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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2569 with Justin Gaethje, Ali Abdelaziz, Andrew Simon

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Justin Gaethje, Ali Abdelaziz and Andrew Simon.
Gaethje stopped by to talk about coaching “The Ultimate Fighter 26,” as well his …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Nov. 21: Can Gastelum make big leap?

The UFC is in mainland China for the first time this week, and “The Ultimate Fighter 17” winner Kelvin Gastelum is poised for a potentially massive leap.
Gastelum (13-3 MMA, 8-3 …read more

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Former UFC champ Rashad Evans will return to light heavyweight

Rashad Evans’ stint at middleweight is over. Rashad Evans won The Ultimate Fighter season 2 as a heavyweight, captured a UFC title at light heavyweight, but recently found himself competing …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 27 to feature only undefeated fighters

The UFC is in search for undefeated fighters for their new season of The Ultimate Fighter.
On Thursday, the promotion announced that the latest installment of the UFC’s long-running reality …read more

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Season 27 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ to Showcase Undefeated Male Competitors

“The Ultimate Fighter” train will keep rolling along for a 27th season, and this time, the focus will be on undefeated fighters. …read more

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UFC Announces ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Season 27, Search Underway for Undefeated Fighters

The next season of “The Ultimate Fighter” has been announced.
The UFC will search for undefeated fighters with at least three professional fights on their records to make up the cast …read more

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'TUF 27' tryouts set for Dec. 12; UFC seeks undefeated male fighters only

The search for the next crop of “The Ultimate Fighter” contestants begins begins next month with one major catch: Hopefuls must hold undefeated professional records.
The casting call for “The Ultimate …read more

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Season 27 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ to Showcase Undefeated Fighters

“The Ultimate Fighter” train will keep rolling along for a 27th season, and this time, the focus will be on undefeated fighters. …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale – December 1

Date: December 1, 2017
Venue: Park Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: TSN/FOX Sports 1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
185lbs- Ryan Janes (9-3) vs. Andrew Sanchez (9-3)
135lbs- Brett Johns (14-0) vs. Joe Soto (18-5)
135lbs- …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Episode 10 Recap

The semifinals are now set after the last two quarterfinal round matchups took place on the most recent episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion. In the first …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 10 results: Semifinal matchups set

The Ultimate Fighter 26 semifinals are set.
Wednesday’s episode of the FS1 show featured the final two quarterfinal bouts of the tournament to determine the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.
A …read more

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Episode No. 10 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 10 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens by immediately jumping into weigh-ins for the third quarterfinal matchup, which pits #2 Barb Honchak of Team …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 10 Preview

Last week on The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion, No. 1 seed Roxanne Modafferi and No. 12 seed Sijara Eubanks punched their tickets into the semifinal round with only …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko’s Manager Claims Paige VanZant Turned Down Fight

Don’t hold your breath for a bout between Valentina Shevchenko and Paige VanZant. VanZant recently made waves when she claimed to get first dibs on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 26 …read more

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Referee and judge assignments set for The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale

Veteran referee John McCarthy will oversee the fight for the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight title.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to hire McCarthy for The Ultimate Fighter …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi’s First-Round Finish of Emily Whitmire (TUF 26 Fight Highlights)

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Top seed on The Ultimate Fighter 26 Roxanne Modafferi advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament with a first-round finish of Emily Whitmire.
TRENDING > Georges St-Pierre …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 9 Recap

In a pair of battles that featured teammate versus teammate, the first two semifinalists were determined during the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter. First up was No. 1 seed …read more

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Episode No. 9 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 9 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with the fighters getting ready to turn the page to the quarterfinal round. First, though, is some …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 9 results: Roxanne Modafferi vs. Emily Whitmire, DeAnna Bennett vs. Sijara Eubanks

A tournament favorite continued her dominance while a relative unknown turned heads with another strong performance on Episode 9 of The Ultimate Fighter 26.
In the first two quarterfinal bouts of …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 9 Preview

