With the announcement of UFC’s partnership with Fox in August 2011, The Ultimate Fighter, which entered its 14th season in that September, moved to the FX network to air on Friday nights starting with season 15 in the Spring of 2012. Along with the network change, episodes are now edited and broadcast inside per week of recording as a substitute of a several-month delay, and elimination fights are aired reside. Their concept, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) was a actuality tv present that includes up-and-coming MMA fighters in competition for a six-determine UFC contract, with fighters eliminated from competition by way of exhibition mixed martial arts matches.
It’s disputed whether the promoters intended for the occasion to turn out to be a precursor to a collection of future events. “That present was only alleged to be a one-off”, eventual UFC president Dana White stated. “It did so well on pay-per-view they … Read More