MENU
#UFC Fight Night 83 #Luke Rockhold #Conor McGregor #Saturday Night Fights #David Branch #GGG #Nate Diaz #UFC 215 #Michael Bisping #Time To Shine



While the Ultimate Fighter Live finale is still over a week away, some of the other competitors on the show are starting to find out their match-ups for the June 1 card already.

Former Chute Boxe coach Cristiano Marcello will face Sam Sicilia on the season finale show on June 1 in Las Vegas.

Marcello’s manager Nima Safapour from Alchemist Management announced the fight via Twitter on Wednesday.

A favorite heading into the show, Crisiano Marcello didn’t get a chance to ease into the competition as he faced Team Cruz top pick Justin Lawrence for his first fight after making it into the house.

Unfortunately, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt wasn’t able to topple Lawrence, and he lost by TKO, but now gets the chance to fight again this time on the TUF Live Finale.

At 10-0 heading into the show, Sam Sicilia had one of the most impressive records early on and was looking to advance after being Team Cruz’s second overall pick, but ran into a tough opponent in Chris Saunders during his time in the house.

A razor close decision ended with Sicilia on the losing end, but much like his opponent on June 1, he’ll have another shot at redemption.

Marcello vs. Sicilia will take place on the June 1 Ultimate Fighter Live finale card along with several other competitors from the show as well as the main event pitting Jake Ellenberger against Martin Kampmann in a five round showdown in the welterweight division.

Follow @DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon Martin.
For more
UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

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

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

'TUF 23' winner Andrew Sanchez meets Ryan Janes at TUF 26 Finale in December

  • 21 days ago
  • 11 views

The next edition of the live finale of “The Ultimate Fighter” has its latest fight booking, and it features a past “TUF” winner.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: DeAnna Bennett, who used water polo to get to MMA

  • 21 days ago
  • 57 views

Get to know the cast of Season 26 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” including DeAnna Bennett with a unique water polo and wrestling background.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Armenia native Karine Gevorgyan

  • 20 days ago
  • 82 views

Get to know the cast of Season 26 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” including Karine Gevorgyan, who came to Las Vegas for the show from Armenia.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Ex-Invicta FC champ Barb Honchak, who's been M.I.A. since 2014

  • 20 days ago
  • 17 views

A former Invicta FC champion, 38-year-old Barb Honchak is back and looks to make history in the UFC.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Gillian Robertson, Chili's hostess and unexpected MMA fighter

  • 20 days ago
  • 39 views

Being an MMA fighter is a far cry from the interests of Gillian Robertson as a kid. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Lauren Murphy, UFC veteran who made 'no-brainer' decision

  • 18 days ago
  • 7 views

It was tough for Lauren Murphy to leave her husband and son behind to pursue her dream of becoming a UFC champion.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Nicco Montano, the daughter of a boxer trying to make it

  • 18 days ago
  • 28 views

Get to know ‘TUF 26’ cast member Nicco Montano.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Maia Stevenson, who got into boxing thanks to sheriff mom

  • 17 days ago
  • 23 views

While husband and UFC vet Joe Stevenson is no stranger to being in the “TUF” house, Maia Stevenson thinks her experience has been quite than different than his so far.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Sijara Eubanks, who wasn't about to let 10 pounds deter her

  • 17 days ago
  • 19 views

Sijara Eubanks had made the 125-pound cut once and didn’t like it one bit but said “(expletive) it, I’m a flyweight now” when a huge opportunity presented itself.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Montana Stewart, the high-school wrestler from Texas

  • 17 days ago
  • 47 views

For Montana Stewart, the hardest decision to make about joining the “TUF” cast was being away from her daughter.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>