Originally Posted by TheLyotoLegion
Bubba probably got the spot, because A he trains with Jones and B he was wanting to fight Casey to begin with.
Remember the fights are 2/3 days apart so when Clint and Zak lost they lost earlier in the week. So they would have to fight the same week. Their is a reason that in the history of the show those guys that fight last never get picked for the WC. Dana likely told the fighters and the coaches that Hester would get his shot at the finale.