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Apr 11, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | That time Michelle Waterson strutted her stuff in a bikini competition

Michelle Waterson will be looking to pick up her third straight win in the UFC this weekend as she takes on Rose Namajunas in the co-main event of the UFC on FOX 24 card taking place in Kansas City, Missouri. Waterson has shown her talents in the Octagon but is nicknamed “The Karate Hottie” for...

Mar 16, 2017 6:25 am

Duane Ludwig on TUF 25: This is by far the best season for the fights themselves

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF 25, looks like it should be a good one. The season will be coached by reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion TJ Dillashaw, who are estranged former teammates and heated rivals. The cast, meanwhile, will be composed of TUF veterans – ranging from Joe Stevenson...

Mar 6, 2017 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt gets physical with TJ Dillashaw during TUF taping

It looks like Cody Garbrandt literally could not wait for his upcoming UFC bantamweight title fight to get his hands on his former teammate TJ Dillashaw. A preview has surfaced of Garbrandt putting his hand around Dillashaw’s neck. The incident took place during the taping of the The Ultimate Fighter 25 where the two are...

Jan 24, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Filming begins for ‘TUF: Team Garbrandt vs. Team Dillashaw’

On the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Garbrandt vs. Team Dillashaw, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will coach opposite his former teammate, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, in a highly anticipated ‘Redemption’ season featuring all stars from past seasons of the show. Tensions are expected to run at an all-time high between...

Dec 28, 2016 11:25 am

The 10 Best UFC submissions of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for those with an appreciation for the grappling components of mixed martial arts. We witnessed the sophomore MMA effort of ADCC champion MacKenzie Dern, who dropped jaws with a modified Imanari choke against Montana Stewart. We saw dozens of dazzling submissions in the cages of Bellator MMA, One Championship, and World Series...

Dec 22, 2016 7:53 am

Report: Rumored roster for ‘TUF 25: All-Stars’

In an effort to once again switch things up once again, it appears as though the UFC will be making the next season of The Ultimate Fighter an all-star season, rather than bringing in a new group of contestants to compete on the show. MMAJunkie broke the news, revealing that the promotion is targeting an...

Dec 5, 2016 10:54 am

TUF 24 Finale salary report: Demetrious Johnson increases his earnings from last competiton

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his UFC flyweight championship belt for the ninth consecutive time over the weekend and earned himself the highest payout from The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. Johnson beat the TUF season 24 tournament winner Tim Elliott by unanimous decision in a five-round title fight and earned himself $350,000 in doing so,...

Dec 3, 2016 6:16 pm

VIDEO | TUF 24 Finale Results: Rob Font KO’s Matt Schnell

A bantamweight fight between Rob Font and Matt Schnell took place during tonight’s TUF 24 Finale prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Font is able to score an early takedown. Schnell tries to sink in a guillotine choke but Rob is not having it. Font transitions to the back of Matt. He locks...

Dec 3, 2016 1:29 pm

Tito Ortiz offers to help Carla Esparza keep her TUF motorcycle

Earlier this week, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza was looking to sell the Harley Davidson motorcycle she won on The Ultimate Fighter season 20, which also saw her crowned as the first ever UFC women’s strawweight championship. Esparza took to Instagram to explain the situation: If anyone is interested,...

Sep 19, 2016 10:54 am

Dana White adds optimism to Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes 2016 title fight

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey has not fought since losing for the first time in her professional mixed martial arts career, which happened at UFC 193 back in November 2015. Holly Holm shocked the world when she dismantled Rousey in their fight and was able to become the first woman to beat Rousey in MMA, knocking...

Sep 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen joins Bellator 161 live

The American Gangster has arrived! Welcome to #BellatorNation @chaelsonnen! #Bellator161 pic.twitter.com/P9Lcbir1yC — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) September 17, 2016 Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently announced that he had ended his MMA retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who had remained adamant on his retirement throughout the course of...