Following the conclusion of the elimination round one week ago, the quarterfinals are about to get underway on The Ultimate Fighter, with two fights taking place on this week’s episode. …read more

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James Krause returning to lightweight at UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5497080154001Filed under: News, UFCAfter much deliberation, James Krause will return to the UFC lightweight division for his next bout.
Following a stint on Season 25 of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series …read more

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Video: Justin Gaethje in tears celebrating Rose Namajunas title victory

Having recently coached a team of female fighters on The Ultimate Fighter 26, it’s safe to say that Justin Gaethje has an appreciation for the martial arts mastery of the …read more

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Rose Namajunas: Jedrzejczyk Showed Me How Not to Be a Champion Ahead of UFC 217

As Season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter” progressed, Rose Namajuas was anointed as “The Next Big Thing” in women’s mixed martial arts, a potential heir to Ronda Rousey’s superstar throne. …read more

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Paige VanZant claims she has received a UFC flyweight title fight, officials say otherwise

The 10th ranked strawweight claims she will face the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 26. During UFC 217 Paige VanZant (7-3) – who is ranked 10th in the UFC’s women …read more

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Paige VanZant Claims She will Fight Winner of The Ultimate Fighter 26

It is not too often that a fighter reports early that they will be meeting the winner of The Ultimate Fighter. But when that winner becomes a champion in the …read more

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Paige VanZant claims next fight vs. 'TUF 26' winner (for title?); UFC says nope

Why wait to find out the winner of “The Ultimate Fighter 26”?
That’s what soon-to-be flyweight Paige VanZant apparently thought. As UFC 217 rolled on, she hopped on Twitter to declare …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 8 Recap

Ultimate: A New World Champion” align=”center” />The preliminary round matchups are now complete as The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion prepares to move into the quarterfinal matchups to crown …read more

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Episode No. 8 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 8 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with fight preparation for No. 9 seed Christina Marks of Team Alvarez, who fights No. 8 Emily …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 8 results: Emily Whitmire vs. Christina Marks

If Emily Whitmire was having problems with her ribs, it didn’t show when it came time to fight.
The 26-year-old fighter made short work of Christina Marks on this week’s episode …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Episode 8 Preview

After seven weeks of battles, the final elimination round matchup will take place on this week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion, as No. 8 seed Emily …read more

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Justin Gaethje to Drive Pace Car for NASCAR Event in Phoenix

Justin Gaethje, who is currently shown each week on FOX Sports 1 as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter, will drive the pace car ahead of the NASCAR Cup Series …read more

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'TUF 26' roundtable: Cast members reflect on season to date, preview what's to come

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosWith “The Ultimate Fighter 26” on hiatus this week, apparently for some sort of baseball contest, take a moment to reflect on what’s happened …read more

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'TUF 26' won't air this week because of World Series, returns next Wednesday

The Ultimate Fighter 26” is taking the week off because of baseball.
A UFC official today told MMAjunkie the show will be dark because of the World Series, with Game 2 …read more

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‘The Ultimate Fighter 26’ Goes Dark During World Series Week

“The Ultimate Fighter” season 26 dubbed ‘A New World Champion’ will go off the air this week as the World Series kicks off between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the …read more

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Video: Gerald Harris wins retirement bout with arm-breaking slam

Gerald Harris’s final fight ended in violent fashion.
An 11-year MMA veteran who was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 7 and a four-time UFC competitor, Harris won his 30th …read more

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Andre Fili Edges Out Artem Lobov as Conor McGregor Yells Cageside

Artem Lobov and Andre Fili’s history goes back to The Ultimate Fighter 22. It was coached by his friend Conor McGregor, who was there in Poland to support his right …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 7 results: Melinda Fabian vs. Rachael Ostovich

Rachael Ostovich gave Team Gaethje a 4-3 lead with a one-sided win over Melinda Fabian on this week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26.
In a classic grappler vs. striker matchup, …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 7 Recap

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There have already been a few notable upsets during The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion, and you can add one more to the list after the latest fight …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 7 Preview

