UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine
UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine was a mixed martial arts event to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It was held in Columbus, Ohio on March 7, 2009 at Nationwide Arena.
It headlined a Light Heavyweight bout with former Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton Jackson, just coming off a first-round KO of Wanderlei Silva, and Keith Jardine who is coming off a split decision victory over Brandon Vera.
- Light Heavyweight bout: Quinton Jackson vs. Keith Jardine
- Light Heavyweight bout: Matt Hamill vs. Mark Munoz
- Heavyweight bout: Shane Carwin vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
- Lightweight bout: Gray Maynard vs. Jim Miller
- Welterweight bout: Matt Brown vs. Pete Sell
- Middleweight bout: Kendall Grove vs. Jason Day
- Light Heavyweight bout: Brandon Vera vs. Mike Patt
- Welterweight bout: Tamdan McCrory vs. Ryan Madigan
- Light Heavyweight bout: Tim Boetsch vs. Jason Brilz
- Lightweight bout: Aaron Riley vs. Shane Nelson
|Lightweight||Shane Nelson||Aaron Riley||TKO (Punch)||1||0:44|
|Light Heavyweight||Brandon Vera||Michael Patt||TKO (Leg Kicks)||2||1:27|
|Light Heavyweight||Jason Brilz||Tim Boetsch||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Kendall Grove||Jason Day||TKO (Punches and Elbows)||1||1:32|
|Welterweight||Tamdan McCrory||Ryan Madigan||Submission (Punches)||1||3:35|
|Lightweight||Gray Maynard||Jim Miller||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Light Heavyweight||Matt Hamill||Mark Munoz||KO (Head Kick)||1||3:53||Hamill won Knockout of the Night Honors|
|Welterweight||Matt Brown||Pete Sell||TKO (Punches)||1||1:32|
|Heavyweight||Shane Carwin||Gabriel Gonzaga||TKO (Punches)||1||1:09|
|Light Heavyweight||Quinton Jackson||Keith Jardine||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00||Both fighters won Fight of the Night Honors|
Fighters were awarded $60,000 bonuses.