UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Riggs

UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Riggs[1] (also known as UFC Fight Night 7) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on December 13, 2006 at the MCAS Miramar near San Diego, California. It was the first UFC event to take place on a military base. The audience consisted almost entirely of United States Marines stationed at Miramar; only five pairs of seats were available to the public via auction. All auction proceeds went to the Marine Corps Community Services Quality of Life Programs for the Marines and Families.

UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Riggs
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Riggs.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateDecember 13, 2006
VenueMCAS Miramar
CitySan Diego, California
Event chronology
UFC 65: Bad Intentions UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Riggs UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz

The two-hour broadcast drew a 1.3 overall rating on Spike TV. The disclosed fighter payroll for the event was $163,000.[2][self-published source?]


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Diego Sanchez def Joe Riggs KO (knee and punches) 1 1:45
Welterweight Josh Koscheck def Jeff Joslin Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Karo Parisyan def Drew Fickett Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Marcus Davis def Shonie Carter Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card
Middleweight Alan Belcher def Jorge Santiago KO (head kick) 3 2:45
Welterweight Luigi Fioravanti def Dave Menne TKO (punches) 1 4:44
Light Heavyweight David Heath def Victor Valimaki Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Brock Larson def Keita Nakamura Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Logan Clark def. Steve Byrnes Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080729192006/http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=eventdetail.fightCard&eid=341. Archived from the original on July 29, 2008. Retrieved July 29, 2008. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Trembow, Ivan (December 23, 2006). "UFC Fight Night Ratings Improve, but Still Below UFC's Average". Ivan's Blog. Retrieved May 1, 2013.

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