Following a dominant win by No. 2 seed Barb Honchak to eliminate No. 15 seed Gillian Robertson, there are only two fights remaining in the opening round of the tournament …read more

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Episode No. 7 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 7 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with UFC President Dana White making a surprise visit to the TUF house, much to the excitement …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi: TUF 26 coaches were ‘way less stressful’ for contestants than Rousey-Tate

When the casting call for The Ultimate Fighter 26 was first announced, it went out with an interesting caveat. Not only would the season usher in the UFC women’s flyweight …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Responds to ‘Head Case’ Lauren Murphy’s Criticisms of Him as a Coach

No surprises that another season of The Ultimate Fighter has created drama. This time, it’s more behind the scenes than in front of our faces and the two can’t even …read more

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Tickets on sale today for The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale in Las Vegas

The Ultimate Fighter 26” tournament will conclude with crowning of an inaugural women’s flyweight champion, and tickets for the event go on sale today.
Featuring the historic title fight between yet-to-be-revealed …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Calls Lauren Murphy a Head Case Following TUF Spat

Eddie Alvarez has responded to Lauren Murphy’s rant over an incident on “The Ultimate Fighter.” Murphy recently blasted Alvarez for criticizing her on season 26 of TUF. Following a stunning …read more

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Eddie Alvarez gives his side of TUF 26 beef with ‘head case’ Lauren Murphy

On the aired episodes of The Ultimate Fighter 26, it seemed like the beef between Eddie Alvarez and Lauren Murphy began the day after Murphy lost her first-round fight.
Murphy, who …read more

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Dhiego Lima Reacts to Jesse Taylor’s Suspension: ‘This Hurts me a Lot’

Dhiego Lima is on a roller coaster ride of emotions. Lima fell short in his bid to win “The Ultimate Fighter” season 25 against Jesse Taylor. Lima lost the bout …read more

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Dhiego Lima unloads on 'TUF 25' winner Jesse Taylor after doping fail

Dhiego Lima is feeling some type of way about Jesse Taylor’s recent failed doping test.
Taylor (31-15 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who earned the “The Ultimate Fighter 25” crown with a second-round …read more

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Get to know TUF Cast: Melinda Fabian

Hungary’s Melinda Fabian sold her car to get to The Ultimate Fighter 26 tryouts. Now back home after six weeks competing against 15 of her fellow flyweights, she has no …read more

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Despite 4-fight skid, Ross Pearson says he's still with the UFC – and he wants a fight soon

The past 15 months have been rather unkind to Ross Pearson. After going his entire career without consecutive losses, “The Ultimate Fighter 8” winner has dropped his past four fights, …read more

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Alvarez vs. Gaethje set for UFC 218 in Detroit

Currently battling it out as coaches on season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje will put the clipboards down on Dec. 2 as they square off …read more

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7-time UFC vet Cody McKenzie aims for Venator FC gold in 4-man, single-night tourney

“The AK Kid” will soon look to claim a welterweight title previously held by two current UFC signees.
Italy’s Venator FC recently announced that “The Ultimate Fighter 12” cast member Cody …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk hints at future two-division title reign

The new UFC women’s flyweight division is slowly starting to take shape. By the time the current season of The Ultimate Fighter wraps up, the 125-pound weight class with have …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 6 Recap

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It turns out Barb Honchak is as good as advertised. The first ever Invicta FC women’s flyweight champion was touted as one of the top picks to make waves …read more

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Episode No. 6 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 6 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with a strength and conditioning session for Team Alvarez. Coach Eddie Alvarez brings in his personal coach …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 6 results: Barb Honchak vs. Gillian Robertson

Barb Honchak came back in a big way.
Competing for the first time since November 2014, “Little Warrior” got back to her winning ways with an opening round win over Gillian …read more

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Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez set for UFC 218

Lightweight contenders Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez will fight at UFC 218 in Detroit. Having served as head coaches on season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, exciting lightweight title contenders …read more

