Date: May 27, 2006
Venue: Staples Center
City: Los Angeles, California, USA

Preliminary card

  • Lightweight bout:  Melvin Guillard vs.  Rick Davis
Guillard wins by KO (punch) at 1:37 of round one.
  • Heavyweight bout:  Gabriel Gonzaga vs.  Fabiano Scherner
Gonzaga wins by TKO (punches) at 0:24 of round two.
  • Lightweight bout:  Spencer Fisher vs.  Matt Wiman
Fisher wins by KO (flying knee) at 1:43 of round two. Wiman replaced Leonard Garcia, who broke his leg in training.[3]
  • Middleweight bout:  Jeremy Horn vs.  Chael Sonnen
Horn wins by submission (armbar) at 1:13 of round two. Sonnen was a late replacement for Evan Tanner, who reportedly withdrew due to personal issues.

Main card

  • Middleweight bout:  Mike Swick vs.  Joe Riggs
Swick wins by submission (guillotine choke) at 2:19 of round one.
  • Heavyweight bout:  Brandon Vera vs.  Assuerio Silva
Vera wins by submission (guillotine choke) at 2:39 in round one.
  • Welterweight bout:  Diego Sanchez vs.  John Alessio
Sanchez wins by unanimous decision. The judges scored the bout 30–27, 29–28 and 29–28.
  • Light heavyweight bout:  Dean Lister vs.  Alessio Sakara
Lister wins by submission (Triangle Choke) at 2:20 of round one.
  • Catchweight (175 lb) bout:  Matt Hughes vs.  Royce Gracie
Hughes wins by TKO (punches) at 4:39 of round one.

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