UFC Middleweight Championship (171 - 185 lbs.)
Champion Date Won Location Notes
Dave Menne September 28, 2001 Las Vegas, Nevada -a-
Murilo Bustamante January 11, 2002 Uncasville, Connecticut -b-
Evan Tanner February 5, 2005 Las Vegas, Nevada
Rich Franklin June 4, 2005 Atlantic City, New Jersey
Anderson Silva October 14, 2006 Las Vegas, Nevada

-a- Defeated Gil Castillo via unanimous decision to win title.
-b- Title vacated on October 5, 2002 after Bustamante signs with PRIDE
-c- Defeated David Terrell to win the vacant title.

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