A featherweight contest has been added to The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale, bringing the card to six fights. Maximo Blanco will take on Akira Corassani.
Blanco is 1-1 for the UFC, taking a decsion over Sam Sicilia in April. That win was also his debut as a featherweight.
Corassani is a former contestant on TUF and will look to keep his two fight win streak alive. He got a split decision from Andy Ogle in his UFC debut and another win out of his native country Sweden, by beating Robbie Peralta.
TUF 18 Finale is November 30 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. Below is the current card.
Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez for the flyweight championship
TBA vs. TBA in the TUF 18 men’s tournament final
TBA vs. TBA in the TUF 18 women’s tournament final
Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard
Walter Harris vs. Jared Rosholt
Maximo Blanco vs. Akira Corassani