It was the overwhelming favorite against the ultimate underdog. Most fans expected Uriah Hall to continue his unstoppable run and earn the title of “The Ultimate Fighter,” but someone forgot to tell that to Gastelum, who derailed the hype train of Uriah Hall with a split decision victory (29-28, 28-29, and 29-28).
There were no secrets about the power and dangerous striking skills of Clint Hester coming into his UFC debut following his time as a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 17. Bristol Marunde felt those skills firsthand. Hester landed a devastating standing elbow strike that dropped Marunde in his tracks earning him a highlight reel KO at 3:53 of the final round to kick off the televised preliminary card of the TUF 17 finale.
Fighter weigh-ins for The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale (TUF 17 Finale) take place this afternoon at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino’s Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas starting at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).
ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) will provide live results of the TUF 17 Finale weigh-ins as each fighter steps on the scale.
This is the third episode of Pro UKMMA Now Radio hosted by Jay Cee. This show features an interview with Rosi Sexton, who recently signed with the UFC and is scheduled to take on Alexis Davis at UFC 161 on June 15. Jay also speaks with Joanne Calderwood, who is set to face Sally Krumdiack this weekend in the co-main event at Cage Warriors 53.
Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum set to meet in the series finale This Saturday’s The Ultimate Fighter Finale card revealed Las Vegas, Nevada – And then there were two. The Ultimate Fighter® returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the final episode of its seventeenth season, featuring two semifinal elimination fights. New Yorker Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum of Yuma, Ariz. secured … Read more
The Ultimate Fighter 17 finalist Uriah Hall will face his Team Sonnen teammate Kelvin Gastelum Saturday at the TUF 17 Finale in Las Vegas. The winner will receive a six-figure contract with the UFC. Now, in this Fightland profile, get to know the talented Jamaican native as he describes how he began learning martial arts by playing Tekken, eventually coming to the U.S. and finding his way to the Tiger Schulmann Academy. Hall also talks about the mental game of MMA and the influence Chael Sonnen had on him as a coach on the UFC reality TV show.