Daron Cruickshank vs. K.J. Noons booked for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale

A lightweight bout has been booked for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on December 12th in Las Vegas as Ultimate Fighter 15 alum Daron Cruickshank will meet K.J. Noons.

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The fight booking was announced by the UFC on late Thursday evening.

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale will come from the Palms in Las Vegas on December 12th and will be headlined by the inaugural women’s strawweight title bout.

Cruickshank (16-5) has gone 6-3 since entering the UFC and has won three of his last four fights. After being defeated by Jorge Masvidal in July, he returned last weekend and defeated Anthony Njokuani by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 54.

Noons (13-7) dropped his UFC debut last year to Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision and since that fight, he has won two straight. His his last fight, he faced Sam Stout in a welterweight bout and won the fight in 30 seconds by knockout to win a performance of the night bonus.

The current TUF 20 Finale fight card is below.

TBA vs. TBA – inaugural women’s strawweight title
Jeremy Stephens (23-10) vs. Charles Oliveira (18-4, 1NC)
Joe Proctor (10-2) vs. Yancy Medeiros (10-2, 1NC)
Daron Cruickshank (16-5) vs. KJ Noons (13-7)