Ryan DuWayne Bader is an American mixed martial artist who is currently signed with Bellator MMA, where he is the both the current Bellator Light Heavyweight World Champion and Bellator Heavyweight World Champion. Prior to signing with Bellator, Bader competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Light Heavyweight division. There, Bader became a top 10 Light Heavyweight and obtained a UFC record of 15-5. He was a cast member and winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir. He is currently ranked the #3 Light Heavyweight in the world by Sherdog and the #15 pound for pound fighter in the world by MMAjunkie.com. He is the first fighter to hold belts in two divisions simultaneously in Bellator history.