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UFC 87 Results Aug. 9, 2008: Venue, Date, Fight Card, Winners, Attendance

Jitendra Jangir Sun Jun 07, 2020
UFC 87 Results Aug. 9, 2008: Venue, Date, Fight Card, Winners, Attendance
UFC 87: Seek and Destroy happened to be the 85th mixed martial arts event propagated under the chronology of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The event tapped live on August 9, 2008, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It drew approximately 15,087 as for attendance.

The event featured 10 bouts including Preliminary Card and the final card. the card was headlined by a welterweight championship bout between champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Jon Fitch. UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman was first scheduled to fight Brock Lesnar, but an Achilles tendon injury forced him to withdraw. Heath Herring stepped in to fight Lesnar instead.

Venue: Target Center

Date: Sat Aug 09,2008

Main Card
Division Winner Opponent Description Round Time
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre (c) Jon Fitch Georges St-Pierre (c) defeated Jon Fitch via Decision (unanimous) (50–43, 50–44, 50–44) For the UFC Welterweight Championship 5 5:00
Heavyweight Brock Lesnar Heath Herring Brock Lesnar defeated Heath Herring via Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–26, 30–26) 3 5:00
Lightweight Rob Emerson Manvel Gamburyan Rob Emerson defeated Manvel Gamburyan via KO (punches) 1 0:12
Lightweight Kenny Florian Roger Huerta Kenny Florian defeated Roger Huerta via Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Demian Maia Jason MacDonald Demian Maia defeated Jason MacDonald via Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:44
Preliminary Card
Division Winner Opponent Description Round Time
Welterweight Tamdan McCrory Luke Cummo Tamdan McCrory defeated Luke Cummo via Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Cheick Kongo Dan Evensen Cheick Kongo defeated Dan Evensen via TKO (punches) 1 4:55
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones Andre Gusmao Jon Jones defeated Andre Gusmao via Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Chris Wilson Steve Bruno Chris Wilson defeated Steve Bruno via Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Ben Saunders Ryan Thomas Ben Saunders defeated Ryan Thomas via Submission (armbar) 2 2:28

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