The Ultimate Fighter 17 episode 2 recap: Barnatt vs. Smith

barnatt-vs-smith_tuf17

With Coach Chael Sonnen getting the privilege of picking the first fighter for his team in episode 1, Jones got the privilege of being able to pick the first fight. To represent his team, Jones selects 30-year-old Gilbert Smith (5-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. to take on 24-year-old Luke Barnatt (5-0) of Cambridge, England. It's a bit of an odd match-up and weird pick from Coach Jones because of the significant height advantage the 6-foot-4-inch Barnatt has over the 5-foot-9-inch Smith. Read More »

Like Liddell and Hughes, Ortiz also wanted UFC job

tito ortiz - money

Matt Hughes got one. Chuck Liddell got one. Tito Ortiz did not get one. I'm talking about jobs with the UFC after fighting. Both Liddell and Hughes received positions with the company that seem to have come from a sense of loyalty they both showed to the organization and to boss Dana White over the years. Read More »

Scroll To Top