Date: November 2, 2001
Venue: MGM Grand Arena
City: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Preliminary card

  • Heavyweight bout:  Frank Mir vs.  Roberto Traven
Mir wins by submission (armbar) at 1:02 of the first round.
  • Middleweight bout:  Matt Lindland vs.  Phil Baroni
Lindland wins by majority decision at 15:00.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Evan Tanner vs.  Homer Moore
Tanner wins by submission (armbar) at :55 of the second round.

Main card

  • Heavyweight bout:  Josh Barnett vs.  Bobby Hoffman
Barnett wins by submission due to strikes at 4:25 of the second round.
  • Lightweight bout:  B.J. Penn vs.  Caol Uno
Penn wins by KO (Punches) at 0:11 of the first round.
  • Welterweight Championship Bout:  Carlos Newton (c) vs.  Matt Hughes
Matt Hughes wins by KO (Slam) at 1:23 of the second round to become the new UFC Welterweight champion.
  • Heavyweight bout:  Ricco Rodriguez vs.  Pete Williams
Rodriguez wins by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 4:02 of the second round.
  • Heavyweight Championship Bout:  Randy Couture (c) vs.  Pedro Rizzo
Couture wins by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 3:22 of the third round to retain his title.

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