The UFC announced it will hold its first ever UFC event in the state of California one of the fastest sell out in UFC history. When it presents UFC 59: REALITY CHECK live from the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim Saturday, April 15, 2006.

UFC 59: Reality Check is now only available live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST on iN DEMAND, DIRECTV,

DISH Network, TVN, Bell ExpressVu, Shaw Communications and Viewer’s Choice Canada.

Arrowhead Pond



Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia


Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin


David Terrell vs. Scott Smith

Welterweight War Set for UFC 59

Welterweight contenders Nick Diaz and Sean Sherk will fight to stay alive in the 170-pound

title picture when they square off in a spectacular matchup at UFC 59.

Reality Check on Saturday, April 15th at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California.

Quick UFC 59 Match-By-Match Results:

Main Events

UFC heavyweight title match between Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia.

Sylvia connected with a hard right hand, which dropped Arlovski to

the ground and the match was stopped at 2:43 in the first round.

Tito Ortiz was back in the octagon, this time against rising star Forrest Griffin. Tito Ortiz had come to fight in his own backyard and would not disappoint his fans, as Griffin lost the fight in a split decision.

Griffin once again impressed many with his toughness and wild fighting skill.

Other UFC bouts

1) Sean Sherk defeats Nick Diaz by unanimous decision.

2) Jeff Monson defeats Marcio Cruz by split decision.

3) David Terrell defeats Scott Smith via rear naked choke in the first round.

4) Karo Parisyan defeats Nick Thompson by submission in the first round.

5) Jason Lambert defeats Terry Martin via referee stoppage in the first round.

6) Thiago Alves defeats Derrick Noble via referee stoppage in the first round.

7) Evan Tanner defeats Justin Levens via triangle choke in the first round.

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