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UFC welterweight Matt Brown says he'll retire after fighting Diego Sanchez

When Matt Brown debuted on “The Ultimate Fighter 7,” he wasn’t an early favorite to win. His 7-6 record was downright dreary.
It didn’t take long, though, for Brown’s fellow cast …read more

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Get To Know TUF Cast: Nicco Montano

Mom was going to save the day for Nicco Montano.Long before the 28-year-old earned a spot in The Ultimate Fighter 26 flyweight tournament, Montano was a high school student with …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Episode 4 Preview

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Episode 4 Recap

It was only a matter of time before someone managed to pull off an upset and that’s exactly what unfolded on the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A New …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 4 results: Lauren Murphy vs. Nicco Montano

Nicco Montano got one step closer to the UFC by knocking off a UFC veteran.
The Arizona native pulled off the first major upset of The Ultimate Fighter 26 by winning …read more

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Episode No. 4 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 4 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with focus on No. 3 Lauren Murphy, who is fighting No. 14 Nicco Montano in the fourth …read more

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Get To Know TUF Cast: Lauren Murphy

Lauren Murphy poses for a portrait during the filming of The Ultimate Fighter: at the UFC TUF Gym on July 15, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie rankings, Sept. 5: Kamaru Usman on the rise at 170

After two busy weeks of MMA, we’ve got some new faces in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.
One of those fighters on the rise is “The Ultimate Fighter 21” champion …read more

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Ilima MacFarlane vs. Emily Ducote set for first Bellator women’s flyweight title

The UFC is in the process of crowning the company’s first-ever women’s flyweight champion through a tournament on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, which leads to December’s finale.
But …read more

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Uriah Hall on UFC Fight Night 116: Moment ‘I Think I’m Done’

Uriah Hall entered the UFC with plenty of promise after scoring several spectacular finishes on The Ultimate Fighter. After finishing as a runner-up to Kelvin Gastelum, Hall has seen plenty …read more

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Jesse Taylor reacts to USADA drug test failure: ‘The truth will come to light’

Recent TUF winner Jesse Taylor is shocked by a USADA sanction against him. The Ultimate Fighter 25 truly was redemption for Jesse Taylor. The man who ruined his TUF …read more

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Episode No. 3 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 3 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with fight preparation for Team Gaethje’s Montana Stewart, who fights Team Alvarez’s Ariel Beck in the third …read more

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Favorites Continue to Advance on The Ultimate Fighter 26

The quest to become the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion continued on Wednesday when No. 6 seed Montana Stewart took out No. 11 seed Ariel Beck by submission on the …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 3 results: Ariel Beck vs. Montana Stewart

The woman named Montana beat an opponent who hailed from Montana.
Sixth-seeded Montana Stewart knocked off No. 11 Ariel Beck in the first round of The Ultimate Fighter 26 women’s flyweight …read more

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This Jesse Taylor quote about redemption is heartbreaking in light of potential USADA violation

Jesse Taylor provided the feel-good story of the year in MMA when he claimed “The Ultimate Fighter 25” title and $290,000 after a submission win over Dhiego Lima to cap …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Episode 3 Preview

Through the first two fights on this season of The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion, the higher seeds have stayed successful, with DeAnna Bennett rolling into the next round …read more

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LFA champ Andrea Lee discusses why she didn’t try out for TUF 26, potential for UFC signing

Andrea Lee would have been a shoo-in for The Ultimate Fighter 26. The charismatic, marketable women’s champion surely would have made the show — which will crown the UFC’s first-ever …read more

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TUF 25 winner Jesse Taylor flagged by USADA

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has flagged another fighter from the UFC for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.
USADA notified the UFC that The Ultimate Fighter 25 winner Jesse Taylor …read more

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UFC 215 main event breakdown: Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 2

Rematch of roller-coaster 2016 bout will determine division’s best Saturday night. Later this year, in the conclusion of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC will crown its first women’s …read more

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TUF winner Suarez returns to face Pereira in Norfolk

Back in action for the first time since winning season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter in 2016, Tatiana Suarez will battle Brazil’s Viviane Pereira in a UFC Fight Night bout …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale: Team Alvarez vs Team Gaethje Fight Card

TUF 26 Finale
(The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale)Team Alvarez vs Team GaethjeA New World Champion FinaleDate: December 1, 2017
Venue: Park Theatre
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Elias Theodorou to face Daniel Kelly at UFC Sydney

UFC Sydney is set to feature a bout that will bring back memories of the Canada vs. Australia season of The Ultimate Fighter.
TUF Nations cast members Elias Theodorou and Daniel …read more

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Expect 'sensitive thug' Gilbert Smith to shed happy tears in tonight's LFA 22 retirement fight

