UFC officials have started piecing together the lineup for The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, adding three new bouts to the July 6 card.
Set for Las Vegas the day after UFC 175, the card features a main event between former champions Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn. Two new TUF winners will also be crowned in the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions.
The newest fights include Robert Drysdale vs. Keith Berish, Adriano Martins vs. Juan Manuel Puig and Jumabieke Tuerxun vs. Leandro Issa.
Drysdale (6-0) will finally be making his debut, as he was scheduled previously to fight before being pulled. He will be facing another Octagon newcomer in Berish (5-0).
Issa (11-4) lost his first UFC fight to Russell Doane, while Tuerxun (14-1) suffered his first career defeat to Mark Eddiva. Martins (25-7) is 1-1 inside the Octagon, while Puig (11-2) will be debuting.
Below is the current lineup:
Featherweight: Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn
The Ultimate Fighter Middleweight Final
TBA vs. TBA
The Ultimate Fighter Light Heavyweight Tournament Final
TBA vs. TBA
Lightweight: Jesse Ronson vs. Kevin Lee
Flyweight: Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Scoggins
Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Guto Inocente
Female Bantamweight: Alexis Dufresne vs. Sarah Moras
Bantamweight: Leandro Issa vs. Jumabieke Tuerxun
Lightweight: Adriano Martins vs. Juan Manuel Puig
Light Heavyweight: Robert Drysdale vs. Keith Berish