Dan Severn returned to the UFC Octagon friday night for UFC 5 to face Dave Beneteau. The event took place on Friday, April 7, 1995, at the Independence Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. Gracie vs. Shamrock 2 featured 10 bouts, some were more interesting to watch than others.
UFC 5 was headlined by a scrap between Dan Severn and Dave Beneteau, with Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Dan Severn went to battle against Joe Charles. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 5. View the full results for ‘Gracie vs. Shamrock 2’-led fight card below.
UFC 5: Gracie vs. Shamrock 2
|April 7, 1995|
|Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Dan Severn vs. Dave Beneteau|
|Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie|
UFC 5 was live 9,422 days days ago and was the 5th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 5
Below is the 10-fight order and UFC 5 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Friday‘s event:
- Dan Severn defeated Dave Beneteau via Submission (Keylock) (Round 1 / 3:01)
- Ken Shamrock defeated Royce Gracie by Draw (Round 1 / 36:00)
- Dan Severn defeated Oleg Taktarov by TKO (Cut) (Round 1 / 4:21)
- Dave Beneteau defeated Todd Medina by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:12)
- Dan Severn defeated Joe Charles by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 1:38)
- Oleg Taktarov defeated Ernie Verdicia by Submission (Choke) (Round 1 / 2:23)
- Todd Medina defeated Larry Cureton by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:55)
- Jon Hess defeated Andy Anderson by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 1:23)
- Guy Mezger defeated John Dowdy by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:02)
- Dave Beneteau defeated Asbel Cancio by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:21)
UFC 5 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Dave Beneteau vs. Asbel Cancio
The UFC 5 kicked off with Dave Beneteau taking on Asbel Cancio. Dave Beneteau defeated Asbel Cancio in Round 1 at 0:21 by TKO (Punches).
Guy Mezger vs. John Dowdy
The second fight at UFC 5 was John Dowdy vs. Guy Mezger. Guy Mezger won in Round 1 at 2:02 by TKO (Punches).
Jon Hess vs. Andy Anderson
The following fight was between Andy Anderson and Jon Hess. Jon Hess beat Andy Anderson by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 1:23.
Todd Medina vs. Larry Cureton
In the fourth bout, Todd Medina defeated Larry Cureton by TKO (Punches) at 2:55 of Round 1.
Oleg Taktarov vs. Ernie Verdicia
The fifth bout ended at 2:23 of Round 1 with Oleg Taktarov defeating Ernie Verdicia by Submission (Choke).
Dan Severn vs. Joe Charles
In sixth fight of the night, Joe Charles lost to Dan Severn at 1:38 of Round 1.
Dave Beneteau vs. Todd Medina
Dave Beneteau got the better of Todd Medina and won by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 2:12.
Dan Severn vs. Oleg Taktarov
The eight bout was between Oleg Taktarov and Dan Severn. Dan Severn beat Oleg Taktarov by TKO (Cut) at 4:21 of Round 1.
Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie
In the co-main event Ken Shamrock defeated Royce Gracie via Draw at 36:00 of Round 1; John McCarthy was the third man in the cage.
Dan Severn vs. Dave Beneteau
In the main event, referee John McCarthy called an end to the bout at 3:01 of Round 1. Dan Severn defeated Dave Beneteau by Submission (Keylock).