Archive: TUF

Nov 24, 2015 12:06 pm

Video: “Cupcake” Miesha Tate… She’ll Give you a Taste

In light of the UFC doing “The Ultimate Fighter” (TUF) Season 23 with both men and women “in different weight classes,” we’ll take a look at Miesha “Cupcake” Tate,  who gave two minutes each for four guys who don’t seem to be in too terrible of shape. The results were expected going into the video,...

Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Nov 20, 2014 5:43 am

REPLAY! Randa Markos submits Felice Herrig in the first round

Last night on The Ultimate Fighter Randa Markos submitted Felice Herrig in the 1st round of their semi-final bout. Markos worked into side control and used a keylock to secure the armbar and submit Herrig. Check out this highlights below:


Nov 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Namajunas explains why she speaks out against Roufus

Following the death of Dennis Munson Jr. in his first Muay Thai fight, Rose Namajunas spoke out about Duke Roufus, and the training methods at Roufusport. Following her lead, former students, instructors, and fighters spoke up about the methods used by Roufusport, and why they disagreed with them. She spoke to MMAJunkie about why she...

Nov 19, 2014 10:51 am

Askren defends Duke Roufus: “Duke’s great to me”

ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren has spent time training with Roufusport head coach Duke Roufus, and as a result, is defending Roufus’ training methods which have been criticized recently after the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Since Munson’s death, UFC fighters, former students, and even instructors have all opened up about Roufus’ training methods,...

Nov 19, 2014 8:20 am

The Ultimate Fighter Getting New Look In New Year

The UFC’s long-running reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, will be reportedly getting a new look in the new year. The UFC has caught criticism recently for the lack of talent on TUF, with viewers claiming the show was ‘getting old’. That changed this season with TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion....

Nov 17, 2014 12:18 pm

Rose Namajunas discusses Roufusport’s training methods

TUF 20 competitor Rose Namajunas, and former Roufusport teammate L-Dogg told their stories about training at Roufusport, and discussing the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Karyn Bryant of MMAHeat spoke to both Namajunas and L-Dogg via Skype.

Nov 16, 2014 9:36 am

UFC Announces ‘TUF Latin America 2’

Last night, following an action-packed UFC 180, UFC Senior Vice President of International Development and General Manager of Latin America, Jaime Pollack announced that the UFC was planning TUF Latin America 2. “Right now, we’re looking at all weight classes. We always do. Tryouts start to happen after we get registrations so matchmakers can get...

Nov 15, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC 180 Results: Rodriguez Earns Decision Win Over Morales

Leonardo Morales and Yair Rodriguez put on one of the most entertaining “Ultimate Fighter” tournament finals matches in a long time. The bout was scrappy, back and forth, and showed that both fighters have a lot of heart. Rodriguez showed impressive submission transitions in the second round. While Morales was flat on the mat, Rodriguez...

Nov 3, 2014 10:30 am

.GIF | Hilarious Victory Dance From Jens Pulver

To start off your Monday take a look back at this hilarious .gif of our friend Jens Pulver celebrating his win over Eric Hibler from WEF 9 in 2000. .GIF courtesy of The UnderGround.

Nov 2, 2014 11:15 am

Titan FC Releases Main Event Fighter For ‘Changing His Mind’ The Day Of The Event

Former UFC fighter Mike Ricci was expected to compete for the Titan FC lightweight championship against Yoshiyuki Yoshida this past Friday, however Ricci weighed in two pounds overweight. Subsequently he forfeited 20% of his purse, and the bout was scheduled to go down as a catchweight bout. The day of the event, Yoshiyuki Yoshida ‘changed...

Nov 2, 2014 9:59 am

Former TUF Competitor Training To Make Pro-Wrestling Jump

Former TUF competitor, Matt Riddle, who was released by the UFC after failing two drug tests is currently training to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a pro-wrestler. It has long been rumored that Ronda Rousey may make the jump to pro-wrestling sometime in the future after several videos were posted of Rousey doing WWE...

Oct 27, 2014 9:04 pm

PHOTO | Over 600 Fighters Attend TUF Brazil Casting Call

Earlier this week the UFC held open tryouts for TUF Brazil 4, which will consist of bantamweights and lightweights. UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby Tweeted a photo of the event, saying over 600 fighters showed up to try and earn a spot on the show. 600+ fighters show up for TUF Brazil tryouts. Yikes. pic.twitter.com/yNKT0f7Ee4 —...

