The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Weigh-in Results: Main Event and Finalists All Hit the Mark

November 29, 2013
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Gray Maynard vs Nate DiazGray Maynard and Nate Diaz headline Saturday’s The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas. First, they and the rest of the fight card had to weigh-in on Friday to make their bouts official.

Julianna Pena vs Jessica RakoczyThis being the third time that Maynard and Diaz have faced off, neither had any issues making weight, although the staredown was intense. The two didn’t get into any pushing or shoving, but Diaz had his fists outstretched, as Maynard held his ground, not giving Diaz any quarter.

Chris Holdsworth vs Davey GrantJulianna Peña and Jessica Rakoczy square off in the TUF 18 women’s 135-pound final, while Chris Holdsworth and Davey Grant fight it out for the men’s 135-pound honors. None of the finalists had any issues making weight.

TUF 18 Finale Weigh-in Results

Main Card Bouts (on Fox Sports 1)
-Gray Maynard (156) vs. Nate Diaz (156)
-Julianna Peña (134) vs. Jessica Rakoczy (132)†
-Chris Holdsworth (136) vs. Davey Grant (135)††
-Jessamyn Duke (135.5) vs. Peggy Morgan (136)
-Roxanne Modafferi (134) vs. Raquel Pennington (135)

Preliminary Bouts (on Fox Sports 1)
-Akira Corassani (146) vs. Maximo Blanco (146)
-Rani Yahya (145.5) vs. Tom Niinimaki (145)
-Jared Rosholt (240) vs. Walter Harris (244)
-Sean Spencer (171) vs. Drew Dober (170)

Preliminary Bout (on
-Josh Sampo (127.5) vs. Ryan Benoit (126)*

*Sampo was given one hour to cut 1-1/2 pounds.

†TUF 18 Women’s Final
††TUF 18 Men’s Final

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  • Mark McDowall

    What is the cross for next to Jessica Rakoczy weight for?

    • †TUF 18 Women’s Final

      ††TUF 18 Men’s Final

    • Corey Hutton

      You must have been dropped on your head as a child, how hard is it to look at the bottom of the weights?

  • Maddawgmar

    Nate Diaz reminds me of Floyd Wetherton. The way he talks and the way he looks, except he isn’t black

  • jake snod

    Just a terrible event this TUF finale. TUF was terrible this season just a collection of untalented misfits unworthy of making the UFC everyone of them midgets.

    • shakejunt

      and yet you’ll still be watching


    • Maddawgmar

      Say the guy over the internet. Now call your grandma and have her make you another PB and J, because you are a little cranky.