Jorge Masvidal moves up to welterweight, meets Cezar Ferreira at TUF 21 Finale

Jorge Masvisal is moving up in weight at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale and he is expected to meet Cezar Ferriera on the July 12th fight card in South Florida.

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The fight booking was confirmed by Ferreira on social media today.

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale will take place on July 12 at a South Florida venue and is expected to be headlined by former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson meeting Michael Johnson.

Masvidal (28-9) went 5-2 in the UFC lightweight division and it was recently announced that he would be moving up to the welterweight division. Both of his defeats at lightweight came by decision and he is coming off a split decision lost to Al Iaquinta. Ferreira (8-4) is moving down to the welterweight division after competing in the UFC middleweight division. He is 4-2 in the UFC and is coming off a lost against Sam Alvey.

The current fight card for The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale is below.

Benson Henderson (22-5) vs. Michael Johnson (16-8)
TBA vs. TBA – The Ultimate Fighter 21 Final
Josh Samman (11-2) vs. Caio Magalhaes (9-1)
Michelle Waterson (12-4) vs. Angela Magana (11-7)
Jorge Masvidal (28-9) vs. Cezar Ferreira (8-4)