The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale

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The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale
A poster or logo for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date June 21, 2008
Venue Palms Casino Resort
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Total gate $495,350
Event chronology
UFC 85: Bedlam The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest Finale, also referred to as The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale, was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on June 21, 2008.[1] Featured were the finals from The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest in the Middleweight division as well as a main event between Kendall Grove and Evan Tanner. This was Evan Tanner's last fight before he died.

A middleweight bout between Tim Credeur and Cale Yarbrough was canceled shortly before the event due to Credeur testing positive for Adderall which is a banned substance under the Nevada State Athletic Commission.[2]

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Kimmons defeated Yundt via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:58 of round 1.
Lister defeated Horn via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:52 of round 1.
Brown defeated Arroyo via TKO (punches) at 3:40 of round 2.
McFedries defeated Eastman via TKO (punches) at 1:08 of round 1. This fight, although preliminary, was shown on the broadcast.
Hazelett defeated Burkman via submission (armbar) at 4:46 of round 2.

Main card[edit]

Riddle defeated Rivera via unanimous decision (29–28, 30–27, 30–27).
Fisher defeated Stephens via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
Sanchez defeated Fioravanti via TKO (strikes) at 4:07 of round 3.
Sadollah defeated Dollaway via submission (armbar) at 3:02 of round 1 to become the Season 7 Middleweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter.
Grove defeated Tanner via split decision (28–29, 30–26, 30–26).

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $20,000 bonuses.

  • Fight of the Night: United States Dustin Hazelett vs. United States Josh Burkman
  • Submission of the Night: United States Dustin Hazelett
  • Knockout of the Night: United States Drew McFedries

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultimate Fighter Team Rampage vs Team Forrest Finale". 2007-11-22. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  2. ^ Csonka, Larry (2008-06-22). "Reason for Credeur vs Yarbrough Cancellation". 411mania.com. Retrieved 2008-06-22.