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Five Bouts Added to ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale’ Roster

Written by Tom Ngo
May 23rd, 2012
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Despite having all eyes fixated on this Saturday’s UFC 146 extravaganza, the planet’s biggest mixed martial arts organization found the time to announce a slew of fights for next weekend’s show.

The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale” takes place Friday, June 1st inside The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Of the five scraps reported, eight of the competitors were eliminated cast members from this season’s TUF tournament. Cristiano Marcello vs. Sam Sicilia, Daron Cruickshank vs. Chris Tickle, Myles Jury vs. Chris Saunders, Justin Lawrence vs. John Cofer and John Albert vs. Erik Perez were all confirmed for the roster.

A pivotal welterweight scrap between Jake Ellenberger 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.

FX will broadcast the event’s main bouts live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

Here is the event’s updated lineup:

Preliminary Card:

John Albert vs. Erik Perez

Cristiano Marcello vs. Sam Sicilia

Daron Cruickshank vs. Chris Tickle

Myles Jury vs. Chris Saunders

Justin Lawrence vs. John Cofer

Jonathan Brookins vs. Charles Oliveira

Max Holloway vs. Pat Schilling

Main Card:

(FX 9PM ET/6PM PT)

TUF Lightweight Finalist #1 vs. TUF Lightweight Finalist #2

Jake Ellenberger vs. Martin Kampmann

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