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The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 1 in review

The episode opens up with several introductions to the various fighters competing in the show which are also spread throughout the episode at appropriate times. UFC President Dana White talks about how for season 20 the UFC acquired eight contracts from Invicta FC and held tryouts for the remaining eight slots going into the house. It is at this time that there are several introductions to tryout members. Finally the woman are brought

The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned preview

The Ultimate Fighter is making history this season when sixteen women duke it out for the inaugural UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. This is unique for a few different reasons, the first being that it will be the first time a champion is crowned and the second being the fact it’s all women. It is certainly a season to look forward to when it airs later tonight. There has been a

Top 10 MMA lightweights: August 2014

Please note due to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (7/31/14) in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) Anthony Pettis has finished coaching The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and will start training for his bout with Gilbert Melendez. Of note is the fact that Pettis will be ineligible for the rankings after today until he defends his title in December. 2. Gilbert Melendez (tied 2) In typical Gracie Fighter

Top 10 MMA lightweights: July 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the previous rankings (6/18/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) Coaching is underway for The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and one can be sure that Anthony Pettis has been busy coaching opposite Gilbert Melendez. Of note is the fact that at the end of next month, Pettis will be ineligible for the rankings until he defends

Top 10 MMA lightweights: June 2014

Please note that to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) July 1st is the only listed date that filming for The Ultimate Fighter season 20 will start so Anthony Pettis will probably be in Vegas by then. It’s hard to tell what kind of relationship he and future opponent Gilbert Melendez will have over the course of the

Top 10 MMA lightweights: May 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak members. Also note the previous rankings (5/1/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) The date to start filming The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is supposedly July 1st but that has yet to be confirmed. Until then UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis can only train and anticipate his upcoming title defense at the end of the

Top 10 MMA lightweights: April 2014

Please note that in a rare tie for tenth there will actually be eleven fighters in the rankings. Also previous ranks (1/26/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) Filming for season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter is set to begin within the next few months Anthony Pettis will be set to start coaching. It will be interesting if he decides to try and teach any of the women under