The Ultimate Fighter

Continuing Wednesday / 7:00pm ESPN+ US 45 min.
Sixteen aspiring mixed martial artists live together, train together and compete against each other to become the Ultimate Fighter. They receive coaching from UFC champions and contenders in a variety of martial arts including wrestling, boxing, judo, Jiu-Jitsu, karate and kickboxing. The winner receives a six-figure contract from the UFC.

Season 30

9 Episodes

Jun 28 2022
Jun 21 2022
Jun 14 2022
Jun 07 2022
May 31 2022
May 24 2022
In a highly anticipated heavyweight matchup, Mohammed Usman, brother of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, faces Mitchell Sipe, who is looking to make a name for himself as well. A previously canceled bout with Usman left Sipe with a bitter taste in his mouth and he refuses to be intimidated by the Usman family legacy.
May 17 2022
Team Peña’s first pick, Helen Peralta, faces Team Nunes’ Kaytlin Neil, for the season’s first flyweight matchup.
May 10 2022
In episode 1, “Road to the Rematch,” the coaches select their teams of combatants to determine the next Ultimate Fighter. Light heavyweight winner of the inaugural The Ultimate Fighter, Forrest Griffin, welcomes the fighters, and no time is wasted as two heavyweights are picked for the first fight of the season.
May 03 2022

Season 29

12 Episodes

Aug 18 2021
Aug 11 2021
Aug 04 2021
Clocked 29x09
Jul 28 2021
Jul 20 2021
Jul 13 2021
Jul 06 2021
Jun 29 2021
Jun 22 2021
Jun 15 2021
Jun 08 2021
Jun 01 2021

Season 28

15 Episodes

Nov 30 2018
Nov 30 2018
Nov 30 2018
Two featherweights prepare for the last fight ever to take place in the Ultimate Fighter gym. A difficult weight cut leads a fighter to break down during practice. Then, an exciting semifinal bout determines who moves on to the live finale.
Nov 28 2018
Team Whittaker has issues with their coaching staff, and takes training into their own hands. Robert and Kelvin face off in the coaches challenge. Then two fighters go head to head in the second heavyweight semifinal.
Nov 21 2018
Maurice Greene substitutes cigarettes for alcohol in an effort to keep his emotions in check. Dana White rewards both teams with a fun day at the waterpark. Then, the first featherweight semifinal determines who moves on to the finale.
Nov 14 2018
Maurice’s drunken tirade causes tension between the teams, and forces one fighter to contemplate quitting the competition. Then, the semifinals kick off as two heavyweights take to the Octagon, with a spot in the finale at stake.
Nov 07 2018
Maurice Greene’s excessive drinking becomes a problem at the house. The remaining two featherweights battle it out in the final preliminary fight. Then, Dana White announces the semifinal matchups.
Oct 31 2018
Leah finally makes a decision on whether to switch teams. Maurice gets into a heated confrontation with Juan. Then two heavyweights face off in the seventh preliminary fight.
Oct 24 2018
A featherweight edges closer to switching teams. Kelvin invites his opponent in the TUF 17 final to join his coaching staff. Then, the third featherweight preliminary fight determines the next semifinalist.
Oct 03 2018
After a visit to the house from Kelvin and his coaching staff, Leah debates whether she should switch teams. A motivational trainer helps out one of the teams and puts the fighters through rigorous drills. Then two more heavyweights face off in the fifth preliminary fight.
Sep 26 2018
Kelvin Gastelum gets a welcome surprise from one of his longtime coaches. A featherweight struggles to mesh with her team. Then, two featherweights battle for a spot in the semifinals.
Sep 19 2018
War Tanks 28x03
It’s a house divided, as a rift emerges between the American and foreign fighters. A fighter gets help from his entire team during a difficult weight cut. And two more heavyweights face off in the third preliminary fight.
Sep 12 2018
A heavyweight struggles with his conditioning. A mishap at the gym lands a fighter in the dentist chair. Then, two fighters go head to head in the first female featherweight matchup in Ultimate Fighter history.
Sep 05 2018
8 heavyweights and 8 female featherweights from around the world come to Las Vegas to compete in the first-ever tournament between the biggest fighters in MMA. TUF Smashes winner and current UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, and TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum take the helm as coaches, and the competition kicks off with the first preliminary matchup.
Aug 29 2018

