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The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale Targeted For The Mandalay Bay Events Center

February 18, 2013 | Posted by Larry Csonka

According to, the UFC has contacted the Nevada State Athletic Commission with its intent to host The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on April 17. NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer confirmed the news. The UFC initially planned to host the event at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, but a Def Leppard concert tied up the venue. While the finale cards are usually among the UFC’s smaller events, the organization is rolling out some big names for the April 17 event. Here is the card thus far…

* Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga – for flyweight title
* TBA vs. TBD – “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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