UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman

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UFC Fight Night: Swick vs Burkman
A poster or logo for UFC Fight Night: Swick vs Burkman.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date January 23, 2008
Venue Palms Casino Resort
City Las 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] referred to by the media 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]

Background[edit]

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]

Results[edit]

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 (strikes) 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 Gray Maynard def. Dennis Siver Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Kurt Pellegrino def. Alberto Crane TKO (punches) 2 1:52 [a]
Lightweight Jeremy Stephens def. Cole Miller TKO (strikes) 2 4:44
Lightweight Corey Hill def. Joe Veres TKO (strikes) 2 0:37
Lightweight Matt Wiman def. Justin Buchholz Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:56
  1. ^ This was the only preliminary bout aired during the broadcast.


Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $40,000 bonuses.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=EventDetail.FightCard&eid=1038
  2. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Swick v. Burkman". UFC.com. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  3. ^ a b Rios, Tomas (January 23, 2008). "An ‘Ultimate Fighter' Fight Night". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2008-01-23.