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The Ultimate Fighter

The Ultimate Fighter

The Ultimate Fighter is the premier reality show on Spike Television. The show is about UFC hopefuls and veterans competing for a UFC contract. For over eight seasons the show has featured not only up and coming UFC stars but the top names in the UFC working as coaches: such as Chuck Liddell, Randy Couture, Tito Ortiz, BJ Penn, Ken Shamrock, Antonio Nogueira, Frank Mir and many others. While the format of the show has changed the one constant thing remains the same a fighter must establish himself in the octagon to be the Ultimate Fighter.

Episode Info

Next: 21x01 -- Season 21, Episode 1 (Apr/22/2015)

A new season of the Ultimate Fighter begins with an entirely different premise: America's top MMA fighters will take on each other dividing themselves among America's top fighters, and "Blackzillians". Money is still up for grabs, and teams will be competing for the team honor of being the best fighters in competition.

Prev: 20x13 -- A Champion Will Be Crowned (Dec/12/2014)

The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event in Las Vegas. The UFC's first strawweight champion will be crowned, plus featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will square off.

Dana WhiteDana White
As UFC President
Bj PennBj Penn
As Coach (S05)
Chuck LiddellChuck Liddell
As Coach (S01)
Frank MirFrank Mir
As Coach (S08)
Jens PulverJens Pulver
As Coach (S05)
Ken ShamrockKen Shamrock
As Coach (S03)
Matt Hughes (1)Matt Hughes (1)
As Coach (S02,S06)
Quinton JacksonQuinton Jackson
As Coach (S07)
Randy CoutureRandy Couture
As Coach (S01)
Rich FranklinRich Franklin
As Coach (S02)

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Reviews: 112
UFC hopefuls compete with the viewer often winning...Rating: 5 likes, 0 dislikes

This is an entertaining reality show. The UFC has really in the last decade skyrocketed in popularity, and it's becoming a very profitable busines for Dana White. Read more

Review posted on Thursday, August 23rd 2007 at 5:34 pm

1 review available
14x1: Scrappers recap: Like in other seasons, Dana tells the fighters that they will have to fight their way into the house. For the premiere for the fourteenth season, the whole episode are matches between the Featherweight and Bantamweight classes... read more.

13x1: Something To Prove recap: Dana comes out and surprises everybody by announcing that guys don’t have to fight to get in the house unlike other seasons. He brings out Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos. He explains their backgrounds... read more.

12x11: Victory's All That Matters recap: Training session with Team Gsp. George talks about Kyle Watson and Jonathan Brookins. Interview with Kyle. He talks about how he left a promising job where he works for the competition. Then he talks about the fight with Jonathan. We move to a training session with Team Koscheck. Team is down as they don’t have any fights coming up with the exception of Nam. Josh makes a stop by the house when the team continues to show it’s lack of professionalism. Josh addresses how the season has gone. While, he takes part of the blame for team’s failure, he does put the fault on the blame on fighters themselves who never delivered on their own hype... read more.

12x6: Win or Die recap: Team Koscheck does a celebration about their win throughout the night angering Team Gsp. The fight announcement is made Marc Steven vs. Cody Mckenzie. Josh and Cody engage in trash talk. George discusses the trash talk and says he doesn’t get into that stuff. Cody talks about himself and how he is an unorthodox fighter. Both Pierre and him agree that his guillotine choke is his best move... read more.

12x4: Love to Hate recap: Alex Caceres and Sevak get into a verbal confrontation. Alex acknowledges that he isn’t well liked in the house. Josh Koscheck, seeing that his team is still win-less, tries his hand at practical jokes at George St. Pierre. He plans to wear speedos in his training sessions to mock George. Pierre is un-phased by Koscheck and pays little attention to his garments. The fight announcement is made. This time it will Andy Main vs. Kyle Watson. John Danaher, assistant coach for Team Gsp, says this will be a fight of psychological pressure. A fight that could depend on each fighter’s mentality... read more.
Recurring Guests

Willa Ford as Host (5 eps)

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Warning: The Ultimate Fighter guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Reality
Genre: Sports
Status: Returning Series
Network: FOX SPORTS 1 ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 17, 2005
Episode Order: 13
• The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia
• The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights (Season 10), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: Pulver vs. Penn (Season 5), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra (Season 6), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir (Season 8), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest (Season 7), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: Team USA vs. Team UK (Season 9), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: The Comeback (Season 4), (Used In USA)
• The Ultimate Fighter: The Ultimate Grudge (Season 3), (Used In USA)
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