UFC Ultimate Fight Night 5
|Ultimate Fight Night 5|
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||June 28, 2006|
|Venue||Hard Rock Hotel and Casino|
Ultimate Fight Night 5 was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on June 28, 2006. The event took place at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Paradise, Nevada and was broadcast live on Spike TV in the United States and Canada.
The show drew a 1.4 overall rating and served as the lead-in for the premiere of Blade: The Series. This event featured the UFC debut of future middleweight champion Anderson Silva and also featured the first of 2 fights between future welterweight stars Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves . The disclosed fighter payroll for the event was $197,000.
- Santiago wins by knockout at 2:13 of Round 1. This bout was not aired on the broadcast.
- MacDonald wins by submission (armbar) by at 4:01 of Round 1. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.
- Fitch wins by technical knockout (referee stoppage due to up kick) at 4:37 of Round 2. This bout was not aired on the broadcast.
- Lambert wins by technical knockout at 5:00 of Round 1. The fight was called before the start of round two due to an accumulation of strikes. This bout was not aired on the broadcast.
- Koscheck wins by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28). This bout was not aired on the broadcast.
- Goulet wins by majority decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–29).
- Hominick wins by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
- Evans wins by majority decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–29).
- Silva wins by knockout at 0:49 of Round 1.
- Fight of the Night: Jonathan Goulet vs. Luke Cummo
- Knockout of the Night: Anderson Silva
- Submission of the Night: Rob MacDonald
Jorge Santiago ($4,000) def. Justin Levens ($5,000)
Rob MacDonald ($10,000) def. Kristian Rothaermel ($5,000)
Jon Fitch ($16,000) def. Thiago Alves ($6,000)
Jason Lambert ($14,000) def. Branden Lee Hinkle ($4,000)
Josh Koscheck ($14,000) def. Dave Menne ($4,000)
Mark Hominick ($8,000) def. Jorge Gurgel ($5,000)
Rashad Evans ($24,000) def. Stephan Bonnar ($16,000)
Anderson Silva ($36,000) def. Chris Leben ($7,000)
Jonathan Goulet ($6,000) def. Luke Cummo ($12,000)
This does not include bonuses award money