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TUF 27 Finale: Tavares vs. Adesanya live results and discussion

Live results and discussion for the TUF 27 Finale in Vegas, which features a middleweight headliner between Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya.

Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results and discussion as The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale goes down in the Pearl Theater in Vegas (actually it’s in Paradise, but let’s just call it Vegas).

The headliner comes in the middleweight division, where veteran Brad Tavares meets rising star Israel Adesanya.

Today’s event will coincide with regular Fight Night times. Live results will commence with the Fight Pass broadcast at 7pm ET/4pm PT for two fights. The event will then flip over to FS1 for four more prelims starting at 8pm ET, and stay there for the full main card which goes down at 10pm ET. The full lineup and schedule follows.

Check out this week’s MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each matchup.

Main card (10pm ET)

Israel Adesanya def. Brad Tavares via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)

Mike Trizano def. Joe Giannetti by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) to win TUF lightweight tournament

Brad Katona def. Jay Cucciniello via unanimous decision (30-26 x3) to win TUF featherweight tournament

Alex Caceres def. Martin Bravo via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Roxanne Modafferi def. Barb Honchak via TKO (elbows) at 3:32 of round 2

Alessio Di Chirico def. Julian Marquez via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (8pm ET)

Montana De La Rosa def. Rachael Ostovich via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:21 of round 3

Luis Pena def. Richie Smullen via submission (guillotine choke), 3:32 of round 1

John Gunther def. Allan Zuniga via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Bryce Mitchell defeated Tyler Diamond via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Steven Peterson defeated Matt Bessettte via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Gerald Meerschaert defeated Oskar Piechota via submission (rear naked choke), 4:55 of round 2