UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort

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UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort was held on September 19, 2009 in Dallas, Texas at the American Airlines Center. The event was broadcast in the United States and Canada on pay-per-view on the same night as the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez, which also aired on pay-per-view. A portion of the preliminary card aired live and commercial-free during an hour long block on Spike. Efrain Escudero vs. Cole Miller and Drew McFedries vs. Tomasz Drwal were the only scheduled fights shown on Spike. This was the first UFC PPV to have a total of 13 fights.

Mike Swick was to face Martin Kampmann on the main card to determine the number one contender for the Welterweight Championship currently held by Georges St-Pierre. However, an injury forced Mike Swick out of his bout with Martin Kampmann. Paul Daley moved up from the undercard to face Kampmann.

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Match Winner Loser Method Round Time
1 Rafael dos Anjos Robert Emerson Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
2 Vladimir Matyushenko Igor Pokrajac Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
3 Eliot Marshall Jason Brilz Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
4 Ricky Story Brian Foster Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 2 1:09
5 Nik Lentz Rafaello Oliveira Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
6 Jim Miller Steve Lopez TKO (Shoulder Injury) 2 0:48
7 Tomasz Drwal Drew McFedries Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 1:03
8 Efrain Escudero Cole Miller TKO (Punches) 1 3:36
9 Tyson Griffin Hermes Franca TKO (Punches) 3 3:26
10 Josh Koscheck Frank Trigg TKO (Punches) 1 1:25
11 Paul Daley Martin Kampmann TKO (Punches) 1 2:31
12 Junior dos Santos Mirko Filipovic Submission (Punch) 3 2:00
13 Vitor Belfort Rich Franklin TKO (Punches) 1 3:02
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