Team Jones and Team Sonnen tied after preliminary fights as Bubba McDaniel wins Wild Card bout Series continues next Tuesday on FX at 9 p.m. ET/PT Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighter® returned to FX on Tuesday night with the ninth episode of the season – “The Wild Card”. For the first time since season 13, the … Read more
Team Sonnen takes 3-1 lead with win by youngest man in TUF™history Series continues next Tuesday on FX at 9 p.m. ET/PT Las Vegas, Nevada –The Ultimate Fighter® returned on FX with the fifth episode of the season – “The Reflection of Perfection”. The youngest man in TUF™ history, twenty-one-year-old Kelvin Gastellum made quite a debut on Tuesday … Read more
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.
The first episode of season 17 of the UFC’s long-running reality show “The Ultimate Fighter” is in the books. The TUF 17 special two-hour premiere aired Tuesday night on FX and featured 28 fighters facing off for the opportunity to train under the tutelage of coaches Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen and ultimately win a six-figure contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Titan Fighting Championship returns to HDNet on July 29. The main event will feature a battle between former WWE superstar and Strikeforce fighter Bobby Lashley and UFC veteran Eddie Sanchez.