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UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson

UFC 95
  • Saturday 02.21.2009
  • U.S. Broadcast: Spike TV
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: The 02 Arena
  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,000,000
  • Attendance: 13,268
  • TV Ratings: 2,400,000 viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Stevenson   |   $40,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Submission of the Night
    Demian Maia vs. Chael Sonnen   |   $40,000 bonus to Maia
  • Knockout of the Night
    Paulo Thiago vs. Josh Koscheck   |   $40,000 bonus to Thiago
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  • Dan Miragliotta
    Sanchez vs. Stevenson (10)Maia vs. Sonnen (7)dos Santos vs. Struve (4)
  • Kevin Mulhall
    Hardy vs. Markham (9)Etim vs. Cobb (5)Kelly vs. Mandaloniz (1)
  • Leon Roberts
    Marquardt vs. Gouveia (8)Ciesnolevicz vs. Grove (2)
  • Marc Goddard
    Thiago vs. Koscheck (6)Dunham vs. Eklund (3)

UFC 95 Wiki Update Wiki

After fans expressed outrage at the prospect that the UFC was going to market a main event fight between Diego Sanchez and Joe Stevenson on Pay Per View, the promotion announced that UFC 95 would instead be broadcast free on Spike TV in the United States. In the main event, Sanchez outworked Stevenson to gain the Unanimous Decision nod. Nate Marquardt finished Wilson Gouveia with strikes in one of the best finishes of the year, and a mohawked Dan Hardy emerged as a new U.K. star with a first-round knockout of Rory Markham.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:54 PM ET
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