Matchup: Sean Sherk (32-3-1) vs. Tyson Griffin (12-1-0)
Date: October 25, 2008
Location: Rosemont, Illinois
Recap: Sean Sherk returned to the OctagonTM after his loss to UFC® Lightweight Champion BJ Penn to take on rising star Tyson Griffin. Griffin had won 4 fights in-a-row and had his sites set on the 155lbs crown. But it was Sherk who took a step toward title contention with the win.
Outcome: Sherk by unanimous decision