The first bout between eliminated “The Ultimate Fighter 18″ cast members has been added to the live finale, as Team Rousey fighters Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan square off at the event.
UFC officials today announced the matchup.
The TUF 18 Finale takes place Nov. 30 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The main card airs on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on MMAjunkie. In the main event, lightweights Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard meet for the third time (but just second time on the record books since their first fight took place as an exhibition contest on “TUF 5″).With the addition to the card, The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale now includes:
•Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard
•Julianna Pena vs. TBA – “TUF 18″ women’s tournament final
•Davey Grant vs. Chris Holdsworth – “TUF 18″ men’s tournament final
•Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan
•Maximo Blanco vs. Akira Corassani
•Tom Niinimaki vs. Rani Yahya
•Walter Harris vs. Jared Rosholt
•Drew Dober vs. Sean Spencer
•Ryan Benoit vs. Joshua Sampo