Anderson Silva returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 82 to battle Dan Henderson. The event took place on Saturday, March 1, 2008, at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Pride of a Champion featured 10 bouts, some were more fun to watch than others.
UFC 82 was headlined by a clash between Anderson Silva and Dan Henderson, with Heath Herring vs. Cheick Kongo serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Jon Fitch went to battle against Chris Wilson. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 82. View the full results for ‘Pride of a Champion’-led fight card below.
UFC 82: Pride of a Champion
|March 1, 2008|
|Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson|
|Heath Herring vs. Cheick Kongo|
UFC 82 was live 5,692 days days ago and was the 106th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 82
Below is the 10-fight order and UFC 82 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Anderson Silva defeated Dan Henderson via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 4:52)
- Heath Herring defeated Cheick Kongo by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Chris Leben defeated Alessio Sakara by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:16)
- Yushin Okami defeated Evan Tanner by KO (Knee) (Round 2 / 3:00)
- Jon Fitch defeated Chris Wilson by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Andrei Arlovski defeated Jake O’Brien by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 4:17)
- Luigi Fioravanti defeated Luke Cummo by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Josh Koscheck defeated Dustin Hazelett by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) (Round 2 / 1:24)
- Diego Sanchez defeated David Bielkheden by TKO (Submission to Punches) (Round 1 / 4:43)
- Jorge Gurgel defeated John Halverson by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC 82 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Jorge Gurgel vs. John Halverson
The UFC 82 started with Jorge Gurgel taking on John Halverson. Jorge Gurgel defeated John Halverson in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Diego Sanchez vs. David Bielkheden
The second fight at UFC 82 was David Bielkheden vs. Diego Sanchez. Diego Sanchez won in Round 1 at 4:43 by TKO (Submission to Punches).
Josh Koscheck vs. Dustin Hazelett
The following fight was between Dustin Hazelett and Josh Koscheck. Josh Koscheck beat Dustin Hazelett by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in Round 2 at 1:24.
Luigi Fioravanti vs. Luke Cummo
In the fourth bout, Luigi Fioravanti defeated Luke Cummo by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Andrei Arlovski vs. Jake O’Brien
The fifth bout ended at 4:17 of Round 2 with Andrei Arlovski defeating Jake O’Brien by TKO (Punches).
Jon Fitch vs. Chris Wilson
In sixth fight of the night, Chris Wilson lost to Jon Fitch at 5:00 of Round 3.
Yushin Okami vs. Evan Tanner
Yushin Okami got the better of Evan Tanner and won by KO (Knee) in Round 2 at 3:00.
Chris Leben vs. Alessio Sakara
The eight bout was between Alessio Sakara and Chris Leben. Chris Leben beat Alessio Sakara by TKO (Punches) at 3:16 of Round 1.
Heath Herring vs. Cheick Kongo
In the co-main event Heath Herring defeated Cheick Kongo via Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 3; Dan Miragliotta was the third man in the cage.
Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 4:52 of Round 2. Anderson Silva defeated Dan Henderson by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).