Dana White has told MMAWeekly.com that Australia will have its own TUF series soon enough, without having to share it with the U.K.. read news >>
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UFC president Dana White is not impressed with The Ultimate Fighter 19 thus far.
The Ultimate Fighter 19 features B.J. Penn's return to the UFC as the opposing coach to Frankie Edgar. It has mostly flown under the radar in terms of news from the show, other than a judging controversy or two. The reason for that is probably uneventful fights that have gone to decisions. Despite the show not even being over yet, UFC president Dana White told MMA Junkie that it hasn't lived up to expectations: "It read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – It’s part of UFC President Dana White’s job to hype every season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show as a must-see product. But when discussing “TUF 20,” he seems to really mean it.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The Ultimate Fighter contestant Bec Rawlings was speechless when UFC president Dana White called her with an invite to appear on the reality show. read news >>
UFC president Dana White has high expectations for The Ultimate Fighter 20 all female strawweight cast, and promises a rememberable season of the reality series. read news >>
UFC President Dana White may not read the Internet, as he often says, but for a majority of the MMA community, the sport lives and breaths through websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social media.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- a month ago
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Ben Askren is one of the finest mixed martial artists on the planet, and his skills are so far only matched by his caustic tongue. The 13-0 fighter is not one to shy away from verbal wars, and he spends his time out of the cage poking and prodding at other fighters and promoters, attempting to stir up some controversy while finding amusement in the resulting chaos. While in attendance at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, the current One FC welterweig read news >>
The Ultimate Fighter 20, the show's first all-female incarnation, is not even a week into filming, and there's already tension on set. According to UFC President Dana White (via MMA Fighting), a fight broke out on Day One of filming, establishing a high baseline level of drama before the action reaches full swing. "The women go after it," White said. "The first day when they get in there, there's already been stuff. Half of them don't like each other. It's going to be a very interesting season." read news >>
Dana White spoke about the All-Female Strawweight cast of TUF 20, saying that a fight broke out during the first day in the house.
TUF 20 will have 16 female strawweights set to battle to be the inaugural UFC champion at 115 lbs, which pretty much guarantees the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter to be more interesting than the past iterations. That's not even noting that it will be coached by top lightweights Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez.
A week into filming, and it looks like there read news >>
- a month ago
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I blame the wild hogs.
Former Bellator welterweight champion and current ONE FC headliner, Ben Askren, was in town over Fourth of July Weekend and made a stop by The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (results here).
And that's about as close to the Octagon as "Funky" can get.
That's because the "bald man" was uninterested in signing the talented mat rat, which is unfortunate, considering Askren -- a 2008 Oly read news >>
The all-female strawweight cast of The Ultimate Fighter 20 hasn't been in Las Vegas more than a week and there are already reports of possible disciplinary action being dolled out.
"I'm very excited," UFC president Dana White said Sunday evening. "It's like nothing we've ever done before. We have the top 16 women in the world in that weight class and it will crown a champion at the end of the season. It's different, it's exciting, it's new. The women go after it. The first day when they get in t read news >>