UFC 39: The Warriors Return
UFC 39: The Warriors Return was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on September 27, 2002, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
The event was broadcast live on pay per view in the United States, and was the first UFC event to be released on DVD. It also marked the octagon debut of future UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia.
Headlining the event was a Heavyweight Title bout between Randy Couture and Ricco Rodriguez for the vacant title, which was stripped from Josh Barnett following a positive test for steroids.