UFC 55

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UFC 55: Fury
The poster for UFC 55: Fury.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateOctober 7, 2005
VenueMohegan Sun Arena
CityUncasville, Connecticut
Event chronology
Ultimate Fight Night 2 UFC 55: Fury The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Franklin Finale

UFC 55: Fury was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on October 7, 2005 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The event was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States, and later released on DVD. This would be the last UFC to air live on a Friday until UFC 141, which aired on December 30, 2011.

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Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski (c) def. Paul Buentello KO (punch) 1 0:15 [a]
Heavyweight Branden Lee Hinkle def. Sean Gannon TKO (punches) 1 4:14
Light Heavyweight Forrest Griffin def. Elvis Sinosic TKO (punches) 1 3:22
Light Heavyweight Renato Sobral def. Chael Sonnen Submission (triangle choke) 2 1:20
Welterweight Joe Riggs def. Chris Lytle TKO (cut) 2 2:00
Preliminary card
Middleweight Jorge Rivera def. Dennis Hallman Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 [b]
Heavyweight Marcio Cruz def. Keigo Kunihara Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:02
Light Heavyweight Alessio Sakara vs. Ron Faircloth No Contest (groin kick) 2 0:10 [c]
  1. ^ For the UFC Heavyweight Championship. The UFC decided this match would be for the undisputed UFC Heavyweight title, as former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who had been badly injured in a motorcycle accident, was still unable to compete.
  2. ^ The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.
  3. ^ This bout ended in No Contest at 0:10 in round two after Sakara was unintentionally kicked in the groin. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.

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