|December 29, 2007|
|Mandalay Bay Events Center: Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Pay-Per-View @ 10 pm EST|
- Matt Hughes (41-5) vs. Georges St. Pierre (14-2)
Round 1: 10-9 St. Pierre
Result: Georges St. Pierre defeats Matt Hughes by Submission (Verbal Submission via Armbar) at 4:54 of R2.
- Chuck Liddell (20-5) vs. Wanderlei Silva (31-7-1)
Round 1: 10-9 Liddell
Round 2: 10-9 Liddell
Round 3: 10-9 Liddell
Result: Chuck Liddell defeats Wanderlei Silva by Unanimous Decision.
- Eddie Sanchez (7-1) vs. Soa Palalei (8-1)
Round 1: 10-9 Sanchez
Round 2: 10-9 Sanchez
Result: Eddie Sanchez defeats Soa Palalei by TKO (Referee Stoppage due to eye injury) at 3:24 of R3.
- Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (4-1) vs. Lyoto Machida (11-0)
Round 1: 10-9 Machida
- Rich Clementi (28-12-1) vs. Melvin Guillard (20-6-2)
- James Irvin (12-4) vs. Luis Cane (7-0)
Result: James Irvin defeats Luis Arthur Cane by DQ (Knee’s On The Ground) at 1:51 of R1.
- Manny Gamburyan (5-2) vs. Nate Mohr (8-4)
Result: Manny Gamburyan defeats Nate Mohr by Submission (Ankle Lock) at 1:31 of R1.
- Dean Lister (9-5) vs. Jordan Radev (11-2)
Result: Dean Lister defeats Jordan Radev by Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)
- Roan Carneiro (11-6) vs. Tony DeSouza (10-3)
Result: Roan Carneiro defeats Tony DeSouza by TKO (Strikes) at 3:33 of R2.
- Doug Evans (6-1) vs. Mark Bocek (4-1)
Result: Mark Bocek defeats Douglas Evans by Unanimous Decision. (29-28 x3)
UFC 79 Links
UFC 79 Videos
All Access Wanderlei Silva
Raw Las Vegas Preview of UFC 79
ESPN Interview With Wanderlei Silva
ESPN Interview With Chuck Liddell
ESPN Interview With Georges St. Pierre
UFC Interview With Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
The UFC has announced the finalized UFC 79 fight card. The Event takes place December 29 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Matt Hughes vs. Georges St. Pierre – Interim UFC Welterweight Title
Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva
Ryoto Machida vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
Rich Clementi vs. Melvin Guillard
Eddie Sanchez vs. Soa Palalei