The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 11 Finale is scheduled to take place tonight (Sat., June 19, 2010), from the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It will air LIVE on Spike TV, beginning with the televised main card at 9 p.m. ET.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of TUF 11 Finale below. In addition, up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action will begin to flow much earlier on fight night.
TUF 11 Finale will feature a main event between the reality show's top two finalists -- middleweights Court McGee (Team Liddell) vs. Kris McCray (Team Ortiz/Franklin). Former TUF contestants and light heavyweight stars Matt "The Hammer" Hamill and Keith "The Dean of Mean" Jardine will also throwdown in the co-featured fight of the evening.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest TUF 11 Finale results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.
TUF 11 FINALE QUICK RESULTS:
Matt Hamill defeats Keith Jardine via Majority Decision
Court McGee defeats Kris McCray via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 2
Chris Leben defeats Aaron Simpson via TKO (Strikes) Round 2
Dennis Siver defeats Spencer Fisher via Unanimous Decision
Rich Attonito defeats Jamie Yager via TKO (Strikes) Round 2
John Gunderson defeats Mark Holst via unanimous decision
Travis Browne defeats James McSweeney via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Brad Tavares defeats Seth Baczynski via unanimous decision
Kyle Noke defeats Josh Bryant via technical knockout (strikes) in round two
Chris Camozzi defeats James Hammortree via unanimous decision
TUF 11 FINALE PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
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Matt Hamill vs. Keith Jardine (205-pound limit)
Round one: Jab from Jardine. Nice overhand right from Jardine. Leg kick from Jardine. Double jab from Jardine. Leg kick from Jardine. Nice leg kick from Jardine. Jab from Hamill. Body kick from Jardine. Jab from Hamill. Jardine unloaded a big combo and finishes it with a stiff right. Hamill looking for a shot. The nose of Hamill is bleeding now. Nice right from Jardine. Jardine is controlling the striking big time here. Jab from Hamill counter left from Jardine. Leg kick from Jardine and thats the bell. Jardine dominated that round. 10-9 Jardine.
Round two: Jab from Hamill. Body kick from Jardine. Leg kick from Jardine. High kick from Hamill blocked. Jab from Hamill. Jardine with a leg kick. Leg kick from Hamill now. Left from Hamill. Body kick from Jardine. Double jab and left hook from Hamill. Nice combo from Jardine. Uppercut from Jardine. Hamill with a clean head kick that does some damage. Jardine now throwing bombs and landing some uppercuts. Now the action stops and it looks like Hamill was poked in the eye. Jardine looses a point now, for what Herb Dean called an "accidental but damaging eye poke". Hamill is bleeding from the eye. Jardine comes out furious but now Hamill lands a good right and rocks Jardine back. Hamill looking for the take down now. Knee from the clinch from Hamill and Jardine gets to his feet. Hamill throwing combos. Jardine is gushing blood from his face big time. Hamill with some great dirty boxing and a big uppercut. Blood just squirted onto the camera lens. Jardine's face is covering in blood. Thats the bell with the point loss its a 10-8 round for Hamill.
Round three: Jardine is still bleeding big time and its coming from in between the eyes. Hamill charges in but cannot get a hold of Jardine. Uppercut from Hamill. Leg kick from Hamill. Jab from Jardine. Right from Hamill. Shot from Hamill and he gets Jardine down and now he is looking to jump the back. Herb Dean stops the action to check the cut of Jardine. It is a nasty terrible cut. But the action continues. Nice right from Jardine. Hamill with a lazy shot and for a national champion Matt Hammil's shot looks terrible tonight. Jab from Hamill and leg kick from Jardine. Leg kick from Hamill. Both men land jabs. Knee from the clinch from Hamill after a failed take down attempt. Jab from Hamill. Left from Hamill. Left from Jardine. Right from Jardine. Hamill with a lazy shot but nothing there. Jardine cannot see he keeps wiping his eye's. This blood is thick and gushing big time. Jab from Hamill. Jardine with a big leg kick. Jab from Hamill and thats the bell. Interesting fight and tough to score. Jardine won the 1st round, and Hamill won the 2nd while Jardine also lost a point. The third was extremely close but id lean towards Hamill. 10-9 Hamill he should win a close decision.
Final result: Matt Hamill defeats Keith Jardine via Majority Decision
Court McGee vs. Kris McCray (185-pound limit)
Round one: Both men throw shots early. Right from McGee. Nice right from McGee. Knee from McCray in the clinch. McGee with a take down now and he is in half guard. McCray works his way to full guard. Shot from McGee as McCray tries to stand up. McGee drags the Savage back down. Big left from McGee as he postures up. Short elbows from McGee. Right from McGee. Left from McCray. Knee to the thigh from McCray. McGee is controlling the clinch action, and gets another take down. McGee to half guard and McCray spins out and scrambles. Left from McGee and McCray lands a solid combo. Both men clinched again in the center of the octagon. Big right from McGee while backing up. McGee pushes McCray against the cage now. McGee lands 3 big rights to end the round and McCray lands a counter left. Good round, but McGee controlled the action. He won that round convincingly. 10-9 McGee.
