UFC 55

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UFC 55: Fury
A poster or logo for UFC 55: Fury.
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date October 7, 2005
Venue Mohegan Sun Arena
City Uncasville, Connecticut
Attendance 8,000
Buyrate 125,000
Event chronology
Ultimate Fight Night 2 UFC 55: Fury The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Franklin Finale

UFC 55: Fury was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on October 7, 2005 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The event was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States, and later released on DVD. This would be the last UFC to air live on a Friday until UFC 141, which aired on December 30, 2011.

Commentary team[edit]


Preliminary card[edit]

This bout ended in No Contest at :10 in round two after Sakara was unintentionally kicked in the groin. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.
Cruz wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:02 of round two. This bout was preliminary, and was not aired on the broadcast.
Rivera wins by unanimous decision. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.

Main card[edit]

Riggs wins by technical knockout (doctor stoppage) at 2:00 of round two.
Hinkle wins by technical knockout (strikes) at 4:14 of round one.
Sobral wins by submission (triangle choke) at 1:20 of round two.
Griffin wins by knockout (strikes) at 3:30 of round one. Sinosic was a replacement for Griffin's original opponent, Ian Freeman, who suffered an injury before the fight and had to withdraw from the fight card. [1]
Arlovski wins by knockout at :15 of round one. The UFC decided this match would be for the undisputed UFC Heavyweight title, as former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who had been badly injured in a motorcycle accident, was still unable to compete.