UFC 49 Unfinished Business

UFC 49 – Unfinished Business

UFC 49 – Unfinished Business

UFC 49 Unfinished Business

UFC 49

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UFC 49: Unfinished Business was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 21, 2004, at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States, and later released on DVD.

It featured the anticipated rubber match between Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort and Randy Couture, following a disappointing doctor’s stoppage in their last encounter at UFC 46.[3]

This event featured the last UFC fight in the lightweight division until UFC 58 on March 4, 2006.


Main Card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
Light HeavyweightRandy Couturedef.Vitor Belfort (c)TKO (doctor stoppage)35:00[a]
MiddleweightJoe Riggsdef.Joe DoerksenSubmission (elbows)23:39
Light HeavyweightChuck Liddelldef.Vernon WhiteKO (punch)14:05
MiddleweightDavid Terrelldef.Matt LindlandKO (punches)10:24
HeavyweightJustin Eilersdef.Mike KyleKO (punch)11:14
Preliminary card
WelterweightChris Lytledef.Ronald JhunSubmission (guillotine choke)21:17
WelterweightKaro Parisyandef.Nick DiazDecision (split)35:00
LightweightYves Edwardsdef.Josh ThomsonKO (flying head kick and punches)14:32

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