QUINTET Ultra will stream live from Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday, December 12, exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
The innovative five-on-five grappling promotion, hosts QUINTET Ultra, an unprecedented event featuring the most iconic brands in MMA history competing against each other in a submission-grappling tournament for the first time ever.
The four teams, each comprising five members, compete in a single-elimination, winner-stays-on grappling tournament for mat supremacy. Competitors are eliminated by a loss or draw, while the winner stays on the mat. A team loses when all five members are eliminated.
In addition to team matchups, QUINTET Ultra will feature singles matches, highlighted by super fights between Gordon Ryan vs. Aleksei Oleinik and Cynthia Calvillo vs. Danielle Kelly. A prelim singles match between Craig Jones and Fredson Paixao will kick off the event. Singles matches will follow the traditional QUINTET ruleset.
UFC vs. Strikeforce vs. WEC vs. Pride:
Anthony Smith, Anthony Johnson, Sean O’ Malley, and Gilbert Burns.
Gilbert Melendez, Jake Shields, King Mo, JZ Cavalcante, and Babalu Sobral.
Chad Mendes, Glover Teixeira, Mark Munoz, Cub Swanson, and James Krause.
Kazushi Sakuraba, Takanori Gomi, Gregor Gracie, Hector Lombard, and Yves Edwards.
Team UFC vs. TEAM PRIDE:
1. Takanori Gomi vs. Sean O’ Malley: Sean O’Malley winner by Guillotine.
2. Sean O’Malley vs. Hector Lombard: Hector Lombardo winner by Ankle Lock.
3. Hector Lombard vs. Rumble Johnson: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
4. Clay Guida vs. Gregor Gracie: Gregor Gracie winner by Armbar.
5. Gregor Gracie vs. Anthony Smith: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
6. Gilbert Burns vs. Yves Edwards: Gilbert Burns winner by Rear Naked Choke.
7. Gilbert Burns vs. Kazushi Sakuraba: Gilbert Burns winner by Refs Decision.
Team UFC Wins!
Team WEC vs. Team Strikeforce:
1. JZ Cavalcante vs. Chad Mendes: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
2. Jake Shields vs. Mark Munoz: Jake Shields winner by Arm Triangle.
3. Jake Shields vs. Cub Swanson: Jake Shields winner due to injury.
4. Jake Shields vs. Glover Teixeira: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
5. James Krause vs. King Mo: James Krause winner by Guillotine.
6. James Krause vs. Gilbert Melendez: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
Team Strikeforce Wins!
Team UFC vs. Team Strikeforce:
1. Clay Guida vs. Babalu Sobral: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
2. King Mo vs. Rumble Johnson: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
3. Gilbert Melendez vs. Sean O’Malley: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
4. JZ Cavalcante vs. Anthony Smith: DRAW both fighters eliminated.
5. Jake Shields vs. Gilbert Burns: Gilbert Burns winner by Refs Decision.
Team UFC Wins Quintet Ultra!
Gordon Ryan vs. Alexey Oleynik: Gordon Ryan winner by Kneebar.
Craig Jones vs. Fredson Paixao: Craig Jones winner by Rear Naked Choke.
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Danielle Kelly: Danielle Kelly winner by Ankle Lock.