|UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson 2|
The poster for UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson 2.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||May 26, 2007|
|Venue||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|City||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Attendance||14,728 (13,224 paid)|
UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson 2 was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The event took place on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The main event was the rematch between UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. At the time of the event, Jackson was the only fighter to have an unavenged victory over Liddell, which occurred at PRIDE Final Conflict 2003 by TKO.
|Main card (PPV)|
|Light Heavyweight||Quinton Jackson||def.||Chuck Liddell (c)||KO (punches)||1||1:53||[a]|
|Welterweight||Karo Parisyan||def.||Josh Burkman||Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Terry Martin||def.||Ivan Salaverry||TKO (slam and punches)||1||2:04|
|Light Heavyweight||Houston Alexander||def.||Keith Jardine||KO (punches and knees)||1||0:48|
|Middleweight||Kalib Starnes||def.||Chris Leben||Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Light Heavyweight||Thiago Silva||def.||James Irvin||Referee Stoppage (injury)||1||1:06|
|Light Heavyweight||Alan Belcher||def.||Sean Salmon||Submission (guillotine choke)||1||0:53|
|Lightweight||Din Thomas||def.||Jeremy Stephens||Technical Submission (armbar)||2||2:44|
|Light Heavyweight||Wilson Gouveia||def.||Carmelo Marrero||Submission (guillotine choke)||1||3:06|
- For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
After every UFC event, bonuses are given to fighters who perform well.
The bonuses for this event were $40,000 each.
- Fight of the Night: Chris Leben vs. Kalib Starnes
- Knockout of the Night: Quinton Jackson
- Submission of the Night: Din Thomas