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Undercard for “The Ultimate Fighter 7” live three-hour finale officially announced

tuf7-cast.jpg Spike TV issued a press release on Monday afternoon to officially announce the undercard for the live season finale of “The Ultimate Fighter 7” to take place on Saturday, June 21 at 9 p.m. ET at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, NV.

Spike also announced that its telecast will be three hours.

Matches officially added include a lightweight clash between of pair of Iowa natives in Spencer Fisher and Jeremy Stephens; submission specialists Jeremy Horn and Dean Lister are set to do battle once again after a previous meeting between the two failed to take place; Josh Burkman is slated to take on Dustin Hazelett in a welterweight battle; and middleweights will collide when Drew McFedries goes head-to-head with Marvin Eastman.

The featured matches on the show will consist of a middleweight encounter between Evan Tanner and Kendall Grove; a welterweight matchup pitting Diego Sanchez vs. Luigi Fioravanti; and the finals of the TUF 7 middleweight tournament.

Although not listed in Spike TV’s official announcement, matches featuring Rob Yundt and Matt Arroyo are expected as well, along with several fighters that were eliminated from the TUF 7 cast.

  • Thomas says:

    hmmmm…….Not interested…

  • Kelvin says:

    3 hours…hell to tha yea.

  • Mike C. says:

    Thomas, whats wrong with 3 free hours of mma? Those are some pretty decent fights man. Fisher-Stephens will be exciting as hell, you are going to see a huge McFedries ko, tanner is always good to watch, and Horn-Lister should be decent.

  • saerbarnet says:

    Im guessing Kendall Grove desperately needs a win here..

  • Demie says:

    It’s too bad the finales aren’t using the losing fighters from that season’s TUF like in the past, but I can’t complain. Those are all very even matchups except the Sanchez fight.

  • Caidel says:

    To #5: Ahem. And what is this? “along with several fighters that were eliminated from the TUF 7 cast.”

    Rumours says, that there will be like 3 fights with fighters from TUF7 – but they cannot reveal it yet, while the season is still being televised – it would reveal who is a finalist of that season.

  • hindsightufuk says:

    i reckon there is a few fights here with the losers facing being dropped by the ufc


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