Season 27

15 Episodes

Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya, Joe Giannetti vs. Mike Trizano – “The Ultimate Fighter 27” lightweight tournament final, Jay Cucciniello vs. Brad Katona – “The Ultimate Fighter 27” featherweight tournament final, Martin Bravo vs. Alex Caceres ,Barb Honchak vs. Roxanne Modafferi, Alessio Di Chirico vs. Julian Marquez.
Jul 06 2018
Brad Katona vs Jay Cucciniello at TUF 27 Finale from July 6, 2018 in Nevada, USA.
Jul 06 2018
Mike Trizano vs Joe Giannetti at TUF 27 Finale from July 6, 2018 in Nevada, USA.
Jul 06 2018
With only one fight remaining in the competition before the live finale, Cormier surprises his team by hiring a private chef to cook a goodbye meal. Then, two warriors engage in an epic battle to determine who moves on to the featherweight final.
Jul 04 2018
Cormier and Miocic take to the ice for an intense and entertaining coaches challenge. Then, two lightweights face off in the third semifinal fight.
Jun 27 2018
UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa visits Team Cormier at the gym. Miocic joins the fighters at the house to watch Fight Night. Then, two teammates leave it all on the line for a spot in the featherweight final.
Jun 20 2018
With the preliminary fights in the rear-view mirror, the teams celebrate with an evening out racing exotic cars. Two UFC champions, current featherweight champ Max Holloway and former middleweight champ Luke Rockhold, pay a visit to a Team Cormier training session. Then Miocic teammates face off in the first semifinal fight.
Jun 13 2018
A controversial fighter faces off against one of the top featherweights in the last preliminary fight of the season. Dana White meets with the coaches to discuss the semifinals and the matchups are announced.
Jun 06 2018
One of the fighters receives devastating news that affects his standing in the competition. Then, in the buildup to the seventh preliminary fight, a lightweight encounters unexpected physical problems that put his fight future in doubt.
May 30 2018
Tensions rise at the house after a fighter tries to provoke his opponent. Two losing fighters lobby Dana to get back in the competition. Then, the third featherweight fight determines the next semifinalist.
May 23 2018
Things get heated between the teams after an assistant coach discovers that one of the fighters on the opposing team is injured. Then, two lightweights face off in the fifth preliminary fight.
May 16 2018
A serious injury threatens to take a fighter out of the competition. Daniel Cormier leaves Cain Velasquez temporarily in charge of the team. Then, two featherweights battle for a spot in the semifinals.
May 09 2018
Two fighters get into a heated argument in the team van. During his weight cut, an irritable fighter has choice words for the house loudmouth. Then, two lightweights face off in the third preliminary fight.
May 02 2018
Stipe Miocic gets creative redecorating the opposing team’s locker room. A fighter has a heated exchange with Cormier during practice. Then, the two most well-rounded featherweights in the competition go head to head in the Octagon.
Apr 25 2018
For the first time ever, sixteen undefeated fighters from around the world -- eight lightweights and eight featherweights -- come to Las Vegas to compete on The Ultimate Fighter. The competition begins with coaches Daniel Cormier, the current UFC light heavyweight champion, and Stipe Miocic, the current UFC heavyweight champion, putting the fighters through drills to evaluate their skills. After UFC President Dana White arrives and greets the fighters, the coaches pick their teams and choose the first preliminary matchup.
Apr 18 2018

Season 26

15 Episodes

Dec 01 2017
Dec 01 2017
Dec 01 2017
The second semifinal fight is held for the women's flyweights, determining the matchup for the Season 26 finale in Las Vegas. Beforehand, one fighter turns to the UFC Performance Institute for help with her weight cut.
Nov 29 2017
Two women's flyweights take to the Octagon for the first semifinal fight, but not before the coaches engage in a prank war.
Nov 22 2017
Nov 15 2017
Nov 08 2017
Nov 01 2017
Oct 18 2017
Predator 26x06
Eddie Alvarez pulls out all the stops to give his team a competitive advantage; a fighter struggles with an old injury; and one of the most accomplished fighters in the tournament takes on a young rising star in the sixth preliminary fight. Watch Soon
Oct 04 2017
Sep 27 2017
Sep 20 2017
Sep 13 2017
Fight! 26x02
Sep 06 2017
Aug 30 2017

