- UFC 88 FIGHT CARD FINALIZED FOR ATLANTA

August 15, 2008
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday finalized its upcoming fight card set to take place in Atlanta at the Phillips Arena. The main event pits former light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell against “Ultimate Fighter” Season 2 winner Rashad Evans.

The newest bout announced by the promotion on Friday is a middleweight match-up between Canadian Jason Day and former 205-pounder Jason Lambert.

Day made an impressive debut in April defeating Alan Belcher by TKO before suffering his first loss in the UFC, losing to Michael Bisping in early June. Lambert has lost his last two bouts in the Octagon falling to Luis Cane and Wilson Gouveia.

The final card announced will feature 10 bouts with at least five bouts being listed on the UFC website as being a part of the pay-per-view broadcast.

The final UFC 88 card as announced:

Main Card Bouts:
-Chuck Liddell (#4 Light Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Rashad Evans
-Rich Franklin (#3 Middleweight in the World)* vs. Matt Hamill
-Nate Marquardt (#8 Middleweight in the World)* vs. Martin Kampmann
-Dan Henderson (#9 Middleweight in the World)* vs. Rousimar Palhares
-Karo Parisyan (#10 Welterweight in the World)* vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Preliminary Bouts:
-Dong Hyun Kim vs. Matt Brown
-Kurt Pellegrino vs. Thiago Tavares
-Roan Carneiro vs. Ryo Chonan
-James Lee vs. Tim Boetsch
-Jason Lambert vs. Jason Day

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