UFC 42 Sudden Impact

UFC 42 – Sudden Impact

UFC 42 – Sudden Impact

UFC 42 Sudden Impact

UFC 42

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UFC 42: Sudden Impact was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on April 25, 2003, at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The event was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States, and later released on DVD.

UFC 42 was the first UFC event to take place in Florida. Headlining the event was a Welterweight Title bout between Matt Hughes and Sean Sherk. UFC 42 also marked the first UFC appearance of future Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin.

Joe Rogan provided the lead commentary for this event and was joined by colour commentator Phil Baroni with further analysis by Eddie Bravo.


Main Card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
WelterweightMatt Hughes (c)def.Sean SherkDecision (unanimous) (49–46, 48–47, 48–45)55:00[a]
WelterweightPete Sprattdef.Robbie LawlerSubmission (injury)22:28
WelterweightDave Strasserdef.Romie AramDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)35:00
HeavyweightWesley Correiradef.Sean AlvarezTKO (knees and punches)21:46
Light HeavyweightRich Franklindef.Evan TannerTKO (punches)12:40
LightweightDuane Ludwigdef.Genki SudoDecision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Preliminary card
LightweightHermes Francadef.Rich CrunkiltonDecision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
MiddleweightDavid Loiseaudef.Mark WeirKO (punches)13:55
  1.  For the UFC Welterweight Championship.


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