Matchup: Forrest Griffin (14-4-0) vs. Mauricio Rua (16-2-0)
Date: September 22, 2007
Location: Anaheim, California
Recap: It was the long awaited debut of PRIDE superstar Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua inside the OctagonTM. Forrest Griffin wanted nothing better than to spoil Shogun's debut and climb his way up the UFC® Light Heavyweight ladder, which he shockingly did.
Outcome: Griffin by submission, Round 3