UFC 52

UFC 52

Infobox MMA event
name = UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2


promotion = Ultimate Fighting Championship
date = April 16, 2005
venue = MGM Grand Arena
city = Las Vegas, Nevada
attendance = 14,500 (Paid 12,643)
gate = $2,575,450
buyrate = 280,000 [http://www.ivansblog.com/2006/07/mixed-martial-arts-ufcs-pay-per-view.html]
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"UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2" was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on April 16, 2005, at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was broadcasted live on pay-per-view in the United States and Canada, and later released on DVD.

History

Headlining the card were the coaches of The Ultimate Fighter, Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell. At the time, it was the highest-grossing UFC event ever at the live gate, with $2,575,450 in ticket sales. [ [http://boxing.nv.gov/MMAgates.htm] ] Dan "The Beast" Severn was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame at this event.

The total fighter payroll for UFC 52 was $519,500. [ [http://www.ivansblog.com/2005/05/mixed-martial-arts-fighter-salaries.html] ] __NOTOC__

Results

Preliminary Card

*Heavyweight Bout: flagicon|USA Mike van Arsdale vs. flagicon|USA John Marsh:Van Arsdale wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 29-28 for Van Arsdale.

*Middleweight Bout: flagicon|Canada Patrick Côté vs. flagicon|Canada Joe Doerksen:Doerksen wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:35 of round three. Doerksen entered the card as a late replacement for Lee Murray, who pulled out due to travel complications. [http://www.mmaringreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=110&Itemid=48]

*Middleweight Bout: flagicon|Canada Ivan Salaverry vs. flagicon|USA Joe Riggs:Salaverry wins by submission (triangle choke) at 2:42 of round one.

Main Card

*Welterweight Bout: flagicon|Canada Georges St.-Pierre vs. flagicon|USA Jason Miller:St.-Pierre wins by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30-27. This fight was originally scheduled for UFC 48, but Miller was tending to legal problems at the time. [http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=news.detail&gid=1139&pid=337]

*Middleweight Bout: flagicon|USA Matt Lindland vs. flagicon|USA Travis Lutter:Lindland wins by submission (guillotine choke) at 3:32 of round two.

*Welterweight Championship Bout: Champion flagicon|USA Matt Hughes vs. flagicon|USA Frank Trigg:Hughes wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:05 of round one.

*Light Heavyweight Bout: flagicon|Brazil Renato Sobral vs. flagicon|USA Travis Wiuff:Sobral wins by submission (armbar) at :24 of round two.

*Light Heavyweight Championship Bout: Champion flagicon|USA Randy Couture vs. flagicon|USA Chuck Liddell:Liddell wins by knockout (punch) at 2:06 of round one. Liddell becomes the UFC Light Heavyweight champion.

Fighter Payouts

Randy Couture: $150,000 ($150,000 to fight; win bonus would have been $75,000)

Chuck Liddell: $140,000 ($70,000 to fight; $70,000 to win)

Matt Hughes: $110,000 ($55,000 to fight; $55,000 to win)

Matt Lindland: $20,000 ($10,000 to fight; $10,000 to win)

Renato "Babalu" Sobral: $20,000 ($10,000 to fight; $10,000 to win)

Georges St.-Pierre: $18,000 ($9,000 to fight; $9,000 to win)

Frank Trigg: $14,000

Patrick Cote: $10,000

Mike Van Arsdale: $10,000 ($5,000 to fight; $5,000 to win)

Ivan Salaverry: $8,000 ($4,000 to fight; $4,000 to win)

Joe Riggs: $4,000

Travis Lutter: $4,000

Joe Doerksen: $4,000 ($2,000 to fight; $2,000 to win)

Travis Wiuff: $3,000

John Marsh: $2,500

Jason Miller: $2,000

Total Fighter Payouts: $519,500

ources

* [http://www.sherdog.com/fightfinder/fightfinder.asp?search=yes&eventid=2930 UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2 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/2006/07/mixed-martial-arts-ufcs-pay-per-view.html UFC PPV Buys Explode in 2006] (includes information on UFC 52's PPV buyrate)
* [http://www.ivansblog.com/2005/05/mixed-martial-arts-fighter-salaries.html Fighter Salaries for UFC 52]


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