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‘TUF 26’ Coaches Justin Gaethje, Eddie Alvarez Official for UFC 218 in Detroit

The Ultimate Fighter 26” coaches Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez will square off at UFC 218 in Detroit on Dec. 2. …read more

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TUF 26 coaches Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje to fight at UFC 218

Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje had to deal with each other for a whole season on The Ultimate Fighter 26, and now they have an official date with which to …read more

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Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje Expected at UFC 218 in Detroit

UFC 218 in Detroit just landed a potential ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate.
Following a season coaching opposite of each other on “The Ultimate Fighter”, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez …read more

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Get to know TUF Cast: Gillian Robertson

In most cases, the phrase “youth is wasted on the young” is accurate, but not when it comes to The Ultimate Fighter 26 flyweight Gillian Robertson, who is taking in …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 6 Preview

With only a few fights remaining in the opening round of The Ultimate Fighter tournament, former Invicta FC champion Barb Honchak will make her first appearance this week as she …read more

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Lauren Murphy was ‘resentful’ of having Eddie Alvarez as her TUF 26 coach

Lauren Murphy discusses her rocky relationship with her The Ultimate Fighter 26 coach, Eddie Alvarez. Lauren Murphy did not walk away from The Ultimate Fighter 26 best friends with Eddie …read more

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Sabah Homasi to fight Abdul Razak Alhassan at UFC 218

A welterweight encounter between The Ultimate Fighter 21 cast member Sabah Homasi and heavy hitting judoka Abdul Razak Alhassan has been added to UFC 218.
The bout was officially announced by …read more

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'TUF 26' vet Sijara Eubanks talks 'super dramatic' weight-cut that required cutting her dreadlocks

Filed under: News, UFCSijara Eubanks walked on to the set of “The Ultimate Fighter 26” with a fight already booked against the scale.
At 136 pounds, she had to cut 10 …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 5 Recap

As The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion continued this week, another potential upset was brewing as No. 12 seed Sijara Eubanks took on No. 5 seed Maia Stevenson in …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 – The Story So Far

Five weeks into The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion and this season has already seen some great fights, tremendous finishes and a couple of shocking upsets as the UFC …read more

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Lauren Murphy Goes Off on TUF 26 Coach Eddie Alvarez

After an emotional defeat at the hands of Nicco Montano on last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26, Lauren Murphy was very emotional. Losing is always hard, but …read more

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Lauren Murphy Blasts TUF Coach Eddie Alvarez Over Rift

Lauren Murphy isn’t thrilled with Eddie Alvarez. Emotionally distraught following her upset loss on The Ultimate Fighter season 26 to Nicco Montano, Murphy didn’t attend a morning workout session. This …read more

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Lauren Murphy opens up on rift with her Ultimate Fighter 26 coach Eddie Alvarez

It doesn’t seem like Lauren Murphy will be heading to Philadelphia to train with Eddie Alvarez any time soon.
Murphy laid into Alvarez, her The Ultimate Fighter 26 coach, in an …read more

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Lauren Murphy Blasts Eddie Alvarez for Comments Made on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’

All Lauren Murphy wanted was a few hours to recover.
Following a heartbreaking loss to Nicco Montano in the opening round of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ tournament to determine the first ever …read more

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Episode No. 5 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion'

Episode No. 5 of “The Ultimate Fighter 26: A New World Champion” opens with a still-emotional No. 3 Lauren Murphy riding back to the TUF house with the rest of …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 5 results: Maia Stevenson vs. Sijara Eubanks

Other than losing some length on her dreadlocks, Sijara Eubanks came out a big winner on the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter.
“Sarge” wasn’t happy about being seeded 12th in …read more

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The Upsets Keep Coming on The Ultimate Fighter 26

During last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion the No. 3 seed fell to the No. 14 seed. This week the upsets continued as No 12 …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Ep. 5 Preview

The first upset of season took place on last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter, as upstart contender Nicco Montano defeated veteran UFC fighter Lauren Murphy by unanimous decision to …read more

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