Matchup: Jason MacDonald (16-7-0) vs. Ed Herman (11-4-0)
Date: October 10, 2006
Location: Hollywood, Florida
Recap: The first fight of Ed Herman's new UFC® contract was a disastrous one, as UFC® newcomer Jason MacDonald submitted him with a triangle choke at 2:43 of the first round in their middleweight bout. "If they brought me here as a steppingstone, that was a mistake, because I'm nobody's steppingstone," said MacDonald.
Outcome: MacDonald by submission, Round 1