bellator 193: Larkin vs. Gonzalez

Event Date: January 26, 2018
Broadcast: Paramount Network

UFC on FOX 27: Jacare vs. Brunson 2

Event Date: January 27, 2018
Broadcast: Fox, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass