“The Ultimate Finale” features Court McGee vs Kris McCray

LIVE Saturday, June 19 At 9:00pm From The Palms In Las Vegas New York, NY, June 10, 2010 – The finals are set for “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz” as Court “The Crusher” McGee and Kris “Savage” McCray emerged last night to compete for a six-figure contract with the preeminent mixed martial … Read more

Tito Ortiz talks about injury and being fired from TUF

Tito Ortiz talks about the neck injury and subsequent surgery that took him out of what would have been his third fight with Chuck Liddell, and ultimately caused him to be fired from “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz.” Ortiz has back surgery in 2008. After that surgery Ortiz talked about how good … Read more

Pro MMA programming alert: UFC Unleashed, TUF 11, UFC Primetime, Countdown to UFC 114, air tonight on Spike TV

THE UFC TAKES OVER SPIKE TV TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010 •First off, it’s UFC Unleashed at 7:00 p.m. CT, then another episode of UFC Unleashed at 8:00 p.m. CT. •Next, it’s episode nine of “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz” at 9:00 p.m. CT. They are calling this one “the most shocking … Read more

Georges St-Pierre and winner of bout between Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley at UFC 113 to coach season 12 of “The Ultimate Fighter”

New York, NY, May 7, 2010 – UFC® welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre (20-2-0) will serve as one of the coaches on the twelfth season of Spike TV’s most popular original series ever, “The Ultimate Fighter®”.  One of the most dominant fighters on the planet, St-Pierre will be coaching against the number one contender in … Read more

Meet “The Ultimate Fighter 11” cast – Rich Attonito *VIDEO*

Rich Attonito: Jersey Boy UltimateFighter.com See More: Rich Attonito • interviews • bios • TUF 11 Madison New Jersey’s Rich Attonito (7-3) has football and wrestling in his blood. He trains out of American Top Team and seems to have seen “Predator” a few times. Now he hopes to take advantage of the opportunity to earn … Read more

Time.com interview with Chuck Liddell *VIDEO*

Now that the readers of Time magazine have voted Dana White to the top of their “most influential people in the world” poll they must want to find out more about this thing called the Ultimate Fighting Championship and MMA. Howard Chua-Euan, the news director of Time and Time.com (that’s a big deal) sits down … Read more

Justin “The Viking” Wren released by the UFC

Photo: Sherdog - Justin Wren will likely be back in the UFC one day.

It is with great disappointment that we here at ProMMA.info report Justin “The Viking” Wren has been released from the UFC. FanHouse, citing an unnamed source, reported the news on Thursday.

22-year-old Justin Wren impressed UFC President Dana White on season ten of the Spike TV reality show “The Ultimate Fighter” by submitting UFC veteran Wes Sims with an arm-triangle that put the big man to sleep in the first round.

Following the win, Wren advanced to the quarterfinals, where he faced eventual winner of the show (and seasoned vet) Roy Nelson. Wren lost a controversial two-round majority decision to Nelson, in which most viewers argued should have at least gone to a third round.

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Kimbo Slice to present world premiere footage of UFC Undisputed 2010 at Spike TV’s “Video Game Awards 2009”

LIVE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 8 PM ET Fresh off of his first career win in the UFC, Kimbo Slice will be on-hand at the Spike TV “Video Game Awards 2009” to present world premiere footage of UFC Undisputed 2010.  In addition, former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin will be in attendance. Spike TV’s 7th … Read more

Kimbo Slice draws 5.2 million viewers for his first live fight in the UFC on Spike TV

People still want to see Kimbo Slice.
People still want to see Kimbo Slice.

Most Watched “The Ultimate Fighter” Finale In Franchise History And Biggest Audience For A Live UFC Fight In 2009

New York, NY, December 8, 2009 – Spike TV’s telecast of “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” live finale on Saturday, December 5 was the most watched final episode in the 10 seasons of the TUF franchise, peaking with 5.2 million viewers and a 5.9 rating with Men 18-34 for the Kimbo Slice-Houston Alexander fight.  The over 5 million viewers were the most to watch a live UFC fight in 2009.

Overall, the three-hour fight card drew 3.7 million viewers, a 2.4 household rating, a 4.6 in Men 18-34 and was the most-watched show on cable with Men 18-34 and Men 18-49 for the day.

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