UFC on FOX 17 comes from Orlando Saturday 19th December. The main event is a lightweight championship bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone. In the co-main event Junior dos Santos battles Alistair Overeem in a heavyweight clash.
Before we can get to the fights ahead we have to make sure they’re all on course to make weight.
Here are the full weigh-in results:
Rafael dos Anjos (154.5 lbs) vs. Donald Cerrone (154.5 lbs)
Junior Dos Santos (239 lbs) vs. Alistair Overeem (243 lbs)
Nate Diaz (156 lbs) vs. Michael Johnson (155.5 lbs)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz (114.5 lbs) vs. Randa Markos (116 lbs)
Myles Jury (146 lbs) vs. Charles Oliveira (150 .5 lbs)*
C.B. Dollaway (185.5 lbs) vs. Nate Marquardt (186 lbs)
Sarah Kaufman (136 lbs) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (134 lbs)
Tamdan McCrory (185 lbs) vs. Josh Samman (186 lbs)
Danny Castillo *(158 lbs) vs. Nik Lentz (156 lbs)
Jim Alers (145 lbs) vs. Cole Miller (146 lbs)
Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)
Leon Edwards (171 lbs) vs. Kamaru Usman (171 lbs)
Hayder Hassan (170 lbs) vs. Vicente Luque (171 lbs)
Luiz Henrique (248 lbs) vs. Francis Ngannou (254 lbs)
*Have 1 hour to make weight
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)
* has 1 hour to make allowed weight