Date: August 21, 2004
Venue: MGM Grand Arena
City: Paradise, Nevada, USA

Preliminary card

  • Lightweight bout:  Yves Edwards vs.  Josh Thomson
Edwards wins by knockout (head kick) at 4:31 of round one.
  • Welterweight bout:  Karo Parisyan vs.  Nick Diaz
Parisyan wins by split decision. Judges score the bout 28–29, 29–28 and 30–27.
  • Welterweight bout:  Chris Lytle vs.  Ronald Jhun
Lytle wins by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:17 of round two

Main card

  • Heavyweight bout:  Justin Eilers vs.  Mike Kyle
Eilers wins by knockout (punches) at 1:14 of round one.
  • Middleweight bout:  David Terrell vs.  Matt Lindland
David Terrell wins by knockout at :24 in round one.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Chuck Liddell vs.  Vernon White
Liddell wins by knockout (punch) at 4:05 of round one.
  • Middleweight bout:  Joe Riggs vs.  Joe Doerksen
Riggs wins by submission (strikes) at 3:39 of round two.
  • Light Heavyweight Championship bout:  Vitor Belfort (c) vs.  Randy Couture
Couture wins by technical knockout (doctor stoppage) at the end of round three. Couture becomes the UFC Light Heavyweight champion for the second time.

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