The Ultimate Fighter China Finale will be taking place on March 1st in Macao and the UFC has announced that finals of the reality show, along with a bantamweight bout between Nam Phan and Vaughan Lee.
In the TUF China finals, Sai Wang meets Lipeng Zhang in the welterweight final and Jiaping Yang faces Guangyou Ning in the featherweight final.
The Ultimate Fighter China Finale will take place from the Venetian Macao’s CotaiArena on March 1st and will be headlined by a welterweight bout as Dong Hyun Kim meets John Hathaway.
Wang (6-4-1) has won all of his fights by stoppage and his last four wins have come by TKO. Prior to the reality show, he had won two of his last three fights and his last win came by TKO in the first round. Zhang (6-7-1) has three submission victories in his career and five of his seven defeats are by submission. He is currently on a two fight losing streak and his last win came at the end of 2012.
Yang (6-3-1) is currently on a two fight winning streak and has won three of his last four. His last two victories have come by submission in the first round and his last win came in 68 seconds. Ning (3-2-1) made his MMA debut in 2007 and snapped a two fight losing streak last year with a TKO victory at RUFF 9. Two of his three wins have come by TKO and his other win came by submission.
Phan (18-12) is an Ultimate Fighter alum and dropped down to the bantamweight division at the end of 2013. His UFC bantamweight debut came against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC Fight Night 33 and was defeated by unanimous decision. Lee (13-9-1) has lost three of his five fights in the UFC and his last two defeats have come by submission. He is coming off a submission defeat to Raphael Assuncao at UFC on FUEL TV 10 and it was his second straight defeat to come by submission.
The current TUF China Finale fight card is below.
Dong Hyun Kim (18-2-1, 1 NC) vs. John Hathaway (17-1)
Sai Wang (6-4-1) vs. Lipeng Zhang (6-7-1) – TUF China Welterweight Final
Jiaping Yang vs. Guangyou Ning (3-2-1) – TUF China Featherweight Final
Shawn Jordan (15-5) vs. Matt Mitrione (6-3)
Ivan Menjivar (25-11) vs. Hatsu Hioki (26-7-2)
Kazuki Tokudome (12-4-1) vs. Yui Chul Nam (17-4-1)
Nam Phan (18-12) vs. Vaughan Lee (13-9-1)