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July 26th, 2015
James Lynch

For the first time since 2013, TUF 18 competitor Peggy Morgan will be competing for an organization that’s not affiliated with the UFC. “Daywalker” will be fighting close to home on August 14th when she takes on Jessy Miele at CES 30. While he’s happy joining an established promotion like CES, she made it perfectly clear she still belongs to…

January 30th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Danny Martinez knows Saturday night’s UFC 169 event could be his last real chance to make a name for himself. The flyweight veteran of Team Alliance in San Diego had an opportunity slip past him five years ago when he battled Joseph Benavidez in the WEC, losing a hard-fought decision. After years of trying to…

December 2nd, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale is now in the past, and it leaves us with some match-ups to be desired. Some more than others… Starting things off in the bantamweight division, I would like to see Chris Holdsworth vs Yves Jabouin. I think a veteran like Jabouin will be a great test for the…

December 2nd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Note from the editor: The final tally of results was off in the original article. This mistake has been rectified and will not happen again. The Ultimate Fighter 18 finale is now behind us, and another season of the reality series is in the bag. It was the first card in UFC history to feature…

December 1st, 2013
Brian Hemminger

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December 1st, 2013
Miguel

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s TUF 18 Finale card took place last night (Nov. 30, 2013) and in the main event, Nate Diaz sent Gray Maynard to a definitive TKO loss after a barrage of punches in round one. In the co-headlining bout, Julianna Pena won via TKO over Jessica Rakoczy while on the men’s side, Chris…

December 1st, 2013
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ Premium bets do? It was another winning event, of course. Premium went 2-1 and made 5.68 units. Full results below. TUF 18 Finale: 2-1, +5.68 units Wins: 3.5u Niinimaki +120, 3.5u Nate Diaz +128 Losses: 3u Benoit +105 Free play: 1-0 +3.69 units…

November 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. TUF 18 Finale ‘Fight of the Night’ Betting Props The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale will be live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, N.V. with 10 scheduled bouts set to produce fireworks. The…

November 30th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a profitable night, Nick Kalikas is looking to keep his winning ways going with The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. MMAOddsbreaker Premium has won 13 of the last 17 events and are up 28.11 units life-to-date for a return on investment of 13%. You can check a track record of premium and free bets here….

November 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Bantamweight bout: Gray Maynard (-135) vs Nate Diaz (+125) Fight Breakdown: The main event for The Ultimate Fighter season 18 finale will be a lightweight scrap that completes the trilogy between TUF season five participant Gray Maynard,…

November 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Women’s Bantamweight bout: Jessica Rakoczy (+200) vs Julianna Pena (-260) Fight Breakdown: The main card for The Ultimate Fighter season 18 finale will feature the finals for the women’s bantamweights, when the 36-year old former boxer Jessica…

November 30th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Ultimate Fighting Championship returns once again to the Mandalay Bay Events Center for The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, as the Team Ronda vs. Team Tate drama comes (nearly) to an end. The prelims are full of vets and up and comers, so let’s take a look at what to expect for this Thanksgiving UFC. The…

November 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Bantamweight bout: Chris “Hold ‘em Down” Holdsworth (-210) vs “Dangerous” Davey Grant (+190) Fight Breakdown: The Ultimate Fighter season 18 finale will feature the finals for the men’s bantamweights, with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Chris “Hold ’em Down”…

November 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Women’s Bantamweight bout: Jessamyn Duke (-210) vs Peggy Morgan (+190) Fight Breakdown: The TUF 18 Finale on FOX Sports 1 will feature a battle between two female fighters featured on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter, as…

November 29th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

TUF 18 Finale November 30, 2013 Lightweights: Gray Maynard vs. Nate Diaz By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s a sneaky trilogy matchup dating back to 2007. Nate Diaz first met Gray Maynard on the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, when Diaz won by guillotine choke to advance to the show’s finals. In…

November 29th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Women’s Bantamweight bout: Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (-280) vs Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi (+200) Fight Breakdown: The TUF 18 finale on FOX Sports 1 will feature a battle between two female fighters features on season 18 of…

November 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Featherweight bout: Akira Corassani (+145) vs Maximo Blanco (-165) Fight Breakdown: The TUF 18 finale on FOX Sports 1 will feature a scrap between TUF season 14’s Akira Corassani and Venezuela’s Maximo Blanco. Corassani is currently the…

November 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Heavyweight bout: Jared Rosholt (-220) vs Walter Harris (+180) Fight Breakdown: The TUF 18 finale on FOX Sports 1 will feature a preliminary card match-up between two UFC newcomers in talented wrestler Jared Rosholt and vicious striker…

June 4th, 2013
Miguel

This past week, observers of the growing women’s MMA scene were taken for a twist, as Cat Zingano was replaced by Miesha Tate as a coach on ‘The Ultimate Fighter 18’ due to a knee injury sustained by Zingano. This, of course, means that Ronda Rousey and Tate will have the rematch that the UFC…

May 28th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

In a bit of a surprise announcement, the MMA world discovered today that Cat Zingano will no longer be coaching against, or fighting, Ronda Rousey in season 18 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. Citing a knee injury, Zingano has pulled out of both the taping for the show, and the eventual December title fight with Rousey….

May 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Veteran MMA journalist Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer recently released the rumored list of female bantamweight fighters that are set to appear on season 18 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” which is being filmed in the next few weeks and which will air this fall. Here are the rumored fighters: Marcia Allen Shayna Baszler Revelina Berto…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on FOX 7 weigh-ins today took place in San Jose, CA, and all 24 competitors made weight for the fights. Below are the weigh-in results for each of the bouts, along with some quick thoughts about how each of the fighters looked on the scale. Main card (FOX) UFC lightweight title bout: Benson…

April 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Nate Diaz may have a fight this weekend against veteran Josh Thomson, but that hasn’t stopped the Cesar Gracie fighter from looking ahead to his next fight. The lightweight contender today told MMAjunkie.com that after his UFC on FOX 7 bout against Thomson, which takes place this Saturday night at HP Pavilion in San Jose,…

April 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has booked the fifth-ever women’s bout in promotional history as the organization today announced bantamweights Julie Kedzie and Germaine De Randamie will square off at UFC on FOX 8, which takes place July 27 at KeyArena in Seattle, WA. Kezie and De Randamie were once set to fight in Strikeforce, but the fight…

April 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

World Series of Fighting today announced a slew of fights for its third event, which is scheduled to take place June 14 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. We already knew about the main event, which is a welterweight bout between former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman. The two…

April 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The tryouts for TUF 18 took place today in Las Vegas, NV. The next season of the popular “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show airs this fall and the UFC today worked out 219 male bantamweights and 50 women bantamweights for casting on the show, according to MMAjunkie.com. The show — which will feature at least…