Matchup: Chuck Liddell (15-3) vs. Randy Couture (13-6)
Date: April 16, 2005
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Recap: It had been a long time coming for Chuck Liddell, seven years to be exact. But after a series of disappointments and near-misses, 'The Iceman' finally gets a light heavyweight world championship after a stirring first round knockout of Randy Couture in the main event of UFC® 52.
Outcome: Liddell by KO, Round 1