Here are the top 10 tallest UFC players of all time
UFC have witnessed some really, really tall players in its history. Being taller than your opponent gives you a chance of preventing their moves easily.
However, height doesn’t always gives you the advantage but skills do. That is why a MMA fighter always have to focus on his capabilities rather than his/her god-gifts.
This article will tell you about the top 5 tallest fighters in UFC history. Can you guess what height is Gan McGee?
Tallest Fighters In UFC
1. Stefan Struve – 7 ft.
Stefan Struve is the tallest UFC fighter of all time. Because of his height, he is nicknamed as ‘Skyscraper’.
He may had lost his debut fight against Junior dos Santos, but later went on winning against Sean McCorkle, Pat Barry, Antonio Silva, and Stipe Miocic.
2. Semmy Schilt – 6 ft. 11 in.
Semmy Schilt is second on this list with a height of 6 ft. 11 in. He can take advantage of his height to prevent his opponents take him down on the mat.
However, Semmy lost to Josh Barnett with consecutive strikes on his face. Eventually, Barnett made him give up with his armbar hold.
3. Gan McGee – 6ft. 10 in.
Gan McGee comes third on this list with a height of 6 ft. 10 in. In 2003, he faced Tim Sylvia in ‘The Battle of the Giants’ and lost via TKO.
Later it was found that Sylvia had been tested positive for doping substances. In spite of that, McGee was denied a rematch for the belt.
4. Wes Sims – 6 ft. 10 in.
Wes Sims is at fourth position with a height of 6 ft. 10 in. In his debut fight, he was disqualified for kicking the already downed Frank Mir.
They both faced each other for the second time and Sims won the fight again in a legit try. He was released by UFC after a loss to Mike Kyle.
5. Dan Christison – 6 ft. 8 in.
Last but not the least, Daniel Christison is fifth on this list with a height of 6 ft. 8 in. Because of his fighting style, he is known as the ‘The Sandman’.
Dan was a heavyweight submission artist who appeared in the second season of The Ultimate Fighter. He also has the longest reach in UFC history, with an index of 85 inches.
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