UFC 86

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UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin
A poster or logo for UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date July 5, 2008
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Attendance 10,990 (9,630 paid)
Total gate $3,350,730
Buyrate 540,000
Event chronology
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Irvin

UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin was a mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on July 5, 2008, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Background[edit]

The main event was between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Forrest Griffin, coaches on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest, and was for Jackson's UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.[1]

A welterweight bout between Steve Bruno and Chris Wilson was originally scheduled to take place at this event.[2] However, the fight would be postponed and instead took place at UFC 87 on August 9, 2008.[3]

Results[edit]

Main card (PPV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Forrest Griffin def. Quinton Jackson (c) Decision (unanimous) (48–46, 48–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Patrick Côté def. Ricardo Almeida Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Joe Stevenson def. Gleison Tibau Submission (guillotine choke) 2 2:57
Welterweight Josh Koscheck def. Chris Lytle Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 29–27, 30–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Tyson Griffin def. Marcus Aurélio Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card
Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga def. Justin McCully Submission (americana) 1 1:57
Lightweight Melvin Guillard def. Dennis Siver KO (punches) 1 0:36 [b]
Lightweight Cole Miller def. Jorge Gurgel Submission (triangle choke) 3 4:48
Lightweight Justin Buchholz def. Corey Hill Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:57
  1. ^ For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
  2. ^ This bout aired last on the PPV broadcast following the Jackson vs. Griffin fight.


Bonus awards[edit]

At the end of the night, the UFC awarded $60,000 to each of the fighters who received one of these three awards.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC 86 Official Fight Card". Ultimate Fighting Championship. 2008-04-05. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Chris Wilson vs. Steve Bruno UFC 86 fight booked". mmamania.com. May 2, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Chris Wilson vs. Steve Bruno Moved To UFC 87". mmafrenzy.com. May 27, 2008. 
  4. ^ Josh Koscheck is gaining wins, not fans – MMA – Yahoo! Sports

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