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UFC 47: It's On!

UFC 47
  • Friday 04.02.2004 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: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,444,020
  • Attendance: 11,437
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 105,000 | TV Ratings:
  • Number of Bouts: 8
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In one of the most exciting fight cards up to that time in the UFC’s history, UFC 47: It's On marked the long-awaited light heavyweight fight between former friends and training partners Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz, after months of misstarts and accusations that “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” was ducking “The Iceman.” It was the highest performing Zuffa, LLC-produced Pay Per View since UFC 40, drawing 105,000 buys. Leading up to the fight, which had been in negotiations for over a year, Liddell claimed that Ortiz, the former champion, had been ducking him because he feared what would happen if the two ever fought, while Ortiz claimed that--as training partners--the two had made a pact never to fight one another. Dana White, who brokered the fight, was particularly close to both fighters, having served as a former manager before his presidency of Zuffa. When the fight finally occurred, Liddell made good on his word, finishing Ortiz in the second round with a barrage of punches. The victory paced Liddell’s continuing ascendancy into crossover superstardom.

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UFC 47 Fight Card

Bout   Info
Chuck Liddell   defeats   Tito Ortiz   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
#53 Greatest Knockout of All Time
  0:38 Round 2 of 3, 5:38 Total Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Chris Lytle   defeats   Tiki Ghosn   via Submission, Bulldog Choke
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  1:55 Round 2 of 3, 6:55 Total Bout Page
Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Yves Edwards   defeats   Hermes Franca   via Decision, Split
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Andrei Arlovski   defeats   Wesley Correira   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  1:15 Round 2 of 3, 6:15 Total Bout Page
Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Nick Diaz   defeats   Robbie Lawler   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
#56 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#14 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
  1:31 Round 2 of 3, 6:31 Total Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Mike Kyle   defeats   Wes Sims   via KO/TKO, Punch
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  4:59 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Jonathan Wiezorek   defeats   Wade Shipp   via KO/TKO, Punches
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  4:40 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Genki Sudo   defeats   Mike Brown   via Submission, Triangle Armbar
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  3:31 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
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