World Welterweight: 156-170 lbs.


John Alessio and Sean Pierson compete for the inaugural UCC world welterweight championship.

John Alessio
def.
Sean Pierson
Knockout (head kick) @ 1:14 of R2
UCC 7: Bad Boyz
01.25.02

Jason Black
def.
John Alessio
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R3
UCC 12: Adrenaline
01.25.03

Jason Black vacates the UCC world welterweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for other organizations.

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

The TKO world welterweight championship and the TKO Canadian welterweight championship are unified when Georges St-Pierre and Dave Strasser compete for the undisputed UCC welterweight championship.

Georges St-Pierre
def.
Dave Strasser
Submission (kimura) @ 1:52 of R1
TKO 19: Rage
01.29.05

Georges St-Pierre vacates the TKO welterweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the UFC.

Jesse Bongfeldt and Chris Clements compete for the vacant TKO welterweight championship.

Jesse Bongfeldt
def.
Chris Clements
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 1:57 of R2
TKO 30: Apocalypse
09.28.07

def.
T.J. Grant
Submission (armbar) @ 2:52 of R3
TKO 32: Ultimatum
02.28.08

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

TKO Major League MMA resumes operations in 2016.