It's the biggest fight in mixed martial arts history! 3-time UFC Heavyweight Champ Randy "The Natural" Couture returns to the Octagon and puts his title on the line against the biggest opponent of his career, wrestling powerhouse Brock Lesnar. Can the legend successfully defend his title?
In 2004, BJ Penn did the impossible when he moved up a weight class to defeat the legendary Matt Hughes for the UFC welterweight title. Penn, now the UFC lightweight champion, will attempt to become the first man to hold two UFC titles simultaneously when he squares off against one of the few men to ever defeat him in the Octagon, current UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Who will be left standing when two champions collide in what promises to be one of the most epic battles in mixed martial arts history?
The UFC travels to Dublin, Ireland for the first time and the big guns of the light heavyweight division are coming along for the ride. Former UFC middleweight champion Rich “Ace” Franklin battles former two-division Pride champion Dan Henderson in a pivotal 205-pound battle that could determine the future for both superstars. Plus, UFC Hall of Famer Mark “The Hammer” Coleman returns to the octagon for his long-awaited rematch with a man intent on revenge, Brazilian powerhouse Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
It’s the ultimate event of the year with the original Ultimate Fighter, Forrest Griffin defending his title against “Sugar” Rashad Evans. Then the Ultimate Fighter coaches face off as Interim World Heavyweight Champion, Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira takes on former heavyweight champion, Frank Mir. Plus, two of the hardest hitting light heavyweights go toe-to-toe when Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva battles former light heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.