UFC Ultimate Fight Night 5

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Ultimate Fight Night 5
A poster or logo for Ultimate Fight Night 5.
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date June 28, 2006
Venue Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Attendance 606
Total gate $134,368[1]
Event chronology
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Ortiz vs. Team Shamrock Finale Ultimate Fight Night 5 UFC 61: Bitter Rivals

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 Las Vegas, Nevada and was broadcast live on Spike TV in the United States and Canada.

The show drew a 1.4 overall rating[2] 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.


Preliminary card[edit]

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.

Main card[edit]

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.

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighter payroll[edit]

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

Total: $197,000[3]