The Ultimate Fighter: US vs. UK episode 8 recap

This week’s show begins at the training center with coach Dan Henderson taking his guys through a session of training, and Jason Pierce talking about his lingering and new injuries, explaining why he hasn’t yet fought.

“It’s one thing after another, being here this season… I don’t know, I busted my foot open the first fight, I haven’t been able to train the way that I want, and now I’m getting staph in my foot.”

After Pierce’s thoughts on the effects of staph infections and his wishes that he NOT fight a U.K. fighter with reduced training, Bisping and his troops are in the training center for a workout.

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Meet your UFC rookies

Patrick Barry will give Dan Evensen all he can handle at UFC 92
Patrick Barry makes his UFC debut at UFC 92

Where is a place all champions have been but never want to return? It’s a place where dues are paid and checks are made. It’s a proving ground, a place to show your skills and put on a show. It’s a place where a fighter wants to do their absolute best even though the majority of people may never even see it.

It’s been said that the loneliest place in the world is inside the Octagon. If that is true, then inside the Octagon, ON THE UNDERCARD is the loneliest place in the universe.

The UFC has used their undercards for years to bring in new talent, test them out, and see what they are made of.  Hopefully, the fighters do well enough they can one day fight on the main card.

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