The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Finale will air live on FX, December 15, 2012 from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The original scheduled main event was supposed to pit TUF 16 coaches Shane Carwin against opposing coach Roy Nelson but Carwin suffered a knee injury and was replaced by another heavyweight Matt Mitrione.
The finals match-up for TUF 16 is Colton Smith (Team Nelson) vs. Mike Ricci (Team Carwin) the winner will become The Ultimate Fighter season 16 welterweight winner and win a UFC contract.
The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione FX Fight Card (9:00PM ET/PT)
Main Event – Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione
TUF 16 Finals – Welterweight: Colton Smith vs. Mike Ricci
Heavyweight: Pat Barry vs. Shane del Rosario
Lightweight: Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner
Featherweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins
Watch The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione live on December 15 at 9 PM ET/PT on FX (check your local cable listings for channel).