Middleweight Title History - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 08-28-2006, 03:40 AM Thread Starter
Hero Of The Day
Rush's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 1,177
Middleweight Title History

The middleweight title of the UFC was introduced at UFC 16 from UFC 25 until being vacated and the people who held the middleweight title from those times are light heavyweight fighters, therefore it counts as a light heavyweight title.

1st technical champion: Dave Menne, defeated Gil Castillo (for the vacated middleweight title), held title from UFC 33 until UFC 35. Lost title due to TKO (Strikes)

2nd champion: Murilo Bustamante, defeated Dave Menne, held title from UFC 35 until UFC 37. Lost title due to Vacation.

3rd champion: Evan Tanner, defeated David Terrell (for the new vacated middleweight title), held title from UFC 51 to UFC 53. Lost title due to Doctor Stoppage.

4th champion: Rich Franklin, defeated Evan Tanner, current UFC middleweight champion.
Rush is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome