Archive: TUF 18

Oct 14, 2013 11:26 am

VIDEO | TUF 18, Episode 7 Preview

Coaches continue to feud as a Team Tate prank draws the ire of Dana and accomplished grappler Josh Hill takes on UK’s top prospect in Michael Wootten on the next episode of The Ultimate Fighter.

Oct 10, 2013 1:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 6

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 6 of his ‘TUF’ experience: Going out for the pool party...


Oct 7, 2013 10:22 am

VIDEO | TUF18: Episode 6 Preview

Fighters enjoy a Hooters-catered pool party while Muay Thai specialist Jessamyn Duke prepares for her long awaited battle against brawler Raquel Pennington.

Oct 4, 2013 11:14 am

VIDEO | The intensity of Ronda’s mom

Coach Rousey has a special guest visit and evaluate the team, Ronda’s mom. A judo champion she has some simple yet important advice for the team.

Oct 3, 2013 12:09 pm

Jessamyn Duke Says Team Tate’s Bullying on TUF ‘Turned Her Stomach’

Jessamyn Duke, women’s bantamweight contestant on this season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ spoke out against the opposing team’s bullying of Edmond Tarverdyan.  Duke called the attack ‘unwarranted,’ ‘hurtful,’ and ‘a horrible example.’  The incident follows an altercation between Tarverdyan and Team Tate coach, Dennis Hallman, which illustrated the tension between this season’s head coaches (pictured...

Oct 3, 2013 9:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 5

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 5 of his ‘TUF’ experience: With the women in the...

Sep 27, 2013 11:29 am

Rousey’s Mother Blasts Reality TV Experience on TUF

Taking to her personal blog, Ann Maria Rousey DeMars, the mother of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, discussed her short stint alongside her daughter during the filming of The Ultimate Fighter 18 and she was not amused. Check it out: I only had one day to observe some of what went on (did we miss...

Sep 26, 2013 12:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 4

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 4 of his ‘TUF’ experience: This week’s episode starts with a...

Sep 25, 2013 10:39 am

Miesha Tate: ‘Ronda Wishes She Had A Relationship Like Caraway and I’

“I’ve never heard of other fighters being so interested in the love lives of their opponents. I never heard Muhammad Ali go on and on about how Joe Frazier needed a better girlfriend or anything like that. I don’t understand why she’s so fascinated by my relationship with Bryan. I can’t think why she keeps...

Sep 19, 2013 1:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 3

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 3 of his ‘TUF’ experience: The episode starts with the coaches...

Sep 19, 2013 10:25 am

Tate on Rousey: Her Poor Coaching Hurt Her Fighters Chances

The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 coach, Miesha Tate has a weekly blog going on over at Yahoo Sports! and this week she details what she believes are the coaching mistakes made by her rival, Ronda Rousey. Check it out: On the last episode of The Ultimate Fighter, my friend and No. 1 pick Julianna Pena...

Sep 14, 2013 10:02 am

Bryan Caraway: ‘Rousey is stuck up, snotty, bitter and very angry pants all the time’

Miesha Tate’s assistant coach and boyfriend, Bryan Caraway, has long been vocal about his dislike for UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey. Now, the man fans call ‘Mr. Tate’, has an even greater insight into the personality of his girlfriends nemesis after a lengthy stint coaching opposite her on the current season of the UFC’s hit...

Sep 12, 2013 10:38 am

TUF 18’s Julianna Pena: ‘I made Ronda Rousey cry and I love it’

Female Mixed Martial Artist, Julianna Pena, shocked The Ultimate Fighter house in last night’s episode with a submission victory over tournament favorite, Shayna Baszler. The lack of humility by Team Rousey made her victory that much sweeter. “Shayna’s great, she’s ready,” said Rousey before the two squared off. “This other girl doesn’t deserve to breathe...

Sep 12, 2013 10:20 am

TUF 18’s Shayna Baszler: I Don’t Like Julianna Pena

Last night on the Ultimate Fighter, MMA veteran and house favorite, Shayna Baszler, was removed from the tournament after an upset defeat at the hands of Team Tate’s Julianna Pena. Baszler has been a leader in women’s Mixed Martial Arts, having fought the biggest names in the sport for the past 10-years. In her TUF...

Sep 12, 2013 9:23 am

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 2

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 2 of his ‘TUF’ experience: This week’s episode starts off with...

Sep 12, 2013 8:57 am

Miesha Tate: I hated Ronda Rousey

Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) recently published a blog on Yahoo that details how her UFC 168 opponent Ronda Rousey interfered with her love for MMA: After my fight with Julie Kedzie last August, I announced I was taking some time off from my career. What I didn’t say at the time is that...

Sep 8, 2013 3:32 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard trilogy bout set for TUF 18 Finale

UFC officials announced today that top lightweights and former “The Ultimate Fighter 5” participants Nate Diaz (16-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) and Gray “The Bully” Maynard  (11-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC), have verbally agreed to throw down for a third time at “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” this November in Las Vegas. Diaz and Maynard first met in the semi-final...