EVENT DETAILS
OrganizationUltimate Fighting Championship
EventUFC 61 - Bitter Rivals
DateJuly 8th, 2006
VenueMandalay Bay Events Center
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Attendance11,173
FIGHT #1
Welterweight Bout
Drew Fickett Kurt Pellegrino
Result
Drew Fickett via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
Time
Round 3 @ 1:20
Referee
Steve Mazzagatti
FIGHT #2
Heavyweight Bout
Cheick Kongo Gilbert Aldana
Result
Cheick Kongo via TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Time
Round 1 @ 4:13
Referee
Yves Lavigne
FIGHT #3
Heavyweight Bout
Jeff Monson Anthony Perosh
Result
Jeff Monson via TKO (Punches)
Time
Round 1 @ 2:42
Referee
Herb Dean
FIGHT #4
Catch Weight Bout
Hermes Franca Joe Jordan
Result
Hermes Franca via Submission (Triangle Choke)
Time
Round 3 @ 0:47
Referee
Yves Lavigne
FIGHT #5
Lightweight Bout
Joe Stevenson Yves Edwards
Result
Joe Stevenson via TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Time
Round 2 @ 5:00
Referee
John McCarthy
FIGHT #6
Heavyweight Bout
Frank Mir Dan Christison
Result
Frank Mir via Decision (Unanimous)
Time
Round 3 @ 5:00
Referee
Yves Lavigne
FIGHT #7
Light Heavyweight Bout
Tito Ortiz Ken Shamrock
Result
Tito Ortiz via TKO (Elbows)
Time
Round 1 @ 1:18
Referee
Herb Dean
FIGHT #8
Welterweight Bout
Joshua Burkman Josh Neer
Result
Joshua Burkman via Decision (Unanimous)
Time
Round 3 @ 5:00
Referee
Steve Mazzagatti
FIGHT #9
UFC Heavyweight Title Bout
Tim Sylvia Andrei Arlovski
Result
Tim Sylvia via Decision (Unanimous)
Time
Round 5 @ 5:00
Referee
John McCarthy