Matchup: Shonie Carter (18-5-5) vs. Matt Serra (3-0-0)
Date: May 04, 2001
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
Recap: On a night of great fights at UFC® 31, welterweights Shonie Carter and Matt Serra may have fought the best one, with Carter ending the bout suddenly with a spinning back fist at the 4:51 mark of the third and final round. At the time of the knockout, the outcome of the bout was in doubt, as the match had a myriad of twists and turns, with each man having his moments both standing and on the mat.
Outcome: Carter by KO, Round 3