The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale takes place this evening from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and features a grudge match between lightweights Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard in the main event. Also, TUF 18 contestants Julianna Pena and Jessica Rakoczy meet in the women’s bantamweight finals, and Chris Holdsworth and David Grant meet in the men’s finals.
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.