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Tim Elliott wins 'TUF 24' flyweight tournament, challenges champ Demetrious Johnson at TUF 24 Finale

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With just three days until The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, the main event for Saturday’s fight card is finally official.

After rumors and spoilers about the “The Ultimate Fighter 24: Tournament of Champions” winner floated around for several months, it’s now confirmed that Tim Elliott will challenge UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for the gold.

The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale takes place at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The card airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

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Post #1   12/1/16 2:21:13AM   

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The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale lineup includes:

MAIN CARD (10 p.m. ET)

Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Tim Elliott – for flyweight title
Joseph Benavidez vs. Henry Cejudo
Jake Ellenberger vs. Jorge Masvidal
Jared Cannonier vs. Ion Cutelaba
Alexis Davis vs. Sara McMann
Ryan Benoit vs. Brandon Moreno

PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

Ryan Hall vs. Gray Maynard
Rob Font vs. Matt Schnell
Kailin Curran vs. Jamie Moyle
Devin Clark vs. Josh Stansbury

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)

Elvis Mutapcic vs. Anthony Smith
“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim vs. Brendan O’Reilly

Post #2   12/1/16 2:21:53AM   

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Remember when Benavidez choked out Elliot by mounted guillotine and the only way he could tap was by shaking his legs furiously cause his arms were trapped...that was brutal

Post #3   12/1/16 5:32:23AM   

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Congrats to Elliot. He was my pick to win the thing. Although, I just don't see how he can beat MM. I wonder what the odds will be for this fight?

And side note. Get Hiromasa in there! Dude is a gamer. And an absolute sweetheart. Possibility for a fan base there.

Post #4   12/1/16 1:05:05PM   

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i was hoping to see a flyweight tear through the tournament with all finishes, instead this guy got mostly decision wins and a questionable 1, he doesent get me excited for this fight at all, i wish they had got flyweights like Peter Menga 13-0, Magomed Bibulatov 13-0 and Kairat Akhmetov 23-0 to fight in that seaon of TUF

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Excellent tuf season! I may be the only person who still likes this show but I hope it never gets cancelled haha

Post #6   12/2/16 12:42:00PM