Matchup: Carlos Newton (8-4-0) vs. Pat Miletich (27-4-2)
Date: May 04, 2001
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
Recap: With four successful defenses of his UFC® welterweight title and an unbeaten record in the OctagonTM, Pat Miletich was basically rolling on unchallenged until he ran into charismatic newcomer Carlos Newton at UFC® 31. Newton and Miletich waged an intense tactical battle, with Newton winning the war and the title by choking out the champ at 2:50 of the third round.
Outcome: Newton by submission, Round 3