This is a print-friendly fight card listing. For more detailed event information, please visit: http://www.ufc.com/event/UFC-53-Heavy-Hitters

Fights are verbally agreed upon and card may change at any time.  Some fights may not be broadcast.

  1. Andrei Arlovski vs Justin Eilers
    Andrei Arlovski
    22-10-0, 1NC Record 9-5-1
    6' 4" Height 6' 1"
    240lbs (109kg) Weight 235lbs (106kg)
    Reach
    Justin Eilers
  2. Evan Tanner vs Rich Franklin
    Evan Tanner
    34-8-0 Record 29-7-0, 1NC
    6' 0" Height 6' 1"
    185lbs (84kg) Weight 185lbs (84kg)
    Reach 76
    Rich Franklin
  3. Forrest Griffin vs Bill Mahood
    Forrest Griffin
    19-7-0 Record 12-3-1
    6' 3" Height 6' 0"
    205lbs (93kg) Weight 205lbs (93kg)
    Reach
    Bill Mahood
  4. Karo Parisyan vs Matt Serra
    Karo Parisyan
    26-6-0, 1NC Record 17-7-0
    5' 10" Height 5' 6"
    170lbs (77kg) Weight 170lbs (77kg)
    Reach
    Matt Serra
  5. Koji Oishi vs Nick Diaz
    Koji Oishi
    11-4-4 Record 27-9-1
    5' 8" Height 6' 0"
    170lbs (77kg) Weight 170lbs (77kg)
    Reach
    Nick Diaz
  6. David Loiseau vs Charles McCarthy
    David Loiseau
    18-10-0 Record 10-5-0
    6' 0" Height 6' 0"
    185lbs (84kg) Weight 185lbs (84kg)
    Reach
    Charles McCarthy
  7. Nate Quarry vs Shonie Carter
    Nate Quarry
    18-4-0 Record 66-14-7
    6' 0" Height 5' 9"
    185lbs (84kg) Weight 170lbs (77kg)
    Reach
    Shonie Carter
  8. Paul Buentello vs Kevin Jordan
    Paul Buentello
    25-12-0 Record 7-4-0
    6' 2" Height 6' 2"
    235lbs (106kg) Weight 238lbs (108kg)
    Reach
    Kevin Jordan