Yves Lavigne assigned as referee for inaugural UFC women’s strawweight title fight at TUF 20 Finale

The UFC will crown its first women’s strawweight title on December 12th in Las Vegas at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale and the referee for the title fight will be Yves Lavigne.TUF 20 Finale

Lavigne was assigned as the referee during Monday’s Nevada Athletic Commission meeting in Las Vegas.

Along with assigning Lavigne as the referee, the commission also approved Adalaide Byrd, Sal D’Amoto, and Glenn Trowbridge as the judges for the title fight.

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale will come from the Palms in Las Vegas on December 12th and will be shown live on Fox Sports 1. The two women that will compete for the inaugural title will be decided on the reality show in the coming weeks and the current fight card for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale is below.

The current The Ultimate Fighter 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)