Light Heavyweight bout: Carmelo Marrero vs. Wilson Gouveia
Gouveia defeats Marrero by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:54 of the first round. This preliminary bout was aired on the pay-per-view broadcast.
Lightweight bout: Jeremy Stephens vs. Din Thomas
Thomas defeats Stephens by submission (armbar) at 2:14 of the second round. Stephens protested after the bout that he did not tap, but referee “Big” John McCarthy immediately stopped the match when Thomas fully hyperextended Stephens’ arm. This preliminary bout was aired on the pay-per-view broadcast.
Light Heavyweight bout: Alan Belcher vs. Sean Salmon
Belcher defeats Salmon by submission (guillotine choke) at 0:53 of the first round.
Light Heavyweight bout: Thiago Silva vs. James Irvin
Silva defeats Irvin by TKO (knee injury) at 1:06 of the first round. In a takedown by Silva, Irvin landed awkwardly on his leg and he partially tore his ACL.
Middleweight bout: Kalib Starnes vs. Chris Leben
Starnes defeats Leben by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28) after three rounds.
Light Heavyweight bout: Houston Alexander vs. Keith Jardine
Alexander defeats Jardine by TKO (strikes) at 0:48 of the first round.
Middleweight bout: Terry Martin vs. Ivan Salaverry
Martin defeats Salaverry via TKO (strikes) at 2:04 of the first round.
Welterweight bout: Karo Parisyan vs. Josh Burkman
Parisyan defeats Burkman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) at 5:00 of the third round.
Light Heavyweight Championship bout: Quinton Jackson vs. Chuck Liddell
Jackson defeats Liddell by KO (punches) at 1:53 in the first round. Jackson is the new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.