UFC 58

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UFC 58: USA vs. Canada
A poster or logo for UFC 58: USA vs. Canada.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date March 4, 2006
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Attendance 9,569 (8,183 paid)[1]
Total gate $1,758,450
Buyrate 300,000[2]
Event chronology
UFC 57: Liddell vs Couture 3 UFC 58: USA vs. Canada Ultimate Fight Night 4

UFC 58: USA vs. Canada was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 4, 2006. It was held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, and broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States.

History[edit]

In keeping with the theme of the card, each fight featured an American fighter against a Canadian fighter.

Five of the seven Canadian fighters featured, Icho Larenas, Sam Stout, Mark Hominick, Georges St-Pierre, and David Loiseau, were at the time champions in the Canadian TKO Major League MMA promotion.

The show drew a live gate of $1,758,450.[3] The disclosed fighter payroll for UFC 58 was $207,000.[4]

The final scorecard for USA vs. Canada was United States 5, Canada 3.

This event also featured the return of the lightweight division to the UFC, which had been suspended since UFC 49

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Murphy wins by TKO in the third round at 1:59. Larenas was a late substitute for Kristof Midoux. This was a preliminary fight that did air on the pay-per-view broadcast.
Lambert wins by submission with a kimura in the first round at 1:54. This was a preliminary fight that did air on the pay-per-view broadcast.
Stout wins by split decision. Fisher was a late replacement for Kenny Florian, who got injured during training for this fight. This was the UFC's first lightweight match since the division was suspended in 2004. This was a preliminary fight that did air on the pay-per-view broadcast.

Main card[edit]

Hominick wins by submission with a triangle armbar in the second round at 1:52.
Marquardt wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30–27.
Swick wins by submission with a guillotine choke in the first round at 2:09.
St-Pierre wins by split decision. The judges scored the bout 29–28, 28–29, and 29–28.
Franklin defeated Loiseau via unanimous decision (50-42, 50-42, 50–43) to retain the Middleweight Championship.

Fighter Payouts[edit]

Georges St-Pierre: $48,000

Rich Franklin: $32,000

Nathan Marquardt: $30,000

BJ Penn: $25,000

Tom Murphy: $10,000

Mike Swick: $10,000

David Loiseau: $9,000

Spencer Fisher: $8,000

Yves Edwards: $8,000

Rob Macdonald: $5,000

Joe Doerksen: $5,000

Jason Lambert: $4,000

Mark Hominick: $4,000

Sam Stout: $4,000

Icho Larenas: $3,000

Steve Vigneault: $2,000

Total Fighter Payouts: $207,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://boxing.nv.gov/MMAgates.htm
  2. ^ http://mmapayout.com/blue-book/pay-per-view/
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]

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