Minnesota native Tom Speer (9-1) will be fighting on Saturday in the finale of The Ultimate Fighter Season 6. The fights will air on SpikeTV at 8 PM.
Speer, who lives in Elgin, will face MMA veteran Mac Danzig (16-4-1) for the TUF welterweight contract with the UFC. Danzig has fought all around the country, including several matches in Gladiator Challege and King of the Cage. His last fight was against Japanese star Mach Sakurai at Pride 33 in Las Vegas. Sakurai won by KO late in the second round.
Speer has primarily fought in regional shows in the midwest, but his last official fight was in May with the Zuffa owned WEC. Speer won by KO over Sidney Silva (6-2).