UFC 55 Results Oct. 7, 2005: Venue, Date, Fight Card, Winners, Attendance
It drew approximately 8,000 as for attendance. The event featured 8 bouts including Preliminary Card and the final card in which Andrei Arlovski (c) defeated Paul Buentello. For the UFC Heavyweight Championship.
The UFC decided this match would be for the undisputed UFC Heavyweight title, as former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who had been badly injured in a motorcycle accident, was still unable to compete.
Alessio Sakara vs. Ron Faircloth bout ended in No Contest at 0:10 in round two after Sakara was unintentionally kicked in the groin. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.
Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
Date: Fri Oct 07,2005
|Heavyweight||Andrei Arlovski (c)||Paul Buentello||Andrei Arlovski (c) defeated Paul Buentello For the UFC Heavyweight Championship||1||0:15|
|Heavyweight||Branden Lee Hinkle||Sean Gannon||Branden Lee Hinkle defeated Sean Gannon via TKO (punches)||1||4:14|
|Light Heavyweight||Forrest Griffin||Elvis Sinosic||Forrest Griffin defeated Elvis Sinosic via TKO (punches)||1||3:22|
|Light Heavyweight||Renato Sobral||Chael Sonnen||Renato Sobral defeated Chael Sonnen via submission (triangle choke)||2||1:20|
|Welterweight||Joe Riggs||Chris Lytle||Joe Riggs defeated Chris Lytle via TKO (cut)||2||2:00|
|Middleweight||Jorge Rivera||Dennis Hallman||Jorge Rivera defeated Dennis Hallman via Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
|Heavyweight||Marcio Cruz||Keigo Kunihara||Marcio Cruz defeated Keigo Kunihara by Submission (rear-naked choke)||2||1:02|
|Light Heavyweight||None||None||Alessio Sakara vs. Ron Faircloth ended in a No Contest (groin kick)||2||0:10|
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