|UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands|
The poster for UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||June 29, 2001|
|Venue||Continental Airlines Arena|
|City||East Rutherford, New Jersey|
The event also featured the first appearance of future Heavyweight Champion Ricco Rodriguez.
The event poster shows the towers of the World Trade Center in the background. Less than 3 months after the event, they were destroyed in the September 11 attacks.
The event was seen live on pay per view in the United States, and later released on home video.
|Light Heavyweight||Tito Ortiz (c)||def.||Elvis Sinosic||TKO (punches and elbows)||1||3:32||[a]|
|Lightweight||B.J. Penn||def.||Din Thomas||TKO (strikes)||1||2:42|
|Heavyweight||Josh Barnett||def.||Semmy Schilt||Submission (armbar)||1||4:21|
|Welterweight||Pat Miletich||def.||Shonie Carter||KO (head kick)||2||2:42|
|Lightweight||Caol Uno||def.||Fabiano Iha||KO (punches)||1||1:48|
|Light Heavyweight||Vladimir Matyushenko||def.||Yuki Kondo||Unanimous decision||3||5:00|
|Heavyweight||Ricco Rodriguez||def.||Andrei Arlovski||TKO (strikes)||3||1:23|
|Lightweight||Tony DeSouza||def.||Paul Rodriguez||Submission (choke)||1||1:05|
- For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.