UFC 88

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UFC 88: Breakthrough
A poster or logo for UFC 88: Breakthrough.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date September 6, 2008
Venue Philips Arena
City Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance 14,736
Total gate $2,600,000
Buyrate 480,000 [1]
Event chronology
UFC 87: Seek and Destroy UFC 88: Breakthrough UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer

UFC 88: Breakthrough was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on September 6, 2008 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.[2] The event was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Chuck Liddell and Rashad Evans.

Results[edit]

Main card (PPV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Rashad Evans def. Chuck Liddell KO (punch) 2 1:51
Light Heavyweight Rich Franklin def. Matt Hamill KO (head kick) 3 0:39
Middleweight Dan Henderson def. Rousimar Palhares Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Nate Marquardt def. Martin Kampmann KO (punches) 1 1:22
Welterweight Dong Hyun Kim def. Matt Brown Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary card
Lightweight Kurt Pellegrino def. Thiago Tavares Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–27, 29–27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Tim Boetsch def. Mike Patt KO (punches) 1 2:03 [a]
Middleweight Jason MacDonald def. Jason Lambert Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:21 [b]
Welterweight Ryo Chonan def. Roan Carneiro Decision (split) (29–28, 29–28, 28–29) 3 5:00
  1. ^ This bout aired on the PPV broadcast following the Henderson vs. Palhares fight.
  2. ^ This bout aired last on the PPV broadcast following the Liddell vs. Evans fight.


Bonus awards[edit]

Each of the following awards resulted in an additional $60,000 payout to the participating fighter:[3]

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