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Sam Sicilia vs. Maximo Blanco Set for The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale

February 26, 2013 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris

The UFC announced today a new featherweight bout for The Ultimate Fighter season 17 finale card on April 13. TUF season 15 alumni Sam Sicilia will face Maximo Blanco. Both fighters are coming off losses. Sicilia lost to Rony Mariano Bezerra by knockout at UFC 153. Blanco lost to Marcus Brimage by split decision at UFC 145.

The event will be held on April 13 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The main card will be broadcast live on FX with preliminary fights shown at Fuel TV and Facebook.

Here is the updated card for the event:

Maximo Blanco vs. Sam Sicilia
opponent TBA vs. opponent TBA – “TUF 17″ tournament final
Travis Browne vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano
Cole Miller vs. Bart Palaszewski
Justin Lawrence vs. Daniel Pineda

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