The Ultimate Fighter China Finale Card Finalized With Ten Fights
Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.11.2014
Starts at 5:45 AM ET...
MMA Junkie reports that the card for The Ultimate Fighter China Finale has been set with ten fights. The event streams on UFC Fight Pass at The Venetian Macao's CotaiArena in Macau. It starts at 5:45 AM ET (2:45 AM PT) on March 1st with the preliminary card and 8 AM ET with the main card. The early start time is for the live audience in Macau, as the event starts at 9 PM ET CST local time.
The event includes the tournament finals of welterweights Wang Sai (6-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Zhang Lipeng (6-7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and featherweights Yang Jianping (6-3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Ning Guangyou (3-2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC). This will be the debut for all. The main event sees John Hathaway (17-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) vs Dong Hyun Kim (18-2-1 MMA, 9-2 UFC).
Here's the full card:
MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 8 a.m. ET):
John Hathaway vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Zhang Lipeng vs. Wang Sai – "TUF: China" welterweight tourney final
Yang Jianping vs. Ning Guangyou – "TUF: China" featherweight tourney final
Shawn Jordan vs. Matt Mitrione
Hatsu Hioki vs. Ivan Menjivar
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 5:45 a.m. ET):
Yui Chul Nam vs. Kazuki Tokudome
Vaughan Lee vs. Nam Phan
Zak Cummings vs. Alberto Mina
Albert Cheng vs. Anying Wang
Mark Eddiva vs. Jumabieke Tuerxun