|UFC 13: The Ultimate Force|
The poster for UFC 13: The Ultimate Force.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||May 30, 1997|
|Venue||Augusta Civic Center|
UFC 13: The Ultimate Force was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on May 30, 1997 in Augusta, Georgia. The event was seen live on pay-per-view in the United States, and later released on home video.
UFC 13 featured two four man tournaments, a heavyweight tournament for fighters 200 lb or more, and a lightweight tournament for fighters under 200 lb, as well as two alternate bouts and a Superfight between Vitor Belfort and Tank Abbott.
The show also featured the first and only UFC appearance of Tony Halme who had previously been a professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment (then World Wrestling Federation) under the name of Ludvig Borga.
|Lightweight||Guy Mezger||def.||Tito Ortiz||Submission (guillotine choke)||3:00||[a]|
|Lightweight||Guy Mezger||def.||Christophe Leininger||Decision (unanimous)||15:00|
|Lightweight||Enson Inoue||def.||Royce Alger||Submission (armbar)||1:36|
|Lightweight Alternate bout|
|Lightweight||Tito Ortiz||def.||Wes Albritton||TKO (corner stoppage)||0:31|
|Heavyweight||Randy Couture||def.||Steven Graham||TKO (punches)||3:13|
|Heavyweight||Steven Graham||def.||Dmitri Stepanov||Submission (armlock)||1:30|
|Heavyweight||Randy Couture||def.||Tony Halme||Submission (rear-naked choke)||1:00|
|Heavyweight Alternate bout|
|Heavyweight||Jack Nilson||def.||Saeed Hosseini||TKO (punches)||1:23|
|Heavyweight||Vitor Belfort||def.||Tank Abbott||TKO (punches)||0:52|
- Ortiz replaced Inoue who was unable to continue due to injury.
UFC 13 Light Heavy Tournament Bracket
UFC 13 Heavyweight Tournament Bracket
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