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UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin

  • Griffin new UFC champion

    By Alex Adeyanju · July 6, 2008 · 2:00 p.m.

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    In an exciting UFC Light Heavyweight Championship match, Forrest Griffin beat Quinton "Rampage" Jackson by unanimous decision to take the belt Saturday night at the Mandalay Bat Events Center.

  • Griffin Earns UFC Crown

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    Forrest Griffin took the title by unanimous decision in a fight against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in UFC 86.

  • Griffin gets UFC light heavyweight crown

    By Jeff Haney · July 6, 2008 · 1:27 a.m.

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship crowned a new light heavyweight champion Saturday night when Forrest Griffin outpointed Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in a five-round unanimous decision before a sellout crowd of 11,172 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

  • Live: Press Conference

    By Mike Trask · July 5, 2008 · 10:54 p.m.

    Quotes and notes from the post-fight press conference.

  • Live: Forrest Wins

    By Mike Trask · July 5, 2008 · 9:45 p.m.

    Las Vegas Sun reporter Mike Trask on Forrest's victory.

  • Take Five: Ultimate Fighting Championship 86, Jackson vs. Griffin

    By Jeff Haney · July 5, 2008 · 2 a.m.

    The UFC’s light heavyweight (205-pound) division is known as the organization’s deepest in terms of talent, but Griffin fought his way to leading contender status with a series of solid performances capped by an upset victory against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in September.

  • Jackson vs. Griffin: Weigh In

    By Alex Adeyanju · July 4, 2008 · 8:51 p.m.

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    Watch the weigh in for UFC 86: Quinton "Rampage" Jackson tries to defend his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Forrest Griffin.

  • Keith Kizer chat transcript

    July 3, 2008 · 2 a.m.

    Keith Kizer, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, joined lasvegassun.com readers during a live discussion the afternoon of Thursday, July 3. The chat came two days before a boxing match at Planet Hollywood and perhaps the city's biggest Ultimate Fighting Championship matchup of the year at Mandalay Bay.

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