UFC Fight Night 88 : Almeida vs. Garbrandt
UFC Fight Night 88
UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt (also known as UFC Fight Night 88) was a mixed martial arts event held on May 29, 2016 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A bantamweight bout between top undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt headlined the event.
Keith Berish was very briefly linked to a bout with Jake Collier at the event. However, Berish pulled out due to injury on March 31 and was replaced by UFC newcomer Alberto Uda.
Joe Proctor was expected to face Erik Koch at the event. However, Proctor pulled out of the fight on April 21 citing injury and was replaced by Shane Campbell.
Carlos Diego Ferreira was expected to face Abel Trujillo, but was pulled from the event on May 13 due to a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a recent out-of-competition sample collection. In accordance with the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, Ferreira has received a provisional suspension. Additional violation information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward. He was replaced by UFC newcomer Jordan Rinaldi.
|Main Card (Fox Sports 1)|
|Bantamweight||Cody Garbrandt||def.||Thomas Almeida||KO (punches)||1||2:53|
|Featherweight||Jeremy Stephens||def.||Renan Barão||Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)||3||5:00|
|Welterweight||Rick Story||def.||Tarec Saffiedine||Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Chris Camozzi||def.||Vitor Miranda||Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)||3||5:00|
|Welterweight||Lorenz Larkin||def.||Jorge Masvidal||Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)||3||5:00|
|Lightweight||Paul Felder||def.||Joshua Burkman||Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)||3||5:00|
|Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)|
|Women’s Bantamweight||Sara McMann||def.||Jessica Eye||Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)||3||5:00|
|Lightweight||Abel Trujillo||def.||Jordan Rinaldi||Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Jake Collier||def.||Alberto Uda||TKO (knee and spinning back kick to the body)||2||1:06|
|Lightweight||Erik Koch||def.||Shane Campbell||Submission (rear-naked choke)||2||3:02|
|Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)|
|Bantamweight||Bryan Caraway||def.||Aljamain Sterling||Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)||3||5:00|
|Heavyweight||Adam Milstead||def.||Chris De La Rocha||TKO (punches)||2||4:01|