“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.
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.
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.
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.
At UFC 56: Full Force, The Ultimate Fighter season 2 coaches & UFC champions Matt Hughes and Rich “Ace” Franklin entered the Octagon to take on a pair of heavy-handed adversaries in Joe “Diesel” Riggs and Nate “The Rock” Quarry.