Joby Sanchez & Tatsuya Kawajiri get new TUF 22 Finale Opponents


A pair of American Top Team fighters Justin Scoggins and Mirsad Bektic have incurred injuries that will keep them from competing at December 11th’s TUF 22 Finale.

Joby Sanchez (7-1) who’s coming off a split decision win over Tateki Matsuda, was scheduled to face Justin scoggins who’s being replace by Geane Herrera (8-1). Herrera will be looking to rebound from his first career loss, dropping a unanimous decision to Ray Borg.

Tatsuya Kawajiri (34-8-2), who was scheduled to face Bektic will instead tangle with newly signed Jason Knight (13-1). Kawajiri is 7-1 in his last 8,coming off unanimous decision win over Dernnis Siver. Knight is on a 8 fight win streak with 4 of the wins coming via submission.

The TUF 22 finale takes place on December 11th in Las Vegas, Nevada; and is headlined by a battle between top Featherweight contenders Chad “Money” Mendes & Frankie “The Answer” Edgar.

Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes
Edson Barboza vs. Tony Ferguson
Evan Dunham vs. Joe Lauzon
Ryan LaFlare vs. Mike Pierce
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Jason Knight
Joby Sanchez vs. Geane Herrera
Konstantin Erokhin vs. Gabriel Gonzaga

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