UFC [Ultimate Fighting Championship] 49: Unfinished Business / UFC 50: The War Of '04

UFC [Ultimate Fighting Championship] 49: Unfinished Business / UFC 50: The War Of '04

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    UFC 49:
    August 21, 2004 - Randy Couture has unfinished business to settle with UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort. At UFC 46, Couture lost his title to Belfort when the bout was halted due to a cut less than a minute into the fight. The third battle between the two warriors will settle the dispute once and for all.

    In another feature bout, top Light Heavyweight contender Chuck Liddell puts his pending title shot on the line to settle long-standing grudge with Lion's Den fighter Vernon "Tiger" White. The star-studded undercard features many top rising young MMA stars, including David Terrell, Yves Edwards, Josh Thomson, Justin Eilers, Karo Parisyan, and Nick Diaz. Live event had over 12,000 in attendance at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

    UFC 50:
    October 22, 2004 - Tito Ortiz outlasted previously unbeaten Patrick Cote winning a unanimous decision, in three rounds. Matt Hughes captured the UFC World Welterweight Championship belt for a record sixth time by defeating Georges St. Pierre with a swift move, jumping across the downed St. Pierre, grabbing his right arm and extending it into an arm bar to bring an immediate tap out by the former undefeated opponent at 4:59 of the first round.

    The undercard features Rich Franklin, Jorge Rivera, Frank Trigg, Renato Verissimo, Evan Tanner, Robbie Lawler, Ivan Salaverry, Tony Frylund, Travis Lutter and Marvin Eastman. A Total of 7 exciting fights.