Some call it a rubber match, some call it a rematch. Either way Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard will throw down for the third time this Saturday in Las Vegas at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Diaz and Maynard met for the first time during the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter. Diaz went on to win the season. Maynard got the better of him in their first official fight and now the trilogy (or rematch) will go down Saturday.
Jessamyn Duke broke the news on her Twitter account today that she would be making her UFC debut this Saturday at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale in Las Vegas. Of course Duke was a cast member on this season and lost a tough decision to Raquel Pennington in a three round war. Duke is set to meet fellow cast member and Team Rousey partner Peggy Morgan.
The season is drawing to a close and it has been an interesting one to say the least. The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 has been historic as we have seen bantamweight women compete with the bantamweight men as well as two of the male competitors missing weight. The stage is set for the last finalist this Wednesday night as Raquel Pennington and Jessica Rakoczy meet to see who will face Julianna Pena. The men’s final will put Chris Holdsworth against Davey Grant to see who walks away with te contract.
The exciting and historic conclusion of The Ultimate Fighter®: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate, the 18th season of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®‘s reality series, takes place Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. For the first time ever, the Finale crowns both a man and a woman winner, live on FOX Sports 1. Both The Ultimate Fighter®winners receive a six-figure contract with the UFC® and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
UFC lightweight Josh Thomson raised more than a few eyebrows last week when he compared gay marriage to polygamy, incest and pedophilia. During a discussion on his Facebook page, Thomson posed the question if people should be allowed to marry whoever they want, including more than one spouse at a time, siblings and young kids.