UFC held an event on two consecutive nights in the same city and same arena for the first time, as the TUF 19 Finale took place Sunday–following UFC 175—at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The card saw Frankie Edgar defeat BJ Penn for a 3rd consecutive time in the main event. Two TUF 19 winners were crowned in the middleweight (Eddie Gordon) and light heavyweight division (Corey Anderson).
The attendance for the TUF 19 finale was $531,000.
The gate for the event 6,5,00. Largest crowd ever for a TUF Finale.
The event bonuses went to: Jumabieke Tuerxun vs. Leandro Issafor Fight of the Night ($50,000).
Performance of the night ($50,000 each): Leandro Issa, Adriano Martins.
Also, throughout the show the UFC announced the winners of the season bonuses for TUF 19, $25,000 each.
Both performance of the season bonuses went to Dhiego Lima, for his submissions over Tim Williams and Roger Zapata.
The fight of the season went to Matt Van Buren vs. Daniel Spohn for their semi-final light heavyweight bout.