The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale: "Maynard vs. Diaz" took place tonight (Nov. 29, 2013) LIVE from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
All fighters outside of Joshua Sampo on the preliminary card made weight without incident.
The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale will feature the long-awaited rubber match between Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz, who first met back on Spike TV in 2007. Also scheduled for this weekend's fight card are the bantamweight finales between the four TUF 18 finalists from this past season.
Complete TUF 18 Finale weigh-in results:
155 lbs.: Gray Maynard (156) vs. Nate Diaz (156)
FOX Sports 1 Main Card (10 p.m. ET):
135 lbs.: Julianna Pena (134) vs. Jessica Rakoczy (132)
135 lbs.: David Grant (135) vs. Chris Holdsworth (136)
135 lbs.: Jessamyn Duke (135.5) vs. Peggy Morgan (136)
135 lbs.: Roxanne Modafferi (134) vs. Raquel Pennington (135)
FOX Sports 1 Prelims (8 p.m. ET):
145 lbs.: Maximo Blanco (146) vs. Akira Corassani (146)
145 lbs.: Tom Niinimaki (145) vs. Rani Yahya (145.5)
265 lbs.: Walter Harris (244) vs. Jared Rosholt (240)
170 lbs.: Drew Dober (170) vs. Sean Spencer (171)
Facebook Prelims (7:30 p.m. ET):
125 lbs.: Ryan Benoit (126) vs. Joshua Sampo (127.5)*
*1 hour to lose additional weight
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of TUF 18 Finale main card action on fight night (Sat., Nov. 30, 2013), which is slated to begin promptly at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. The latest fight-by-fight updates of all the live action will begin to flow around 7 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Facebook.
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