Jul 6, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; General view of the MGM Grand Garden Arena prior to UFC fights. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan Benoit vs. Joshua Sampo set for “The Ultimate Fighter” finale

With one week away until “The Ultimate Fighter” 18 finale, the UFC has added a flyweight bout featuring two fresh faces.

Ryan “Baby Face” Benoit will take on Joshua “The Gremlin” Sampo at the “TUF 18“ finale, Nov. 30.

The Gremlin comes in on a four-fight winning streak that includes two victories in CFA. His last loss was in 2012 against Will Campuzano, who knocked him out in the third round. Sampo is a former was the reigning CFA Flyweight champion before he signed with the UFC.

Benoit comes into the fight with a first-round TKO victory against Cody Fuller back at Legacy Fighting Championship 24. With six knockout victories on his record, Benoit brings some punching power to the UFC’s flyweight division.


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TUF 18 finale fight card

Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard
“TUF 18“ Men’s Bantamweight Tournament Final: David Grant vs. Chris Holdsworth
“TUF 18″ Women’s Bantamweight Tournament Final: Julianna Peña vs. Raquel Pennington/Jessica Rakoczy
Walter Harris vs. Jared Rosholt
Maximo Blanco vs. Akira Corassani
Tom Niinimaki vs. Rani Yahya
Drew Dober vs. Sean Spencer
Ryan Benoit vs. Josh Sampo


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