EliteXC: Heat

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EliteXC: Heat
A poster or logo for EliteXC: Heat.
Promotion EliteXC
Date October 4, 2008
Venue BankAtlantic Center
City Sunrise, Florida
Attendance 9,414 (7,723 paid)
Total gate $826,433
Event chronology
EliteXC: Unfinished Business EliteXC: Heat EliteXC: A Night of Champions

EliteXC: Heat was a mixed martial arts event held by EliteXC on October 4, 2008 in Sunrise, Florida at the BankAtlantic Center.[1] It would be the last for the promotion.

It was the third and final EliteXC show to be featured on CBS and marked the return of fighters Jake Shields, Gina Carano, and Kimbo Slice. A last minute injury to Ken Shamrock the day of the show pulled him out of the main event. Kimbo Slice opted to fight anyway against Seth Petruzelli, a light heavyweight originally scheduled to face Aaron Rosa on the undercard. In addition, the show included a co-promoted heavyweight bout with Affliction featuring former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski facing the last and only reigning IFL Heavyweight Champion Roy Nelson.[2]

The event drew an estimated 4,560,000 viewers on CBS.[3]


Preliminary card[edit]

Cury defeated Bouchat via submission due to a triangle choke at 1:35 of round one.
Hamade defeated Gomez via submission due to a guillotine choke at 2:03 of round one.
Gomez defeated Borgomeo via submission due to an armbar at 4:06 of round two.
  • Lightweight bout: Haiti James Edson Berto vs. United States Conor Heun
Heun defeated Berto via TKO (Strikes) at 2:18 of round two.
Santos defeated Takahashi via Unanimous Decision (30–26, 30–27, 30–27)

Main card[edit]

Radach defeated Rua via KO (punch) at 2:31 of round two.
Carano defeated Kobold via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28).
Arlovski defeated Nelson via KO (punch) at 3:14 of round 2.
Shields defeated Daley via submission (armbar) at 3:47 of round two to retain the EliteXC Welterweight title.
Petruzelli defeated Slice via KO (punches) at 0:14 of round 1.


Seth Petruzelli ($50,000) def. Kimbo Slice ($500,000)[6]

Jake Shields ($50,000) def. Paul Daley ($12,000)[6]

Andrei Arlovski ($500,000) def. Roy Nelson ($80,000)[6]

Gina Carano ($25,000) def. Kelly Kobold ($6,000)[6]

Benji Radach ($30,000) def. Murilo “Ninja” Rua ($35,000)[6]

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos ($8,000) def. Yoko Takahashi ($2,000)[6]

Conor Heun ($5,000) def. Edson Berto ($5,000)[6]

Mikey Gomez ($4,000) def. Lorenzo Borgomeo ($1,500)[6]

Nicolae Curry ($1,500) def. Jorge Boechat ($1,000)[6]

Bryan Hamade ($1,000) def. David Gomez ($1,000)[6]

EliteXC “Heat” Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $ 1,318,000 [6]

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