Duane Ludwig (Photo: wikipedia.org)
UFC Ultimate Fight Night 3 – Las Vegas, Nev. – Hard Rock Hotel and Casino – Jan. 16, 2006
Duane “Bang” Ludwig scored the fastest win in UFC history at Ultimate Fight Night 3.
In a preliminary fight, Ludwig only needed one punch to beat Jonathan “The Road Warrior” Goulet in 11 seconds.
Tim Sylvia earned another shot at the UFC heavyweight title by scoring a unanimous decision win over Assuerio Silva. This set up a bout with champion Andrei Arlovski at UFC 59.
TUF 1 runnerup Stephan Bonnar used a kimura to submit James Irvin in four and a half minutes.
Josh Burkman also won by submission, beating Drew Fickett with guillotine choke in 67 seconds. Burkman called himself a practitioner of “American-Who-Hit-U.”
Chris Leben, another TUF 1 alumnus, opened the Spike TV telecast with a TKO win over Jorge Rivera at the 1:44 mark.
Jason Von Flue used his signature “Von Flue Choke” to score a technical submission over Alex Karalexis in Round 3 of a preliminary fight.
Other prelim results included Josh Neer over Melvin Guillard with a triangle choke at 4:20; and Spencer Fisher over Aaron Riley when the doctor stopped the fight after the first round due to Riley’s broken jaw.