'The Ultimate Figher 22' Finale: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Highlights

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistDecember 11, 2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 10:  (L-R) Opponents Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes face off during the UFC weigh-in inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 10, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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Frankie "The Answer" Edgar earned his title shot.

Edgar knocked Chad Mendes out in the first three minutes of their main event at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale. It was one of the most unexpected results one could imagine going into the fight. Edgar states his case as the next in line without much argument for who comes next.

Ryan Hall won The Ultimate Fighter with an impressive showing of grappling including one of the best back takes in UFC history.

Oh, and there was a barnburn between Edson Barboza and Tony Ferguson. The main card delivered, and Bleacher Report was here all evening recapping the action.

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Quick Results

  • Frankie Edgar defeats Chad Mendes by KO at 2:28 of the first round
  • Ryan Hall defeats Artem Lobov by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
  • Tony Ferguson defeats Edson Barboza via submission (d'arce choke) at 2:54 of the second round
  • Evan Dunham defeats Joe Lauzon by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Tatsuya Kawajiri defeats Jason Knight by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Julian Erosa defeats Marcin Wrzosek by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Konstantin Erokhin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-28)
  • Ryan LaFlare defeats Mike Pierce by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Geane Herrera defeats Joby Sanchez by KO at 4:28 of the second round
  • Chris Gruetzemacher defeats Abner Lloveras by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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