Oct 27, 2014 2:58 pm

Robert Drysdale Suspended One Year Following Second Failed Drug Test

Robert Drysdale failed a drug test before he even fought a bout with the UFC. That incident happened back in 2013, the bout was scrapped and Drysdale’s highly anticipated debut was put on hold. In July of this year Drysdale successfully made his UFC debut at the TUF 19 finale, where he defeated Keith Berish...

Oct 24, 2014 12:07 pm

RETIRED! TUF Vet Hangs Them Up After Failed UFC Bid

Following his last month’s loss to Krzysztof Jotko, TUF 17 fighter Tor Troeng has decided to retire, citing a lack of motivation to compete anymore. He spoke to Norran.se about his retirement, in a statement that was translated by Sherdog.com “After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it’s time for me to move...

Oct 20, 2014 7:03 pm

TUF 20 Finale Tickets On Sale This Friday

The current season of The Ultimate Fighter, dubbed ‘TUF 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned’ is currently airing on Fox Sports 1 every Wednesday. The finale for the event, has been set for December 12th at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, and will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Tickets for the event will...

Oct 20, 2014 2:29 pm

Despite Feeling Like She “Missed Out”, Jessica Aguilar Still Living Her Dream

Jessica Aguilar, WSOF women’s strawweight champion, does feel like she missed out on her chance to make it into the UFC when they announced the addition of their women’s strawweight division earlier this year. After announcing the addition of the new weight class, the UFC picked 12 of the toughest females on the planet, and...

Oct 13, 2014 10:13 am

Angela Magana TUF 20 Vlog

TUF 20 competitor Angela Magana discussed episode 4 of TUF 20, and stated in her vlog that she will continue to do vlogs throughout the rest of the season.

Oct 12, 2014 3:11 pm

PHOTO | Felice Herrig Stuns At Wedding

Women’s UFC strawweight, and TUF 20 competitor Felice Herrig posted the following picture on her Instagram of herself ready to go to a wedding. Check it out: Loading Going to a Black & White attire wedding tonight. Usually I love my white but opted for LBD in a LBD View on Instagram

Oct 7, 2014 5:04 am

TUF 20 Going On 2 Week Hiatus

TUF 20, which runs every Wednesday on Fox Sports 1 will be taking a two week hiatus according to season competitor Felice Herrig, who is scheduled to fight on upcoming episode against Heather Jo Clark. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but @UltimateFighter goes dark for 2 weeks. Will pick back up October...

Sep 27, 2014 9:13 am

Sonnen Forgives Wanderlei

Chael Sonnen has officially retired from MMA, and after a match against Andre Galvao in Metamoris, Sonnen is preparing to step into the booth to call the Battlegrounds fights on October 3rd. Prior to a pair of failed drug tests that led to his retirement, Sonnen was scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, who also failed...

Sep 27, 2014 5:03 am

Wanderlei Admits Producers Told Him To “Heat Things Up” On TUF

Recently retired Wanderlei Silva is continuing to speak out against the UFC, saying that the production team may have pointed him towards starting a brawl against Chael Sonnen. Wanderlei spoke with Band Television about the incident. “A producer said to me: ‘Look, we reached the seventh episode and things got cold. You could heat things...

Sep 22, 2014 9:14 am

Behind The Scenes Look At The TUF Gym

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was a coach on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, which is currently being run on TV every Wednesday night. Prior to the filming however, his head coach, striking guru Duke Roufus, took fans on a tour of the gym behind the scenes. Post by Duke Roufus Striking University. By...

Sep 21, 2014 5:35 pm

Felice Herrig Talks About Lack Of Privacy From Film Crew On TUF

TUF 20 contestant Felice Herrig is one of the more outgoing castmembers on the show. However, even she admitted that she was more self-conscious about her actions. She spoke with MMAJunkie about the taping of the show, saying: “They told us that they weren’t allowed to show any of that stuff, that they’re not allowed...

Sep 17, 2014 8:07 pm

TUF 20 Results: Joanne Calderwood Defeats Emily Kagan

In the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter 20, #2 ranked Joanne Calderwood took on #15 ranked Emily Kagan. In the first round both fighters looked hesitant to exchange, with Calderwood landing a high volume of leg kicks throughout the first minute of the round. As the round went on there were brief exchanges that...