Following the news of The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale’s main event being cancelled due to an injury to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the UFC has found a new main event. UFC president Dana White has announced that Urijah Faber will meet Scott Jorgensen in the evening’s main event last Tuesday evening.
The UFC president took to twitter to announce the news.
Glad everyone is loving TUF this season! The main event for the Live Finale is Uriah Faber vs Scott Jorgensen @tufonfx
— Dana White (@danawhite) February 27, 2013
The pairing of former WEC standouts will anchor a solid finale for this season of The Ultimate Fighter. The evening’s main card is set to feature a bout between between Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano. The card will take place April 13 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center.
TUF 17 Fight Card:
- Urijah Faber vs. Scott Jorgensen
- TUF 17 Final: TBD vs. TBD
- Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano
- Travis Browne vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
- Cole Miller vs. Bart Palaszewki
- Daniel Pineda vs. Justin Lawrence