A welterweight pairing has been added to the TUF 18 Finale lineup as TUF veterans Sérgio Moraes and Zak Cummings will meet in Las Vegas. The bout will likely be a part of the November 30 card’s preliminary offering. UFC officials recently confirmed the rumored bout.
Both fighters head into their bout having won multiple professional bouts since their time on their respective seasons of TUF. TUF 17’s Cummings picked a victory in his official UFC debut by dominating Ben Alloway at UFC Fight Night 27 in Indianapolis. TUF: Brazil’s Sergio Moraes has been very impressive after being the runner-up on his respective season. The “Panther” will be looking for his third straight submission victory in only his second bout outside of his native Brazil.
The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale will take place November 30 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be headlined by a UFC flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez. The FS1 card will also feature the finals for TUF 18′s women’s and men’s bantamweight tournaments. The show will air live on FOX Sports 1. More bouts will be announced in the coming weeks.
TUF 18 Finale Fight Card:
- UFC Flyweight Title Fight: Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Joseph Benavidez
- TUF 18 Women’s Bantamweight Final: TBA vs. TBA
- TUF 18 Bantamweight Final: TBA vs. TBA
- Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard
- Walt Harris vs. Jared Rosholt
- Akira Corassani vs. Maximo Blanco
- Sérgio Moraes vs. Zak Cummings