The biggest weekend of the year for MMA is upon us, and quietly leading up the rear for UFC 175 is The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on Sunday. Headlined by two former champions, the card will also have up-and-coming fighters as well as two men competing for the six-figure UFC contract.
BJ Penn meets Frankie Edgar for a third time after a coaching stint on the reality show. Edgar took the first two bouts via decision—both times with the belt on the line and at 155 pounds. This time, they face off as featherweights.
Last weekend, I was just above the .500 mark. After a solid 4-2 start in New Zealand, I tapped the brakes a bit with a meager 2-3 record in San Antonio.
It's time to bring my record back up. Here is a look at the preliminary card for The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
2014 Riley's Record: 88-57
Last Event: 6-5 (UFC Fight Night 43/44)