The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale

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The Ultimate Fighter: Team Pulver vs. Team Penn Finale
A poster or logo for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Pulver vs. Team Penn Finale.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date June 23, 2007
Venue Palms Casino Resort
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Event chronology
UFC 72: Victory The Ultimate Fighter: Team Pulver vs. Team Penn Finale UFC 73: Stacked

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Pulver vs. Team Penn Finale was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on June 23, 2007.[1]

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Wiman defeated Geraghty via TKO (strikes) at 2:09 of round 1.
Garcia defeated Berube via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:22 of round 1.
No Contest at 0:39 of round 2 after Maynard knocked himself unconscious during a takedown of Emerson, who submitted due to an aggravated injury of the ribs. This bout aired on the Spike Broadcast following the Leites vs. Sword fight.
Miller defeated Wang via TKO (head kick and punches) at 1:10 of round 1. This bout aired on the Spike broadcast following the Diaz vs. Gamburyan fight.
Lauzon defeated Melendez via submission (triangle choke) 2:09 of round 2. This bout aired on the Spike broadcast following the Emerson vs. Maynard fight.

Main card[edit]

Huerta defeated Evans via TKO (strikes) at 3:30 of round 2.
Leites defeated Sword via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:49 of round 1.
Diaz defeated Gamburyan via submission (punches) at 0:20 of round 2 to become the Season 5 Lightweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter.
Penn defeated Pulver via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:12 of round 2.

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $40,000 bonuses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale". Ufc.com. Retrieved 2009-03-05.