The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale weigh-in photos: An MMAjunkie.com image gallery


LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) was on scene for today’s official fighter weigh-ins for The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, where all 26 competitors successfully made weight for Saturday’s card.

Bantamweights Urijah Faber (27-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Scott Jorgensen (14-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) meet in the main event. The two have been friends for years, dating back to their collegiate wrestling days. Each came in on target before a friendly face-off.

In the co-main event, the next “Ultimate Fighter” will be crowned as middleweights Kelvin Gastelum (4-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Uriah Hall (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) fight for a guaranteed UFC contract. Hall has been called by UFC President Dana White the most dangerous fighter in the history of the reality series.

And in the second women’s fight in UFC history, Miesha Tate (13-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Cat Zingano (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meet with plenty at stake. The winner advances to a coaching spot on Season 18 of “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, then will fight Rousey for her title at the conclusion of the show, which will film this summer and begin airing in September.

Friday’s weigh-ins took place at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino’s Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas. Saturday’s fight card takes place at Mandalay Bay Events Center with a main card on FX (9 p.m. ET) following prelims on FUEL TV (7 p.m.) and Facebook (5:30 p.m.).

For a full rundown of the proceedings, check out our Ultimate Fighter 17 FInale weigh-in results post. Additionally, check out images of all the fighters above.

For more on The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s UFC 178 fighter weigh-ins. Check out our photo gallery of the festivities.Filed under: Featured, News, Photo Gallery, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 6 views

LAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter 5? veteran Manny Gamburyan showed a veteran’s savvy in his first fight at bantamweight by surviving danger from Cody Gibson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 27 views

As expected, the live finale of Season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter” will take place in December in Las Vegas.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 views

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale continues to take shape with a lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and K.J. Noons.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 8 views

LAS VEGAS – Check out a video replay of today’s official fighter weigh-ins for UFC 178.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

STOCKHOLM – MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s UFC Fight Night 53 fighter weigh-ins. Check out our photo gallery of the festivities.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

HALIFAX – MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s UFC Fight Night 54 fighter weigh-ins. Check out our photo gallery of the festivities.Filed under: News, Photo Gallery, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 3 views

The official fighter weigh-ins for Bellator 126 take place today, and you can watch a live stream of the proceedings here at MMAjunkie at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT local time).Filed under: Bellator, News, read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

MMA Fighting's Esther Lin was on the scene at the wild UFC 178 weigh-ins Friday evening in Las Vegas. read news >>