UFC 61 Results for Bitter Rivals

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Tim Sylvia returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 61 to face Andrei Arlovski. The event took place on Saturday, July 8, 2006, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bitter Rivals featured 9 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.

UFC 61 was headlined by a battle between Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski, with Joshua Burkman vs. Josh Neer serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Frank Mir went to war against Dan Christison. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 61. View the full results for ‘Bitter Rivals’-led fight card below.

Event
UFC 61: Bitter Rivals
Date
July 8, 2006
Venue
Mandalay Bay Events Center
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Main Event
Tim Sylvia vs. Andrei Arlovski
Co-Main Event
Joshua Burkman vs. Josh Neer
Event Type
PPV

UFC 61 was live 6,561 days days ago and was the 74th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.

Who won at UFC 61

Below is the 9-fight order and UFC 61 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:

  • Tim Sylvia defeated Andrei Arlovski via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)

  • Joshua Burkman defeated Josh Neer by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)

  • Tito Ortiz defeated Ken Shamrock by TKO (Elbows) (Round 1 / 1:18)

  • Frank Mir defeated Dan Christison by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)

  • Joe Stevenson defeated Yves Edwards by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) (Round 2 / 5:00)

  • Hermes Franca defeated Joe Jordan by Submission (Triangle Choke) (Round 3 / 0:47)

  • Jeff Monson defeated Anthony Perosh by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:42)

  • Cheick Kongo defeated Gilbert Aldana by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) (Round 1 / 4:13)

  • Drew Fickett defeated Kurt Pellegrino by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 3 / 1:20)

UFC 61 Results

The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.

Drew Fickett vs. Kurt Pellegrino

The UFC 61 kicked off with Drew Fickett taking on Kurt Pellegrino. Drew Fickett defeated Kurt Pellegrino in Round 3 at 1:20 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

Cheick Kongo vs. Gilbert Aldana

The second fight at UFC 61 was Gilbert Aldana vs. Cheick Kongo. Cheick Kongo won in Round 1 at 4:13 by TKO (Doctor Stoppage).

Jeff Monson vs. Anthony Perosh

The following fight was between Anthony Perosh and Jeff Monson. Jeff Monson beat Anthony Perosh by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 2:42.

Hermes Franca vs. Joe Jordan

In the fourth bout, Hermes Franca defeated Joe Jordan by Submission (Triangle Choke) at 0:47 of Round 3.

Joe Stevenson vs. Yves Edwards

The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 2 with Joe Stevenson defeating Yves Edwards by TKO (Doctor Stoppage).

Frank Mir vs. Dan Christison

In sixth fight of the night, Dan Christison lost to Frank Mir at 5:00 of Round 3.

Tito Ortiz vs. Ken Shamrock

Tito Ortiz got the better of Ken Shamrock and won by TKO (Elbows) in Round 1 at 1:18.

Joshua Burkman vs. Josh Neer

In the co-main event Joshua Burkman defeated Josh Neer via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Steve Mazzagatti was the third man in the cage.

Tim Sylvia vs. Andrei Arlovski

In the main event, referee John McCarthy called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Tim Sylvia defeated Andrei Arlovski by Decision (Unanimous).

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