The Ultimate Fighter Finale on December 4 at Las Vegas, Nevada
The Ultimate Fighter is now official and will air live on December 4 in Las Vegas. The much-anticipated event is now getting bigger and better.
As expected by many, the debut of the 12th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” will be on December 4 with a traditional live finale. The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved the date and location just recently. TUF 12 Finale will take place on The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, and the main card airs on Spike TV.
TUF 12, a lightweight-only season will feature 28 fighters in a 32 slot tourney, with UFC welterweight Georges St. Pierre and top contender Josh Koscheck as coaches. The show will debut on Wednesday with a live broadcast of UFC Fight Night 22.
Finalists will progress from the show and will go for the “six-figure UFC contract” at the Dec. 4 event.
The coaches will meet in a season ending fight at UFC 124 a week after the TUF 12 Finale.
A handful of welterweight contenders is in store including: Rick Story (11-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Johny Hendricks (9-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) meet on the main card. Other fights include middleweights Kendall Grove (12-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC) vs. Demian Maia (13-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and light heavyweights Stephan Bonnar (12-7 MMA, 6-6 UFC) vs. Igor Pokrajac (22-7 MMA, 1-2 UFC).View Article Source »