Season 25

15 Episodes

Jul 07 2017
Jul 07 2017
Jul 07 2017
Jul 05 2017
Jun 28 2017
Jun 21 2017
Killashaw 25x09
Jun 14 2017
Jun 07 2017
May 31 2017
May 24 2017
May 17 2017
May 10 2017
May 03 2017
Apr 26 2017
Apr 19 2017

Season 24

15 Episodes

Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Tim Elliott Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs. Henry Cejudo Welterweight Jake Ellenberger vs. Jorge Masvidal Light Heavyweight Ion Cutelaba vs. Jared Cannonier Women's Bantamweight Sara McMann vs. Alexis Davis Flyweight Brandon Moreno vs. Ryan Benoit
Dec 03 2016
Featherweight Gray Maynard vs. Ryan Hall Bantamweight Rob Font vs. Matt Schnell Lightweight Dong Hyun Kim vs. Brendan O'Reilly Women's Strawweight Kailin Curran vs. Jamie Moyle
Dec 03 2016
Middleweight Elvis Mutapcic vs. Anthony Smith Light Heavyweight Josh Stansbury vs. Devin Clark
Dec 03 2016
Nov 30 2016
Nov 23 2016
Nov 16 2016
Nov 09 2016
Round 2 24x08
Nov 02 2016
Oct 12 2016
Oct 05 2016
A fighter delves into his upbringing and how it continues to bring motivation, the fighters get a brief rest to watch UFC 200 at the house, and the No. 7 and No. 10 seeds compete as a ground specialist goes up against an all-around fighter.
Sep 28 2016
Sep 21 2016
Sep 14 2016
Sep 07 2016
Aug 31 2016

Season 23

15 Episodes

Main card.
Jul 08 2016
Prelims
Jul 08 2016
Early prelims.
Jul 08 2016
Jul 06 2016
Jun 29 2016
A bombshell is dropped as Joanna and Claudia compete in the biggest coaches challenge in "Ultimate Fighter" history. Then, in the first light-heavyweight semifinal, two friends battle it out for a spot in the finale.
Jun 22 2016
Cory gets the test results from his neck injury, and the coaches start training for their upcoming title fight. Then, two more strawweights clash for the last semifinals spot.
Jun 15 2016
Jun 08 2016
Jun 01 2016
May 25 2016
May 18 2016
May 11 2016
Who I Am 23x03
Helen Harper is distraught after getting injured in practice; Cory and Khalil have a donut-eating contest at the house; Dana White rewards the fighters with a night of video gaming; and two strawweights face off for the first time this season.
May 04 2016
The fighters move into the house, and the start of training brings animosity between the coaches. Then, in the first preliminary fight, a dangerous striker takes on a familiar opponent.
Apr 27 2016
Season 23 opens with both light-heavyweight men and strawweight women facing off in 16 elimination bouts. Coaches Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha take in the fights alongside Dana White, then pick their teams from the winners.
Apr 20 2016

