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UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands

UFC 32
  • Friday 06.29.2001 at 11:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Continental Airlines Arena
  • Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Jeff Blatnick, Frank Shamrock
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: James Werme, Frank Shamrock
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate):
  • Attendance: 12,500
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: N/A | TV Ratings:
  • Number of Bouts: 8
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UFC 32 Wiki Update Wiki

UFC 32, which took place at the Continental Airlines Arena in New Jersey, featured some of the best fights put on under new owners Zuffa, LLC, including a memorable lightweight bout in which BJ Penn earned his "Prodigy" nickname by knocking out Din Thomas with a vicious knee. Also on the card was the first-ever Light Heavyweight Championship bout (formerly known as the Middleweight division), which featured Tito Ortiz successfully defending his title against Australian fighter Elvis Sinosic.


UFC 32 also marked the final UFC commentating gig from long time broadcaster Jeff Blatnick, who had been with the UFC since UFC 4.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:54 PM ET
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UFC 32 Fight Card

Bout   Info
Tito Ortiz   defeats   Elvis Sinosic   via KO/TKO, Punches and Elbows
Main Card | Title Fight | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  3:32 Round 1 of 5 Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
BJ Penn   defeats   Din Thomas   via KO/TKO, Knee and Punches
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  2:42 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Josh Barnett   defeats   Semmy Schilt   via Submission, Armbar
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  4:21 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Pat Miletich   defeats   Shonie Carter   via KO/TKO, Head Kick
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  2:42 Round 2 of 3, 7:42 Total Bout Page
Caol Uno   defeats   Fabiano Iha   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  1:48 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Vladimir Matyushenko   defeats   Yuki Kondo   via Decision, Unanimous
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Ricco Rodriguez   defeats   Andrei Arlovski   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  1:23 Round 3 of 3, 11:23 Total Bout Page
Referee: Mason White
Tony DeSouza   defeats   Paul Rodriguez   via Submission, Guillotine Choke
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  1:05 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Mario Yamasaki

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