Ad Hominem rocks.
Posted On:8/26/2013 2:47pm
Style: BJJ, mma
Getting the thread going early so everyone can see the preview and know when it airs, sept 4th.
As Joe Rogan puts it, "this could be the first TUF where someone gets pregnant" hahaha!
I love how Ronda slapps Miesha with the glove!
I'll be following this one closely, mostly because a friend of mine made it into the show. Watch for Sarah "cheesecake" Moras. She has been naturally tight lipped about what happens on the show, but I'm confident she does quite well :)
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Posted On:8/26/2013 6:43pm
Style: TKD/ BJJ/Kickboxing
I find it funny that Shayla Basler made it on for one I think she lost her last match and two she criticised Rousey's one trick pony status. Hope she landed on Meisha's team else things would've been akward...
Posted On:8/27/2013 1:56am
I find it funny how TUF is supposed to be a way to bring unknown fighters into the limelight and build prospective newcomers to the UFC but the female cast list is full of extremely experienced fighters who have more than made a name for themselves already.
It's a shame female MMA isn't large enough for the UFC to bring in a bunch of actual untested newcomers.
Posted On:9/04/2013 9:17pm
The Ultimate Fighter 18: Team Rousey vs Team Tate
Champion Rhonda Rousey had been expected to coach the season against Cat Zingano, who earned the honor by defeating Meisha Tate at the TUF 17 Finale on April 13 but was replaced by Tate a few weeks before taping of the show due to an injury.
Ronda "Rowdy" Rousey, Head Coach. UFC womenâ€™s bantamweight champion.
Miesha "Cupcake" Tate, Head Coach
Thonglor "Master Thong" Armatsena
Jack Anderson, Wrestling Coach
Bryan Caraway, Jiu Jitsu Coach
Eric Triliegi, Nutritionist
Dana White says: "TUF @RondaRousey vs @MieshaTate starts in 15mins on @FOXSports1 and I will be live tweeting with all of u during the show. If u give a ****"
Who are you guys picking as early favourites?
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Posted On:9/05/2013 6:33am
Style: Chito-Ryu, BJJ
I might have to watch this season, since Jessamyn Duke is from my hometown (Richmond, KY).
My best friend (and several other people I train with) has actually trained in Muy Thai with her, and says she's an utter badass. For that reason alone, I have to support Ms. Duke.
Posted On:9/05/2013 9:33am
Nice blog entry from Peggy Morgan, who made Rousey's team.
solves problems with violence
Posted On:9/05/2013 9:35am
Style: Judo, Hung Family Boxing
i'm already interested in the way the fights are going to turn out after watching the 1st episode. i am also already sure that the house drama is going to be really annoying this year, getting my ffwd finger ready (gotta love tivo.)
"Face punches are an essential character building part of a martial art. You don't truly love your children unless you allow them to get punched in the face." - chi-conspiricy
"When I was a little boy, I had a sailor suit, but it didn't mean I was in the Navy." - Mtripp on the subject of a 5 year old karate black belt
"Without actual qualifications to be a Zen teacher, your instructor is just another roundeye raping Asian culture for a buck." - Errant108
"Seriously, who gives a **** what you or Errant think? You're Asian males, everyone just ignores you, unless you're in a krotty movie." - new2bjj
Posted On:9/05/2013 2:31pm
Geez, already with the drama on the preview for the next episode.
I really liked the format of this first episode. The new "tale of the tape" is simple but much better imho since I can actually see the fighter's faces without putting strange faces or weird full cocky postures. The slowmo highlights summing up the fights were nice as to not make it too long and boring, though I'd appreciate it if they uploaded the full fights on their web or something.
Best phrase thus far "Peggy don't give a ****, man. Yeah, Peggy don't give a ****."
Posted On:9/05/2013 6:07pm
It's the same format as last year and it's still good. I'm interested in all the fighters but don't look forward to Rhonda acting like a moron.
Posted On:9/07/2013 1:11pm
Some pretty good fights in the first episode. Some not so good fights too hahaha. I fucking hate wrestlers....
My girl Sarah did pretty awesome, as we suspected she did :)
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