“The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” takes place Saturday inside The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 5:35PM ET/2:35PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming a trio of prelims. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s page in order to watch the scraps live.
FUEL TV will then broadcast the remaining four preliminary bouts live beginning at 7PM ET/4PM PT.
FX airs the night’s four showcase fights immediately after starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Saturday’s show will feature a heavyweight shootout between Roy Nelson (Pictured) and Matt Mitrione.
In addition, the TUF 16 finals with welterweights Colton Smith and Mike Ricci serves as the co-main attraction.
Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
(Facebook 5:35PM ET/2:35PM PT)
Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian
John Cofer vs. Mike Rio
Reuben Duran vs. Hugo Viana
(FUEL TV 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Nick Catone vs. T.J. Waldburger
Rustam Khabilov vs. Vinc Pichel
Johnny Bedford vs. Marcos Vinicius
Mike Pyle vs. James Head
(FX 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins
Jamie Varner vs. Melvin Guillard
Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario
Colton Smith vs. Mike Ricci (TUF 16 welterweight finals)
Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione