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The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale

The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale

Fight Card

Honors & Awards

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  • Submission of the Night
    Joe Lauzon vs. Brandon Melendez   |   $40,000 bonus to Lauzon
  • Knockout of the Night
    Cole Miller vs. Andy Wang   |   $40,000 bonus to Miller
  • Fight of the Night
    Gray Maynard vs. Rob Emerson   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
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Referees

  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Penn vs. Pulver II (9)Huerta vs. Evans (6)Maynard vs. Emerson (3)
  • Herb Dean
    Diaz vs. Gamburyan (8)Lauzon vs. Melendez (5)Garcia vs. Berubie (2)
  • Yves Lavigne
    Leites vs. Sword (7)Miller vs. Wang (4)Wiman vs. Geraghty (1)

The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale Wiki Update Wiki

The Ultimate Fighter 5, featuring a lightweight fighter tournament, is still considered one of the most exceptional seasons in terms of talent in the series’ history. Many of the lightweight contestants from the season went on to earn main event and main card status for years to come in the UFC.


In addition to featuring a tournament win by Nate Diaz, the TUF 5 Finale featured the long-awaited rematch between coaches BJ Penn and Jens Pulver, which Penn dominated en route to a second-round Rear Naked Choke submission victory.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:56 PM ET
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