|UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson|
A poster or logo for UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||January 17, 2009|
The main event featured a Light Heavyweight bout between former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin and former Pride Middleweight Champion and Pride Welterweight Champion Dan Henderson. The winner of the fight would become the coach opposite Michael Bisping for the ninth season of The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom.
The co-main event featured a Light Heavyweight rematch between Mauricio Rua, the 2005 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix Champion, and the 2000 Pride Open-Weight Grand Prix Champion, UFC Hall of Famer, and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Mark Coleman. This fight was a rematch of their first controversial match at Pride 31 which resulted in a brawl between the camps of both Chute Boxe Academy and Team Hammer House.
|Main card (PPV)|
|Light Heavyweight||Dan Henderson||def.||Rich Franklin||Decision (split) (29–28, 27–30, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Light Heavyweight||Mauricio Rua||def.||Mark Coleman||TKO (punches)||3||4:36|
|Middleweight||Rousimar Palhares||def.||Jeremy Horn||Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Alan Belcher||def.||Denis Kang||Submission (guillotine choke)||2||4:36|
|Welterweight||Marcus Davis||def.||Chris Lytle||Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Welterweight||John Hathaway||def.||Tom Egan||TKO (elbows)||1||4:36|
|Welterweight||Martin Kampmann||def.||Alexandre Barros||TKO (punches)||2||3:09|
|Light Heavyweight||Eric Schafer||def.||Antonio Mendes||TKO (punches)||1||3:35|
|Light Heavyweight||Tomasz Drwal||def.||Ivan Serati||KO (punches)||1||2:02|
|Lightweight||Dennis Siver||def.||Nate Mohr||TKO (spinning back kick and punches)||3||3:47|
Fighters were awarded $40,000 bonuses.
- Fights of the Night: Marcus Davis vs. Chris Lytle and Mauricio Rua vs. Mark Coleman
- Knockout of the Night: Dennis Siver
- Submission of the Night: Alan Belcher
- "UFC 93: Franklin vs Henderson". UFC.com. Retrieved January 11, 2009.
- Martin, Damon (January 17, 2009). "UFC HANDS DOWN $40,000 BONUSES IN IRELAND". Retrieved January 19, 2009.