A new welterweight contender will emerge on Friday, June 1 at the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas when rising stars Jake Ellenberger (pictured above) and Las Vegas resident Martin Kampmann lock horns in a pivotal five-round main event.
Plus, a phenomenal season of The Ultimate Fighter Live will come to an end as the UFC crowns its next Ultimate Fighter with a six-figure contract to compete in the world’s premiere mixed martial arts organization.
The event will air live on FX at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
“The welterweight division is stacked and Jake Ellenberger and Martin Kampmann are going to fight for the chance to earn a title shot,” UFC President Dana White said. “They will headline the season finale of TUF Live on FX to crown the next Ultimate Fighter. There’s a lot at stake for the guys competing on this card at the Palms.”
Tickets for The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale go on sale Friday, April 13 at 12 p.m. PT and are priced at $354, $204 and $104. Tickets will be available at the Pearl box office, online at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Ticket prices do not include service charges.
UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, April 11 at 10 a.m. PT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, April 12, starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
Additional fights will be announced in the weeks to come at www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.