Round two: Right from McGee. Another right from Court. Body shots from McCray in the clinch, but McGee gets the take down. McGee goes right into full mount!! He is looking for a arm triangle choke but looses it. Still in the full mount though. Body shots from McGee. McCray spins out but gives up his back. McGee pulls him down but McCray scrambles out and back to his feet. Nice right from McCray and McGee with a counter right and a powerful double leg take down. McGee on top again in half guard. McGee just looks better in every phase of the fight thus far. McCray is cut on his forehead. McGee gets the back and is looking for a rear naked. McGee with his hooks in and McGee gets in a choke!! Thats it McCray taps out and Court McGee is The Ultimate Fighter Season 11 winner!! Court McGee controlled this fight from start to finish it was never in doubt. Amazing win for a guy who has definitely earned his way to this point. Awesome showing from McGee.
Final result: Court McGee defeats Kris McCray via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 2
Chris Leben vs. Aaron Simpson (185-pound limit)
Round one: Simpson with a big take down. Knee to the head from Simpson. Standing guillotine from Simpson now. Leben is out. Knee to the stomach from Simpson. Nice left from SImpson. Simpson pushes Leben up against the cage. Simpson with a take down and some big ground and pound punches. Leben trying to work his way to the feet. Leben lands a wild left hook! Nice left from Simpson. Leben peeks at the clock. Simpson looking for a take down. Thats the bell, Leben with good take down defense and he landed one big left but Simpson is controlling the action. 10-9 Simpson.
Round two: Nice right from both men. Double right from Simpson. Leben throwing BOMBS and is landing some serious blows. Simpson looks hurt!! Leben again lands a BIG left. Leben is winning the striking. Simpson with a left. Left hook from Leben. Inside leg kick from Leben. Leben is landing some serious combos now!!! Big right and left from Leben, now hes throwing more BOMBS! Simpson is hurt bad!!! One more big left from Leben and Simpson goes flying across the cage and falls!!! Thats it the ref stops it. WOW Amazing win from Leben.
Final result: Chris Leben defeats Aaron Simpson via TKO (Strikes) Round 2
Spencer Fisher vs. Dennis Siver (155-pound limit)
Round one: Fisher lands a low blow with a kick and the action stops. Wow big front kick from Siver. Siver is cut over the left eye. Both men having a hard time trying to find distance. Both men swinging hard but none of it connecting. Great one two punch from Siver. Nice left from Siver, and it looks like both men butted heads. Thats the bell and alot of dancing but both men did some damage. The cut on Sivers eye is from an accidental head butt. Id say 10-9 Fisher.
Round two: Nice head kick from Fisher. Weak left from Fisher. Leg kick from Siver. Left from Siver going backward. Both mens styles are canceling each other out. Fisher misses a knee. Siver catches a knee and lands a big right which puts Fisher on his butt, but Fisher recovers quickly. Siver with another good right. Fisher with a stiff left. Good push kick from Siver. Leg kick from Fisher. Spinning backfist from Fisher doesnt land. SIver goes for his spinning back kick. Siver's cut above his eye is open again at the end of the round. 10-9 Siver, both men are active but their styles are canceling each other out.
Round three: High kick from Fisher. Right from Siver. Left from Fisher. Siver staying busy but both men are just using great footwork and they are busy but nothing is landing. Nice left hook from Siver. Left from Fisher. High kick from Fisher. Nice right left combo from Siver. Good right from Siver. Double right hook from Siver. Left from Siver. Left from Fisher. Fisher with a good combo. Right left from Siver. Right from Siver. Spinning backfist from Fisher. Right from Siver and left from Siver. Thats the bell, this was a very weird fight. Both men were active and throwing strikes but nothing of significance connected for either man (minus and unintentional head butt which cut Siver) Id give the 3rd round to Siver 10-9. This has split decision all over, no idea whos going to get it.
Final result: Dennis Siver defeats Spencer Fisher via Unanimous Decision
Rich Attonito vs. Jamie Yager (185-pound limit)
Round one: Yager with two rights and a good leg kick. Attonito with a right. Yager looks like the quicker man. Nice right from Yager. Big right from Yager just misses hitting full on. Attonito bull rushes and pushes Yager against the cage and is working for the take down. Attonito gets a trip take down. Yager right back to his feet. Knee to the stomach from Yager. Leg kick from Yager. Nice right from Yager. Nice right while backing up from Yager. Attonito lands a big counter right. Good one two from Yager. Nice left hook from Attonito and he is finding distance and a rhythm now. Attonito catches a leg kick and uses it to bull rush Yager against the cage and is looking for the take down now. Yager with some nice elbows while stuffing the take down. Yager peeks at the clock. Attonito with a BIG counter right that stuns Yager. Thats the bell and it was a close round. Attonito came on strong but Yager won the round. 10-9 Yager.
Round two: Attonito misses a combo. Attonito trying to get inside to neutralized the length and speed of Yager. Nice combo from Attonito. Left from Yager. Big left hook from Attonito stuns Yager once again. Both men land good rights. Big right left combo from Attonito! Yager is slowing down now and dropping his hands. Good body shot right hook combo from Attonito. Big left from the Jersey boy. Right from Attonito. Yager is slowed down big time. HUGE right from Attonito knocks Yager back into the cage and onto the mat!!! Attonito gets the back now and has his hooks in!!! Attonito looking for the choke now!! Attonito flattens our Yager and is throwing BOMBS! Thats it the fight is stopped!! Attonito wins the fight in impressive fashion. Great showing he came on very very strong once he found his comfort zone.
Final result: Rich Anttonito defeats Jamie Yager via TKO (Strikes) Round 2