- UFC 54
Infobox MMA event
name = UFC 54: Boiling Point
Ultimate Fighting Championship
August 20, 2005
MGM Grand Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
attendance = 13,000 (Paid 11,634) [http://boxing.nv.gov/MMAgates.htm]
gate = $2,336,000
"UFC 54: Boiling Point" was a
mixed martial artsevent held by the Ultimate Fighting Championshipon August 20, 2005, at the MGM Grand Arenain Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was broadcasted live on pay-per-viewin the United States, and later released on DVD.
Headlining the card were
Chuck Liddell, the Light Heavyweight champion, and Jeremy Horn.
*Light Heavyweight Bout: flagicon|USA James Irvin vs. flagicon|USA Terry Martin:Irvin wins by knockout [cite web |url=http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles.asp?n_id=3296 |title= UFC 54 Dark Bouts: Irvin KO’s Martin, Sends him out of Octagon on Stretcher|accessdate=2008-07-21 |author= Josh Gross|date= August 20 2005|publisher=sherdog.com] from a
flying kneeat :09 of round two. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.
*Middleweight Bout: flagicon|South Africa
Trevor Prangleyvs. flagicon|USA Travis Lutter:Prangley wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30-27. This bout was preliminary, and was not aired on the broadcast.
*Middleweight Bout: flagicon|USA
Matt Lindlandvs. flagicon|Canada Joe Doerksen:Lindland wins by unanimous decision. The judges scored the bout 30-27, 29-28, and 30-27. The bout, although preliminary, was aired on the broadcast.
*Welterweight Bout: flagicon|Canada Georges St.-Pierre vs. flagicon|USA
Frank Trigg:St.-Pierre wins by submission ( rear naked choke) at 4:09 of round one.
*Welterweight Bout: flagicon|USA
Diego Sanchezvs flagicon|USA Brian Gassaway:Sanchez wins by submission (strikes) at 1:56 of round two.
*Light Heavyweight Bout: flagicon|USA
Randy Couturevs. flagicon|USA Mike van Arsdale:Couture wins by submission (anaconda choke) at :52 of round three.
*Heavyweight Bout: flagicon|USA
Tim Sylviavs. flagicon|USA Tra Telligman:Sylvia wins by knockout (head kick) at 4:59 of round one.
*Light Heavyweight Championship Bout: Champion flagicon|USA
Chuck Liddellvs. flagicon|USA Jeremy Horn:Liddell, successfully defends his title and wins by TKO(verbal submission) at 2:46 of round four.
Randy Couture: $225,000 ($150,000 to fight, $75,000 to win)
Chuck Liddell: $160,000 ($80,000 to fight; $80,000 to win)
Tim Sylvia: $80,000 ($40,000 to fight; $40,000 win)
Matt Lindland: $30,000 ($15,000 to fight; $15,000 to win)
Georges St.-Pierre: $28,000 ($13,000 to fight; $15,000 to win)
Jeremy Horn: $25,000
Diego Sanchez: $24,000 ($12,000 to fight; $12,000 to win)
Mike Van Arsdale: $15,000
Frank Trigg: $14,000
Tra Telligman: $9,000
James Irvin: $6,000 ($3,000 to fight, $3,000 to win)
Trevor Prangley: $6,000 ($3,000 to fight, $3,000 to win)
Joe Doerksen: $5,000
Travis Lutter: $4,000
Brian Gassaway: $2,000
Terry Martin: $2,000
Total Fighter Payrouts: $635,000
* [http://www.sherdog.com/fightfinder/fightfinder.asp?search=yes&eventid=3093 UFC 54: Boiling Point Results on Sherdog.com]
* [http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/other/ufccards.htm "Ultimate Fighting Championship Cards"] on Wrestling Information Archives
* [http://www.ivansblog.com/2005/08/mixed-martial-arts-ufc-54-pay-scale.html UFC 54 Fighter Salaries]
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