Matt Hughes returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 63 to battle B.J. Penn. The event took place on Saturday, September 23, 2006, at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California. Hughes vs. Penn featured 9 bouts, some were more fun to watch than others.
UFC 63 was headlined by a fight between Matt Hughes and B.J. Penn, with Mike Swick vs. David Loiseau serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Rashad Evans went to battle against Jason Lambert. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 63. View the full results for ‘Hughes vs. Penn’-led fight card below.
UFC 63: Hughes vs. Penn
|September 23, 2006|
|Matt Hughes vs. B.J. Penn|
|Mike Swick vs. David Loiseau|
UFC 63 was live 6,286 days days ago and was the 77th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 63
Below is the 9-fight order and UFC 63 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Matt Hughes defeated B.J. Penn via TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 3:53)
- Mike Swick defeated David Loiseau by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Melvin Guillard defeated Gabe Ruediger by KO (Punch to the Body) (Round 2 / 1:01)
- Rashad Evans defeated Jason Lambert by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 2:22)
- Joe Lauzon defeated Jens Pulver by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 0:48)
- Roger Huerta defeated Jason Dent by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Eddie Sanchez defeated Mario Neto by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 0:17)
- Jorge Gurgel defeated Danny Abbadi by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Tyson Griffin defeated David Lee by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 1:50)
UFC 63 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Tyson Griffin vs. David Lee
The UFC 63 began with Tyson Griffin taking on David Lee. Tyson Griffin defeated David Lee in Round 1 at 1:50 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
Jorge Gurgel vs. Danny Abbadi
The second fight at UFC 63 was Danny Abbadi vs. Jorge Gurgel. Jorge Gurgel won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Eddie Sanchez vs. Mario Neto
The following bout was between Mario Neto and Eddie Sanchez. Eddie Sanchez beat Mario Neto by KO (Punches) in Round 2 at 0:17.
Roger Huerta vs. Jason Dent
In the fourth bout, Roger Huerta defeated Jason Dent by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Joe Lauzon vs. Jens Pulver
The fifth bout ended at 0:48 of Round 1 with Joe Lauzon defeating Jens Pulver by KO (Punch).
Rashad Evans vs. Jason Lambert
In sixth fight of the night, Jason Lambert lost to Rashad Evans at 2:22 of Round 2.
Melvin Guillard vs. Gabe Ruediger
Melvin Guillard got the better of Gabe Ruediger and won by KO (Punch to the Body) in Round 2 at 1:01.
Mike Swick vs. David Loiseau
In the co-main event Mike Swick defeated David Loiseau via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Steve Mazzagatti was the third man in the cage.
Matt Hughes vs. B.J. Penn
In the main event, referee John McCarthy called an end to the bout at 3:53 of Round 3. Matt Hughes defeated B.J. Penn by TKO (Punches).