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TUF 16 Lineup Finalized

The finale for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Live Finale is set with a five fight FX main card headlined by a heavyweight fight between former TUF 10 cast members Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione. The card will also house the TUF 16 tournament final between Team Carwin’s Mike Ricci and Team Nelson’s Colton Smith. Friday’s main card will air live on FX starting at 9PM ET from the The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

THe Ultimate Fighter 16 Live Finale will also four fight FUEL TV preliminary card starting at 7PM ET and a three fight Facebook card starting at 5:30PM ET.

Main Card (FX, 9 p.m. ET)

  • Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson
  • TUF 16 Tournament Final: Mike Ricci vs. Colton Smith
  • Patrick Barry vs. Shane del Rosario
  • Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner
  • Jonathan Brookins vs. Dustin Poirier

Preliminary Card (FUEL TV, 7 p.m. ET)

  • James Head vs. Mike Pyle
  • Johnny Bedford vs. Marcos Vinicius
  • Rustam Khabilov vs. Vinc Pichel
  • Nick Catone vs. Anthony “T.J.” Waldburger

Preliminary Card (Facebook, 5:30 p.m. ET)

  • Reuben Duran vs. Hugo Viana
  • John Cofer vs. Mike Rio
  • Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian


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