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, NewsWhen episode No. 9 of “The Ultimate Fighter 25” aired in June, we saw an emotional Gilbert Smith leaving his gloves in the center of …read more

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Tim Elliott vs. Justin Scoggins booked for flyweight bout at UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg

A key flyweight bout has been added to UFC on FOX 26.
The Ultimate Fighter 24 winner and one-time title challenger Tim Elliott will go head-to-head with Justin Scoggins on Dec. …read more

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DeAnna Bennett Advances on The Ultimate Fighter 26

DeAnna Bennett moved one step closer to becoming the first-ever UFC female flyweight champion, finishing Karine Gevorgyan on Wednesday night’s episode. Bennett, the No. 4 seed in the 16-person field, …read more

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TUF 26 Finale: Joe Soto Takes on Unbeaten Brett Johns

Joe Soto, who made his Octagon debut when he stepped in for Renan Barao and challenged then-bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, will face unbeaten Brett Johns at The Ultimate Fighter 26 …read more

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Episode No. 2 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 2 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with the Team Gaethje coaching staff arriving in the TUF house to celebrate Roxanne Modafferi’s victory in …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion episode 2 live discussion

Tune into FS1 on Wednesday, September 6th at 10 PM ET for the season premiere of The Ultimate Fighter 26, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion. A …read more

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Undefeated Brett Johns faces Joe Soto at the TUF 26 Finale

Two red hot bantamweights will collide at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale.
Undefeated Welshman Brett Johns (14-0) meets Joe Soto (18-5) in the Octagon on Dec. 1 at the Park Theater …read more

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Get to know TUF Cast: Roxanne Modafferi

As the number one seed on The Ultimate Fighter with one win already under her belt during her second stint on the reality series, Roxanne Modafferi is in a good …read more

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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Christina Marks, a mom whose 1st fight was at a Tijuana strip club

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned last week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Bantamweights Brett Johns, Joe Soto to Clash at ‘TUF 26’ Finale on Dec. 1

Undefeated Brett Johns will attempt to keep his perfect mark intact when he squares off against Joe Soto at “The Ultimate Fighter 26” finale on Dec. 1. …read more

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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Ariel Beck, happy to fight people her own size after a life in rodeo

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned last week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Montana Stewart, the high-school wrestler from Texas

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned last week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Sijara Eubanks, who wasn't about to let 10 pounds deter her

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this past week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight …read more

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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Maia Stevenson, who got into boxing thanks to sheriff mom

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Nicco Montano, the daughter of a boxer trying to make it

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
MMAjunkie …read more

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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Lauren Murphy, UFC veteran who made 'no-brainer' decision

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Gillian Robertson, Chili's hostess and unexpected MMA fighter

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LAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Ex-Invicta FC champ Barb Honchak, who's been M.I.A. since 2014

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returns tonight for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Armenia native Karine Gevorgyan

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returns tonight with its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: DeAnna Bennett, who used water polo to get to MMA

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned Wednesday night with its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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'TUF 23' winner Andrew Sanchez meets Ryan Janes at TUF 26 Finale in December

The next edition of the live finale of “The Ultimate Fighter” has its latest fight booking, and it features a past “TUF” winner.
TUF 23” light heavyweight winner Andrew Sanchez (9-3 …read more

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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s episode, the panel will discuss Mayweather vs. McGregor results, The Ultimate Fighter, UFC’s pay-per-view future and more.
Watch “The MMA Beat” live today at 1 p.m. ET / …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: Episode 1 Recap

The new season of The Ultimate Fighter is officially underway after the debut episode introduced 16 contenders vying for the opportunity to become the first women’s flyweight champion in UFC …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 Debut: Roxanne Modafferi Dominates in First Fight

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship brought in the women’s 115-pound division in 2014, the promotion held a tournament on The Ultimate Fighter 20 to crown the inaugural strawweight champion. They’re …read more

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TUF 26 results: Top-seed Roxanne Modafferi advances with first-round TKO in premiere

The last time Roxanne Modafferi was on The Ultimate Fighter, she lost in the preliminary round. Now, she’s a top seed in a title tournament.
Modafferi made good on that ranking, …read more

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Episode No. 1 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 1 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with a look back at preseason tryouts. A number of aspiring women’s flyweight fighters gather in Las …read more

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Justin Gaethje Hopes Quick KO Over Alvarez Leads to McGregor Bout

Justin Gaethje hopes his performance over Eddie Alvarez can persuade Conor McGregor to face him. Gaethje will do battle with Alvarez on Dec. 1 at “The Ultimate Fighter” (TUF) Finale …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion episode 1 live discussion

Tune into FS1 on Wednesday, August 30th at 10 PM ET for the season premiere of The Ultimate Fighter 26, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion. A …read more

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Michael Chiesa signs new four-fight deal with the UFC

