Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish retired professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion.
Anthony Paul Pettis is an American mixed martial artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competes in the Lightweight division and is a former UFC Lightweight Champion. Pettis was also the final WEC Lightweight Champion prior to the promotion being merged into the UFC. At one point, he was ranked as a top-ten pound for pound fighter. As of December 18, 2018, he is ranked #8 in the official UFC lightweight rankings.
Lee Jun-fan, known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong-American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, and philosopher. He was the founder of the hybrid martial arts Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-chuen. He is considered by commentators, critics, media, and other martial artists to be the most influential martial artist and a pop culture icon of the 20th century, who bridged the gap between east and west. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films.
Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson is an American professional mixed martial artist and former professional full-contact kickboxer who currently fights as a welterweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Thompson is undefeated through 37 amateur and 20 professional kickboxing matches. He has trained with former UFC Welterweight and Middleweight Champion Georges St-Pierre and currently trains with his brother-in-law, former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman.
Ronda Jean Rousey is an American professional wrestler, actress, author, and former mixed martial artist and judoka. She is currently signed to WWE, performing on the Raw brand, where she is a former Raw Women's Champion. Her longstanding nickname, "Rowdy", was inherited from late professional wrestler Roddy Piper.
Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is a Russian mixed martial artist of Avar descent who is the current UFC Lightweight Champion. Nurmagomedov is also a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and holds a black belt in Judo. He currently holds the longest undefeated streak in MMA history, with 26 wins, and is the first Russian and the first Muslim to win a UFC title. As of August 6 2018, he is #8 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings.
Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW, known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself, in the cinematic world. He has trained in wushu or kungfu and hapkido, and has been acting since the 1960s, appearing in over 150 films.
Carlos Ray Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. After serving in the United States Air Force, he competed as a martial artist who won many championships, and has since founded his own school of fighting, Chun Kuk Do. Norris is also a black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu and Judo.
Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg, professionally known as Jean-Claude Van Damme and abbreviated as JCVD, is a Belgian actor, martial artist, screenwriter, film producer, and director best known for his martial arts action films. The most successful of these projects include Bloodsport (1988), Kickboxer franchise (1989-2018), Lionheart (1990), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier franchise (1992-2012), Hard Target (1993), Street Fighter (1994), Timecop (1994), Sudden Death (1995), JCVD (2008), The Expendables 2 (2012), Kung Fu Panda 2, and 3 (2011-2015).
Jonathan Dwight Jones is an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the current and two-time undisputed UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Jones also held the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship once, thus making him a three-time UFC champion overall. Jones is also the youngest champion in UFC history, winning his first UFC world championship at age 23. Jones is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional fighters of all-time. As of January 2, 2019, he is #2 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings. Jones is the younger brother of former National Football League (NFL) player Arthur Jones and the older brother of current NFL player Chandler Jones.
Edward "Eddie" Alvarez is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the UFC, and is the former UFC Lightweight Champion. Alvarez is also a former two-time Bellator Lightweight Champion. He has also competed for the Japanese DREAM promotion, where he made his name in their inaugural Lightweight Grand Prix and also fought once for ProElite's EliteXC promotion. As of July 26, 2018, he is #3 in the official UFC lightweight rankings.
Dustin Glenn Poirier is an American mixed martial artist, currently competing as a Lightweight and featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2009, he formerly competed for Bang FC and the WEC. Poirier is one of the subjects of the documentary Fightville by Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker, which examines the mixed martial arts scene in southern Louisiana. He holds notable victories over Max Holloway, Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje, and Anthony Pettis. As of April 13, 2019, he is the interim UFC Lightweight Champion.