Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter wraps up as Matt Van Buren and Corey Anderson face off in the light heavyweight final, and Dhiego Lima and Eddie Gordon square off for the middleweight crown.
The remaining finale spots are determined in two semifinal fights. First, it’s a middleweight battle as Dhiego Lima takes on Roger Zapata. Then, light heavyweights Matt Van Buren and Daniel Spohn face off in the most vicious battle of the season.
Teammates Patrick Walsh and Corey Anderson prepare to face off in the semi-finals. Training controversy causes the Edgar fighters to erupt in rage, and the coaches attempt to mediate. And then, it’s a semifinal slugfest between light heavyweights.
Dana delivers an inspiring speech to the fighters still in the tournament at the MGM Grand. Then the semifinals kick off with a middleweight battle between the highly touted Irishman, Cathal Pendred and the underdog from New York, Eddie Gordon.
The fighters take a field trip to the Harley-Davidson Boot Camp. Cocky Matt Van Buren of Team Edgar and Irish fighter Chris Fields of Team Penn bring their rivalry to the Octagon in the last preliminary fight. Then, Dana announces the semifinal matchups.
Team Penn’s number one middleweight Mike King takes on the powerful underdog, Eddie Gordon of Team Edgar. Only one will win, earning a spot in the semifinals. And, BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar make a splash in this season’s coaches’ challenge.
Tensions boil over at the house in the wake of Roger Zapata's controversial win over Ian Stephens, causing a rift between the teams. And in the sixth preliminary fight, wrestler Patrick Walsh of Team Edgar takes on Team Penn’s #1 pick Anton Berzin.
The teams are tied heading into the third middleweight matchup of the season. Roger Zapata takes on the favored Ian Stephens and when the fight is finished, Dana reacts explosively to one of the most controversial bouts in TUF history.
On the heels of Tim Williams' suprising loss, BJ gives his team a lecture on the risks of overtraining. Team Edgar heads to the mountains for a scenic practice session. Then, former boxer Josh Clark faces skilled wrestler Corey Anderson of Team Edgar.
Getting out to a 2-0 start, Team Penn looks to continue the streak. Meanwhile, at the house, a rivalry develops between two light heavyweights. In the Octagon, it’s a middleweight battle as Tim Williams of Team Penn takes on Team Edgar’s Dhiego Lima.
After losing the first fight, Frankie Edgar brings in famed BJJ black belt Renzo Gracie to work with his team. While Team Penn's Daniel Spohn uses free time at the house to work on training techniques, Team Edgar preacher Todd Monaghan holds a sermon.
8 middleweights and 8 light heavyweights move into the fighter house and the tournament kicks off with a matchup between Irishman Cathal Pendred and the Mexican-born Hector Urbina. At weigh-ins, Coaches BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar must pull their heated fighters apart.
16 up-and-coming middleweights and 16 promising light heavyweights face off in a day of elimination fights, hoping to secure a spot in the competition. UFC President Dana White, along with coaches BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar, watch ringside as the fighters go to battle. Coaches pick their squads and the first fight matchup is announced.
With their semifinal fight looming, Team Rousey's Jessica Rakoczy and Team Tate's Raquel Pennington are hit with serious injuries during training. Who can muster up the strength to fight through the pain, and earn a spot in the live finale against Julianna Pena?
Both teams head to Mandalay Bay where Ronda and Miesha face off in a rock climbing Coaches Challenge. In the days leading up to the last men's semifinal between Davey Grant and Anthony Gutierrez, weight issues come into play, putting one fighter's dreams of fighting in the finale in jeopardy.
Tate Teammates Sarah Moras and Julianna Peña are matched up in the first women’s semifinal fight of the competition. Hoping that the annoying Peña will be defeated, most fighters on both teams pledge their support for Moras. The fight promises to be one of emotion as Peña attempts to avenge a loss to Moras earlier in her career, a defeat that also saw her suffer a broken arm. Only one will emerge the victor, claiming a coveted spot in the live finale.
The latest, ground-breaking installment of The Ultimate Fighter starts in September, as 16 of the world's most dangerous women take the Octagon in the hopes of becoming the UFC's first 115-lb champion.
16 promising middleweights and 16 up-and-coming light heavyweights battle it out in a day of elimination fights, hoping for a coveted spot in The Ultimate Fighter house, a chance at a six-figure UFC contract, and the title of...The Ultimate Fighter.
UFC hopefuls Anton Berzin and Eddie Gordon come from different backgrounds but share the same dream; to one day fight in the UFC. The 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter, premiering April 16th, will give them the opportunity to do just that.
Thirty-two of the most talented unsigned mixed martial artists in the world fight for 16 coveted spots in the TUF house to live and train under coaches Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson to become the next Ultimate Fighter.
For the first time ever, women will compete on the Ultimate Fighter. Sixteen women will fight alongside sixteen men for their spot in the house. Coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate choose teams and the first Preliminary Fight is announced.
For the first time in the history of The Ultimate Fighter reality series, the ultra-exciting featherweight and bantamweight divisions will take center stage as 32 prospects, led by coaches Michael Bisping and Jason Miller, fight it out for a UFC contract.
28 middleweights arrive in Las Vegas for a shot at a UFC contract. Coaches Chael Sonnen and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones evaluate the winners of 14 Elimination Fights. Teams are chosen, and the first Preliminary Fight is announced.
For the first time ever, women will be competing on The Ultimate Fighter as rival coaches, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, will try and lead their teams of 135lb men and women to victory.
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