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Date
  
August 9, 2008

Attendance
  
15,087

UFC 87 Seek and Destroy
  
UFC 88 Breakthrough

Total gate
  
2.252 million USD

Venue
  
Target Center

Buyrate
  
625,000

City
  
Minneapolis

Cast
  
Demian Maia

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Promotion
  
Ultimate Fighting Championship

Similar
  
UFC 91, UFC 77, UFC Fight Night 65, UFC 74, UFC 63

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UFC 87: Seek and Destroy was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 9, 2008, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Background

The card was headlined by a welterweight championship bout between champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Jon Fitch.

UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman was first scheduled to fight Brock Lesnar, but an Achilles tendon injury forced him to withdraw. Heath Herring stepped in to fight Lesnar instead.

Future UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones made his UFC debut at this event after stepping in to replace Tomasz Drwal who pulled out of his bout with Andre Gusmao due to injury.

Bonus awards

At the end of the night, the UFC awarded $60,000 to each of the fighters who received one of these three awards.

  • Fight of the Night: Georges St-Pierre vs. Jon Fitch
  • Knockout of the Night: Rob Emerson
  • Submission of the Night: Demian Maia
  • References

    UFC 87 Wikipedia


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