World Lightweight: 146-155 lbs.


Sean Pierson and Ali Nestor Charles compete for the inaugural UCC world lightweight championship.

Sean Pierson
def.
Ali Nestor Charles
Submission (heel hook) @ 2:09 of R1
UCC 3: Battle For The Belts
01.27.01

Sean Pierson vacates the UCC world lightweight championship in order to compete in the welterweight division.

Duane Ludwig and Jens Pulver compete for the vacant UCC world lightweight championship.

Duane Ludwig
def.
Jens Pulver
Knockout (punch) @ 1:13 of R1
UCC 12: Adrenaline
01.25.03

Duane Ludwig vacates the UCC world lightweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the UFC.

Universal Combat Challenge re-brands itself as TKO Major League MMA.  The UCC world lightweight championship is hereby observed as the TKO world lightweight championship.

TKO world lightweight championship and the TKO Canadian lightweight championship are unified when Donald Ouimet and James Martinez compete for the undisputed TKO lightweight championship.

Donald Ouimet
def.
James Martinez
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R3
TKO 20: Champion vs. Champion
04.02.05

Sam Stout
def.
Donald Ouimet
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R3
TKO 21: Collision
07.15.05

def.
Donald Ouimet
Knockout (punches) @ 4:43 of R1
TKO 23: Extreme
11.05.05
def.
Jay Estrada
Submission (armbar) @ 1:21 of R2
TKO 27: Reincarnation
09.29.06
def.
Fabio Holanda
TKO (corner stoppage) @ 5:00 of R2
TKO 28: Inevitable
02.09.07
def.
Martin Grandmont
Knockout (punches) @ 3:00 of R1
TKO 30: Apocalypse
09.28.07

TKO Major League MMA ceases operations and folds by the end of the 2008 calendar year.

TKO Major League MMA resumes operations in 2016.