Andrei Arlovski returned to the UFC Octagon friday night for UFC 55 to battle Paul Buentello. The event took place on Friday, October 7, 2005, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Fury featured 8 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC 55 was headlined by a battle between Andrei Arlovski and Paul Buentello, with Branden Lee Hinkle vs. Sean Gannon serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Forrest Griffin went to battle against Elvis Sinosic. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 55. View the full results for ‘Fury’-led fight card below.
UFC 55: Fury
|October 7, 2005|
Mohegan Sun Arena
|Andrei Arlovski vs. Paul Buentello|
|Branden Lee Hinkle vs. Sean Gannon|
UFC 55 was live 6,637 days days ago and was the 63rd event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 55
Below is the 8-fight order and UFC 55 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Friday‘s event:
- Andrei Arlovski defeated Paul Buentello via KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 0:15)
- Branden Lee Hinkle defeated Sean Gannon by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 4:14)
- Forrest Griffin defeated Elvis Sinosic by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:22)
- Renato Sobral defeated Chael Sonnen by Submission (Triangle Choke) (Round 2 / 1:20)
- Joe Riggs defeated Chris Lytle by TKO (Cut) (Round 2 / 2:00)
- Jorge Rivera defeated Dennis Hallman by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Marcio Cruz defeated Keigo Kunihara by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 1:02)
- Alessio Sakara defeated Ron Faircloth by No Contest (Sakara Kicked in Groin) (Round 2 / 0:10)
UFC 55 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Alessio Sakara vs. Ron Faircloth
The UFC 55 started with Alessio Sakara taking on Ron Faircloth. Alessio Sakara defeated Ron Faircloth in Round 2 at 0:10 by No Contest (Sakara Kicked in Groin).
Marcio Cruz vs. Keigo Kunihara
The second fight at UFC 55 was Keigo Kunihara vs. Marcio Cruz. Marcio Cruz won in Round 2 at 1:02 by Submission (Rear Naked Choke).
Jorge Rivera vs. Dennis Hallman
The following fight was between Dennis Hallman and Jorge Rivera. Jorge Rivera beat Dennis Hallman by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Joe Riggs vs. Chris Lytle
In the fourth bout, Joe Riggs defeated Chris Lytle by TKO (Cut) at 2:00 of Round 2.
Renato Sobral vs. Chael Sonnen
The fifth bout ended at 1:20 of Round 2 with Renato Sobral defeating Chael Sonnen by Submission (Triangle Choke).
Forrest Griffin vs. Elvis Sinosic
In sixth fight of the night, Elvis Sinosic lost to Forrest Griffin at 3:22 of Round 1.
Branden Lee Hinkle vs. Sean Gannon
In the co-main event Branden Lee Hinkle defeated Sean Gannon via TKO (Punches) at 4:14 of Round 1; Herb Dean was the third man in the cage.
Andrei Arlovski vs. Paul Buentello
In the main event, referee John McCarthy called an end to the bout at 0:15 of Round 1. Andrei Arlovski defeated Paul Buentello by KO (Punch).