Unbeaten Lightweights Marc Diakiese, Drakkar Klose Booked for ‘TUF 25’ Finale

By Tristen Critchfield Apr 26, 2017

A battle of unbeaten 155-pound prospects is slated for "The Ultimate Fighter 25” finale, as Marc Diakiese will lock horns with Drakkar Klose on July 7.

The promotion confirmed the pairing on Wednesday. The “TUF 25” finale takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be televised on Fox Sports 1. A headliner for the event has not been announced.

Diakiese’s 12-0 professional mark includes a trio of victories in the Octagon. Most recently, “Bonecrusher” scored a 30-second knockout of Teemu Packalen at UFC Fight Night 107 on March 18. The 24-year-old Englishman also owns wins over Frankie Perez and Lukasz Sajewski in UFC competition.

Klose debuted in the Octagon with a unanimous decision triumph over Devin Powell at UFC Fight Night 103 on Jan. 15. The MMA Lab export is 7-0-1 as a professional, with four triumphs by KO/TKO and three by decision.


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