For the first time, the Octagon is live in California! At UFC 59: Reality Check, The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner Forrest Griffin battles Tito Ortiz in an instant classic. And, the UFC heavyweight title rematch between Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski.
Next to a time machine, UFC 60 was the next best thing! Two of the Octagon’s greatest fighters from separate generations clashed in a once in a lifetime main event as UFC welterweight champ Matt Hughes faced 3x UFC tournament champion Royce Gracie.
“Red, White & Blue” went to war with “The Great White North” inside the Octagon at UFC 58: USA vs. Canada. Each bout featured an American against a Canadian including the main event as UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin took on David Loiseau.
Title trilogy! At UFC 57, with the series tied 1-1, the former champ tangled with the current UFC light heavyweight champ for the third time inside the Octagon as Randy “The Natural” Couture took on Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell.