UFC® 54: Couture vs. Van Arsdale

April 29, 2009

Matchup: Randy Couture (13-7) vs. Mike Van Arsdale (8-1)

Date: August 20, 2005

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Recap: Randy Couture returned to the OctagonTM following his loss to Chuck Liddell at UFC® 52 to take on Mike Van Arsdale. Couture and Van Arsdale showed off their wrestling backgrounds in this fight as they went to the ground early and often.

Outcome: Couture by submission, Round 3