UFC 73, tagged “Stacked,” features two title fights and the debut of one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.
Sean Sherk will defend his lightweight title for the first time when he faces the UFC’s top lightweight contender in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Hermes Franca. The second title fight of the night will feature middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who will take on submission specialist Nathan Marquardt. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will make his UFC debut tonight when he takes on Heath Herring. Tito Ortiz vs. Rashad Evans is the main event of the night.
Other fights in UFC 73
Kenny Florian vs. Alvin Robinson
Stephan Bonnar vs. Mike Nickels
Jorge Gurgel vs. Diego Saraiva
Jason Gilliam vs. Chris Lytle
Frank Edgar vs. Mark Bocek