1. Former TUF Competitor Doug Sparks Arrested on Rape, Criminal Confinement Charges

    Former The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 contestant Doug Sparks found himself locked in a county jail in Indiana on Saturday after allegedly committing several crimes in Bloomington , per a report by MMA Weekly (h/t Yahoo Sports) ...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 2 months ago 12,198 reads 5 comments

  2. TUF 20 Finale Stock Report

    The Ultimate Fighter 20 is in the books, and the UFC has a new strawweight champion. The live finale followed up a long season full of fights, cattiness and the emergence of new players at 115 pounds...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 3 months ago 4,134 reads 17 comments

  3. TUF 20 Finale Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 is over and done with. As its name suggested, a champion was crowned, as Carla Esparza received a shiny new belt and was declared the UFC's first-ever strawweight champion...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 13,448 reads 24 comments

  4. The Good, Bad and Strange from The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale

    A champion will be crowned. That was the official tag line for the 20th domestic installment of The Ultimate Fighter and indeed the case when finalists Carla Esparza and Rose ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 16,131 reads 16 comments

  5. TUF 20 Finale: Carla Esparza Dominant in UFC Championship Win

    In the end, it was perhaps too much, too soon for Rose Namajunas. They came to the cage as opposite portraits...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 3 months ago 21,657 reads 71 comments

  6. Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas: What We Learned from Strawweight Title Fight

    Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas battled for the UFC strawweight championship, and it was the former Invicta FC champion who claimed the first-ever UFC 115-pound strap. Esparza was the No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 8,799 reads 21 comments

  7. Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Results: Fight Card Winners and Scorecards

    The Ultimate Fighter has produced some memorable moments in UFC history. Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar put on a fight that is always mentioned among the all-time greats in the first incarnation of the finale show...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 6,999 reads 11 comments

  8. TUF 20 Finale: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    The Ultimate Fighter 's 20th season claimed that a champion would be crowned, and that came to fruition on Friday evening...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 15,132 reads 21 comments

  9. Journalist vs. Analyst: Karyn Bryant Sounds Off on TUF 20 Title Fight and More

    The first UFC women's strawweight title fight is upon us, fight fans. The Ultimate Fighter 20 competitors Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas ran the gauntlet during the ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 3 months ago 4,309 reads 11 comments

  10. The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale: B/R Main Card Staff Predictions

    Regardless of ratings, The Ultimate Fighter 20 gave the reality series meaning it hasn't had in years. On Friday, the season will wrap up with a strawweight title fight between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 7,901 reads 23 comments

  11. Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The Ultimate Fighter 20 came to a close Wednesday night with the final two bouts. The semifinals saw former Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and No. 7 seed Rose Namajunas advance to the finals...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 5,364 reads 15 comments

  12. TUF 20, Episode 12 Recap: Inaugural Women's Strawweight Title Fight Set

    After 12 episodes of wolfish fighting and catty behavior, the reality-show portion of The Ultimate Fighter season 20 came to a close with a double-header featuring Carla Esparza vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 12,671 reads 38 comments

  13. TUF 20 Finale Preliminary Card Predictions

    The show is over, the bracket has been busted and finals are set. That's right, The Ultimate Fighter 20 is over, and it's time to crown a new champion...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 3 months ago 3,863 reads 6 comments

  14. Complete Guide to The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale

    The day is almost upon us! After 12 episodes of drama and brutality on The Ultimate Fighter , UFC President Dana White will strap a coveted UFC belt around the waist of one of these women on Friday night...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 13,150 reads 27 comments

  15. 4 Reasons to Watch the Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale

    The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is coming to a close this week when the finale hits Fox Sports 1. The main event will see the crowning of a champion...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 10,998 reads 17 comments

  16. TUF 20 Finale: The Non-Title Fights We're Most Excited to See

    The Ultimate Fighter 's 20th season is nearing its end, and the finale will see the crowning of the champion in a brand-new division...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 4,662 reads 8 comments

  17. Tecia Torres vs. Angela Magana, 5 Other Fights Added to TUF 20 Finale

    We knew from the start that The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 was stacked with talent, and the UFC seems to appreciate that fact. As such, it is taking the rare step of enlisting all available cast members to fight at the finale next week...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 14,369 reads 24 comments

  18. Are Low TUF 20 Ratings a Signal That Women's MMA Isn't Bankable?

    2014 has been a rough year for the UFC. Among the missing pieces have been fighters who can draw. In that time, one of the company's premier talents has been women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 4,320 reads 62 comments

  19. The Ultimate Fighter 20 Recap, Episode 11: 2 Fights Set Up Semifinals

    The Ultimate Fighter 20 returned to the air Wednesday night, as the show still had two fights to sort out in the quarterfinals. The winners would come one step closer to becoming a UFC champion...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 3 months ago 6,815 reads 32 comments

  20. TUF Episode 10 Recap: Jessica Penne, Aisling Daly Battle to a Decision

    The Ultimate Fighter is in the quarterfinals now, and this week's fight was between No. 4 seed Jessica Penne and No. 5 seed Aisling Daly. Penne defeated Lisa Ellis in the first round, and Daly beat Angela Magana to advance...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 8,406 reads 11 comments

  21. TUF 20, Episode 9 Recap: Herrig vs. Markos Ends with Slick Submission

    The opening round of The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is over and the quarterfinals kicked off Wednesday night with a matchup between Felice Herrig and Randa Markos. The fight was a true grappler vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 12,458 reads 26 comments

  22. TUF 20 Episode 8 Results & Recap: Can Team Melendez Earn Its 2nd Win?

    The 20th season of the UFC's hit reality series The Ultimate Fighter trucked on Wednesday evening with Episode 8...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 4 months ago 1,549 reads 26 comments

  23. TUF 20 Episode 7 Results and Recap: Namajunas Earns Team Melendez's 1st Win

    The Ultimate Fighter returned with another fun episode. Team Melendez, winless thus far this season, pitted No. 7-seed Rose Namajunas against No. 10-seed Alex Chambers...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 10,082 reads 30 comments

  24. TUF 20, Episode 6 Recap: Daly vs. Magana Ends with Impressive Stoppage

    With Team Melendez on one of the worst slides of The Ultimate Fighter history, the winless team threw their hopes behind Angela Magana, who was picked to face Team Pettis' Aisling Daly...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 8,981 reads 23 comments

  25. Anderson Silva, Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua to Coach on the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4

    Longtime former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Pride legend and former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua have been announced as the coaches for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 11,242 reads 23 comments