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The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale

The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
  • Friday 06.01.2012 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: FX | Prelims: Fuel TV
  • Name: The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
  • Also Known As: Team Cruz vs. Team Faber Finale
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Jon Anik
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $195,250
  • Attendance: 1,628 (Paid: 954)
  • TV Ratings: 1M average viewers (165K Fuel Prelims)
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

    Black on white 26x21
  • Knockout of the Night
    Jake Ellenberger vs. Martin Kampmann   |   $40,000 bonus to Kampmann
  • Submission of the Night
    Al Iaquinta vs. Mike Chiesa   |   $40,000 bonus to Chiesa
  • Fight of the Night
    Justin Lawrence vs. John Cofer   |   $40,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Knockout of the Night
    Justin Lawrence vs. John Cofer   |   $40,000 bonus to Lawrence
  • Black on white 26x21


  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Ellenberger vs. Kampmann (10)Cruickshank vs. Tickle (5)
  • Herb Dean
    Iaquinta vs. Chiesa (9)Lawrence vs. Cofer (6)Larsen vs. Proctor (2)
  • Kim Winslow
    Brookins vs. Oliveira (8)Jury vs. Saunders (4)Albert vs. Perez (1)
  • Chris Tognoni
    Holloway vs. Schilling (7)Sicilia vs. Marcello (3)

Fight Predictions

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The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale Wiki Update Wiki

Martin Kampmann pulled off the Knockout of the Night with his comeback win over Jake Ellenberger in the 2nd round of the Main Event. The Co-Main Event would be the final two contestants from the season Michael Chiesa and Al Iaquinta. Chiesa was the underdog but submitted Iaquinta in the 1st round to become The Ultimate Fighter as well as collecting a nice bonus for Submission of the Night. The finale also saw Justin Lawrence and John Cofer square off in the Fight of the Night with Lawrence finishing by TKO in the 3rd round and securing a Knockout of the Night bonus as well.

Last updated 10.04.2012, 2:10 PM ET
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