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UFC 62

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Date  August 26, 2006
Attendance  9,859 (8,954 paid)
City  Las Vegas, Nevada
Total gate  $3,040,880
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Promotion  Ultimate Fighting Championship
Venue  Mandalay Bay Events Center

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UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 26, 2006. The event took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States and Canada.


The main event featured a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship between Chuck Liddell and Renato Sobral. The co-main event was a TUF rematch between Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar.

Bonus awards

  • Fight of the Night: Hermes Franca vs. Jamie Varner
  • Knockout of the Night: Chuck Liddell
  • Submission of the Night: Nick Diaz
  • Reported salaries

    The salaries for UFC 62' fighters:

    Chuck Liddell: $250,000

    Forrest Griffin: $32,000

    Renato "Babalu" Sobral: $21,000

    Nick Diaz: $20,000

    Stephan Bonnar: $16,000

    Cheick Kongo: $12,000

    Hermes Franca: $12,000

    Yushin Okami: $8,000

    Josh Neer: $6,000

    Rob MacDonald: $5,000

    David Heath: $4,000

    Eric Schafer: $4,000

    Wilson Gouveia: $4,000

    Alan Belcher: $3,000

    Christian Wellisch: $3,000

    Jamie Varner: $3,000

    Wes Combs: $2,000

    Cory Walmsley: $2,000

    Total Fighter Payouts: $407,000


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