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The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Card Highlights

USA Today
Craig AmosFeatured Columnist IVNovember 18, 2016

The Ultimate Fighter 18 capped off a busy November for the UFC, and Nate Diaz ended things with a bang, stopping rival Gray Maynard in the first round of their main event showdown.

Beyond Diaz's triumph, The Ultimate Fighter 18 finale was an historic event for its crowning of the first ever female TUF champion, namely Julianna Pena.

For results from the entire card, take a look below. For a play-by-play recap of the action, scroll to the bottom of the page.

TUF 18 Main Card on Fox Sports 1

  • Nate Diaz def. Gray Maynard, TKO (Round 1, 2:38)
  • Julianna Pena def. Jessica Rakoczy, TKO (Round 1, 4:59)
  • Chris Holdsworth def. Davey Grant, Submission (Round 2, 2:10)
  • Jessamyn Duke def. Peggy Morgan, Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Raquel Pennington def. Roxanne Modaferri, Unanimous decision (30-27, 20-27, 29-28)


Prelims on Fox Sports 1

  • Akira Corassani def. Maximo Blanco, Disqualification for illegal knee (Round 1, 0:25)
  • Tom Niinimaki def. Rani Yahya, Split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Jared Rosholt def. Walter Harris, Unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Sean Spencer def. Drew Dober, Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Facebook Prelims

  • Josh Sampo def. Ryan Benoit, Submission (Round 2, 4:31)

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