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UFC Fight Night 16: Fight for the Troops

UFC Fight Night 16
  • Wednesday 12.10.2008 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Spike TV
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Crown Coliseum
  • Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Attendance: 8,200
  • TV Ratings: 2,000,000 viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG

Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

    Black on white 26x21
  • Knockout of the Night
    Josh Koscheck vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida   |   $30,000 bonus to Koscheck
  • Submission of the Night
    Steve Cantwell vs. Razak Al-Hassan   |   $30,000 bonus to Cantwell
  • Fight of the Night
    Jim Miller vs. Matt Wiman   |   $30,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Black on white 26x21

Referees

  • Mario Yamasaki
    Koscheck vs. Yoshida (10)Cantwell vs. Al-Hassan (8)Miller vs. Wiman (6)
  • Dan Miragliotta
    Swick vs. Goulet (9)Credeur vs. Loughran (7)McCully vs. Sanchez (1)
  • Al Coley
    Fioravanti vs. Farber (5)Saunders vs. Wolff (3)
  • Donnie Jessup
    Bruno vs. Rees (4)Hartt vs. Hill (2)

UFC UFN 16 Wiki Update Wiki

Also known as Ultimate Fight Night 16, UFC: Fight for the Troops was a fundraising fight card held at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. It helped raise funds for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, which provides support for severely wounded military personnel. In the main event, TUF 1 contestant Josh Koscheck knocked out Yoshiyuki Yoshida in the first round.


The event reportedly generated over $4 million for the fund during its three-hour broadcast.

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