Brock Lesnar (Photo: mixedmartialarts.com)
UFC 91: Couture vs. Lesnar – Las Vegas, Nev. – MGM Grand Garden Arena – Nov. 15, 2018
Brock Lesnar captured the UFC heavyweight title in only his third Octagon appearance at UFC 91.
The former WWE champion beat Randy “The Natural” Couture by TKO in the second round to complete a stunning transition from the top of the wrestling world to the pinnacle of MMA.
The 265-pound Lesnar had a 45-pound advantage on the 45-year-old Couture. More than 1 million fans bought the show on PPV.
In the co-main event, Kenny Florian beat Joe “Daddy” Stevenson with a rear-naked choke at the 4:03 mark. Florian earned a lightweight title shot against B.J. Penn at UFC 101.