The UFC has stacked tonight’s Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale with a mixture of fighter’s from the reality series as well as proven talent. Along with crowning a new Ultimate Fighter winner the night is headlined by an important bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen.
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The UFC is pushing out Ultimate Fighter winner’s right and left these days and at Saturday’s Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, Dana White will be handing out yet another trophy. The 17th season of the reality series has been one of the best ever and Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum are the last two fighters standing.
The Finale for the TUF 17 season that revived the series from the dead is this Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC has put the majority of the TUF 17 on the finale’s fight card along with many other fighters to put together a great card.
The Ultimate Fighter 17 is just getting started as the reality shows fourth episode is set to air tomorrow, but the season finale set to take place on April 14th in Las Vegas is starting to take shape. The UFC announced five bouts today and the early indications are pointing to the TUF 17 finale being the most stacked card in the show history.
UFC 150 took place this Saturday night in Denver, Colorado at the Pepsi Center, and on pay per view. In the main event, it was Benson Henderson who pulled off the split decision win to remain the lightweight champion. The first round clearly went to Henderson and the second and fifth round went to Edgar, but the third and fourth rounds were very close rounds. Although many fans seem to disagree, two of the three judges gave those middle rounds to Henderson to give him the split decision win. According to the UFC, Nate Diaz will now square off against Benson Henderson for the lightweight strap.
UFC 150 weigh ins took place Friday in preparation for Saturday Night’s card at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. All fighters made weight with the exception of Melvin Guillard who came in at 1.5 pounds over. Guillard has decided not to weigh in a second time, and he will forfeit 5% of his purse to his opponent Donald Cerrone and 5% to the athletic commission. The fight will take place as planned.
Coming up this Saturday night, The Ultimate Fighting Championship makes its return to Denver, Colorado as UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II comes to you live from inside the Pepsi Center. As has become the norm lately, a few fights have had to be shuffled around due to injuries. With the Pre-Fight Press Conference complete and the weigh-ins coming up today, let’s take a look at the Main Card fights and see how they break down.
The UFC returns to the high altitude of Denver, Colorado this weekend as Frankie Edgar looks to regain his lightweight title against Ben Henderson in the UFC 150 main event. It’s a rematch of their UFC 144 main event, but that shouldn’t be a surprise because ever since Edgar defeated BJ Penn to become the champ at UFC 112 the division has been stuck in rematch mode for 28 long months.