UFC 16 Card – All Fights & Details for ‘Battle in the Bayou’: Fight Card & Details

Event: UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou
Date: Fri., Mar. 13, 1998
Start time: 5:00 PM ET (Main card)
Total Fights: 8
Main Event: Frank Shamrock vs. Igor Zinoviev
Venue: Pontchartrain Center
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

The Ultimate Fighting Championship came to the Pontchartrain Center for UFC 16 in New Orleans, Louisiana. “Battle in the Bayou” happened on Friday, March 13, 1998, 26 years ago. A match between Frank Shamrock and Igor Zinoviev headlined the event.

That Friday night, we saw Tsuyoshi Kosaka taking on Kimo Leopoldo in a great contest. A big clash between and also took place at UFC 16. Other fights on the card included battling ; and Pat Miletich vs. Chris Brennan.

Here is a list of everyone who fought on UFC 16 on March 13th:

UFC 16 card

UFC 16 fight card consisted of two sections: prelims and the main card. The preliminary card typically features four to five fights, ending with an exciting matchup just before the main card begins. The main card features the highly-anticipated fights, including the main event.

“Battle in the Bayou” was a PPV event. You can view the complete UFC 16 results and bonuses.

Here were all the bouts that took place at UFC 16:

Main event:

  • Frank Shamrock vs. Igor Zinoviev

Co-main event:

  • Tsuyoshi Kosaka vs. Kimo Leopoldo

Rest of the card:

  • Pat Miletich vs. Chris Brennan
  • Jerry Bohlander vs. Kevin Jackson
  • Pat Miletich vs. Townsend Saunders
  • Mikey Burnett vs. Eugenio Tadeu
  • Chris Brennan vs. Courtney Turner
  • LaVerne Clark vs. Josh Stuart

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