UFC 86

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UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin
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The poster for UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateJuly 5, 2008
VenueMandalay Bay Events Center
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Attendance10,990 (9,630 paid)
Total gate$3,350,730
Event chronology
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Irvin

UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin was a mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on July 5, 2008, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.


The main event was between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Forrest Griffin, coaches on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest, and was for Jackson's UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.[1]

A welterweight bout between Steve Bruno and Chris Wilson was originally scheduled to take place at this event.[2] However, the fight would be postponed and instead took place at UFC 87 on August 9, 2008.[3]


Main card (PPV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Forrest Griffin def. Quinton Jackson (c) Decision (unanimous) (48–46, 48–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Patrick Côté def. Ricardo Almeida Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Joe Stevenson def. Gleison Tibau TKO (Knees & Punches) 2 2:57
Welterweight Josh Koscheck def. Chris Lytle TKO (Punches) 2 2:00
Lightweight Tyson Griffin def. Marcus Aurélio KO (Punches) 1 1:40
Preliminary card
Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga def. Justin McCully Submission (Americana) 1 1:57
Lightweight Melvin Guillard def. Dennis Siver KO (punches) 1 0:36
Lightweight Cole Miller def. Jorge Gurgel Submission (triangle choke) 3 4:48
Lightweight Justin Buchholz def. Corey Hill Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:57

Bonus awards[edit]

At the end of the night, the UFC awarded $60,000 to each of the fighters who received one of these three awards.[4]


  1. ^ "UFC 86 Official Fight Card". Ultimate Fighting Championship. 2008-04-05. Archived from the original on 2008-04-06. Retrieved 2008-04-05.
  2. ^ "Chris Wilson vs. Steve Bruno UFC 86 fight booked". mmamania.com. May 2, 2008.
  3. ^ "Chris Wilson vs. Steve Bruno Moved To UFC 87". mmafrenzy.com. May 27, 2008.
  4. ^ "UFC 86 bonuses for 'Jackson vs Griffin' PPV fights". MMAmania. 2018-07-06. Retrieved 2018-10-02.

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