Jun 3, 2016 9:33 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk unhappy with how she is portrayed on TUF 23

Many fans quickly began to turn on UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk when season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter began airing. Jedrzejczyk was portrayed in a rather negative way, as footage of her provoking Claudia Gadelha and her coaches with trash talk began to air. Jedrzejczyk has remained quiet on the situation, however in...

Mar 5, 2016 10:09 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha brawled on TUF 23 set

To date, Claudia Gadelha is the only woman to nearly defeat Joanna Jedrzejczyk inside the Octagon. Jedrzejczyk won the fight via split decision and then went on to defeat Carla Esparza to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The pair recently filmed TUF 23, where they coached opposite each other. According to UFC President Dana...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 15, 2015 11:22 am

TUF 22 Finale medical suspensions: Edgar walks away injury free

At the TUF 22 Finale fight fans saw Frankie Edgar knock out Chad Mendes early in the first round. In addition we saw Ryan Hall win season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, and a fight of the year candidate between Edson Barboza and Tony Ferguson. Below are the TUF 22 Finale medical suspensions courtesy of...

Dec 1, 2015 6:00 am

Georges St-Pierre claims the UFC took away the championship belt he won at UFC 167

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre recently opened up about some strange events that took place behind closed doors after his title defense over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. On Monday’s MMA Hour, “Rush” expanded on the incidents that all had a direct correlation to the champion stepping away from the sport til this day...

Oct 17, 2015 10:45 am

Tempers flare in new ‘TUF 22’ trailer

Check out the trailer for an all new episode of TUF 22 this Wednesday. !!! All hell breaks loose on @UltimateFighter! #TUF22 https://t.co/yQMHxXvcH7 — UFC (@ufc) October 16, 2015 TUF 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber has garnered a lot of attention due partly to the presence of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor on the show....

Sep 10, 2015 9:09 pm

TUF 22 Premiere Brings In Best Ratings Since 2013

On Wednesday night’s premiere of season 22 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ we got to see what a show with UFC interim featherweight Conor McGregor would look like. He’s captivated the MMA audience with his trash talk and his fighting style and it appears all that transformed into huge ratings. McGregor and Urijah Faber’s back and...

Sep 10, 2015 7:07 am

UFC Fighters React To The Premiere Of TUF: McGregor vs. Faber

  On Wednesday the new season of The Ultimate Fighter premiered, featuring Team Conor McGregor vs. Team Urijah Faber, or Team Europe vs. Team USA. We were introduced to the coaches and of course got that McGregor banter. Faber brought in some humor as well, which was refreshing because it wasn’t all about McGregor talking...

Aug 25, 2015 7:16 pm

Report: Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes Will Headline TUF 22 Finale

It looks like The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale will be capped off with a main event fight between top UFC featherweights Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. The fight was first reported by Brazilian website Lancenet, then confirmed by MMAJunkie, who state that several sources close to the signing of the fight have stated that it...

Aug 21, 2015 9:42 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Set For TUF 22 Finale

Well, it’s not Anthony Pettis or Nate Diaz, but Khabib Nurmagomedov finally has an opponent for his octagon return. The undefeated lightweight will take on the dangerous Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale, which will take place in Las Vegas on Dec. 11. The fight was confirmed by UFC officials, via the Los Angeles...

Aug 1, 2015 9:07 pm

UFC 190 Results: Vieira Defeats Lopes, Wins “TUF Brazil” Bantamweight Tourney!

The bantamweights of the “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” brought the crowd in Brazil back to life with the opening round of their finals bout, but the pace of the fight quickly faded from there. Dileno Lopes and Reginaldo Vieira had an amazing opening sequence as they essentially went guillotine for guillotine. Every single attempt looked like...

Jul 20, 2015 6:47 am

Go Behind the Scenes of ‘TUF: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’

Now that “The Ultimate Fighter: Blackzilians vs. American Top Team” is in the books, it’s time to film the next season! It was revealed during the TUF 21 Finale that the next season’s coaches would be none other than UFC Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber. While the two will not be fighting...