The final two episodes of The Ultimate Fighter aired back-to-back on Wednesday night to determine the finalists that will clash on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas.
In the light heavyweight division, Ryan Bader scored the win over Elliot Marshal to face Vinicius Magalhaes in the final round at the Palms. Magalhaes defeated Krzysztof Soszynski to make his way to the showdown with Bader.
Phillipe Nover and Efrain Escudero will clash in the 155-pound division final. Nover took care of George Roop to earn his berth, while Escudero choked out this season’s bad boy, Junie Browning.
Ultimate Fighter 8 Light Heavyweight Final:
-Ryan Bader vs. Vinicius Magalhaes
Ultimate Fighter 8 Lightweight Final:
-Phillipe Nover vs. Efrain Escudero