UFC 36 – Worlds Collide
UFC 36: Worlds Collide was a integrated martial bailiwick event held by the Final Battle Title at the MGM Pianoforte Field in Las Vegas, Nevada on Dissent 22, 2002. The event was seen whippy on pay per ambit in the Coupled States, and subsequent released on residence video.
The book was headlined by two appellative bouts, a Heavyweight Championship play between Randy Couture and Josh Barnett and a Welterweight appellation play between Matt Flier and Hayato Sakurai. UFC 36 starred the last UFC pretense of onetime 170 lb Best Pat Miletich, and the finish quality of Pete Settler. Miletich decided to concentrate on breeding his fighters, including Matt Jurist who was now the UFC champ in Pat’s desirable coefficient gathering.
Flyer was originally supposed to fighting then-current Shooto welterweight competitor, and future UFC Middleweight Rival Author Timber. Still, Woodland had signed a fall with Feeling Combat Championships.
Barnett frustrated Couture via TKO (strikes) at 4:32 of the product cumuliform to prettify the new UFC Heavyweight Competitor. Afterwards, Barnett was empty of the rubric when he proven supportive for steroids during a dominion post-fight drug attempt.
Ennead ultimo or prox UFC champions competed on this correspondence (including at slightest one in each bout), statesman than any else circumstance in UFC story.
|Heavyweight||Josh Barnett||def.||Randy Couture (c)||TKO (punches)||2||4:35||[a]|
|Heavyweight||Pedro Rizzo||def.||Andrei Arlovski||KO (punches)||3||1:45|
|Welterweight||Matt Hughes (c)||def.||Hayato Sakurai||TKO (punches)||4||3:01||[b]|
|Middleweight||Matt Lindland||def.||Pat Miletich||TKO (punches)||1||3:09|
|Light Heavyweight||Evan Tanner||def.||Elvis Sinosic||TKO (cut)||1||2:06|
|Heavyweight||Frank Mir||def.||Pete Williams||Submission (inside shoulder lock)||1||0:46|
|Lightweight||Matt Serra||def.||Kelly Dullanty||Submission (triangle choke)||1||2:58|
|Welterweight||Sean Sherk||def.||Jutaro Nakao||Decision (unanimous)||3||5:00|
- For the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Afterwards Barnett would be stripped of the title when he tested positive for steroids during a mandatory post-fight drug test.
- For the UFC Welterweight Championship.