Don Frye returned to the UFC Octagon friday night for UFC 8 to face Gary Goodridge. The event took place on Friday, February 16, 1996, at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. Shamrock vs. Leopoldo featured 9 bouts, some were more interesting to watch than others.
UFC 8 was headlined by a clash between Don Frye and Gary Goodridge, with Ken Shamrock vs. Kimo Leopoldo serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Don Frye went to battle against Sam Adkins. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 8. View the full results for ‘Shamrock vs. Leopoldo’-led fight card below.
UFC 8: Shamrock vs. Leopoldo
|February 16, 1996|
Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum
|Bayamón, Puerto Rico|
|Don Frye vs. Gary Goodridge|
|Ken Shamrock vs. Kimo Leopoldo|
UFC 8 was live 10,088 days days ago and was the 9th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 8
Below is the 9-fight order and UFC 8 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Friday‘s event:
- Don Frye defeated Gary Goodridge via Submission (Position) (Round 1 / 2:14)
- Ken Shamrock defeated Kimo Leopoldo by Submission (Kneebar) (Round 1 / 4:24)
- Gary Goodridge defeated Jerry Bohlander by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 5:31)
- Don Frye defeated Sam Adkins by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) (Round 1 / 0:48)
- Gary Goodridge defeated Paul Herrera by KO (Elbows) (Round 1 / 0:13)
- Jerry Bohlander defeated Scott Ferrozzo by Submission (Guillotine Choke) (Round 1 / 9:03)
- Paul Varelans defeated Joe Moreira by Decision (Unanimous) (Round / 0:00)
- Don Frye defeated Thomas Ramirez by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 0:08)
- Sam Adkins defeated Keith Mielke by Submission (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:50)
UFC 8 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Sam Adkins vs. Keith Mielke
The UFC 8 started with Sam Adkins taking on Keith Mielke. Sam Adkins defeated Keith Mielke in Round 1 at 0:50 by Submission (Punches).
Don Frye vs. Thomas Ramirez
The second fight at UFC 8 was Thomas Ramirez vs. Don Frye. Don Frye won in Round 1 at 0:08 by KO (Punch).
Paul Varelans vs. Joe Moreira
The following fight was between Joe Moreira and Paul Varelans. Paul Varelans beat Joe Moreira by Decision (Unanimous) in Round at 0:00.
Jerry Bohlander vs. Scott Ferrozzo
In the fourth bout, Jerry Bohlander defeated Scott Ferrozzo by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 9:03 of Round 1.
Gary Goodridge vs. Paul Herrera
The fifth bout ended at 0:13 of Round 1 with Gary Goodridge defeating Paul Herrera by KO (Elbows).
Don Frye vs. Sam Adkins
In sixth fight of the night, Sam Adkins lost to Don Frye at 0:48 of Round 1.
Gary Goodridge vs. Jerry Bohlander
Gary Goodridge got the better of Jerry Bohlander and won by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 5:31.
Ken Shamrock vs. Kimo Leopoldo
In the co-main event Ken Shamrock defeated Kimo Leopoldo via Submission (Kneebar) at 4:24 of Round 1; John McCarthy was the third man in the cage.
Don Frye vs. Gary Goodridge
In the main event, referee John McCarthy called an end to the bout at 2:14 of Round 1. Don Frye defeated Gary Goodridge by Submission (Position).