2007 in UFC

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2007 in UFC
A poster or logo for 2007 in UFC.
Information
First dateJanuary 25, 2007
Last dateDecember 29, 2007
Events
Total events19
UFC13
UFC Fight Night4
Fights
Total fights171
Title fights9
Chronology
2006 in UFC 2007 in UFC 2008 in UFC

The year 2007 is the 15th year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2007 the UFC held 19 events beginning with, UFC Fight Night: Evans vs. Salmon.

Title fights[edit]

Title fights in 2007
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Heavyweight Randy Couture def. Tim Sylvia (c) Unanimous decision (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 UFC 68: The Uprising [a]
Welterweight Matt Serra def. Georges St-Pierre (c) TKO (punches) 1 3:25 UFC 69: Shootout [b]
Light Heavyweight Quinton Jackson def. Chuck Liddell (c) TKO (punches) 1 1:53 UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson [c]
Middleweight Anderson Silva (c) def. Nate Marquardt TKO (punches) 1 4:50 UFC 73: Stacked [d]
Lightweight Sean Sherk (c) def. Hermes Franca Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 73: Stacked [e]
Heavyweight Randy Couture (c) def. Gabriel Gonzaga TKO (punches) 3 1:37 UFC 74: Respect [f]
Light Heavyweight Quinton Jackson
(UFC Champion)
def. Dan Henderson
(Pride Champion)
Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion [g]
Middleweight Anderson Silva (c) def. Rich Franklin TKO (knees) 2 1:07 UFC 77: Hostile Territory [h]
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre def. Matt Hughes Verbal submission (armbar) 2 4:54 UFC 79: Nemesis [i]

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Season Finale Division Winner Runner-up
TUF 5: Team Pulver vs. Team Penn Jun 23, 2007 Lightweight Nate Diaz Manvel Gamburyan
TUF 6: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra Dec 8, 2007 Welterweight Mac Danzig Tommy Speer

Debut UFC fighters[edit]

The following fighters fought their first UFC fight in 2007:

Events List[edit]

# Event Date Venue Location Attendance
102 UFC 79: Nemesis Dec 29, 2007 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 11,075[1]
101 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra Finale Dec 8, 2007 Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. N/A
100 UFC 78: Validation Nov 17, 2007 Prudential Center Newark, New Jersey, U.S. 14,071[2]
099 UFC 77: Hostile Territory Oct 20, 2007 U.S. Bank Arena Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. 16,054[3]
098 UFC 76: Knockout Sep 22, 2007 Honda Center Anaheim, California, U.S. 13,770[4]
097 UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs. Florian Sep 19, 2007 Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. N/A
096 UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion Sep 8, 2007 The O2 arena London, England, U.K. 16,235[5]
095 UFC 74: Respect Aug 25, 2007 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 11,065
094 UFC 73: Stacked Jul 7, 2007 ARCO Arena Sacramento, California, U.S. 13,183[6]
093 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Pulver vs. Team Penn Finale Jun 23, 2007 Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. N/A
092 UFC 72: Victory Jun 16, 2007 The Odyssey Belfast, Northern Ireland 7,850[7]
091 UFC Fight Night: Stout vs. Fisher Jun 12, 2007 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Florida, U.S. N/A
090 UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson May 26, 2007 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 14,728[8]
089 UFC 70: Nations Collide Apr 21, 2007 Manchester Evening News Arena Manchester, England, U.K. 15,114[5]
088 UFC 69: Shootout Apr 7, 2007 Toyota Center Houston, Texas, U.S. 15,269
087 UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard Apr 5, 2007 Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 1,734
086 UFC 68: The Uprising Mar 3, 2007 Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio, U.S. 19,079[9]
085 UFC 67: All or Nothing Feb 3, 2007 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 10,787
084 UFC Fight Night: Evans vs. Salmon Jan 25, 2007 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Florida, U.S. 5,287

UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard[edit]

UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard
UFCFIGHTNIGHT9.jpg
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard.
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateApril 5, 2007
VenuePalms Casino Resort
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Attendance1,734
Event chronology
UFC 68: The Uprising UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard UFC 69: Shootout

UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard[10] (also known as UFC Fight Night 9) was an event held on April 5, 2007 at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Joe Stevenson def. Melvin Guillard Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:27 [a]
Heavyweight Justin McCully def. Antoni Hardonk Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Kenny Florian def. Dokonjonosuke Mishima Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 3:57
Preliminary card
Light Heavyweight Wilson Gouveia def. Seth Petruzelli Submission (guillotine choke) 2 0:39
Welterweight Drew Fickett def. Keita Nakamura Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 29–27, 30–26) 3 5:00 [b]
Lightweight Kurt Pellegrino def. Nate Mohr Submission (ankle lock) 1 2:58 [c]
Welterweight Kuniyoshi Hironaka def. Forrest Petz Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Roan Carneiro def. Rich Clementi Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Thiago Tavares def. Naoyuki Kotani Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Guillard tested positive for cocaine in a post-fight test.
  2. ^ Nakamura was docked 1 point in round 2 due to 12-to-6 elbows.
  3. ^ This preliminary bout was aired on the broadcast after the McCully vs. Hardonk bout.


Bonus awards[edit]

  • Fight of the Night: Kenny Florian vs. Dokonjonosuke Mishima
  • Performance of the Night: Joe Stevenson and Kurt Pelligrino

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "UFC 77 salaries and attendance figures". mmaweekly.com. Oct 24, 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-11-07. Retrieved 2015-03-04.
  4. ^ "UFC 76 Salaries: Liddell earns $500,000". mmaweekly.com. Sep 26, 2007. Archived from the original on May 28, 2007.
  5. ^ a b "Late push could help UFC 105 challenge for European attendance record". mmajunkie.com. Nov 11, 2009. Archived from the original on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2015-03-04.
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  10. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard". Sherdog. Archived from the original on March 2, 2015.