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Joe Stevenson vs. Nate Diaz Added To TUF 9 Finale

Joe Stevenson

Joe Stevenson

MMA Madness first reported the matchup earlier today.

Stevenson (29-10), who unsuccessfully challenged BJ Penn for the lightweight title last January, defeated Gleison Tibau in July before dropping back-to-back fights to Kenny Florian and Diego Sanchez.

The winner of the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, Diaz (10-3) won five-straight UFC bouts in a nine-month span before falling to Clay Guida at UFC 94 in January.

The bout joins Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida and Anthony Johnson vs. John Howard on the rumored lineup for the TUF 9 Finale.

For the latest The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale rumors check out the UFC rumors section.

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