The much-anticipated UFC 118 "MMA vs. boxing" fight between Randy Couture and IBA heavyweight champion James Toney went the way many anticipated.
Couture, the UFC Hall of Famer, took Toney down in 15 seconds, dominated him positionally and choked him out with an arm-triangle choke later in the round.
Here we go. The long-awaited fight is underway. Easy takedown for Couture into mount 15 seconds in. Toney holding on. Couture staying tight. Toney trying to punch the body from the bottom. Crowd chanting "UFC." Couture separates and lands some shots but Toney keeps him close again. Couture about to get Toney's back. Could also get an arm-triangle here. He has the arm-triangle but not in good position. Couture gives it up. He works for it again and this time he is able to get some separation from the cage and turns the clock. Toney taps.
The time is 3:19.