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TUF 27 Finale: Adesanya vs. Tavares fight card and bout order

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Thanks to The Ultimate Fighter’s continued existence, we still didn’t know the full fight card and bout order for Friday’s event until Wednesday evening. Middleweight striking sensation Israel Adesanya against Brad Tavares has long been known as the main event, but the TUF tournament semifinals just aired over the past two weeks. Mike Trizano and Joe Giannetti will compete in the lightweight final, while Brad Katona meets Jay Cucciniello in the featherweight final.

Other notable bouts include featherweights Alex Caceres and Martin Bravo, former UFC women’s flyweight title challenger Roxanne Modafferi against Barb Honchak, and middleweight prospect Julian Marquez versus Alessio Di Chirico.

Here’s the full lineup for July 6th in Las Vegas:

Main Card (10 PM ET, FS1)

Israel Adesanya vs. Brad Tavares
Mike Trizano vs. Joe Giannetti
Jay Cucciniello vs. Brad Katona
Alex Caceres vs. Martin Bravo
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Barb Honchak
Alessio Di Chirico vs. Julian Marquez

Preliminary Card (8 PM ET, FS1)

Montana De La Rosa vs. Rachael Ostovich
Luis Pena vs. Richie Smullen
John Gunther vs. Allan Zuniga
Tyler Diamond vs. Bryce Mitchell

Preliminary Card (7 PM ET, Fight Pass)

Matt Bessette vs. Steven Peterson
Gerald Meerschaert vs. Oskar Piechota


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