The Pearl at Palms Casino Hosts ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale’

Written by Tom Ngo
April 2nd, 2012

UFC Jake Ellenberger

The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale” has found a home. On Monday, the UFC announced The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada will host the June 1st festivities.

A pivotal welterweight scrap between Jake Ellenberger (Pictured) and Martin Kampmann serves as the show’s featured attraction. In addition, the finals of TUF Live will take place in the freebie fight card.

The tournament finalists will battle to secure their future with the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion by winning a six-figure UFC contract.

“The welterweight division is stacked and Jake Ellenberger and Martin Kampmann are going to fight for the chance to earn a title shot,” UFC president Dana White said. “They will headline the season finale of TUF Live on FX to crown the next Ultimate Fighter.

“There’s a lot at stake for the guys competing on this card at the Palms.”

FX will broadcast the main card live beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

Tickets for the event go on sale next week.

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