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The Ultimate Fighter season six welterweight finale between Mac Danzig and Tommy Speer was dubbed as a battle of technique (Danzig) versus strength (Speer).

Well, technique won, with Danzig controlling the action from the opening bell to the finish two minutes and one second later, and the California veteran’s long journey to the Octagon was finally complete as he earned the UFC contract he had sought for years with a rear naked choke submission win.
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In an action-packed and back and forth battle that caused the Palms crowd to erupt on a number of occasions, Jon Koppenhaver survived some rocky moments to pull out a stirring third round stoppage victory over fellow Californian Jared Rollins.
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George Sotiropoulos made a successful transition from the TUF6 house to the Octagon, submitting Billy Miles in the first round of their welterweight bout.
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Ben Saunders and Dan Barrera put on arguably the best fight of The Ultimate Fighter’s sixth season, with Saunders rising from the canvas to score a decision win. Their rematch didn’t live up to the standard set by the first one, but the end result was the same, with Saunders earning a clear-cut three round verdict over Barrera in the main card opener.
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Ultimate Fighter teammates Troy Mandaloniz and Richie Hightower didn’t fight like buddies in preliminary action, going toe to toe for much of the opening round until the heavy-handed Mandaloniz finished Hightower late in the first frame of their welterweight bout.
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Matt Arroyo earned his first UFC win with a jiu-jitsu clinic against TUF6 teammate John Kolosci, submitting his foe with an armbar in the first round.
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Roman Mitichyan didn’t get to show what he could do on The Ultimate Fighter due to injury, but he made quite an impression in his first UFC fight by taking Dorian Price to the mat almost immediately and sinking in an ankle lock which forced Price to tap out in just 23 seconds. 
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Jonathan Goulet proved that there is no substitute for experience, putting TUF 6’s Paul Georgieff to sleep with a rear naked choke in the first round.
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