Originally written on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 11/18/14
“The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale” took place Saturday inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former bantamweight top contender Urijah Faber (pictured) submitted buddy Scott Jorgensen in the show’s featured attraction. In one of the biggest upsets of the year, Kelvin Gastelum took a split decision victory over Uriah Hall in the finals of “The Ultimate Fighter 17″ to win a six-figure UFC contract. Quick Results (Play-by-Play): Preliminary Card: (Facebook) Daniel Pineda Defeats Justin Lawrence via Submission (Kimura) at 1:35 in the 1stRound Maximo Blanco Defeats Sam Sicilia via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Cole Miller Defeats Bart Palaszewski via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:23 in the 1stRound (FUEL TV) Clint Hester Defeats Bristol Marunde via TKO (Elbow) at 3:53 in the 3rdRound Dylan Andrews Defeats Jimmy Quinlan via TKO (Punches) at 3:22 in the 1stRound Luke Barnatt Defeats Collin Hart via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Josh Samman Defeats Kevin Casey via TKO (Strikes) at 2:17 in the 2ndRound Main Card: (FX) Bubba McDaniel Defeats Gilbert Smith via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 2:49 in the 3rdRound Travis Browne Defeats Gabriel Gonzaga via TKO (Elbows) at 1:11 in the 1stRound Cat Zingano Defeats Miesha Tate via TKO (Strikes) at 2:55 in the 3rdRound Kelvin Gastelum Defeats Uriah Hall via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) (Gastelum takes TUF 17 tournament) Urijah Faber Defeats Scott Jorgensen via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:16 in the 4thRound Fight Night Bonuses: Fight of the Night: Cat Zingano and Miesha Tate ($50,000/each) Submission of the Night: Daniel Pineda ($50,000) Knockout of the Night: Travis Browne ($50,000) Post-Fight Press Conference Notes: According to UFC President Dana White, 5,549 fans packed the arena, garnering a live gate of $569,000. Zingano was asked what was going through her head as she entered the Octagon. She said to herself, ‘Stop crying!’ Tate was irrate with referee Kim Winslow for her “early” stoppage. “I don’t for one second feel it should have been stopped,” Cupcake stated. Tate wasn’t sure, but thought one of Zingano’s knees to her head could have been illegal. Faber said he’ll face whoever the UFC wants to give him next. White jokingly suggested he should fight his twin, Liz Carmouche. Zingano was asked if she had a message for Ronda Rousey, who was sitting in the media room. Zingano said, “Good luck.” Rousey and Tate were asked to pose for a face-off when the presser wrapped. Rousey didn’t hesitate in trying to intimidate her next opponent by getting right in her grill.
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