EliteXC: Unfinished Business
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EliteXC: Unfinished Business
DateJuly 26, 2008
VenueStockton Arena
CityStockton, California
Attendance6,572 (2,871 paid)
Total gate$268,715
Event chronology
EliteXC: Return of the King EliteXC: Unfinished Business EliteXC: Heat

EliteXC: Unfinished Business was a mixed martial arts event held by EliteXC on July 26, 2008 in Stockton, CA at Stockton Arena.[1]


The show was officially announced during the Showtime broadcast of EliteXC: Return of the King.

The main event featured a rematch between Middleweight Champion Robbie Lawler and Scott Smith, whose match on the EliteXC: Primetime CBS broadcast was stopped due to an unintentional eye poke. This event was the second EliteXC event to air on CBS.[2] In addition, the events preliminary bouts aired on Showtime at 8pm EST, one hour before the 9pm EST start time on CBS.

The event drew an estimated 2,620,000 viewers on CBS.[3]


  1. ^ For the EliteXC Middleweight Championship
  2. ^ For the EliteXC Welterweight Championship
  3. ^ For the EliteXC Heavyweight Championship
  4. ^ Swing bout that occurred after the main event finished.


Fighter earnings

Total fighter payouts: $533,501.[5]

  • Drew Montgomery: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) defeated Brandon Tarn: $2,000
  • Carl Seumanutafa: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus) defeated Mike Cook: $2000
  • David Douglas: $4,000 ($1,500 win bonus) defeated Marlon Matias: $2,500
  • Anthony Ruiz: $5,001 ($3,000 win bonus) defeated Jeremy Freitag: $2,5000
  • Wilson Reis: $5,000 ($2,500 win bonus) defeated Bryan Caraway: $2,000
  • Rafael Cavalcante: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus) defeated Travis Galbraith: $5,000
  • Antonio Silva: $200,000 ($100,000 win bonus) defeated Justin Eilers: $20,000
  • Cris Cyborg: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) defeated Shayna Baszler: $8,000
  • Jake Shields: $45,000 ($10,000 win bonus) defeated Nick Thompson: $25,000
  • Nick Diaz: $60,000 (no win bonus) defeated Thomas Denny: $8,500
  • Robbie Lawler: $90,000 (which included a $45,000 win bonus) defeated Scott Smith: $14,000

See also


  1. ^ Diaz-Denny Banked for July 26 CBS-EliteXC
  2. ^ "Smith vs. Lawler II to headline July 26 "Saturday Night Fights" on CBS". MMAJunkie.com. June 14, 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-06-18. Retrieved .
  3. ^ http://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/events/elitexc-unfinished-business
  4. ^ "EliteXC: Return of the King". sherdog.com. Retrieved .
  5. ^ http://www.5thround.com/07302008/news/1346/elitexc-unfinished-business-salaries/

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