There has now been an official date set for The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 Finale. The Spike TV event will be held on December 13, with its debut show airing on September 17th, immediately following UFC Fight Night 15 that same evening.
MMAJunkie.com confirmed the finale’s date today with Spike TV officials. They also stated that the event is tentatively scheduled to take place at The Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This season’s TUF coaches will feature current interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Frank Mir. The two coaches will oversea 32 total contestants in the lightweight and heavyweight divisions.
The two coaches will face each other for the title on the following UFC card after the Finale. It has been rumored that event will be taking place on December 27th.