The year 1999 is the 7th year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 1999 the UFC held 6 events beginning with, UFC 18: The Road to the Heavyweight Title.
|1999 in UFC|
|First date||March 13, 1999|
|Last date||October 16, 1999|
|Title fights in 1999|
|Welterweight||Pat Miletich (c)||def.||Jorge Patino||unanimous decision||21:00||UFC 18: The Road to the Heavyweight Title||[a]|
|Heavyweight||Bas Rutten||def.||Kevin Randleman||split decision||21:00||UFC 20: Battle for the Gold||[b]|
|Welterweight||Pat Miletich (c)||def.||André Pederneiras||TKO (cut)||2||2:20||UFC 21: Return of the Champions||[c]|
|Light Heavyweight||Frank Shamrock (c)||def.||Tito Ortiz||submission (strikes)||4||4:42||UFC 22: Only One Can be Champion||[d]|
|Heavyweight||Kevin Randleman||def.||Pete Williams||unanimous decision||5||5:00||UFC 23: Ultimate Japan 2||[e]|
- Miletich defeated Patino to retain the UFC Welterweight Championship.
- Rutten defeated Randleman to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion.
- Miletich defeated Pederneiras to retain the UFC Welterweight Championship.
- Shamrock defeated Ortiz to retain the Light Heavyweight Championship.
- Randleman defeated Williams to claim the vacant UFC Heavyweight Championship.
Debut UFC fightersEdit
The following fighters fought their first UFC fight in 1999:
|027||UFC 23: Ultimate Japan 2||Nov 19, 1999||Tokyo Bay NK Hall||Chiba, Japan||N/A|
|026||UFC 22: Only One Can be Champion||Sep 24, 1999||Lake Charles Civic Center||Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.||N/A|
|025||UFC 21: Return of the Champions||Jul 16, 1999||Five Seasons Events Center||Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.||N/A|
|024||UFC 20: Battle for the Gold||May 7, 1999||Boutwell Auditorium||Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.||N/A|
|023||UFC 19: Ultimate Young Guns||Mar 5, 1999||Casino Magic Bay St. Louis||Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, U.S.||N/A|
|022||UFC 18: The Road to the Heavyweight Title||Jan 8, 1999||Pontchartrain Center||New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.||N/A|