UFC 58 USA vs. Canada

UFC 58 – USA vs. Canada

UFC 58 – USA vs. Canada

UFC 58 USA vs. Canada

UFC 58

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UFC 58: USA vs. Canada was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 4, 2006. It was held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, and broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States.

In keeping with the theme of the card, most of the fights featured an American fighter against a Canadian fighter.

Five of the seven Canadian fighters featured, Icho Larenas, Sam Stout, Mark Hominick, Georges St-Pierre, and David Loiseau, were at the time champions in the Canadian TKO Major League MMA promotion.

The show drew a live gate of $1,758,450.[3] The disclosed fighter payroll for UFC 58 was $207,000.[4]

The final scorecard for United States vs. Canada was United States 5, Canada 3.

This event also featured the return of the lightweight division to the UFC, which had been suspended since UFC 49


Main Card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
MiddleweightRich Franklin (c)def.David LoiseauDecision (unanimous) (50–43, 50–43, 50–42)55:00[a]
MiddleweightMike Swickdef.Steve VigneaultSubmission (guillotine choke)12:09
WelterweightGeorges St. Pierredef.B.J. PennDecision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)35:00
MiddleweightNate Marquardtdef.Joe DoerksenDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)35:00
LightweightMark Hominickdef.Yves EdwardsSubmission (triangle armbar)21:52
Preliminary Card
LightweightSam Stoutdef.Spencer FisherDecision (split) (29–28, 29–28, 28–29)35:00[b]
Light HeavyweightJason Lambertdef.Rob MacDonaldSubmission (kimura)11:54
HeavyweightTom Murphydef.Icho LarenasTKO (punches)31:59[c]
  1.  For the UFC Middleweight Championship
  2.  Fisher was a late replacement for Kenny Florian, who got injured during training for this fight. This was the UFC’s first lightweight match since the division was suspended in 2004.
  3.  Larenas was a late substitute for Kristof Midoux.

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