EliteXC: Primetime was promoted by Elite Xtreme Combat taking place on May 31, 2008 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The main card aired live on CBS, marking the first time a MMA event aired in primetime on major American network television. The event featured Robbie Lawler defending his EliteXC Middleweight Championship against…
EliteXC – Primetime – 12. Kevin Ferguson vs. James Thompson
Heavyweight bout: Kevin Ferguson, also known as Kimbo Slice, defeated James Thompson via controversial TKO. The third round started with referee Dan Miragliotta stopping the bout after a punch Slice landed to the left side of Thompson’s head burst his heavily cauliflowered ear. Four uncontested shots later, a standing Thompson was summarily judged to be…
EliteXC – Primetime – 11. Robbie Lawler vs. Scott Smith
Middleweight championship bout: The fight was ruled in a no contest at 3:26 of round three. Smith took an inadvertent finger to the right eye as Lawler was attempting to block punches. Despite being given time to recover by referee Dan Miragliotta, the doctor called for the fight to end out of concern for Smith’s…
EliteXC – Primetime – 10. Gina Carano vs. Kaitlin Young
Bantamweight bout: Gina Carano defeated Kaitlin Young via TKO (doctor stoppage) between the second and third rounds. Young was examined by the doctor after the end of the second round, who called for the fight to end. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 9. Joey Villasenor vs. Phil Baroni
Middleweight bout: Joey Villasenor defeated Phil Baroni via TKO (punch) at 1:11 of round one. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 8. Brett Rogers vs. Jon Murphy
Heavyweight bout: Brett Rogers defeated Jon Murphy via TKO (punch) at 1:01 of round one. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 7. Chris Liguori vs. Jim Bova
Lightweight bout: Chris Liguori defeated Jim Bova via TKO (cut) at 4:31 of round two. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 6. Carlton Haselrig vs. Carlos Moreno
Heavyweight bout: Carlton Haselrig defeated Carlos Moreno via TKO between the first and second rounds, when Morena was unable to continue. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 5. Matt Makowski vs. Nick Serra
Lightweight bout: Matt Makowski defeated Nick Serra via TKO at 3:57 of round two, when Serra was unable to get back to his feet. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 4. Wilson Reis vs. Justin Robbins
Bantamweight bout: Wilson Reis defeated Justin Robbins via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:06 of round one. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 3. James Jones vs. Calvin Kattar
Bantamweight bout: James Jones defeated Calvin Kattar via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:49 of round one. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 2. Zach Makovsky vs. Andres Soares
Bantamweight bout: Zach Makovsky defeated Andre Soares via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-26 and 29-26). What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime – 1. Joe Sampieri vs. Mike Groves
Bantamweight bout: Joe Sampieri defeated Mike Groves via TKO (punches) at 4:58 of round one. What Do You Think of This Fight/Event?
EliteXC – Primetime (Predictions)
Click the stars and rate how good you think this card will be. EliteXC’s “Saturday Night Fights” is airing live on CBS. This, the first live MMA on network TV features Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson as the main event and a title fight between Robbie Lawler and Scott Smith. EliteXC: If It’s on TV,…