The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale is now official for April 16th at the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City and three bouts have been added to the fight card.
The fight card was announced today during a special press conference in Quebec City and the bouts added to the card are Patrick Cote vs. Kyle Noke, Sam Stout vs. K.J. Noons, and Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman.
Cote (19-8) has won back to back fights and is the coach of Team Canada on TUF Nations. His last win came at UFC 158 against Bobby Voelker by decision, which was his UFC welterweight debut. Noke (20-6-1) is the coach of Team Australia of TUF Nations and has won four of his six fights in the UFC. He is coming off a win against Charlie Brenneman at UFC 162 and it snapped a two fight losing streak.
Stout (20-9-1) initially made his UFC debut in 2006 and has won six fight of the night bonuses. He is coming off a decision victory at UFC on FOX 9 against Cody McKenzie and his last three wins have come by decision. Noons (12-7) is the former Elite XC lightweight champion and recently snapped a three fight losing streak at UFC 166 against George Sotiropoulos.
Gagnon (10-2) was defeated in his UFC debut in 2012 against Bryan Caraway by submission and the fight was won the fight of the night bonus. Since the defeat, he has won back to back fights and won the submission of the night bonus at UFC 165 against Dustin Kimura. Gorman (8-2) will be making his official UFC debut after appearing on TUF 18 and is currently on a three fight winning streak. Six of his victories have come by TKO/KO and two of his last three wins have come in the first round.
During the announcement of this event, UFC executive Tom Wright did state which fight will headline this fight card. It has been reported that the UFC is targeting to have the card headlined by a middleweight bout between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy.
Tickets for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale will go on sale shortly and Wright stated at the press conference that ticket informations will be announced soon.