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The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
  • Saturday 12.15.2012 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: FX | Prelims: Fuel TV
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $318,525
  • Attendance: 2,500
  • TV Ratings: 1.3M average viewers
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

    Black on white 26x21
  • Knockout of the Night
    Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario   |   $40,000 bonus to Barry
  • Submission of the Night
    TJ Waldburger vs. Nick Catone   |   $40,000 bonus to Waldburger
  • Fight of the Night
    Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian   |   $40,000 bonus to each fighter
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Nelson vs. Mitrione (11)Brookins vs. Poirier (8)Waldburger vs. Catone (4)
  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Ricci vs. Smith (10)Pyle vs. Head (7)Viana vs. Duran (3)
  • Kim Winslow
    Barry vs. Del Rosario (9)Bedford vs. Vinicius (6)Cofer vs. Rio (2)
  • Chris Tognoni
    Khabilov vs. Pichel (5)Elliott vs. Papazian (1)

Fight Predictions

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The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Wiki Update Wiki

This event will host finals of the season 16 of The Ultimate Fighter. In the main fight is expected a fight between the two coaches.Last time the coaches and TUF fighters fought in the same card was on the season 14. At the same day UFC will have another event UFC ON FX 6 in Australia which will feature the finals of the second international season of The Ultimate Fighter.

Last updated 10.10.2012, 7:35 PM ET
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