UFC 56 Full Force

UFC 56 – Full Force

  • UFC 56 – Full Force

    UFC 56 Full Force

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    UFC 56: Full Force was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on November 19, 2005. It was held at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States, and later released on DVD.

    Headlining the card were the two coaches from The Ultimate Fighter 2, Rich Franklin and Matt Hughes, scheduled to defend their middleweight and welterweight titles, respectively. This event marked the first time that an Ultimate Fighter contestant, season one’s Nate Quarry, would compete for a UFC championship. Two highlight reel knockouts including the devastating knockout of Nate Quarry were performed during UFC 56.

    UFC 56 drew a live gate of $1,986,600, with 9,995 tickets sold. [2] The total fighter payroll for the event was $294,000. [3]

    Results SPOILER

    Main Card
    Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
    MiddleweightRich Franklin (c)def.Nate QuarryKO (punch)12:34[a]
    HeavyweightGabriel Gonzagadef.Kevin JordanKO (superman punch)34:39
    WelterweightMatt Hughes (c)def.Joe RiggsSubmission (kimura)13:28[b]
    WelterweightGeorges St. Pierredef.Sean SherkTKO (punches and elbows)22:53
    MiddleweightJeremy Horndef.Trevor PrangleyDecision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
    Preliminary card
    Light HeavyweightSam Hogerdef.Jeff NewtonSubmission (rear-naked choke)22:05[c]
    WelterweightThiago Alvesdef.Ansar ChalangovTKO (punches)12:25[d]
    WelterweightNick Thompsondef.Keith WisniewskiDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)35:00

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