The year 2000 is the 8th year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2000 the UFC held 6 events beginning with, UFC 24: First Defense.

2000 in UFC
A poster or logo for 2000 in UFC.
Information
First dateMarch 10, 2000
Last dateDecember 16, 2000
Events
Total events6
UFC6
Fights
Total fights44
Title fights6
Chronology
1999 in UFC 2000 in UFC 2001 in UFC

Title fightsEdit

Title fights in 2000
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Light Heavyweight Tito Ortiz def. Wanderlei Silva Decision (unanimous) 5 5:00 UFC 25 [a]
Welterweight Pat Miletich (c) def. John Alessio Submission (armbar) 2 1:43 UFC 26 [b]
Heavyweight Kevin Randleman (c) def. Pedro Rizzo Decision (unanimous) 5 5:00 UFC 26 [c]
Heavyweight Randy Couture def. Kevin Randleman (c) TKO (punches) 3 4:13 UFC 28 [d]
Welterweight Pat Miletich (c) def. Kenichi Yamamoto Submission (guillotine choke) 2 1:57 UFC 29 [e]
Light Heavyweight Tito Ortiz (c) def. Yuki Kondo Submission (cobra choke) 1 1:51 UFC 29 [f]

Debut UFC fightersEdit

The following fighters fought their first UFC fight in 2000:

Events listEdit

# Event Date Venue Location Attendance
033 UFC 29: Defense of the Belts Dec 16, 2000 Differ Ariake Arena Tokyo, Japan 1,414[1]
032 UFC 28: High Stakes Nov 17, 2000 Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
031 UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz Sep 22, 2000 Lakefront Arena New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
030 UFC 26: Ultimate Field Of Dreams Jun 9, 2000 Five Seasons Events Center Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. 1,100[2]
029 UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 3 Apr 14, 2000 Yoyogi National Gymnasium Tokyo, Japan
028 UFC 24: First Defense Mar 10, 2000 Lake Charles Civic Center Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pride and Glory". sherdog.com. Retrieved May 19, 2011.
  2. ^ "Night To Forget". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved Oct 19, 2010.