Tonight’s (July 7, 2017) The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 25 Finale is in the books from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In the headliner, former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) champion Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje dove headfirst into the deep UFC 155-pound talent pool, wasting no time in battling No. 5-ranked Michael Johnson. The fight delivered on its substantial promise, delivering perhaps the best fight of the year thus far after “The Highlight” and “The Menace” went to all-out war, with Gaethje winning by vicious second-round stoppage after being rocked twice himself.
Not to be outdone, the co-main event featured a tailor-made redemption story in former disgraced TUF competitor Jesse Taylor meeting TUF 19 finalist Dhiego Lima for a record $250,000 grand prize. Taylor used his vaunted wrestling to submit
The TUF 25 finale’s fighters will appear to answer questions from the media in the post-fight press conference starting shortly after the main card. Watch it streaming live here: