A debuting featherweight will face Rani Yahya this November at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale.
UFC officials have signed Tom Niinimaki to face Yahya at the November 30 card from Las Vegas. Two new Ultimate Fighters will be crowned, along with a UFC flyweight championship match between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez.
Niinimaki (20-5-1) will be competing for the first time inside the Octagon. Over the last six years, he is a perfect 11-0.
Yahya (19-7) has won four of five bouts with the promotion, including his last three.