The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Bantamweight final will be a battle between Davey Grant and Chris Holdsworth. The winner of this fight will be the new Ultimate Fighter and will sign a six figure contract with the UFC.
Davey Grant of Team Rousey, defeated Louis Fisette by submission in the elimination round of the tournament. His next opponent, Anthony Gutierrez, failed to make weight for their Semi-Final bout and was subsequently disqualified from the tournament. Grant was given a bye and moved on to the finals against Chris Holdsworth.
Team Alpha Male product, Chris Holdsworth, was the favorite to win the show from the very beginning. Holdsworth, a member of Team Tate, defeated Chris Beal by submission in the elimination round of the tournament. He followed that up with yet another submission victory in the Semi-Final round over Michael Wootten.
Will Grant follow in the footsteps of former Ultimate Fighter winner, Michael Bisping, or will Team Alpha Male have yet another prospect in the UFC?
Official Weigh in Results:
Main Card (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET)
Davey Grant (135) vs Chris Holdsworth (136)
Jessamyn Duke (135.5) vs. Peggy Morgan (136)
Roxanne Modafferi (134) vs. Raquel Pennington (135)
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
Maximo Blanco (146) vs. Akira Corassani (146)
Tom Niinimaki (145) vs. Rani Yahya (145.5)
Walter Harris (244) vs. Jared Rosholt (240)
Drew Dober (170) vs. Sean Spencer (171)
Ryan Benoit (126) vs. Josh Sampo (127.5) (Sampo has one hour to cut a pound and a half)