The UFC returns to action tonight with The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale tonight at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight’s card will be headlined by a lightweight showdown between Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard. Tonight’s card will air live on FOX Sports 1.
Tonight’s broadcast will also see the TUF 18 champions crowned as Davey Grant takes on Chris Holdsworth and Juliana Peña takes on Jessica Rakoczy. Tonight’s coverage will kick off tonight at 7:30PM with one preliminary card taking place online.
The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Results:
Main Card (FOX Sports 1 10PM ET)
- Nate Diaz def. Gray Maynard via TKO (punches) at 2:38 of Round 1
- TUF 18 Women’s Bantamweight Final: Juliana Pena def. Jessica Rakoczy via TKO (strikes) at 4:59 of Round 1
- TUF 18 Bantamweight Final: Chris Holdsworth def. David Grant via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:10 of Round 2
- Jessamyn Duke def. Peggy Morgan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Raquel Pennington def. Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1 8PM ET)
- Akira Corassani def. Maximo Blanco via DQ (illegal knee) at 0:25 of Rd. 1
- Tom Niinimaki def. Rani Yahya via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
- Jared Rosholt def. Walt Harris by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Sean Spencer def. Drew Dober via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Josh Sampo def. Ryan Benoit via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:31 of Rd. 2*
*-Fight aired via online stream