The winner of The Ultimate Fighter is not always the fighter from that season to have the most success inside the Octagon; Jessamyn Duke could end up falling into that category.
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My brain child is MMAValor, something I had wanted to do for a long time and finally it’s here. Been an MMA fan since TUF season one (play catch up all the time) and the obsession started to grow like a weed and as the sport grows so does the love for the sport. I’m a jack of all trades, a very organized person that rides an emotional roller coaster daily.
With the final episode of The Ultimate Fighter 18 airing earlier this week it’s now time to crown two winners tonight. David Grant and Chris Holdsworth will battle it out in the men’s final, while Julianna Pena and Jessica Rakoczy will look to became the first-ever women’s Ultimate Fighter winner.
If it wasn’t for the women of The Ultimate Fighter 18 this season could have been considered the worst season ever for the reality MMA show.
Back for it’s third year is the UFC: Ultimate Fight Collection 2013, a massive DVD collection from the UFC and Anchor Bay filled with a years worth of fights. Spanning between July of 2012 thru June of 2013, there is over 50 hours of UFC action encompassing 200 fights across 20 DVD disc.
Tough guys is a coffee table type book of photos but that’s not what the book is about. The book is about the words that accompany those pretty pictures that offers a tiny glimpse into these men and women often labeled as one of the “Tough Guys”.
Tomorrow’s RFA 11 is the promotions final event of 2013, as they bring a stout fight card to high altitudes of Colorado. The main event is for the Flyweight title, as former Bellator champ Zach Makovsky takes on a RFA original in Matt Manzanares. We’ve also got an interesting new co-main event, as Tyler Toner signed on the dotted line to take on hot prospect Raoni Barclos in a career-defining fight.
Yes there was that “other” MMA event going on tonight but in Sacramento, California WFC 7 held it’s own. The door’s opened at the Jackson Sports Arena and the fans began to pure in, each of them to route on their favorite local fighter.
Twenty years are a long time, but Tomorrows UFC 167 in the fight capital of the world will play host the Ultimate Fighting Championships two decade anniversary show. Obviously the historic event deserves a star-studded lineup of fighters and the UFC did not disappoint.