When was the First Interim title Belt Awarded ?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Sonny Qc, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Sonny Qc

    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    15,759
    Likes Received:
    45,827
    Location:
    Québec City, CAN
    Only started to watch MMA when Gsp became champ.

    I remember him refusing to take the interim belt because it wasn't the real one at UFC 79.

    Any others before ?
     
  2. grinderman

    grinderman Gentlemen, this is democracy manifest!

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2011
    Messages:
    15,405
    Likes Received:
    24,917
    Location:
    At a restraurant eating a succulent Chinese meal.
    Randy vs chuck UFC 43.
     
    BisexualMMA, Buff, DanAxe and 4 others like this.
  3. Sonny Qc

    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    15,759
    Likes Received:
    45,827
    Location:
    Québec City, CAN
    UFC 51 ?

    After Mir got badly injured

    They did Arlovski Vs Sylvia.

    First one ?
     
  4. Gambit MMA

    Gambit MMA Black Belt

    Joined:
    May 24, 2014
    Messages:
    7,115
    Likes Received:
    10,924
    Location:
    Cleveland
    best interim champ ever is 2008-09 frank mir
     
    Buff and mb23100 like this.
  5. Sonny Qc

    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    15,759
    Likes Received:
    45,827
    Location:
    Québec City, CAN
    Probably That one.
     
    binny likes this.
  6. binny

    binny I'll beat your ass if you jump on my couch.

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2015
    Messages:
    2,580
    Likes Received:
    5,698
    Location:
    The Great Outdoors
    looked it up. it was randy against chuck for interim 205 strap when Tito Ortiz was champ. randy unified the very next ppv
     
    Chivas GDL and pizzle like this.
  7. binny

    binny I'll beat your ass if you jump on my couch.

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2015
    Messages:
    2,580
    Likes Received:
    5,698
    Location:
    The Great Outdoors
    barao had 2 interim title defenses though
     
  8. Kung Fu Tze

    Kung Fu Tze Skin that Smokewagon !!! Staff Member Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2004
    Messages:
    32,760
    Likes Received:
    40,672
    Location:
    Tombstone
    Yep. Randy the OG two division champ. Now they give them out like candy for Halloween.
     
    Buff, binny, Chivas GDL and 2 others like this.
  9. DaPunkMinowaMan

    DaPunkMinowaMan #Pancrase[1990s] / Rings / Vale Tudo[1920s-80s] Banned

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2017
    Messages:
    6,442
    Likes Received:
    7,907
    ALso:

    August 2003 - HW Pride.
     
    AC1D1K and Thunderchild like this.
  10. BjPenn2017

    BjPenn2017 Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2016
    Messages:
    5,600
    Likes Received:
    10,261
    Glorified number one contenders fight with a belt as a consolation prize and confirmation you will fight the real champ.
     
    VitorBelfoTRT and Kung Fu Tze like this.
  11. Blanqa Blanqua

    Blanqa Blanqua Black Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2013
    Messages:
    7,098
    Likes Received:
    7,794
    Lol

    Tito's fear and ducking of Chuck Liddell created it.

    Thank Tito.
     
    SKITZADACTYL likes this.
  12. Dead Kennedy

    Dead Kennedy Don't steal, the government hates competition

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2008
    Messages:
    7,261
    Likes Received:
    23,001
    Location:
    Inland Empire
    Heavyweight Tim Sylvia vs Arlovski
    Light heavyweight Couture vs Chuck
    Middleweight Romero vs Whittaker
    Welterweight GSP vs Hughes
    Lightweight Tony vs Lee
    Featherweight Conor vs Mendes
    Bantamweight Barao vs Faber
    Never been a flyweight Interim champ
    Never been a Women’s Interim champ
     
  13. theskza

    theskza Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2008
    Messages:
    12,494
    Likes Received:
    630
    Dude... Bobby Knucks
     
  14. Dead Kennedy

    Dead Kennedy Don't steal, the government hates competition

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2008
    Messages:
    7,261
    Likes Received:
    23,001
    Location:
    Inland Empire
    Lol yea just edited
     
  15. theskza

    theskza Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2008
    Messages:
    12,494
    Likes Received:
    630
    Mir vs Nog
    Condit vs Diaz
     
    Dead Kennedy likes this.
  16. Dead Kennedy

    Dead Kennedy Don't steal, the government hates competition

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2008
    Messages:
    7,261
    Likes Received:
    23,001
    Location:
    Inland Empire
    Yea but they were the first ever Interim champ for each weight class. I just forgot that Whittaker was the first and only ever Middleweight Interim champ. It’s been a long day.
     
  17. The Schmoop

    The Schmoop Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2016
    Messages:
    5,635
    Likes Received:
    5,781
    I believe it was Randy when Tito was gone due to contract disputes IIRC.
     
  18. The Schmoop

    The Schmoop Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2016
    Messages:
    5,635
    Likes Received:
    5,781
    What happened to BJ's belt when he left the UFC?
     
    Dead Kennedy likes this.
  19. grinderman

    grinderman Gentlemen, this is democracy manifest!

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2011
    Messages:
    15,405
    Likes Received:
    24,917
    Location:
    At a restraurant eating a succulent Chinese meal.
    they stripped him off it, and hughes beat gsp for the vacant welterweight championship.
     
    LilChuckLil and Typrune Goatley like this.
  20. MPD-Psycho

    MPD-Psycho Silver Belt

    Joined:
    May 7, 2007
    Messages:
    12,394
    Likes Received:
    2,850
    Location:
    USA
    Yeah Randy vs. Chuck. Big drama at the time with Tito, and the champ vs. champ storyline. Now it's kinda played out.

    Well, until Conor it got big again but then went down hill from there.
     
    Typrune Goatley likes this.

Share This Page