TUF 16 finale main card recap: Dustin Poirier submits Jonathan Brookins

Dustin Poirier found himself in an unexpected slugfest with Jonathon Brookins to kick off the main card of the TUF 16 finale. Both fighters stood in the pocket and banged early, but it was the submission game of “The Diamaond” that would end the fight late in the first round as he submitted Brookins with his signature D’arce choke.

TUF 16 Finale LIVE results and play-by-play

The Ultimate Fighter season 16 Finale take place today at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas and is headlined by a heavyweight match-up between TUF 16 coach Roy Nelson and his opposing coach’s replacement, Matt Mitrione.