UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman

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UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateJanuary 23, 2008
VenuePalms Casino Resort
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Event chronology
UFC 80: Rapid Fire UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman UFC 81: Breaking Point

UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman[1] (also known as UFC Fight Night 12) was a mixed martial arts (MMA) event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on January 23, 2008 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.[2]


The main event featured former The Ultimate Fighter contestants Mike Swick and Josh Burkman in a welterweight matchup.[3] This event was Swick's debut at welterweight, as he had been competing at middleweight prior to the show.[3]


Main card (Spike TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Mike Swick def. Josh Burkman Decision (majority) (29–28, 29–28, 29–29) 3 5:00
Middleweight Patrick Côté def. Drew McFedries TKO (punches) 1 1:44
Lightweight Thiago Tavares def. Michihiro Omigawa Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Nate Diaz def. Alvin Robinson Submission (triangle choke) 1 3:39
Preliminary card
Lightweight Kurt Pellegrino def. Alberto Crane TKO (punches) 2 1:55 [a]
Lightweight Gray Maynard def. Dennis Siver Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Jeremy Stephens def. Cole Miller TKO (punches and elbows) 2 4:44
Lightweight Corey Hill def. Joe Veres TKO (punches) 2 0:37
Lightweight Matt Wiman def. Justin Buchholz Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:56
  1. ^ This preliminary bout was aired on the broadcast following the Cote vs McFedries bout.

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $40,000 bonuses.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2007-12-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Swick v. Burkman". UFC.com. Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2007-12-20.
  3. ^ a b Rios, Tomas (January 23, 2008). "An 'Ultimate Fighter' Fight Night". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2008-01-23.