UFC 56 Results Nov. 19, 2005: Venue, Date, Fight Card, Winners, Attendance
Riggs was brought in as a replacement for Karo Parisyan, who suffered an injury in his training leading up to the bout. Although originally scheduled as a championship match, Riggs could not make the required weight at 170 lb and the bout was changed to a non-title welterweight match.
Venue: MGM Grand Arena
Date: Sat Nov 19,2005
|Middleweight||Rich Franklin (c)||Nate Quarry||Rich Franklin (c) defeated Nate Quarry via KO (punch)||1||2:34|
|Heavyweight||Gabriel Gonzaga||Kevin Jordan||Gabriel Gonzaga defeated Kevin Jordan via KO (superman punch)||3||4:39|
|Welterweight||Matt Hughes (c)||Joe Riggs||Matt Hughes (c) defeated Joe Riggs via submission (kimura)||1||3:28|
|Welterweight||Georges St-Pierre||Sean Sherk||Georges St-Pierre defeated Sean Sherk via TKO (punches and elbows)||2||2:53|
|Middleweight||Jeremy Horn||Trevor Prangley||Jeremy Horn defeated Trevor Prangley by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Light Heavyweight||Sam Hoger||Jeff Newton||Sam Hoger defeated Jeff Newton via Submission (rear-naked choke)||2||2:05|
|Welterweight||Thiago Alves||Ansar Chalangov||Thiago Alves defeated Ansar Chalangov via TKO (punches)||1||2:25|
|Welterweight||Nick Thompson||Keith Wisniewski||Nick Thompson defeated Keith Wisniewski via Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
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