UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Parisyan

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UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Parisyan
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Parisyan.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateAugust 17, 2006
VenueRed Rock Resort Spa and Casino
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Total purse$173,500[1]
Event chronology
UFC 61: Bitter Rivals UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Parisyan UFC 62: Liddell vs Sobral

UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Parisyan (also known as UFC Fight Night 6) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 17, 2006. The event took place at the Red Rock Resort Spa and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was broadcast live on Spike TV in the United States and Canada. It acted as a lead-in to the season four premiere of The Ultimate Fighter. The two-hour broadcast of UFC Fight Night 6 on Spike TV drew a 1.5 overall rating.[1]

The main event of the evening – a welterweight bout between The Ultimate Fighter superstar Diego Sanchez and former title contender Karo Parisyan – was given heightened interest, as the winner of the bout was rumored to designate the next challenger for the UFC welterweight championship. [2]

The disclosed fighter payroll for this event was $173,500. [3]


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Diego Sanchez def. Karo Parisyan Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–26) 3 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Chris Leben def. Jorge Santiago KO (punch) 2 0:35
Middleweight Dean Lister def. Yuki Sasaki Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Josh Koscheck def. Jonathan Goulet Submission (punches) 1 4:10
Preliminary Card
Middleweight Martin Kampmann def. Crafton Wallace Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:59
Welterweight Joe Riggs def. Jason Von Flue Submission (triangle choke) 1 2:01 [b]
Heavyweight Jake O'Brien def. Kristof Midoux TKO (punches) 2 0:52
Welterweight Forrest Petz def. Sam Morgan Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–26, 30–23) 3 5:00 [c]
Welterweight Anthony Torres def. Pat Healy Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:37
  1. ^ The fight was later named UFC Fight of the Year for 2006.
  2. ^ This bout was aired on the broadcast.
  3. ^ The third score marks the widest point margin in a three-round fight in UFC history.

Bonus awards[edit]

Reported Payouts[edit]

Diego Sanchez: $32,000

Joe Riggs: $24,000

Dean Lister: $16,000

Josh Koscheck: $14,000

Chris Leben: $14,000

Karo Parisyan: $12,000

Anthony Torres: $10,000

Martin Kampmann: $10,000

Jonathan Goulet: $6,500

Jake O’Brien: $6,000

Jason Von Flue: $5,000

Yuki Sasaki: $5,000

Sam Morgan: $4,000

Jorge Santiago:' $4,000 Forrest Petz: $4,000

Crafton Wallace: $3,000

Kristof Midoux: $2,000

Pat Healy: $2,000

Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $173,500

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