Matchup: BJ Penn (1-0-0) vs. Din Thomas (12-1-0)
Date: June 29, 2001
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Recap: 22-year-old Hawaiian wunderkind BJ Penn was expected to be severely tested in his UFC® 32 match with highly regarded Din Thomas, but it was another impressive win for 'The Prodigy' as he drilled Thomas with a right knee to the chin, followed up with three hooks on his fallen opponent, and scored a first round TKO.
Outcome: Penn by TKO, Round 1