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]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Rich Franklin (c) def. David Loiseau Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Mike Swick def. Steve Vigneault Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 2:09
Welterweight Georges St. Pierre def. B.J. Penn Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Middleweight Nate Marquardt def. Joe Doerksen Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Lightweight Mark Hominick def. Yves Edwards Submission (Triangle Armbar) 2 1:52
Preliminary Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Sam Stout def. Spencer Fisher Decision (Split) 3 5:00 [b]
Light Heavyweight Jason Lambert def. Rob MacDonald Submission (Kimura) 1 1:54
Heavyweight Tom Murphy def. Icho Larenas TKO (Punches) 3 1:59 [c]
  1. ^ For the UFC Middleweight Championship
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Larenas was a late substitute for Kristof Midoux.


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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