UFC 95

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UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson
A poster or logo for UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date February 21, 2009
Venue The O2 Arena
City London, United Kingdom
Attendance 13,268[1]
Total gate $1,000,000 (approximate)[1]
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine

UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on February 21, 2009 at The O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom. It was broadcast live for viewers in Europe and Canada and later tape delayed for U.S. viewers on Spike.[2] The bout was headlined by season one and two winners of The Ultimate Fighter.

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Kelly defeated Mandaloniz via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–28). This bout aired on the live broadcast following the Sanchez vs. Stevenson fight.
  • Heavyweight bout: Neil Grove vs. Mike Ciesnolevicz
Ciesnolevicz defeated Grove via submission (inverted heel hook) at 1:03 of round 1. This bout aired last on the live broadcast following the Kelly vs. Mandaloniz fight.
Dunham defeated Eklund via KO (punches) at 2:14 of round 1. This bout aired on the live broadcast following the Hardy vs. Markham fight.
dos Santos defeated Struve via TKO (punches) at 0:54 of round 1. This bout aired on the live broadcast following the Maia vs. Sonnen fight.
Etim defeated Cobb via TKO (head kick and punches) at 0:10 of round 2. This bout aired on the live broadcast following the Marquardt vs. Gouveia fight.

Main card[edit]

Thiago defeated Koscheck via TKO (punches) at 3:29 of round 1.
Hardy defeated Markham via KO (punch) at 1:09 of round 1.
Maia defeated Sonnen via submission (triangle choke) at 2:37 of round 1.
Marquardt defeated Gouveia via TKO (knee and punches) at 3:10 of round 3.
Sanchez defeated Stevenson via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28).

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $40,000 bonuses.[3]

  • Fight of the Night: Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Stevenson
  • Knockout of the Night: Paulo Thiago
  • Submission of the Night: Demian Maia

Notes[edit]

As with UFC 91, every bout was aired on the broadcast due to the speed of the main card bouts.

UFC 95 drew an average of 2.4 million viewers on Spike TV.[4]

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