Only a select few understand how it feels to walk among giants.
Despite its obvious shortcomings, the heavyweight division has housed some of the most accomplished fighters in mixed martial arts history. Randy Couture, Fabricio Werdum, Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar have all climbed the mountain in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, while Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fedor Emelianenko did the same in Pride Fighting Championships. Alistair Overeem flew the flag for Strikeforce, Antonio Silva for EliteXC, Vitaly Minakov for Bellator MMA and Roy Nelson for the International Fight League.
The latest installment in the Sherdog Top 10 series focuses on the best heavyweights of all-time:
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Frank Mir, Andrei Arlovski, Alistair Overeem, Tim Sylvia, Bas Rutten, Brock Lesnar, Dan Severn, Mark Hunt, Igor Vovchanchyn
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