The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 12 Finale fight card official for Dec. 4 in Las Vegas


With the conclusion of last night's twelfth season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), the UFC today released the completed line-up for Saturday night's (Dec. 4) Finale airing at 9 p.m. ET LIVE on Spike TV from "The Pearl" at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Featuring a showdown between the top two finalists from the network reality show, Jonathan Brookins and Michael Johnson, the TUF 12 Finale will also deliver a light heavyweight war between Stephan Bonnar and Croatian crusher Igor Pokrajac.

Grappling gurus Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove and Demian Maia are also expected to do battle as well as gritty welterweight bangers Ricky "Horror" Story and Johny Hendricks.

While they didn't make it to the promised land during the show's taping, a handful of TUF 12 contestants did enough to make a lasting impression, getting called back to compete on Saturday night for a second chance at UFC stardom.

Rounding out the televised fight card is semifinalist Nam Phan, who will test his stand-up skills against the returning Leonard Garcia. In addition, Kyle Watson will take on Sako Chivitchian while Aaron Wilkinson goes to war against Cody McKenzie.

Here is the current TUF 12 Finale line up:

Main event:

205 lbs.: Stephan Bonnar vs. Igor Pokrajac

Main card (Televised):

155 lbs.: Jonathan Brookins vs. Michael Johnson
185 lbs.: Kendall Grove vs. Demian Maia
170 lbs.: Ricky Story vs. Johny Hendricks
155 lbs.: Leonard Garcia vs. Nam Phan

Under card (May not be broadcast):

185 lbs.: Rich Attonito vs. Dave Branch
135 lbs.: Will Campuzano vs. Nick Pace
145 lbs.: Pablo Garza vs. Fredson Paixao
155 lbs.: Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Wilkinson
145 lbs.: Ian Loveland vs. Tyler Toner

Remember: will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of TUF 12 Finale, beginning with the Spike TV telecast at 9 p.m. ET on Dec. 4. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.

We're still a couple of days away from showtime; therefore, feel free to share your thoughts and predictions for "Bonnar vs. Pokrajac" in the comments section below. And remember that will be the spot for the latest news and event-related highlights before, during and after the event.

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