UFC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - THROW DOWN - UFC 35:
The premier mixed martial arts event in the world returns to the East Coast as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC: Throw Down, from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
Two belts are on the line. First, middleweight champion Dave Menne defends his belt against Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Murilo Bustamante. Then, in the main event, lightweight champion Jens Pulver defends his title against BJ Penn.
The undercard is equally loaded. In the heavyweight division, Team Punishment is Ricco Rodriguez takes on wrestler Jeff Monson. Light heavyweights Chuck Liddell and Amar Suloev tangle in a stand-up war. In a middleweight battle, young Russian Andrei Semenov, takes on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu stand out Ricardo Almeida.
It's another huge night of fights from the most intense, full-contact event in sports today - The Ultimate Fighting Championship.