A trio of bouts has been added to “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” in the form of Khabilov vs. Pichel, Duran vs. Viana and Bedford vs. Vinicius.
“The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” is set to take place on December 15 from “the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the headlining bout coaches Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson will square off in heavyweight action. The new TUF champion will also be crowned in the tournament finals.
In lightweight action Rustam Khabilov and Vinc Pichel will square off, both of whom will be making their UFC debut.
Bantamweight’s Reuben Duran and Hugo Viana will both try for their second UFC victory and in the same division Johnny Bedford and Marcos Vinicius will look to keep their unblemished UFC record intact.
With these latest additions the TUF 16 Finale bouts booked are as follows:
Shane Carwin vs. Roy Nelson
“TUF 16” tournament final
James Head vs. Mike Pyle
Nick Catone vs. T.J. Waldburger
Rustam Khabilov vs. Vinc Pichel
Reuben Duran vs. Hugo Viana
Johnny Bedford vs. Marcos Vinicius