Completed Event

UFC 46: Supernatural

UFC 46
  • Saturday 01.31.2004 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Eddie Bravo
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,377,000
  • Attendance: 10,700
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 80,000 | TV Ratings:
  • Number of Bouts: 8
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG
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Fight Card

Referees

  • John McCarthy
    Belfort vs. Couture II (8)Mir vs. Sims II (5)
  • Mario Yamasaki
    Penn vs. Hughes I (7)Murray vs. Rivera (4)
  • Larry Landless
    Verissimo vs. Newton (6)Thomson vs. França (2)
  • Steve Mazzagatti
    St. Pierre vs. Parisyan (3)Serra vs. Curran (1)

UFC 46 Wiki Update Wiki

In another successful Pay Per View effort for the UFC, Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture lost his championship belt in freak fashion when challenger Vitor Belfort lacerated Couture’s eyelid just 49 seconds into the first round. When ringside doctors examined Couture's eye, they determined that he could not continue, awarding Belfort the TKO victory.


In what would be a sign of things to come, UFC 46 marked the promotional debut of top Canadian prospect and future Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre. He dominated respected veteran Karo Parisyan on the unaired preliminary card in what was considered a modest upset at the time.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:58 PM ET
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