Tony Ferguson (Photo: mmajunkie.com)
TUF 13 Finale – Las Vegas, Nev. – Palms Casino Resort – June 4, 2011
Tony Ferguson won the 13th season of The Ultimate Fighter, kicking off a successful career in the Octagon.
Ferguson won the welterweight tournament final by knocking out Ramsey Nijem in just under four minutes.
Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos were the coaches for the TUF season, but their match at UFC 131 was canceled due to Lesnar’s diverticulitis.
Clay “The Carpenter” Guida moved closer to a lightweight title shot with a unanimous decision over Anthony Pettis.
Ed “Short Fuse” Herman defeated Tim Credeur by TKO in 48 seconds. Check out the finish.
Chris Cope scored a unanimous decision over Chuck O’Neil. Kyle Kingsbury won in the same way over Fabio Maldonado.
On the Facebook pre-show, George Roop beat Josh Grispi by TKO in Round 3. Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens won a unanimous decision over Danny Downes.
Scott Jorgensen knocked out Ken Stone in just over four minutes. Rueben Duran defeated Francisco Rivera in the third round with a rear naked choke.
In fights involving TUF 13 cast members, Shamar Bailey won a unanimous decision over Ryan McGillivray. Clay Harvison defeated Justin Edwards by split decision.