The UFC will host the season finale of The Ultimate Fighter season 18 on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The event is headlined by a lightweight fight between Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard, while the TUF 18 men’s and women’s bantamweight tournaments determine their winner.
The fight card will also feature a number of bouts between former cast members of the latest season and the UFC has already announced one of those bouts.
On Monday afternoon, it became official that Team Rousey teammates Jessamyn Duke and Peggy Morgan will be squaring off in the octagon.
The men’s tournament final is already set with Team Tate’s Chris Holdsworth taking on Davey Grant of Team Rousey, while Julianna Pena will face off against the winner of Raquel Pennington vs. Jessica Rakoczy.
With the addition of Duke vs. Morgan to the TUF 18 Finale, here is the updated fight card:
- Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard
- Julianna Pena vs. TBA – “TUF 18″ women’s tournament final
- Davey Grant vs. Chris Holdsworth – “TUF 18″ men’s tournament final
- Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan
- Maximo Blanco vs. Akira Corassani
- Tom Niinimaki vs. Rani Yahya
- Walter Harris vs. Jared Rosholt
- Drew Dober vs. Sean Spencer
- Ryan Benoit vs. Joshua Sampo