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Feb 9, 2015 1:50 pm

Anderson Silva Pulled From ‘TUF Brazil’ Coaching Slot

Just moments ago the UFC announced that Anderson Silva will no longer be a coach on TUF Brazil 4 following his recent failed drug test. Silva has yet to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but will do so on February 17th. The UFC sent the following press release regarding the situation: The UFC®...

Jan 30, 2015 11:56 am

TUF 20 Fighter Felice Herrig’s MMA ‘Creep Tweet Of The Day’

One of the UFC’s most fan friendly athletes, Felice Herrig has had her fair share of creepy social media come-ons. And when she gets them she shares. Here’s the latest: #creepymessageoftheday A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Jan 29, 2015 at 9:27am PST

Jan 27, 2015 11:32 am

Silva Not Afraid Of Diaz, But Scared To Coach TUF Brazil

“I don’t like the TUF because it’s too much, the guys go inside the house, destroy the pool … this is bad! This is not real. When I starting, I don’t have money for nothing. No have big house, no have food, no have superman, no have nothing! Now? I think I have the great...

Jan 5, 2015 8:19 am

Dana White Apologizes For Snubbing Marion Reneau From TUF

On the UFC Fight Pass Prelims of UFC 182, Marion Reneau picked up a win in her UFC debut against Alexis Dufresne. Following the event, at the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White apologized to Reneau for snubbing her from an earlier season of The Ultimate Fighter. His words: “She looked awesome, and I...

Dec 28, 2014 10:51 am

Herrig: ‘TUF Causes A Lot Of Stress’

Felice Herring recently completed a stint on the UFC’s reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. The season crowned the inaugural strawweight champion Carla Esparza. Herrig caught criticism on the show for what she believes is people saying she’s “an attention whore”, and admits that the show was stressful on her. She spoke to MMAFighting about her...

Dec 26, 2014 12:23 pm

TUF 19 Fighter Arrested For Rape, Other Charges

TUF 19’s Doug Sparks (pictured) is spending the holidays behind bars following gross allegations of sexual assault on a female, and other charges. MMAWeekly.com has the scoop: The 32-year-old light heavyweight was arrested Saturday in Bloomington, Ind., for allegedly detaining a woman against her will and assaulting her repeatedly over a several day period. Sparks...

Dec 20, 2014 9:23 am

CM Punk: “Do you put CM Punk on TUF?”

During a media blitz in New York city on Thursday, former WWE star CM Punk began opening up regarding his initial conversations with the UFC which led to him joining the promotion earlier this month. The former WWE champion has taken a lot of flak for his choice to jump right in to MMA’s grandest...

Dec 15, 2014 12:48 pm

TUF 20 Finale salaries: New champ Carla Esparza nets $50,000

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past weekend at “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event in Las Vegas. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today: The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Dec 12, 2014 9:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Bonus Report: Penne, Markos, Esparza and Medeiros Earn Extra Cash

Fight of the Night: Jessica Penne vs. Randa Markos This came to no surprise as Penne and Markos left it all in the octagon on Friday night. Both girls made it to the semi-finals of the “Ultimate Fighter” tournament and proved to the world that they could be contenders to the championship in the future....

Dec 12, 2014 8:57 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: NEW CHAMP! Esparza Upsets Namajunas in Round 3!

Carla Esparza is the first and NEW UFC Womens’ Strawweight Champion! Rose opened up with some dynamic striking, but an overdedicated lunging knee led to an Esparza takedown. Rose got back up to her feet with no problem and proceeded to pick Esparza apart with methodical strikes. Rose changed levels, attacking the legs, body and...

Dec 12, 2014 8:05 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Oliveira Outworks Stephens and Earns Decision Win

Charles Oliveira’s work on the ground is top-notch. Oliveira locked in an armbar in the opening seconds of the round and it looked like Stephens was doomed. Stephens showed great resiliency and patience as he waited for Oliveira’s grip to loosen up. He eventually made it back to his feet after two minutes of almost...

Dec 12, 2014 7:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Noons and Cruickshank Fight to No Contest

This potential fight of the night candidate was ended early when Cruicshank suffered two eye pokes. The result was a no contest. After the first eye poke, Big John saw it and called a pause in the action to let Cruicshank recover. Cruicshank did not take the full five minutes and was able to fight...

Dec 12, 2014 7:02 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Medeiros Makes Proctor Tap Out in 1st Round

Yancy Medeiros put on a fantastic performance to earn his second victory inside the octagon. Joe Proctor seemed to be doing well as he landed hard leg kicks, but liver-shots are no joke and it cost Proctor the fight. Medeiros landed a brutal spinning back kick to the body of Proctor who knew he was...

Dec 12, 2014 6:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Penne Grapples Her Way to Victory Against Markos

Jessica Penne and Randa Markos showed the world why they made it to the semi-finals of the twentieth season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. Penne earned a split decision victory in a great, technical bout. Penne was aggressive while on top, constantly working to transition to better positions. She often transitioned with ease and gained full...

Dec 12, 2014 5:59 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Herrig Picks Up Win After Submitting Ellis in Round 2

Felice Herrig picked up yet another victory by way of armbar! Ellis locked in a standing high-elbow guillotine in the opening seconds of the fight and it looked like Herrig was going to be forced to submit! Herrig showed great resilience, however, and explored her options on how to escape. Ellis realized she was not...

Dec 12, 2014 5:43 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Clark Upsets Rawlings, Earns Decision Victory

Heather Jo Clark left it all in the octagon tonight as he put on a winning performance on the co main-event of the FS1 preliminary bouts. Bec Rawlings turned it up in the last round, but it was too little, too late for her to pull off the win. Clark did a fantastic job at...

Dec 12, 2014 5:01 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Calderwood Earns Decision Win Over Ham

Both Calderwood and Ham saw their fair share of offense in this fight. Calderwood saw the bulk of her success when she either struck from a far distance or when there was no distance at all inside the clinch. Ham, as expected, found success early on when she had room to swing her fists. Calderwood...