UFC 102 ended with a bang. Randy Couture, the hometown fighter, was overwhelmed by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s numerous submission attempts and improved standup. Here is a brief breakdown of the UFC 102 post-fight press conference.
UFC 102 “Couture vs Nogueira” live from the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, OR.
Press Conference Notes
- 16,088 fans in attendance for a gate of $1.92 million
- Dana admits the UFC might of made some mistakes pricing tickets for time in Portland
- KO of the Night – Nate Marquardt – 60k
- Submission of the Night – Jake Rosholt – 60k
- Fight of the Night – Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira – 60k each
- Next time the UFC heads to the Pacific NW it will likely be in Seattle
- Dana – No one went to the hospital tonight
- Randy face is substantially swollen and red at the post fight press conference
- Randy Couture signed a new contract with the UFC. 28 months/6 fight contract!