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.
* 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.
|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|