The Ultimate Fighter's 20th season claimed that a champion would be crowned, and that came to fruition on Friday evening.
Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas ran through the competition on the show to set up the title matchup for the inaugural UFC strawweight championship. Esparza dominated the young fighter en route to a third round submission finish.
Esparza became the first ever UFC strawweight champion.
The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Fight Card
- UFC Strawweight Championship: Carla Esparza defeats Rose Namajunas via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:26 of the third round
- Charles Oliveira defeats Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- K.J. Noons and Daron Cruickshank go to a no contest (accidental eye poke)
- Yancy Medeiros defeats Joe Proctor via submission (guillotine) at 4:37 of the first round
- Jessica Penne def. Randa Markos by split decision (29-28, 30-27, 28-29)
- Felice Herrig defeats Lisa Ellis via submission (armbar) at 3:05 of the second round
- Heather Jo Clark defeats Bec Rawlings by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Joanne Calderwood defeats Seohee Ham by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
- Tecia Torres defeats Angela Magana by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
- Aisling Daly defeats Alex Chambers via submission (armbar) at 4:53 of the first round
- Angela Hill defeats Emily Peters Kagan by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)