UFC 88 – Breakthrough

UFC 88: Breakthrough was held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on September 6, 2008 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Chuck Liddell and Rashad Evans.

Post UFC 88 Notes by N. Bailey
The Least Wanted UFC Light Heavies by G. Hansen
Sherdog Sherdog’s Complete Coverage of UFC 88

* Jason MacDonald replaced Jason Day due to injury.
* This is Jason Lambert’s debut at middleweight, who was formally a light heavyweight.
* This is Rich Franklin’s first fight at Light Heavyweight since 2005.
* Michael Patt replaced James Lee.
* A welterweight Bout between Karo Parisyan and Yoshiyuki Yoshida was pulled from the card due to a back injury by Parisyan.

Match Winner Loser Method Round Time
1 Ryo Chonan Roan Carneiro Decision (split) 3 5:00
2 Jason MacDonald Jason Lambert Submission (Rear-naked choke) 2 1:20
3 Tim Boetsch Michael Patt TKO (Punches) 1 2:03
4 Kurt Pellegrino Thiago Tavares Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
5 Dong Hyun Kim Matt Brown Decision (Split) 3 5:00
6 Nathan Marquardt Martin Kampmann TKO (Punches) 1 1:22
7 Dan Henderson Rousimar Palhares Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
8 Rich Franklin Matt Hamill TKO (Kick to the body) 3 0:39
9 Rashad Evans Chuck Liddell KO (Punch) 2 1:51
What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?