TUF 8- The Semi-Finals Part II

By Denny “The Mad One” Hodge

It’s time for the second show, and after this final and 12th episode, we will know the match ups for the Ultimate Finale.  Junie is involved in a scuffle outside of the Octagon once again, so stick around to see if a third time is a charm for the hot headed young fighter.

Krzysztof Soszynski and Vinny Magalhaes, both of Team Mir, will face off for the right to fight Ryan Bader in the Light Heavyweight finals.  Krzysztof informs us that a black belt in jiu jitsu becomes a brown belt when he gets hit, and turns into a white belt after taking combinations.

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TUF 8- The Semi-Finals Part I

By Denny “The Mad One” Hodge

After suffering withdrawel due to there being no show last Wednesday, we get our fix tonight with back to back episodes featuring 4 semi-final bouts at Light Heavyweight and Lightweight that will determine who fights under the big lights for all the marbles on the Ultimate Finale.

The show wastes no time getting to the action with Eliot Marshall from Team Mir and Ryan Bader from Team Nogueira hitting the scales and making weight with no problems.

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Full fighter list for TUF 8

The full cast list for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir has finally been revealed. This eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter will feature combatants from the lightweight and light heavyweight divisions. There will be 32 combined fighters that will participate in two 16 man elimination tournaments to decide this years “Ultimate Fighter” in each division.

The light heavyweight division will feature the siblings of a couple UFC veterans. Lance Evans is the brother of light heavyweight contender Rashad Evans while Jason Guida is the brother of lightweight contender Clay Guida.

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