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Randy Couture vs. Vitor Belfort III

Main Event | UFC Light Heavyweight Championship | 205 lbs

Randy Couture defeats Vitor Belfort via KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 3

Mmaweekly large Randy "The Natural" Couture
Mmaweekly large Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort

Couture
KO/TKO
Round 3

Randy Couture Vitor Belfort

"The Natural" "The Phenom"

12-6-0   Pro Record At Fight   12-3-0
Climbed to 13-6   Record After Fight   Fell to 12-4
-165 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +135 (Slight Underdog)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
Las Vegas, Nevada   Fighting out of   Boca Raton, Florida
41 years, 1 month, 2 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 4 months, 6 days
204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
Xtreme Couture   Gym   Independent
UFC 49
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 49: Unfinished Business
  • Date: Saturday 08.21.2004
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: N/A
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Couture Total Disclosed Pay: $225,000
  • Belfort Total Disclosed Pay: $100,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Belfort
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