UFC 61 Results – Winners & Highlights

Event: UFC 61: Bitter Rivals
Date: Sat., Jul. 8, 2006
Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 9

UFC 61 featured a fight card with numerous finishes, with a main event battle between Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski. UFC 61 happend on Saturday, July 8, 2006. The main card kicked off at 6:00 PM ET and didn’t wrap up until around 8:00 PM ET. This event had 9 fights. In the co-main event, Tim Sylvia defeated Andrei Arlovski via Decision (Unanimous) in round 5.

UFC 61 results

Starting from the first fight ending with the main event. Here is a full list of results from UFC 61. Be sure to check out UFC 61 bonuses and payouts.

Drew Fickett def. Kurt Pellegrino via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) – Round 3, 1:20
Cheick Kongo def. Gilbert Aldana via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 1, 4:13
Jeff Monson def. Anthony Perosh via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 2:42
Hermes Franca def. Joe Jordan via Submission (Triangle Choke) – Round 1, 0:47
Joe Stevenson def. Yves Edwards via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 2, 5:00
Frank Mir def. Dan Christison via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Tito Ortiz def. Ken Shamrock via TKO (Elbows) – Round 1, 1:18
Joshua Burkman def. Josh Neer via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Tim Sylvia def. Andrei Arlovski via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 5, 5:00

‘Bitter Rivals’ complete results

Drew Fickett vs. Kurt Pellegrino
Drew Fickett defeated Kurt Pellegrino by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:20 in round 3.

Cheick Kongo vs. Gilbert Aldana
Cheick Kongo pulled out a win against Gilbert Aldana in round 1 by TKO (Doctor Stoppage).

Jeff Monson vs. Anthony Perosh
Jeff Monson bested Anthony Perosh in round 1 at TKO (Punches).

Hermes Franca vs. Joe Jordan
Hermes Franca got the victory over Joe Jordan by Submission (Triangle Choke) in round 3 at 0:47.

Joe Stevenson vs. Yves Edwards
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of round 2 with Joe Stevenson defeating Yves Edwards by TKO (Doctor Stoppage).

Frank Mir vs. Dan Christison
Dan Christison lost to Frank Mir at 5:00 of round 3 via 3.

Tito Ortiz vs. Ken Shamrock
Tito Ortiz got the better of Ken Shamrock and won by TKO (Elbows) in round 1 at 1:18.

Joshua Burkman vs. Josh Neer
The night’s co-main event ended at 5:00 of round 3 with Joshua Burkman defeating Josh Neer by Decision (Unanimous).

Tim Sylvia vs. Andrei Arlovski
In the main event, Tim Sylvia defeated Andrei Arlovski by Decision (Unanimous) in round 5.

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