The final episode of The Ultimate Fighter 18 premiered last night on Fox Sports 1 and the organization has released the entire fight card.
The event will come from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, with the main card beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
The card will be headlined by a three round lightweight bout as Nate Diaz (16-9) meets Gray Maynard (11-2-1, 1NC) for a third time. Their first meeting came during the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, which Diaz won by submission. The rematch came at UFC Fight Night 20 in 2010 as Maynard won a close split decision.
Also, the main card will also feature the men’s and women’s finale of the reality show as Chris Holdsworth (4-0) faces David Grant (8-1) in the men’s final, and Julianna Pena (4-2) meets Jessica Rakoczy (1-3, 1NC) in the women’s final.
The complete fight card for Saturday night is below.
Main Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Nate Diaz (16-9) vs. Gray Maynard (11-2-1, 1NC)
Julianna Pena (4-2) vs. Jessica Rakoczy (1-3, 1NC) – TUF 18 women’s final
Chris Holdsworth (4-0) vs. David Grant (8-1) – TUF 18 men’s final
Jessamyn Duke (2-0, 1NC) vs. Peggy Morgan (2-0)
Roxanne Modafferi (15-10) vs. Raquel Pennington (3-3)
Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Akira Corassani (11-3, 1NC) vs. Maximo Blanco (9-4, 1NC)
Rani Yahya (19-7) vs. Tom Niinimaki (20-5-1)
Jared Rosholt (8-1) vs. Walter Harris (6-1)
Sean Spencer (10-2) vs. Drew Dober (13-4)
Preliminary Card: (UFC.com – 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT)
Josh Sampo (10-2) vs. Ryan Benoit (7-2)