UFC® 15: Couture vs. Belfort

April 29, 2009

Matchup: Randy Couture (2-0-0) vs. Vitor Belfort (4-0-0)

Date: October 17, 1997

Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Recap: Vitor Belfort was undefeated coming into this fight against Randy Couture. None of Belfort's fights had ever gone on longer than 2 minutes. At only 20 years old Belfort was being praised as the next 'Big Thing'. At this point in MMA history, Randy Couture was seen as just another victim of Belfort's climb to the top.

Outcome: Couture by TKO at 8:17, Round 1

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