After the semi-finals of TUF 11 aired last night the full fight card for the live season finale has now been released, and will be headlined by a bout between season 2 TUF fighter Keith Jardine, and season 3’s Matt Hamill.
Many had anticipated that Jardine would be released from his UFC contract after losing his last three fights, but the promotion have stuck by the veteran and offered him another chance to get back to winning ways.
Meanwhile Hamill technically won his last fight with Jon Jones, though anyone who saw the fight knows that he was being crushed by the young prodigy up until he threw an illegal elbow that cost him dearly.
Last night it was revealed that Court McGee and Kris McCray had emerged victorious to progress to the season finale which takes place in a little over a week’s time on Saturday, June 19th.
Prior to his stint in the TUF house McGee had an 8-1 record with his only loss coming to MMA veteran Jeremy Horn. He also holds a submission win over TUF 9 finalist DaMarques Johnson. His opponent McCray may not have fought any noteworthy competition so far, but he is unbeaten in his five professional bouts to date.
Another fighter who made his name on TUF, Chris Leben is also back in action in a challenging match-up with Aaron Simpson who holds an unblemished 7-0 record heading into this fight.
Seasoned veteran Spencer Fisher also returns to the octagon to face German fighter Dennis Siver who lost by decision to TUF season 9 winner Ross Pearson in his last octagon outing which was awarded ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors.
Rounding off the main card, TUF 11 villain Jamie Yager will look to get the last laugh when he takes on Rich Attonito, who was forced to withdraw from the competition at the quarter final stages with a broken hand. His place was taken by Court McGee who of course eventually made it to the finals.
See the full fight card for the event below.
- Matt Hamill Vs Keith Jardine
- Court McGee Vs Kris McCray
- Chris Leben Vs Aaron Simpson
- Spencer Fisher Vs Dennis Siver
- Jamie Yager Vs Rich Attonito
- John Gunderson Vs Mark Holst
- Brad Tavares Vs Seth Baczyinski
- Kyle Noke Vs Josh Bryant
- James Hammortree Vs Chris Camozzi
- James McSweeney Vs Travis Browne