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The Ultimate Fighter 31 Finale: McGregor vs Chandler – Epic Season Conclusion

With Cody Gibson (19-eight) defeating Rico DiSciullo (eleven-2, 1 NC) on the season finale of The Ultimate Fighter 31, it’s now legit that all four combatants set to compete in Saturday’s finals at UFC 292 may have at the beginning come from Team Chandler. That caps off a dominant run at the display for Chandler, who received the first seven fights of the season earlier than Conor McGregor fighter DiSciullo upset Hunter Azure.

DiSciullo wasn’t so fortunate towards Gibson as a disastrous slip in the first round name but value him the fight. An tried strike turned into foiled via DiSciullo getting tripped up and Gibson immediately capitalized, taking DiSciullo’s lower back and attacking with ground moves. A hardy DiSciullo attempted to buck and flip his manner out of trouble, however Gibson held role whilst raining down punches and elbows. DiSciullo controlled to shake Gibson off of him, best for Gibson to take him down again and stable an arm-triangle choke rapidly after.

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Gibson now meets former Team Chandler teammate Brad Katona—who switched teams earlier inside the semifinals to avoid a training war and reunite with McGregor and his longtime coaches—inside the bantamweight finals.

In the light-weight finals, Team Conor combatants Austin Hubbard and Kurt Holobaugh face off.

At the give up of the display, the four finalists faced off, at the side of coaches McGregor and Chandler. The are expected to stand off in a welterweight bout at a date still to be determined. However, the matchup is yet to be made reputable and latest sexual attack accusations towards McGregor in addition to the previous -department champion nevertheless managing the USADA have left his destiny competitive fame doubtful.

The Ultimate Fighter 31 aired stay every Tuesday at 10 p.M. ET on ESPN and ESPN+ .

The finalists of the The Ultimate Fighter 31 lightweight and bantamweight tournaments compete for a six-determine UFC contract at UFC 292 this Saturday in Boston.

The Ultimate Fighter 31 Finale: McGregor vs Chandler - Epic Season Conclusion
McGregor vs Chandler-The Ultimate Fighter 31

Here is the The Ultimate Fighter 31 roster divided by means of crew:

Team McGregor (possibilities)


Lee Hammond (27, 5-0)
Nate Jennerman (29, 16-5)
Aaron McKenzie (34, eleven-2-1)
Landon Quinones (27, 7-1-1)


Mando Gutierrez (26, eight-2)
Trevor Wells (27, eight-3)
Carlos Vera (35, 11-3)
Rico DiSciullo (36, 11-2, 1 NC)
Team Chandler (veterans)


Jason Knight (30, 23-7)
Austin Hubbard (31, 15-6)
Roosevelt Roberts (28, 12-three, 1 NC)
Kurt Holobaugh (36, 19-7, 1 NC)


Hunter Azure (31, 10-3)
Brad Katona (31, 12-2)
Timur Valiev (33, 18-three, 1 NC)
Cody Gibson (35, 19-8)

Here are the quarterfinal effects:

  • Roosevelt Roberts def. Nate Jennerman via first-spherical KO
  • Cody Gibson def. Mando Gutierrez via first-round TKO
  • Austin Hubbard def. Aaron McKenzie via unanimous choice
  • Timur Valiev def. Trevor Wells thru unanimous selection
  • Brad Katona def. Carlos Vera through unanimous choice
  • Kurt Holobaugh def. Lee Hammond via second-round submission (guillotine choke)
  • Jason Knight def. Landon Quinones through first-round submission (triangle choke)
  • Rico DiSciullo def. Hunter Azure thru second-spherical KO

Here are the semi-final consequences and matchups:

  • Austin Hubbard def. Roosevelt Roberts through split selection
  • Brad Katona def. Timur Valiev through cut up selection
  • Kurt Holobaugh def. Jason Knight via 2nd-round TKO
  • Cody Gibson def. Rico DiSciullo through first-spherical submission (arm-triangle choke)

Here are the finals matchups:

  • Austin Hubbard vs. Kurt Holobaugh — light-weight
  • Brad Katona vs. Cody Gibson — bantamweight
  • Advanced to semifinals: Roberts, Gibson, Hubbard, Valiev, Katona, Holobaugh, Knight, DiSciullo
  • Eliminated: Jennerman, Gutierrez, McKenzie, Wells, Vera, Hammond, Quinones, Azure, Roberts, Valiev, Knight, DiSciullo

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