Date: November 22, 2002
Venue: MGM Grand Arena
City: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Preliminary card

  • Middleweight bout:  Phillip Miller vs.  Mark Weir
Miller Wins by 2nd round Submission via Rear Naked Choke (4.50).
  • Heavyweight bout:  Vladimir Matyushenko vs.  Travis Wiuff
Matyushenko wins by 1st round Submission via strikes (4.10)
  • Heavyweight bout:  Andrei Arlovski vs.  Ian Freeman
Arlovski wins by 1st round TKO via strikes (1.18)

Main card

  • Welterweight bout:  Robbie Lawler vs.  Tiki Ghosn
Lawler wins by 1st round TKO via strikes (1.25)
  • Welterweight bout:  Carlos Newton vs.  Pete Spratt
Newton wins by 1st round Submission (Kimura) (1.41)
  • Welterweight Championship bout:  Matt Hughes (c) vs.  Gil Castillo
Hughes wins via 1st round TKO after an accidental headbutt to Castillo. Doctors ruled that the cut was too severe to continue (5.00)
  • Light heavyweight bout:  Chuck Liddell vs.  Renato Sobral
Liddell wins by a first round KO via a Head Kick. (2.55) It was widely publicized that Liddell stepped aside to allow Shamrock a shot at the light heavyweight title. His number-one contendership for the light heavyweight title was on the line during this bout.
  • Light Heavyweight Championship bout:  Tito Ortiz (c) vs.  Ken Shamrock
Ortiz wins via 3rd round corner stoppage (5.00)

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