Monday, December 4, 2017

UFC Fight Night 8: Perfect Sweetness

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UFC Fight Night 8 – Hollywood, FL – Seminole Hard Rock & Casino - Jan. 25, 2007

Rashad “Suga” Evans improved his record to 10-0 with a win over Sean Salmon at UFC Fight Night 8.

Evans earned a big PPV payday against Tito Ortiz by knocking Salmon out with a head kick in Round 2.

Salmon was making his UFC debut with a 9-1 record, but he suffered an absolutely brutal finish. Check it out

PRIDE and K-1 veteran Heath Herring debuted in the Octagon, but he lost a unanimous decision to Jake O’Brien in a heavyweight bout.

In the lightweight division, Hermes Franca beat Spencer Fisher by TKO late in Round 2. This was the Fight of the Night.

Nate Marquardt won a unanimous decision over Dean Lister in a match that was scheduled for the Spike TV portion of the card but got pushed to the pre-show.

TUF 3 finalist Ed “Short Fuse” Herman used an armbar to beat Chris “The Exorcist” Price by submission at the 2:58 mark in a preliminary fight.

Other prelim results included Josh Burkman over Chad Reiner by unanimous decision; Din Thomas over Clay Guida by unanimous decision; and Rich Clementi over Ross Pointon with a rear naked coke in Round 2.

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