Ultimate Fighting Championship
February 7th, 1997
Dothan Civic Center
Lightweight alternate bout
* Nick Sanzo vs. Jackie Lee
Sanzo wins by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 0:48 of round 1.
* Yoshiiki Takahashi vs. Wallid Ismail
Takahashi wins by unanimous decision at 15:00 of round 1. Takahasi broke his hand during the bout, and was unable to continue in the tournament.
* Jerry Bohlander vs. Rainy Martinez
Bohlander wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:24 of round 1.
* Jerry Bohlander vs. Nick Sanzo
Bohlander wins the Lightweight Tournament by submission at 0:35 of round 1. Sanzo replaced Takahashi who broke his hand fighting Wallid Ismail.
Heavyweight alternate bout
* Justin Martin vs. Eric Martin
Justin Martin wins by submission (heel hook) at 0:14 of round 1.
* Scott Ferrozzo vs. Jim Mullen
Ferrozzo wins by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 8:17 of round 1.
* Vitor Belfort vs. Tra Telligman
Belfort wins by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 1:18 of round 1.
* Vitor Belfort vs. Scott Ferrozzo
Belfort wins the Heavyweight Tournament by TKO (referee stoppage due to strikes) at 0:52 of round 1.
UFC Heavyweight Title match
* Mark Coleman vs. Dan Severn
Coleman wins by submission (choke) at 2:57 of round 1 to become the first UFC Heavyweight Champion.