UFC’s popular reality series the Ultimate Fighter came back strong for the 15th season with a new format on a new channel and new coaches Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. The TUF 15 season featured episodes that were edited the week of before being broadcasted and live weekly fights were shown over a period of 13 weeks. The two team coaches featured were two bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. At the end all of Team Cruz fighters were eliminated and two Team Faber fighters made it to the finals, 6 foot 1 lightweight Mike Chiesa will face off against his fellow teammate Al Iaquinta on the Ultimate Fighter Live Finale live from the Palms Casino in Paradise, Nevada on Friday, June 1, 2012 broadcast on FX.
The Ultimate Fighter Live main event will be a welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger who trains out of the Reign Training Center with fellow UFC fighter Mark Munoz and Martin Kampmann who trains out of Randy Couture’s Xtreme Couture gym.
TUF 15 Live Finale FX Main Card (9:00PM ET/PT)
Welterweight Main Event bout: Jake Ellenberger vs. Martin Kampmann
TUF: Live Lightweight Tournament final bout: Mike Chiesa vs. Al Iaquinta
Featherweight bout: Jonathan Brookins vs. Charles Oliveira
Featherweight bout: Max Holloway vs. Pat Schilling
Lightweight bout: Justin Lawrence vs. John Cofer