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Sullivan vs. Alexandre On for July 12

 

Fireworks will be expected at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 12, as hard-hitting welterweights George "The Silencer" Sullivan and Marcio "Lyoto" Alexandre meet in a bout slated for the prelim portion of the Ultimate Fighter Finale card.

In the evening's main event, welterweight striking specialists Jake "The Juggernaut" Ellenberger and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson face off. Plus, members of The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians cast will engage in hard-hitting bouts.
 
New Jersey's Sullivan has won eight of his last nine, a run that includes victories over Mike Rhodes and Igor Araujo. Brazil's Alexandre, a finalist on season three of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, will compete in his second UFC bout at 170 pounds after a hard-fought split decision loss to Tim Means last December.