- 8-3-1 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
- Won 5 of Last 6 Fights
- Notable Wins: Francisco Rivera
- 6-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
- 6 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: John Teixeira
The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
December 16th, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Reuben Duran returns to the octagon for the first time in 18 months, following a string of injuries over the last year. Duran’s last appearance in the UFC he earned a third round rear naked choke victory over Francisco Rivera at the Ultimate Fighter 13 finale. He made his UFC debut in March of last year, losing a split decision to Takeya Mizugaki.
The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil alum, Hugo ‘Wolverine’ Viana earned a split decision victory over John Teixeira de Conceicao in his UFC debut at UFC 147. Viana remains undefeated in his young mixed martial arts career at 6-0, with all six victories coming by way of a decision.