UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampmann
UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampmann was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 3, 2011, at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The event was broadcast live on Versus.
On January 19, 2011, Fighters Only reported that Alexandre Ferreira withdrew from his bout with Rousimar Palhares for personal reasons due to the loss of friends and family following the horrible floods that ravaged Brazil in mid-January. The following day, MMA Junkie reported that Dave Branch has agreed to replace Ferreira.
On February 12, 2011, MMA Junkie reported that Francisco Rivera was scratched from the card due to an undisclosed injury. At the time, no replacement for his scheduled opponent Takeya Mizugaki was named. Three days later MMA Junkie reported that [[King of the Cage Standout Reuben Duran, had been signed by the UFC to fight Mizugaki.
Also on February 12, Versus.com reported that Natal was forced to withdraw from his bout Sakara due to a knee injury. Two days later, HeavyMMA announced that Ring of Combat Middleweight Champion, Chris Weidman would replace Natal.
Official Fight Card
- Welterweight Bout: Martin Kampmann vs. Diego Sanchez
- Middleweight Bout: C.B. Dollaway vs. Mark Munoz
- Middleweight Bout: Alessio Sakara vs. Chris Weidman
- Bantamweight Bout: Brian Bowles vs. Damacio Page
- Lightweight Bout: Danny Castillo vs. Joe Stevenson
- Light Heavyweight Bout: Cyrille Diabate vs. Steve Cantwell
- Lightweight Bout: Thiago Tavares vs. Shane Roller
- Middleweight Bout: Rob Kimmons and Dongi Yang
- Light Heavyweight Bout: Todd Brown vs. Igor Pokrajac
- Bantamweight Bout:Takeya Mizugaki vs. Reuben Duran
- Middleweight Bout: Dave Branch vs. Rousimar Palhares
|Light Heavyweight||Igor Pokrajac||Todd Brown||TKO (Retirement)||1||5:00|
|Middleweight||Rousimar Palhares||Dave Branch||Submission (Heel Hook)||2||1:44|
|Middleweight||Dongi Yang||Rob Kimmons||TKO (Punches)||2||4:47|
|Bantamweight||Takeya Mizugaki||Reuben Duran||Decision (Split)||3||5:00|
|Lightweight||Shane Roller||Thiago Tavares||KO (Punches)||2||1:28||Roller won Knockout of the Night Honors|
|Lightweight||Danny Castillo||Joe Stevenson||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Light Heavyweight||Cyrille Diabate||Steve Cantwell||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Bantamweight||Brian Bowles||Damacio Page||Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)||1||3:30||Bowles won Submission of the Night Honors|
|Middleweight||Chris Weidman||Alessio Sakara||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Mark Munoz||C.B. Dollaway||KO (Punches)||1||0:54|
|Welterweight||Diego Sanchez||Martin Kampmann||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00||Fight won Fight of the Night Honors|