Thursday, September 28, 2017

Ultimate Fight Night 4: Night of the Decisions

Keith Jardine (Photo:

Ultimate Fight Night 4 – Las Vegas, Nev. – Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - April 6, 2006

UFC hyped the third season of The Ultimate Fighter by presenting Ultimate Fight Night 4 on Spike TV.

All of the bouts ended in decisions, and the show did a worse rating than the three previous Fight Night specials.

TUF 1 runner-up Stephan Bonnar won the main event by unanimous decision over “The Dean of Mean” Keith Jardine.

TUF 2 heavyweight winner Rashad “Suga” Evans, scored a split decision over Sam Hogar in a light heavyweight bout.

TUF 2 welterweight winner Joe Stevenson lost to Josh “The Dentist” Neer by unanimous decision. Like Evans, Stevenson decided to drop to a lighter division.

Chris Leben improved his Ultimate Fight Night record to 4-0 with a unanimous decision over Luigi Fioravanti.

Before the show went on the air, Jon Fitch improved to 2-0 in the Octagon by defeating Josh Burkman with a rear naked choke late in the second round.

Chael Sonnen scored his first UFC win with a unanimous decision over Trevor Prangley.

In other prelim bouts, Josh Koscheck bear Ansar Chalangov with a rear naked choke at the 3:29 mark; Dan Christison beat Brad Imes by submission to an armbar in Round 3; and Luke Cummo won a unanimous decision over Jason Von Flue.

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