TUF 24’s Schnell steps up to face Font at TUF 24 Finale
TUF 24 has come to the rescue of its own Finale.
The UFC announced last Saturday Matt Schnell (9-2-0) will move up to bantamweight and replace the injured TUF LA 1 winner Alejandro Perez (collarbone) to take on Rob Font (12-2-0) at the TUF 24 Finale this Saturday,
— Matt Schnell (@DANGER_Caged) November 29, 2016
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Schnell was seeded No. 6 at TUF 24, losing in the quarterfinals to No.3 Tim Elliott in Episode 10.
— Matt Schnell (@DANGER_Caged) November 27, 2016
Font is trying to rebound from a decision loss to John Lineker at UFC 198 in May.
The current TUF 24 Finale lineup is as follows.
Demetrious Johnson vs TUF 24 winner
Joseph Benavidez (24-4-0) vs Henry Cejudo (10-1-0)
Jake Ellenberger (31-11-0) vs Jorge Masvidal (30-11-0)
Ryan Hall (5-1-0) vs Gray Maynard (12-5-1)
Elvis Mutapcic (15-4-1) vs Anthony Smith (25-12-0)
Jake Collier (6-1-0) vs Josh Stansbury (8-2-0)
Kallin Curran (4-3-0) vs Jamie Moyle (3-1-0)
Brendan O’Reilly (6-2-0) vs Dong Hyun Kim (13-8-3)
Alexis Davis (17-6-0) vs Sara McMann (9-3-0)