GLENDALE - [Update: 3:51 p.m.] With the latest episode on Wednesday night, the 12th season of “Saturday night’s live finale at The Palms in Las Vegas.” concluded – at least in its pre-taped reality television form – with the finalists set for
The Georges St. Pierre-coached tandem of Jonathan Brookins and Kyle Watson waged battle with Brookins, who had previously upended Glendale fighters Sako Chivichyan and Sevak Magakian, prevailing via decision. In the other semifinal bout, Team GSP’s Michael Johnson eked out a split decision in a hard-fought three-rounder against Nam Phan, coached by .
Thus, on Saturday, Brookins and Johnson will meet in a matchup of Team GSP fighters to determine the next “Ultimate Fighter.” Also announced were a slew of other matchups, including Chivichyan taking on Watson. The fight will mark Chivichyan's official Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is unlikely the bout will be televised live on the Spike TV broadcast.