TUF 18 Finale Full Card Results – Fight Night Bonuses Announced as Julianna Pena, Chris Holdsworth Get Finishes En Route To TUF Titles, Nate Diaz caps trilogy with Gray Maynard in emphatic fashion

It might’ve been one of the worst cards in UFC history up until the final three fights, all which were exciting stoppages. It just happened to be a poorly paced show with a number of boring, slow decisions on the undercard. Below are the results as well as Fight Night bonuses, etc.

Main Card

Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard – Diaz wins via TKO (punches) at 2:37 of the first round

Julianna Pena vs. Jessica Rakoczy – Pena wins via TKO at 4:59 of the first round
Pena becomes the first UFC TUF Woman’s bantamweight season winner

Davey Grant vs. Chris Holdsworth – Holdsworth wins via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:10 of the second round
Holdsworth becomes the second UFC TUF bantamweight season winner, joining John Dodson of Season 14

Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan – Duke wins via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Raquel Pennington – Pennington wins via unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28)

Preliminary Card

Maximo Blanco vs. Akira Corassani – Corassani wins via disqualification at :25 of the first round (Illegal knee)
Tom Niinimaki vs. Rani Yahya – Niinimaki wins via split decision (29-29×2, 28-29)
Walter Harris vs. Jared Rosholt – Rosholt wins via unanimous decision (29-28)
Drew Dober vs. Sean Spencer – Spencer wins via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Ryan Benoit vs. Joshua Sampo – Sampo def. Benoit via rear-naked choke submission, Rd. 2 (4:31)
Sampo is ineligible for any post fight bonus due to missing weight

*The Ultimate Fighter 18 women’s tournament final
**The Ultimate Fighter 18 men’s tournament final

Attendance – 4,346
Box Office – $322,742.50
Fight of the Night – Sampo vs. Benoit (Benoit gets $100k because Sampo missed weight)
Knockout of the Night – Diaz
Submission of the Night – Holdsworth

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