Date: March 27, 2010
Venue: Prudential Center
City: Newark, New Jersey, USA

Preliminary card

  • Welterweight bout:  Matthew Riddle vs.  Greg Soto
Riddle defeated Soto via disqualification (illegal upkick) at 1:30 of round 3.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Rodney Wallace vs.  Jared Hamman
Hamman defeated Wallace via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28). This bout aired last on the PPV broadcast following the St-Pierre vs. Hardy fight.
  • Middleweight bout:  Rousimar Palhares vs.  Tomasz Drwal
Palhares defeated Drwal via submission (heel hook) at 0:45 of round 1. This bout aired on the Spike broadcast following the Diaz vs. Markham fight. This bout also aired on the PPV broadcast following the Mir vs. Carwin fight. Palhares was subsequently suspended for 90 days following the fight, for failing to release the submission after the stoppage.

Preliminary card (Spike TV)

  • Welterweight bout:  Ricardo Almeida vs.  Matt Brown
Almeida defeated Brown via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:30 of round 2.
  • Catchweight (177 lb) bout: Nate Diaz vs.  Rory Markham
Diaz defeated Markham via TKO (punches) at 2:47 of round 1.

Main card

  • Lightweight bout: Jim Miller vs.  Mark Bocek
Miller defeated Bocek via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  • Welterweight bout:  Jon Fitch vs.  Ben Saunders
Fitch defeated Saunders via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
  • Lightweight bout:  Kurt Pellegrino vs.  Fabricio Camoes
Pellegrino defeated Camoes via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:20 of round 2.
  • Interim Heavyweight Championship bout:  Frank Mir vs.  Shane Carwin
Carwin defeated Mir via KO (punches) at 3:48 of round 1 to become the UFC Interim Heavyweight champion.
  • Welterweight Championship bout:  Georges St-Pierre (c) vs.  Dan Hardy
St-Pierre defeated Hardy via unanimous decision (50–43, 50–44, 50–45) to retain the UFC Welterweight championship.

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