Date: October 22, 2004
Venue: Trump Plaza
City: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Preliminary card

  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Travis Lutter vs.  Marvin Eastman
Lutter wins by KO (Punch) at :31 of round two. Lutter was a replacement for Patrick Côté, who filled in for Guy Mezger in the main event.
  • Middleweight bout:  Ivan Salaverry vs.  Tony Fryklund
Salaverry wins by submission (body triangle) at 1:36 of round one.

Main card

  • Middleweight bout:  Evan Tanner vs.  Robbie Lawler
Tanner wins by submission (triangle choke) at 2:22 of round one.
  • Welterweight bout:  Frank Trigg vs.  Renato Verissimo
Trigg wins by technical knockout (strikes) at 2:11 of round two.
  • Welterweight Championship bout:  Matt Hughes vs.  Georges St-Pierre
Hughes wins by submission (armbar) at 4:59 of round one. Hughes becomes the UFC Welterweight champion filling the vacant title. Hughes had previously lost the title to BJ Penn, but Penn had been stripped of the belt after signing with K-1.
  • Middleweight bout:  Rich Franklin vs.  Jorge Rivera
Franklin wins by submission (armbar) at 4:28 of round three.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Tito Ortiz vs.  Patrick Côté
Ortiz wins by unanimous decision. The judges scored the bout 30–27, 30–26, 30–26. Initially, Tito Ortiz had been scheduled to fight Guy Mezger. However, Mezger suffered from stroke-like symptoms several weeks before the fight. Patrick Côté was moved from the undercard to the main event.

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