Dana White Reveals TUF: The Smashes Coaches | UFC News

July 11, 2012 11:29 pm by bjpenn.com staff 17 Comments

By Jamie McAllister
Dana White while appearing on FUEL TV on Wednesday night announced the coaches for the upcoming season of TUF.

The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, features a team of Australian fighters against a team of U.K. fighters.

“The coaches are (Ross) Pearson and (George) Sotiropoulos,” said White, also noting, “They will fight at the end of it.”

Pearson (13-6) overall was recently defeated by Cub Swanson at UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida. However Pearson was the winner of Season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter and also featured on Dominick Cruz coaching staff on The Ultimate Fighter: Live.

Sotiropoulos (14-4) has been out for over a year and is on a two fight losing streak being defeated via decision by Dennis Siver and knocked out by Rafael dos Anjos back at UFC 132. However Sotiropoulos is also an Ultimate Fighter alum he was part of the sixth season of the reality series.

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