UFC 132

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UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber
A poster or logo for UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber.
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date July 2, 2011
Venue MGM Grand Garden Arena
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Attendance 13,109[1]
Total gate $2,304,500[1]
Buyrate 350,000[2]
Event chronology
UFC Live: Kongo vs. Barry UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz

UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on July 2, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.[3]


UFC 132 was originally set to feature a rematch between B.J. Penn and Jon Fitch, but both were forced to withdraw because of injuries.[4]

Evan Dunham was expected to face George Sotiropoulos at the event,[5] but was forced off the card with an injury and replaced by Rafael dos Anjos.[6]

Jason Miller was scheduled to face Aaron Simpson at this event.[7] However, Miller was removed from the card after accepting a coaching position on The Ultimate Fighter 14, and replaced by Brad Tavares.[8]

Cub Swanson was expected to face Erik Koch at this event, but was forced from the bout with an injury.[9] Koch was instead moved to UFC Fight Night 25 to take on Jonathan Brookins.[10]

UFC 132 featured two preliminary fights live on Spike TV[11] and the remainder of the preliminary bouts streamed on Facebook.[12]


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Dominick Cruz (c) def. Urijah Faber Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 49–46, 48–47) 5 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Chris Leben def. Wanderlei Silva KO (punches) 1 0:27
Lightweight Dennis Siver def. Matt Wiman Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Tito Ortiz def. Ryan Bader Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:56
Welterweight Carlos Condit def. Dong Hyun Kim KO (flying knee and punches) 1 2:58
Preliminary card (Spike TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Melvin Guillard def. Shane Roller KO (punches) 1 2:12 [b]
Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos def. George Sotiropoulos KO (punch) 1 0:59
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Brian Bowles def. Takeya Mizugaki Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Aaron Simpson def. Brad Tavares Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Anthony Njokuani def. Andre Winner Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–26, 30–27) 3 5:00 [c]
Bantamweight Jeff Hougland def. Donny Walker Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 [d]
  1. ^ For the Bantamweight Championship.
  2. ^ This bout aired on the PPV broadcast following the Siver vs. Wiman fight.
  3. ^ This bout aired on the Spike broadcast following the Sotiropoulos vs. dos Anjos fight.
  4. ^ This bout aired last on the PPV broadcast following the Cruz vs. Faber fight.

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $75,000 bonuses.[13]

  • Fight of the Night: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber
  • Knockout of the Night: Carlos Condit
  • Submission of the Night: Tito Ortiz

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the UFC and also do not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[14]

  • Dominick Cruz: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus) def. Urijah Faber: $32,000
  • Chris Leben: $92,000 ($46,000 win bonus) def. Wanderlei Silva: $200,000
  • Dennis Siver: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus) def. Matt Wiman: $18,000
  • Tito Ortiz: $450,000 (no win bonus) def. Ryan Bader: $20,000
  • Carlos Condit: $68,000 ($34,000 win bonus) def. Dong Hyun Kim: $41,000
  • Melvin Guillard: $64,000 ($32,000 win bonus) def. Shane Roller: $21,000
  • Rafael dos Anjos: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus) def. George Sotiropoulos: $15,000
  • Brian Bowles: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. Takeya Mizugaki: $12,000
  • Aaron Simpson: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. Brad Tavares: $10,000
  • Anthony Njokuani: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Andre Winner: $14,000
  • Jeff Hougland: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Donny Walker: $6,000

Entrance music[edit]

Fighter Artist Title Album
Carlos Condit Rage Against the Machine "Know Your Enemy" Rage Against the Machine
Chris Leben Red Hot Chili Peppers "Love Rollercoaster" Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Soundtrack
Dennis Siver Papa Roach "Last Resort" Infest
Dong Hyun Kim Yasuharu Takanashi "Pride"  ???
Dominick Cruz Maino "Remember My Name" If Tomorrow Comes...
Matt Wiman Flyleaf "All Around Me" Flyleaf
Melvin Guillard J. Cole "Blow Up" Friday Night Lights
Ryan Bader Hugo "99 Problems" Old Tyme Religion
Shane Roller Lil Wayne "Dr. Carter" Tha Carter III
Tito Ortiz Eminem "Not Afraid" Recovery
Urijah Faber 2Pac (feat. Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman) "California Love" All Eyez on Me
Wanderlei Silva Darude "Sandstorm" Before the Storm



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  2. ^ http://mmapayout.com/blue-book/pay-per-view/
  3. ^ "UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber". ufc.com. 
  4. ^ Mrosko, Geno (March 30, 2011). "Jon Fitch injured, out of UFC 132 fight against BJ Penn". MMAmania.com. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  5. ^ Mrosko, Geno (March 17, 2011). "UFC 132: Evan Dunham vs George Sotiropoulos booked for Fourth of July weekend event". MMAmania.com. Retrieved June 10, 2011. 
  6. ^ Haber, Scott (May 3, 2011). "Evan Dunham Injured, Rafael dos Anjos Now Faces George Sotiropoulos at UFC 132". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved June 10, 2011. 
  7. ^ Samuels, Albert (July 25, 2011). "UFC 132: Fight Card Results". MMAentry.com. Retrieved July 25, 2011. 
  8. ^ Mrosko, Geno (May 31, 2011). "UFC 132: Aaron Simpson vs Brad Tavares fight booked for July 2 in Las Vegas". mmamania.com. Retrieved June 10, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Training injury forces Cub Swanson out of UFC 132, Erik Koch awaits new foe". MMAjunkie.com. June 2, 2011. Retrieved June 10, 2011. 
  10. ^ "UFC FN 25 Updates". ufc.com. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  11. ^ Stupp, Dann (May 10, 2011). "Spike TV to air UFC 132 "UFC Prelims" special in July". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved June 10, 2011. 
  12. ^ "UFC 132: All Six Prelims Air Via Spike TV And Facebook". fightofthenight.com. June 28, 2011. 
  13. ^ Morgan, John; Stupp, Dann (July 3, 2011). "UFC 132 bonuses: Condit, Ortiz, Cruz and Faber get $75,000 awards". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  14. ^ Holland, Jesse (July 5, 2011). "UFC 132 payouts, salaries and earnings for 'Cruz vs Faber' event fighters". MMAMania.com. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  15. ^ "UFC 132 Entrance Songs". Fighterxfashion.com. July 4, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  16. ^ http://www.mmaentrances.com/ufc132.html

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