The Ultimate Fighter Finale took place at the Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and featured featherweight athletes Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes in the Main event.
It was however Frankie Edgar who ‘answered’ everyone’s questions by getting the win in 2 minutes 28 seconds of the first round via knockout over Chad Mendes proving why he should be next in line for the featherweight title.
The co-main event saw Edson Barboza takes on Tony Ferguson and it was Tony Ferguson who gained the impressive win with his slick D’arce choke coming midway through the second round in this lightweight bout.
Evan Dunham took on Joe Lauzon but it was to be Evan Dunham’s night where he fought a better fight in out striking Joe Lauzon to take a unanimous points win in this all important lightweight bout.
The Ultimate Fighter Finale saw Ryan Hall face Artem Lobov in a three round one sided fight, which saw Ryan Hall nullify Artem Lobov’s power and dominate via his grappling skills, taking a unanimous decision to become season 22 The Ultimate Fighter.
Here are the full results:
Frankie Edgar Def Chad Mendes Via KO 2:28 Round 1
Ryan Hall Def Artem Lobov Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-26, 30-26
The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Winner – Ryan Hall
Tony Ferguson Def Edson Barboza Via D’arce Choke 2:54 Round 2
Evan Dunham Def Joe Lauzon Via Unanimous Decision 30-26, 30-27, 30-26
Tatsuya Kawajiri Def Jason Knight Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27
Julian Erosa Def Marcin Wrzosek Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29 29-28
Gabriel Gonzaga Def Konstantin Erokhin Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-28
Ryan LaFlare Def Mike Pierce Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 29-28, 29-28
Geane Herrera Def Joby Sanchez Via TKO 4:28 Round 2
Chris Gruitzemacher Def Abner Lloveras Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28
Tony Ferguson vs. Edson Barboza