lohud.com

Sponsored by:

Inside the Octagon

YOUR SOURCE FOR MMA NEWS

Hamill and Jardine will main event TUF 11 finale

April
26

Just got this info from Spike TV:

New York, NY, April 26, 2010 – Two of “The Ultimate Fighter’s”® most celebrated alumni will finally meet inside the Octagon® in the live finale of Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz” on Saturday, June 19 at 9:00pm ET/PT.  Emanating from The Pearl at The Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, the “Dean of Mean,” Keith Jardine (Season 2) takes on Matt “The Hammer” Hamill (season 3) in a matchup pitting Jardine’s unorthodox striking against Hamill’s powerhouse wrestling.  The winner will move further up the ranks in the UFC’s ultra-competitive light heavyweight division, with the loser taking a tremendous step back in his pursuit of a title shot.

Hamill (9-2), fighting out of Utica, NY, has won three of his last four UFC bouts including a  recent controversial victory over the previously undefeated Jon Jones last December.  During their matchup, Jones was dominating Hamill in the first round when he was cited twice for illegal elbows to the head.  When Hamill couldn’t continue due to an extreme laceration on his forehead, Jones was disqualified.   Prior to that bout, Hamill bounced back from a loss to Rich Franklin at UFC 88 with wins over Mark Munoz at UFC 96 in March 2009 via knockout, and Reese Andy at UFC 92 in December 2008 via TKO.

Jardine (14-8-1), a protégé of legendary trainer Greg Jackson, fights out of Albuquerque, NM.  Dubbed “The Dean of Mean,” the 34 year-old veteran has an impressive list of victories on his resume, including wins over Chuck Liddell at UFC 76, Forrest Griffin at UFC 66, and Brandon Vera at UFC 89.  Those wins were countered by three consecutive losses heading into his bout with Hamill.  A victory will put him back on the winning path towards a shot at the coveted light heavyweight belt.
Other bouts on the card will be announced at a later date, including “The Ultimate Fighter” finalists.

Be Sociable, Share!

This entry was posted on Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 1:05 pm by lvollmer. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
Category: Uncategorized
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Print This Post | Email This Post

Advertisement

Leave a Reply

Advertisement
Twitter


About this blog
Web programmer by day, practicing mixed martial artist at night, Larry Vollmer Jr. brings the latest news from the Ultimate Fighting Championship and the rest of the mixed martial arts world - a fast-spreading obsession on TV and online. These are the bouts - they occur in an octagon-shaped "ring" - that test men's souls.

Poll
Does Thiago Alves have what it takes to defeat GSP?
View Results


Recent Comments
  • Marz Slim Spray: Greetings! Very helpful advice in this particular article! It’s the little changes that make...
  • agencyfind.com: Fantastic goods from you, man. I have understand your stufff previous to and you are just extremely...
  • Sibyl: fantastic points altogether, you just gained a logo new reader. What might you recommend in regards to your...
  • Dani: Hello to every , because I am genuinely eager of reading this blog’s post to be updated on a regular...
  • promo codes for direct sports: Hi there, I check your new stuff regularly. Your writing style is awesome, keep up the...
Breaking MMA News
Get breaking MMA news alerts from my Inside the Octagon blog sent to your cell phone
Enter your phone number:
 
Subscribe
This blog's RSS feed | Get an RSS reader | Technorati Profile

Daily Email Newsletter:

About the author
Larry Vollmer Jr.Larry Vollmer Jr.
is a Web programmer for LoHud.com, the Web site of The Journal News. He spends his days staring at thousands of lines of code and his nights throwing highkicks and hitting the mat with submission grappling specialists. After work and training, Larry gets the latest news on the world of mixed martial arts from the fighters themselves while watching and rewatching matches on his DVR. READ MORE

Mike Dolce's "Ultimate Fighter 7" Blog

Ringside Fight Photos

Mixed Martial Arts Links

Other recent entries

Recent Comments
  • Marz Slim Spray: Greetings! Very helpful advice in this particular article! It’s the little changes that make...
  • agencyfind.com: Fantastic goods from you, man. I have understand your stufff previous to and you are just extremely...
  • Sibyl: fantastic points altogether, you just gained a logo new reader. What might you recommend in regards to your...
  • Dani: Hello to every , because I am genuinely eager of reading this blog’s post to be updated on a regular...
  • promo codes for direct sports: Hi there, I check your new stuff regularly. Your writing style is awesome, keep up the...

Recently Updated LoHud Blogs
Monthly Archives