The first ever UFC Fight Night took place on August 6th, 2005. At the event Middleweight fighter at the time Nate Marquardt debuted against Ivan Salaverry who is beginning to make a name for himself in the UFC. The co-main event of the evening featured a very young Chris “The Crippler” Leben who was fighting his second bout in the UFC against Patrick Cote who made his way back to the UFC at the event.
1. Drew Fickett vs. Josh Neer
Result: Drew Fickett Def. Josh Neer in the 1st round via submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
2. Kenny Florian vs. Alex Karalexis
Result: Kenny Florian Def. Alex Karalexis in the 2nd round via (TKO-Doctor Stoppage).
3. Mike Swick vs. Gideon Ray
Result: Mike Swick Def. Gideon Ray in the 2nd round via knockout (Punches).
4. Josh Koscheck vs. Pete Spratt
Result: Josh Koscheck Def. Pete Spratt in the 2nd round via submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
5. Nate Quarry vs. Pete Sell
Result: Nate Quarry Def. Pete Sell in the 1st round via knockout (Punch).
6. Stephan Bonnar vs. Sam Hoger
Result: Stephan Bonnar Def. Sam Hoger via unanimous decision.
7. Chris Leben vs. Patrick Cote
Result: Chris Leben Def. Patrick Cote via Split-Decision.
8. Nate Marquardt vs. Ivan Salaverry
Result: Nate Marquardt Def. Ivan Salaverry via unanimous decision.