A UFC flyweight title rematch between champion Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez will headline The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout was announced on the latest edition of UFC Tonight.
Johnson originally bested Benavidez for the inaugural UFC flyweight title at UFC 152. “Mighty Mouse” has defended the title twice since, defeating Jon Dodson and John Moraga in impressive fashion. Meanwhile, Benavidez has definitely earned his second shot at the flyweight crown with strong victories over Ian McCall, Darren Uyenoyama, and Jussier “Formiga” da Silva.
The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale will take place November 30 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will also feature the finals for TUF 18′s women’s and men’s bantamweight tournaments. The show will air live on FOX Sports 1. More bouts will be announced in the coming weeks.