It was The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale last night where there was not only a new champion in Kamaru Usman but also a new champion team; The Blackzilians.
In the main event fight it was ‘Wonderboy’ Stephen Thompson who put a holt to ‘The Juggernaut’ Jake Ellenberger with two spinning hook kicks in which the second one dropped Ellenberger ending the fight in the first round.
Here are the full results:
Stephen Thompson Def Jake Ellenberger Via KO at 4:29 Round 1
Kamaru Usman Def Hayder Hassan Via Arm Triangle at 1:19 Round 2
Michael Graves Def Vicente Luque Via Unanimous Decision
Jorge Masvidal Def Cezar Ferreira Via KO at 4:22 Round 1
Michelle Waterson Def Angela Magana Via RNC at 2:38 Round 3
Maximo Blanco Def Mike De La Torre Via TKO at 0:16 Round 1
Josh Samman Def Caio Magalhaes Via RNC at 2:52 Round 1
Jerrod Sanders Def Russell Doane Via Unanimous Decision
Trevor Smith Def Dan Miller Via Unanimous Decision
George Sullivan Def Dominic Waters Via Unanimous Decision
Preliminary Card UFC Fight Pass
Willie Gates Def Darrell Montague Via TKO at 1:36 Round 1
It’s The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale tomorrow night and headlining the card is a welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson. The co-main event is of course American Top Team fighter Hayder Hassan against Blackzilian Kamaru Usman. The only other TUF21 cast members also to compete are Michael Graves who is against Vicente Luque.
Michelle Waterson makes her UFC debut and faces Angela Magna amongst the line up of top fighters on this card for International Fight week.
Before any of the fights can go ahead we must first make sure all fighters step onto the scales to make sure they make-weight.
Here are the weigh-in results:
Jake Ellenberger (170.5 lbs) vs. Stephen Thompson (170.5 lbs)
Hayder Hassan (170.5 lbs) vs. Kamaru Usman (170.5 lbs) – TUF 21 Welterweight Final
Michael Graves (170.5 lbs) vs. Vicente Luque (171 lbs)
Cezar Ferreira (171 lbs) vs. Jorge Masvidal (172.5 lbs)*
Angela Magana (115.5 lbs) vs. Michelle Waterson (115 lbs)
Maximo Blanco (148.5 lbs)* vs. Mike De La Torre (145.5 lbs)
Caio Magalhaes (185 lbs) vs. Josh Samman (186 lbs)
Russell Doane (135.5 lbs) vs. Jerrod Sanders (136 lbs)
Dan Miller (184 lbs) vs. Trevor Smith (185.5 lbs)
George Sullivan (170.5 lbs) vs. Dominic Waters (171 lbs)
Preliminary Card UFC Fight Pass
Willie Gates (125.5 lbs) vs. Darrell Montague (125.5 lbs)
On Episode 1 of UFC 187 Embedded, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stays humble at home with dishes, diaper-changing and soccer dad duties.
In South Florida, light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and middleweight Vitor Belfort share one last Blackzilian team workout on the beach ahead of their respective UFC 187 title bouts. As Belfort looks back on how the sport has changed since he first held UFC gold, Johnson focuses on the task in his immediate future. And on the West Coast, Daniel Cormier trains intently for his second shot at the now-vacant light heavyweight championship.
UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scene video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.
This installment of The Ultimate Fighter looks to raise the stakes once again. For the first time in the show’s 10-year history, a gym versus gym format will be introduced pitting fighters from the famed American Top Team against those from Blackzilians, all while living together under one roof in South Florida. The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians debuts on FOX Sports 1 on April 22nd.
Two Teams Collide; Pick your side.
This Season Airs on BT Sports 2 at 3am on Thursday 23rd April or BT Sports 1 at 10 pm Thursday 23rd April in the UK.