was a UFC 82: Pride of a Champion mixed martial arts (MMA) event that took place on 1 March 2008 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. 
Background [ edit ]
The main event was a UFC & Pride FC middleweight title unification match between
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and PRIDE FC welterweight champion Dan Henderson.
A welterweight matchup between
Jon Fitch and Akihiro Gono was originally scheduled, but Gono was forced to withdraw after suffering a hand injury in training. Gono was replaced by  Chris Wilson. The Fitch/Gono match up was eventually rescheduled for  UFC 94.
At the event, former UFC heavyweight champion
Mark Coleman was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. 
Results [ edit ]
Bonus awards [ edit ]
At the end of this event, $60,000 was awarded to each of the fighters who received one of these three awards.
References [ edit ]
^ a b Stupp, Dan (March 3, 2008). "UFC 82 Salaries: Paydays for Anderson Silva, Dan Henderson, Heath Herring, and More". mmajunkie.com . Retrieved . 2008-03-03
^ "Anderson Silva Vs. Dan Henderson". UFC 82: Pride of a Champion. UFC.com. Archived from the original on 2007-12-27 . Retrieved . 2007-11-18
^ Stupp, Dann (January 18, 2008). "Akihiro Gono: I'm out of UFC 82 with Hand Injury". MMA Junkie . Retrieved . 2008-01-18
^ Savage, Greg (January 22, 2008). "Fitch to Face Chris Wilson at UFC 82". Sherdog.com . Retrieved . 2008-01-22
^ Stupp, Dann (February 20, 2008). "Mark Coleman Set for UFC Hall of Fame Induction at UFC 82". MMAjunkie.com. MMA Junkie . Retrieved . 2008-02-25
^ Foster, Eric (March 2, 2008). "Silva, Henderson and Leben Earn "Fight Night" Bonuses". MMAjunkie.com . Retrieved . 2008-02-03
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