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Jesse Taylor Redeems Himself And Gaethje Wins The Fight Of The Year At The ‘Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale’


The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption was unique. It featured 16 former TUF standouts along with current and former UFC fighters in what turned out to be one of the best MMA tournaments in recent years. It was low key, but it was a good season of TUF, and the finale was… It was slow but fine. It whet our appetite for UFC 213, that’s for sure. In the end, Jesse Taylor redeemed himself and won TUF, and Justin Gaethje made a violent UFC debut.

Here are the full results along with the best highlights.

Main Card

-Justin Gaethje def. Michael Johnson via TKO (round 2).

This was 100 percent the firefight you expected out of these two. Read the recap here!

-Jesse Taylor def. Dhiego Lima via rear naked choke (round 1).

After nine long years, Taylor redeemed himself. Check out the whole replay here.

-Marc Diakiese vs. Drakkar Klose

-Jared Cannonier vs. Nick Roehrick

-Brad Tavares def. Elias Theodorou via unanimous decision.

The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption was unique. It featured 16 former TUF standouts along with current and former UFC fighters in what turned out to be one of the best MMA tournaments in recent years. It was low key, but it was a good season of TUF, and it was a decent finale. Johnson/Gaethje was as awesome as expected, and it whet our appetite for UFC 213, that’s for sure.

Here are the full results along with the best highlights.

Main Card

-Justin Gaethje def. Michael Johnson via TKO (round 2).

This was 100 percent the fight we expected out of these two. Fight of the year. Read our recap!

Check out all the other replays here.

– Jesse Taylor def. Dhiego Lima rear naked choke submission (round 1).

Nine years later, Taylor redeems himself.

-Drakkar Klose def. Marc Diakiese via split-decision.

-Jared Cannonier def. Nick Roehrick via TKO (round 3)

-Brad Tavares def. Elias Theodorou via unanimous decision.

-Jordan Johnson def. Marcel Fortuna via unanimous decision.

Fox Sports 1 Prelims

-Angela Hill def. Ashley Yoder via unanimous decision

-James Krause def. Tom Gallicchio via unanimous decision

-C.B. Dollaway def. Ed Herman via unanimous decision

-Tecia Torres def. Juliana Lima via rear naked choke submission (round 2)

Fight Pass Prelims

-Gray Maynard def. Teruto Ishihara via dominating unanimous decision (30-26 x3)

-Jordan Johnson def. Marcel Fortuna via unanimous decision.

Fox Sports 1 Prelims

-Angela Hill def. Ashley Yoder via unanimous decision

-James Krause def. Tom Gallicchio via unanimous decision

-C.B. Dollaway def. Ed Herman via unanimous decision

-Tecia Torres def. Juliana Lima via rear naked choke submission (round 2)

Fight Pass Prelims

-Gray Maynard def. Teruto Ishihara via dominating unanimous decision (30-26 x3)

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