Open casting call for Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter

ATTENTION all lightweight and light heavyweight professional MMA fighters! It is that time again for The Ultimate Fighter tryouts. This is the show that can jump start your career like nothing else. If you can fight at lightweight or light heavyweight (and have had at least three fights), then get yourself to Charlotte, N.C. on … Read more

Gleison Tibau steps in to fight Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 18

PRO MMA (promma.info) has learned from multiple sources that Gleison Tibau (16-6) will step in for the injured Efrain Escudero to fight Jeremy Stephens (14-4) at UFC Fight Night 18 on April 1st. Escudero, who won the lightweight division on the latest season of TUF, suffered a rib injury in training and cannot compete.

Tibau comes from the American Top Team and has gone 4-3 in the UFC. In his last fight he submitted Rich Clementi with a guillotine choke at UFC Fight Night 17 on February 7th. While his fight was on the under card, his upcoming opponent, Jeremy Stephens (3-3 in UFC) fought in the main event on the same card. Stephens lost to Joe Lauzon by armbar in the second round.

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“The Lunatik” ultra-talented train wreck

Junie Browning is nicknamed “The Lunatik” for good reason. This ultra-talented fighter is like a train wreck that you just can’t stop watching. When asked if one of his opponents, Jose Aguilar, has a chance to beat him, Junie responded, “He has a better chance of getting me pregnant.”

Browning then proceeded to pummel Aguilar and win by TKO when Jose failed to answer the bell for the second round. I was hooked from that moment on. I just can’t take my eyes off this guy, for fear I might miss something.

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UFC coming to Nashville, Tennessee April 1

Jeremy "Lil' Heathen" Stephens will fight in TN

Nashville, Tennessee will finally get the event it has been looking forward to for years. The UFC will bring its promotion to Music City on April 1, 2009 for Ultimate Fight Night 18.

The event will broadcast live on SPIKE TV and will serve as prelude to episode one of The Ultimate Fighter season nine. This season of the Ultimate Fighter will feature Team U.K., coached by Michael Bisping vs. Team USA, coached by the UFC 93 winner of Rich Franklin vs. Dan Henderson.

A fight between The Ultimate Fighter season 8 lightweight winner, Efrain Escudero, and Jeremy “Lil’ Heathen” Stephens has been confirmed for the Ultimate Fight Night 18 card in Nashville. Stephens, who is coming off a KO win over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 91, also has a win over Cole Miller at Ultimate Fight Night 12.

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