UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championships on September 22, 2000 at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.
UFC 27 is the 4th UFC event to be held in Louisiana after UFC 16, 18 and 22, as well as the third in New Orleans.
In the event, UFC legend Dan "The Beast" Severn returned to the promotion after more than 3 years on the independent scene to face off against top heavyweight contender Pedro Rizzo. Severn was the fan favorite, but he submitted to leg kicks from "The Rock" in the first round. Also, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Maurice Smith took on the first KOTC Heavyweight Champion Bobby Hoffman. Smith won via majority decision. There were 2 preliminary fights and 6 main card fights.
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