Date: December 27, 2008
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
City: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Preliminary card

  • Heavyweight bout:  Dan Evensen vs.  Pat Barry
Barry defeated Evensen via TKO (leg kicks) at 2:36 of Round 1. This bout aired on the PPV broadcast following the Jackson vs. Silva fight.
  • Welterweight bout:  Ryo Chonan vs.  Brad Blackburn
Blackburn defeated Chonan via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Matt Hamill vs.  Reese Andy
Hamill defeated Andy via TKO (punches) at 2:19 of Round 2. This bout aired on the PPV broadcast following the Dollaway vs. Massenzio fight.
  • Heavyweight bout:  Antoni Hardonk vs.  Mike Wessel
Hardonk defeated Wessel via TKO (strikes) at 2:09 of Round 2. (Wessel replaced Mark Burch, who was originally intended to fight Hardonk)[8] This bout aired last on the PPV broadcast following the Griffin vs. Evans fight.
  • Middleweight bout:  Yushin Okami vs.  Dean Lister
Okami defeated Lister via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).

Main card

  • Heavyweight bout:  Cheick Kongo vs.  Mostapha Al Turk
Kongo defeated Al Turk via TKO (strikes) at 4:37 of round 1.
  • Light Heavyweight bout:  Quinton Jackson vs.  Wanderlei Silva
Jackson defeated Silva via KO (punch) at 3:21 of round 1.
  • Middleweight bout:  C.B. Dollaway vs.  Mike Massenzio
Dollaway defeated Massenzio via TKO (Strikes) at 3:01 of round 1
  • Interim Heavyweight Championship bout:  Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira (ic) vs.  Frank Mir
Mir defeated Nogueira via TKO (punches) at 1:54 of round 2 to become the new UFC Interim Heavyweight champion
  • Light Heavyweight Championship bout:  Forrest Griffin (c) vs.  Rashad Evans
Evans defeated Griffin via TKO (punches) at 2:46 of round 3 to become the new UFC Light Heavyweight champion.

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