Article

The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale Post-Fight Presser Recap

Read below to find out who took home Fight night bonuses from The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale...

Click for video highlights from the press conference
Four fighters attended The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale post-fight press conference: Martin Kampmann, Jake Ellenberger, Michael Chiesa and Al Iaquinta.

Two fighters received Knockout of the Night bonuses: Kampmann and Justin Lawrence. Kampmann survived an early knockdown from opponent Jake Ellenberger to finish Ellenberger with knees in the second round. Lawrence knocked John Cofer out cold with the headkick in the third round of an exciting bout. For their trouble, Lawrence and Cofer also earned Fight of the Night.

TUF Live winner Michael Chiesa was awarded Submission of the Night for his first-round technical submission of fellow finalist - and Team Faber member - Al Iaquinta. Chiesa took back Iaquinta's back, and sunk in a rear naked choke that put Ianquinta to sleep. The win capped off an emotional run for Chiesa, who lost his father shortly after moving into the TUF house.

All bonused fighters received $40,000 (Lawrence took home $80,000 for his two bonuses).


Sunday, August 2
3AM
BST
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Media

Recent
American-based fighters find home comforts abroad, as Stefan Struve seeks familiar foods and Ronda Rousey relaxes with a soothing scent. Bethe Correia arrives in Rio for her title shot and Shogun Rua returns to his home country for a rematch.
Jul 29, 2015
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 29: Open training session at Pepe Beach on July 29, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Jul 29, 2015
UFC 190 is a top-shelf fight card of some of the organization's hardest hitters. Take a look at some of the biggest knockouts from some of the biggest stars to enter The Ocatgon in Rio.
Jul 29, 2015
Main event stars Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia were joined at UFC 190 Open Workouts by Shogun Rua, Rodrigo Nogueira, Stefan Struve and Minotauro Nogueira. All six fighters put on a show and then spoke to UFC correspondent Megan Olivi.
Jul 29, 2015