Heavyweight Title [above 93kg/210lb]
(as of 2006/12/31)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Defeats Heath Herring to become the first champion.
Emelianenko signs to fight for a rival event on 03/12/31; Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira defeats Mirko Filipovic on 03/11/09 in Tokyo, JPN for an interim title; Emelianenko defeats Nogueira on 04/12/31 in Saitama, JPN to become the undisputed champion.