Date : January 11, 2002
Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
City: Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

Preliminary card

  • Middleweight bout:  Eugene Jackson vs.  Keith Rockel
Jackson wins by submission (choke) at 3:46 of the second round.
  • Welterweight bout:  Gil Castillo vs.  Chris Brennan
Castillo wins by unanimous decision at 15:00.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Kevin Randleman vs.  Renato Sobral
Randleman wins by unanimous decision at 15:00.

Main card

  • Middleweight bout:  Andrei Semenov vs.  Ricardo Almeida
Semenov wins by TKO at 1:59 of the second round.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Chuck Liddell vs.  Amar Suloev
Liddell wins by unanimous decision at 15:00.
  • Middleweight Championship bout:  Dave Menne (c) vs.  Murilo Bustamante
Bustamante wins by TKO at :42 of the second round to become the new UFC Middleweight champion.
  • Heavyweight bout:  Ricco Rodriguez vs.  Jeff Monson
Rodriguez wins by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 3:00 of the third round.
  • Lightweight Championship bout:  Jens Pulver (c) vs.  B.J. Penn
Pulver retains the Lightweight Championship belt by majority decision at 25:00. Shortly after, Pulver would leave the UFC due to contract dispute.

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