Michael Chiesa will remain a UFC fighter, at least for a little while longer.
The winner of season 15 of The Ultimate Fighter has signed a new four-fight deal with …read more

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Andrew Sanchez vs. Ryan Janes Booked for ‘TUF 26’ Finale on Dec. 1

Andrew Sanchez and Ryan Janes will lock horns at “The Ultimate Fighter 26” finale. …read more

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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Roxanne Modafferi, back for more

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returns tonight for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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Joby Sanchez Has Fought His Way Back to the UFC

After being released from the UFC following The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale in late 2015, flyweight Joby Sanchez had been taking incremental steps back towards the company when a big …read more

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Report: 'TUF 23' winner Tatiana Suarez meets Viviane Pereira at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk

At long last, the Season 23 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” will return to the octagon this fall.
TUF 23” winner Tatiana Suarez (4-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take on Brazil’s …read more

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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Shana Dobson, the school teacher

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returns tonight for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
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The Ultimate Fighter 26 Season Preview

For only the second time in the history of The Ultimate Fighter, a champion will be crowned, as the women’s flyweight division is introduced with 16 of the top 125-pound …read more

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Kate Jackson Going to Rely On Technique in Bellator MMA Debut

After a stint on The Ultimate Fighter took up her entire 2016, flyweight Kate Jackson returned to action for the first time in 2017 with a bout against Bryony Tyrell …read more

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Sean O'Malley vs. Terrion Ware booked for TUF 26 Finale in December

The next edition of the live finale of “The Ultimate Fighter” has its latest fight booking, and it comes in the bantamweight division.
Sean O’Malley (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will take …read more

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Bec Rawlings Makes Flyweight Debut Against Joanne Calderwood at UFC Sydney

Bec Rawlings will make her UFC flyweight debut against fellow The Ultimate Fighter castmate Joanne Calderwood on Nov. 19 in Sydney, Australia. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday.
Rawlings (7-6) …read more

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Sean O’Malley to Make Octagon Debut Against Terrion Ware at ‘TUF 26’ Finale

Bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley will make his first Octagon foray against Terrion Ware at “The Ultimate Fighter 26” finale. …read more

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Sean O’Malley set to make UFC debut against Terrion Ware at TUF 26 Finale

Sean O’Malley has a date and opponent for his UFC debut.
The bantamweight prospect will be taking on Terrion Ware at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale. The news was announced …read more

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Boxing’s Ana Julaton Talks TUF 26 Tryout, Bellator MMA

Pro boxer and mixed martial artist Ana Julaton didn’t make it onto The Ultimate Fighter 26 during tryouts for the show earlier this year. At least, not yet. Her tryout …read more

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Diego Sanchez moves back to welterweight, faces Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 120

Diego Sanchez’ next bout will be contest at 170 pounds.
The winner of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter will be returning to the welterweight division to take on …read more

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Report: Paige VanZant heading to flyweight for fight vs. Jessica Eye at UFC 216

The UFC’s new women’s flyweight division will get rolling in earnest later this year after Season 26 of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
But ahead of that, a pair of big names reportedly …read more

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Primer - Get to know the cast of The Ultimate Fighter 26

Get a little more acquainted with the new cast of The Ultimate Fighter, with the winner crowned the UFC women’s flyweight champion. As the UFC’s Mexico City event took place …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2017, 11:46 pm By
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Check out complete 'TUF 26' cast photo with Alvarez, Gaethje and 16 flyweights

The season debut of “The Ultimate Fighter 26” is less than a month away, and and more details are emerging.
On Saturday the UFC announced the 16-fighter cast for “TUF 26” …read more

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UFC reveals cast for The Ultimate Fighter 26

Last night, during the broadcast of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC announced the cast for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (season 26). Like …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 Cast Revealed

UFC veterans, Invicta FC stars, and a host of top prospects from around the globe will compete to become the UFC’s first women’s flyweight champion on season 26 of The …read more

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Barb Honchak, Roxanne Modafferi among TUF 26 cast members revealed

The cast members for the latest installment of The Ultimate Fighter have been revealed.
Former Invicta FC flyweight champion Barb Honchak, TUF 18 contestant Roxanne Modafferi and veteran UFC fighter …read more

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‘TUF 26’ Cast Revealed

The Ultimate Fighting Championship revealed its cast for Season 26 of “The Ultimate Fighter” Saturday night during UFC Fight Night 114 “Pettis vs. Moreno” on FS1. …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast revealed: Who's vying to become 1st UFC women's flyweight champ?

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5445386356001Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThe 16-fighter cast for Season 26 of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series was announced today, and a number of notables will be vying for the inaugural …read more

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Ego Aside, Rashad Evans Needs a Win in Mexico City

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was once the king of the 205-pound division.
Evans won the second season of The Ultimate Fighter and made a run at the light …read more

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