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The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale

The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
  • Saturday 12.05.2009
  • U.S. Broadcast: Spike TV
  • Name: The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
  • Also Known As: The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: The Palms Casino Resort
  • 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): $503,600
  • Attendance: 1,791 (Paid: 1,310)
  • TV Ratings: 2,400,000 viewers
  • MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

    Black on white 26x21
  • Knockout of the Night
    Roy Nelson vs. Brendan Schaub   |   $25,000 bonus to Nelson
  • Fight of the Night
    Frankie Edgar vs. Matt Veach   |   $25,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Submission of the Night
    Mark Bocek vs. Joe Brammer   |   $25,000 bonus to Bocek
  • Black on white 26x21

Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Nelson vs. Schaub (10)Edgar vs. Veach (7)Madsen vs. Wren (4)Bocek vs. Brammer (1)
  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Jones vs. Hamill (9)Jones vs. Mitrione (6)Stann vs. Wallace (3)
  • Josh Rosenthal
    Alexander vs. Slice (8)McSweeney vs. Schoonover (5)Hallman vs. Howard (2)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for all MMA fights, from the biggest UFC's to remote regional cards. The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale is closed for new predictions. 14 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale Leaderboard

The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale Wiki Update Wiki

The Finale of The Ultimate Fighter 10: Heavyweights essentially proved what hardcore fans already knew. Roy “Big Country” Nelson was going to win the tournament, and he did so with flying colors, knocking out undefeated heavyweight Brendan Schaub in the first round. In other action, undefeated light heavyweight prospect Jon “Bones” Jones looked perfect in a one-sided drudging of respected wrestler Matt Hamill, but a series of illegal 12-to-6 elbows to Hamill’s face handed Jones his first loss in the form of a disqualification.

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