UFC 43 Results – Winners & Highlights

Event: UFC 43: Meltdown
Date: Fri., Jun. 6, 2003
Venue: Thomas and Mack Center
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 8

UFC 43 featured a fight card with numerous finishes, with a main event war between Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell. UFC 43 happend on Friday, June 6, 2003. The main card kicked off at 6:00 PM ET and didn’t wrap up until around 8:00 PM ET. This event had 8 fights. In the co-main event, Randy Couture defeated Chuck Liddell via TKO (Punches) in round 3.

UFC 43 results

Starting from the first fight ending with the main event. Here is a full list of results from UFC 43. Be sure to check out UFC 43 bonuses and payouts.

Pedro Rizzo def. Tra Telligman via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 2, 4:24
Falaniko Vitale def. Matt Lindland via TKO (Slam) – Round 1, 1:56
Frank Mir def. Wes Sims via DQ (Kicking a Downed Opponent) – Round 1, 2:55
Vernon White def. Ian Freeman via Draw – Round 1, 5:00
Vitor Belfort def. Marvin Eastman via TKO (Knees and Punches) – Round 1, 1:07
Yves Edwards def. Eddie Ruiz via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Kimo Leopoldo def. David Abbott via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) – Round 1, 1:59
Randy Couture def. Chuck Liddell via TKO (Punches) – Round 3, 2:39

‘Meltdown’ complete results

Pedro Rizzo vs. Tra Telligman
Pedro Rizzo defeated Tra Telligman by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 4:24 in round 2.

Falaniko Vitale vs. Matt Lindland
Falaniko Vitale pulled out a win against Matt Lindland in round 1 by TKO (Slam).

Frank Mir vs. Wes Sims
Frank Mir bested Wes Sims in round 1 at DQ (Kicking a Downed Opponent).

Vernon White vs. Ian Freeman
Vernon White got the victory over Ian Freeman by Draw in round 3 at 5:00.

Vitor Belfort vs. Marvin Eastman
The fifth bout ended at 1:07 of round 1 with Vitor Belfort defeating Marvin Eastman by TKO (Knees and Punches).

Yves Edwards vs. Eddie Ruiz
Eddie Ruiz lost to Yves Edwards at 5:00 of round 3 via 3.

Kimo Leopoldo vs. David Abbott
The night’s co-main event ended at 1:59 of round 1 with Kimo Leopoldo defeating David Abbott by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke).

Randy Couture vs. Chuck Liddell
In the main event, Randy Couture defeated Chuck Liddell by TKO (Punches) in round 3.

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