UFC 42

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UFC 42: Sudden Impact
A poster or logo for UFC 42: Sudden Impact.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date April 25, 2003
Venue American Airlines Arena
City Miami, Florida
Attendance 6,700
Buyrate 35,000
Event chronology
UFC 41: Onslaught UFC 42: Sudden Impact UFC 43: Meltdown

UFC 42: Sudden Impact was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on April 25, 2003, at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The event was broadcast live on pay per view in the United States, and later released on DVD.

History[edit]

UFC 42 was the first UFC event to take place in Florida. Headlining the event was a Welterweight Title bout between Matt Hughes and Sean Sherk. UFC 42 also marked the first UFC appearance of future Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin.

Joe Rogan provided the lead commentary for this event and was joined by colour commentator Phil Baroni with further analysis by Eddie Bravo.

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Loiseau wins by knockout at 3:52 of Round 1.
Franca wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 29–28.

Main card[edit]

Ludwig wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 29–28.
Franklin wins by technical knockout at 2:40 of Round 1.
Correira wins by technical knockout at 1:46 of Round 2.
Strasser wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30–27.
Spratt wins by Submission via verbal tap out due to injury (dislocated hip) at 2:28 of Round 2.
Hughes wins by unanimous decision. The judges scored the bout 48–45, 48–47, 49–46.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC 42 Results". FightMetric LLC. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 

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