The event marked the octagon debut of future UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia. This fight saw Tim's opponent, Correira, take several straight punches, knees and kicks to the head without ever falling before his corner eventually threw in the towel.
The Rodriguez/Couture fight is one of only seven fights in UFC history to end in the 5th round. The others are BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez at UFC 107, Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen at UFC 117, Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga at UFC on Fox 8, Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos III at UFC 166, TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao at UFC 173, Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto at UFC 177 and Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 186.