Tomorrow Night is the UFC TUF 18 Finale. For those who don't know what TUF stands for it stands for, The Ultimate Fighter. This past season of the Ultimate Fighter was the first season to be on new channel Fox Sports 1 and it was also the first ever season to have both men and women on the show. Both groups of men and women fighters competed in the 135 pound division. Those ground of fighters where on two different teams coached by Miesha Tate and 135 pound champ Ronda Rousey. Two fighter will be crowned winners of the Ultimate Fighter tournament. But the main event of the evening will be 3rd or rubber match between TUF 5 winner Nate Diaz and TUF 5 cast member Gray Maynard. All the fight picks on this card are coming your way right now.
Flyweight 125 lbs: Ryan Benoit vs. Joshua Sampo: Benoit win by tap out due to arm bar at 2:35 of round 1.
Welterweight 170 lbs: Sean Spencer vs. Drew Dober: Dober wins by T.K.O. due to punches at 3:13 of round 2.
Heavyweight 265 lbs: Jared Rosholt vs. Walt Harris: Jared wins by tap out due to knee bar at 4:33 of round 1.
Featherweight 145 lbs: Rani Yahya vs. Tom Niinimaki: Tom wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
Featherweight 145 lbs: Akira Corassani vs. Maximo Blanco: Blanco wins by head kick K.O. at 1:40 of round 2.
Women's Bantamweight 135 lbs: Roxanne Modafferi vs. Raquel Pennington: Roxanne wins by tap out due to guillotine choke at 3:30 of round 2.
Women's Bantamweight 135 lbs: Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan: Peggy wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
TUF Men's Bantamweight finals fight 135 lbs: David Grant vs. Chris Holdsworth: Chris wins the TUF 18 Men's 135 lbs tournament by tap out due to rear naked choke at 3:15 of round 2.
TUF Women's Bantamweight finals fight 135 lbs: Jessica Rakoczy vs. Julianna Pena: Julianna wins the TUF 18 Women's 135 lbs tournament by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
Lightweight 155 lbs: Gray Maynard vs. Nate Diaz: Maynard wins by T.K.O. due to punches and elbows at 4:13 of round 1.
Fight of the Night: Julianna Pena vs. Jessica Rakoczy
Submission of the Night: Jared Roseholt
Knockout of the Night: Maximo Blanco
Julianna Pena and Chris Holdsworth are going to win the Ultimate Fighter. There is a lot of hype around the those two because they have a lot of heart and talent. They are also very tough and determined as ever to win the Ultimate Fighter. Both fighters where coached by Miesha Tate and Miesha would love to have her two best fighter win this tournament and beat two of Ronda's best fighters. As far as the main event fight goes, Gray will win. He has better stand up and has great wrestling and his great wrestling will just be too much for Nate Diaz to handle. This is the big 3rd or big rubber match between these two fighters and Gray will win this trilogy and prove the world that he is the better fighter and is coming for that Lightweight Championship. Enjoy the TUF 18 Finale everybody, live tomorrow night at 10:00 pm eastern time and 7:00 pm pacific on Fox Sports 1.
By: Andrew Harrington.