The Ultimate Fighter season 10 casting call

The UFC and SPIKE TV have announced casting call details for The Ultimate Fighter season 10.  Interested participants in the heavyweight, light heavyweight, and middleweight divisions should be at The Marriott Seattle Airport Hotel in Seattle, Washington between 8am-9am on Monday, April 6th.

Fighters must be at least 21 years of age and have a professional MMA record. If you plan to attend the casting call, you can register ahead of time by filling out the online registration form. Those attending are asked to dress appropriately and bring you own gear as you will be required to grapple and hit pads.

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The Ultimate Fighter season nine cast revealed

The names of the 32 competitors have been released for the ninth season of The Ultimate Fighter which premieres on April 1, immediately following Ultimate Fight Night 18 from Nashville. The format for this season will have Coach Michael Bisping leading his team of U.K. fighters and Coach Dan Henderson leading his team of U.S. fighters.

The first two episodes will consist of the 32 fighters battling it out to determine the sixteen who will get to stay in the house for the full season. The breakdown will consist of Team U.K. and Team U.S. each with eight fighters divided into four welterweights and four lightweights. The two teams will compete, culminating with one ‘Ultimate Fighter’ winner from welterweight and one from lightweight.

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War Machine arrested at gay club in Las Vegas

The fighter formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver, now legally known as War Machine (6-2), has been arrested in Las Vegas, NV. Was he trying to carry out the presidential assassination he recently endorsed on Myspace? Did the SWAT team have to be called in to handle this violent free-speech patriot? No, rather he was put under citizen’s arrest on charges of misdemeanor battery according to initial reports.

Jay Rivera, a representative with the Public Information Office of the Metro Police Department, confirmed that Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver was arrested Saturday, February 8 at approximately 4 a.m. local time. According to Rivera, a citizen’s arrest was made of Koppenhaver on charges of misdemeanor battery.

It was later found out and reported by TMZ that the incident went down at Krave Nightclub, which is locally known as a ‘gay bar.’ Police told TMZ that club security was escorting War Machine out of the club when he alledgedly turned and started punching them. Krave security then put him under citizen’s arrest untill police could arrive.

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TUF 8 – Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir – Episode 10 Re-Cap

By Denny “The Mad One” Hodge

We’re down to the last Light Heavyweight bout before the semi finals are locked up.  Last week Krzysztof cemented his place in the semi’s with a victory over Kyle Kingsbury in a pretty lackluster Light Heavyweight showdown that ended with Kyle suffering defeat via an armbar.

John Polakowski is shown bouncing enthusiastically in the van on the way to the house, and is described by Shane Primm as “legally insane”.  We are treated to a video montage of John’s hugs, and he describes his “nuclear reactor” energy.  John Polakowski and George Roop will be facing off with a stake in the semi finals up for grabs in tonight’s bout.  

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