Johnson Injured, Faber-Jorgensen Headlines TUF 17

Urijah Faber

Urijah Faber

Urijah Faber – credit: http://espn.go.com


A flyweight title bout between Champion Demetrious Johnson and John Moraga has been scrapped due to an undisclosed injury Johnson is suffering from. The news broke last night and Dana White took to Twitter to confirm the new main event.

Urijah Faber, who beat Ivan Menjivar by submission last week at UFC 157, meets Scott Jorgensen in a bantamweight bout. The fight will serve as the main event for The Ultimate Fighter 17 finale, which features coaches Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen.

Also on the card is the second women’s fight in UFC history, featuring Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano. The official fight card follows:

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale:

Urijah Faber vs. Scott Jorgensen
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Middleweight Finale (TBA)
Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano
Sam Sicilia vs. Maximo Blanco
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Travis Browne
Cole Miller vs. Bart Palaszewski
Daniel Pineda vs. Justin Lawrence

More Articles Like This

Have Your Say Leave A Comment