UFC Fight Night – Silva vs. Irvin

UFC: Silva vs. Irvin referred to by the media as UFC Fight Night 14 was held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on July 19, 2008 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The main event marked Anderson “The Spider” Silva’s debut at Light Heavyweight against James “The Sandman” Irvin. As this card was put together on an unusually short notice, it is speculated that it was an attempt to compete with rival promotion Affliction’s PPV premiere. It was broadcast in the U.S. and Canada on Spike, and in the UK on Setanta Sports 2.


Match Winner Loser Method Round Time
1 Shannon Gugerty Dale Hartt Submission (Rear-naked choke) 1 3:33
2 Brad Blackburn James Giboo TKO (Strikes) 2 2:29
3 Nate Loughran Johnny Rees Submission (Triangle choke) 1 4:21
4 Rory Markham Brodie Farber KO (Head kick) 1 1:37
5 Timothy Credeur Cale Yarbrough TKO (Punches) 1 1:54
6 CB Dollaway Jesse Taylor Submission (Peruvian neck tie) 1 3:58
7 Kevin Burns Anthony Johnson TKO 3 3:35
8 Cain Velasquez Jake O’Brien TKO (Strikes) 1 2:02
9 Frank Edgar Hermes Franca Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
10 Brandon Vera Reese Andy Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
11 Anderson Silva James Irvin KO (Punches) 1 1:01
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