Dustin Ortiz and Justin Scoggins clash at TUF 19 Finale
MAY 05, 2014 8:45p ET
A pair of top flyweight prospects will face off at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
Dustin Ortiz and Justin "Tank" Scoggins are two of the top up-and-coming fighters in the 125-pound division and they will clash on July 6 at the TUF Finale in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Monday. The card, headlined by a matchup between B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar, will air on FOX Sports 1.
Ortiz (13-3) has won two of his three UFC fights and his lone loss, to John Moraga in January, was a controversial split decision. The Roufusport product is coming off a split decision victory over Ray Borg at FOX UFC Saturday on April 19. The 25-year-old was supposed to make his UFC debut against Scoggins last August, but the bout was pulled from UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann.
Scoggins (9-0) looks to have the potential of a future champion at flyweight. He has two extremely impressive wins in his first two UFC fights, against Will Campuzano and Richie Vaculik. The American Top Team product is one of the youngest fighters in the UFC at 22 years old.
Penn and Edgar, the two coaches on The Ultimate Fighter 19, will meet in the main event of the Sunday night card at Mandalay Bay. The show will be the second on Fourth of July weekend, following UFC 175, also in Las Vegas. The TUF 19 Finale will also cap International Fight Week in the city.