Season 22

14 Episodes

Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes Edson Barboza vs. Tony Ferguson Ryan LaFlare vs. Mike Pierce Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Konstantin Erokhin
Dec 11 2015
Joe Lauzon vs. Evan Dunham Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Jason Knight Joby Sanchez vs. Geane Herrera
Dec 11 2015
Conor is shocked to find out that Urijah has brought in Jose Aldo as a guest coach. Then, the semifinal fights determine the matchup for the live finale in Las Vegas.
Dec 09 2015
Dec 02 2015
Nov 25 2015
Bullseye 22x09
Nov 18 2015
Nov 11 2015
Nov 04 2015
Oct 21 2015
Pressure mounts for one of the fighters as Conor and Urijah prep their squads ahead of the fourth preliminary fight. Also: Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.
Oct 07 2015
After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice; and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.
Sep 30 2015
The tension rises as Conor tries to get under Uriah's skin and dares him to fight TJ Dillashaw. Two fighters step into the octagon for the second preliminary bout and a coach completely loses it as he watches the fight unfold.
Sep 23 2015
The fighters move into the house and begin training; and Dana reveals an unexpected twist to the competition. Then, one of Team USA's most seasoned fighters takes on a European powerhouse in the first preliminary fight.
Sep 16 2015
Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber meet as coaches in the opener of Season 22, a U.S. vs. Europe competition. Qualifying fights are held to determine the eight lightweight fighters from each continent who will enter the house and battle for a UFC contract.
Sep 09 2015

Season 21

15 Episodes

Stephen Thompson vs. Jake Ellenberger Kamaru Usman vs. Hayder Hassan Michael Graves vs. Vicente Luque Jorge Masvidal vs. Cezar Ferreira Michelle Waterson vs. Angela Magana Maximo Blanco vs. Mike De La Torre
Jul 12 2015
Josh Samman vs. Caio Magalhães Jerrod Sanders vs. Russell Doane Trevor Smith vs. Dan Miller George Sullivan vs. Dominic Waters
Jul 12 2015
Willie Gates vs. Darrell Montague
Jul 12 2015
Jul 08 2015
Jul 01 2015
Do or Die 21x10
Jun 24 2015
Jun 17 2015
Jun 10 2015
Jun 03 2015
May 27 2015
May 20 2015
May 13 2015
May 06 2015
Graves expresses his sour feeling due to his loss on the last and also his opinion that he gave an opportunity for the Blackzilians to gain confidence. His teammates talk about the fact that they've all faced losses before and Graves never have. Due to that, Steve Carl believes his teammate will now have less pressure on his shoulders. Graves is supported by Nathan Coy and Hassan, who both say that they're all motivated to defeat their opponents.
Apr 29 2015
For the first time ever The Ultimate Fighter will be contested outside of Las Vegas, this time at South Florida. Both gyms, American Top Team and Blackzilians, are introduced, as well as their owners. They both share their stories about the inception of their gyms, including Blackzilians formation, as some of ATT fighters back then defected to the soon-to-be formed gym.
Apr 22 2015

Season 20

15 Episodes

Dec 12 2014
Dec 12 2014
Dec 12 2014
Jessica Penne and Carla Esparza are up next in the semifinal followed by Randa Markos and Rose Namajunas.
Dec 10 2014
Dec 03 2014
Aisling Daly gets a surprise visit from Conor McGregor. The fighters visit Harley Davidson boot camp. Then, in the second quarterfinal, #5 ranked Aisling Daly takes on #4 ranked Jessica Penne with the winner advancing to the semi-final.
Nov 26 2014
Controversy ignites again within Team Pettis because several fighters now want to train two sessions per day, not just one as preciously agreed upon. The next morning, Markos decides to attend the morning session, much to the chagrin of Carla Esparza. A confrontation takes place in the van on the way to the gym, but Markos refuses to leave. Once the van arrives at the “TUF” gym, Esparza and Herrig bring the situation to coach Pettis’ attention. While he would like to stick to the original agreement of split training sessions, he says MMA is an individual, not team sport, and he can’t make any decisions on Markos’ behalf.
Nov 19 2014
The "Scrapettes" call the first official team meeting to discuss how to kick the "Chumpettes" (Tecia Torres and Heather Clark) out of Team Melendez's room and move into "Chumpette" Lisa Ellis' room. They designate Emily Kagan as the messenger.
Nov 12 2014
Team Melendez's losing streak is creating some tension with the women coming together as a team and it creates a total divide. So, Angela Magaña and Bec Rawlings start talking behind Lisa Ellis' back because she and Heather Clark have been hanging out with Team Pettis, who Rawlings calls "The Foreigners" at the TUF house.
Nov 05 2014
Aisling struggles get the attention of Dana White's attention. Tecia's return to the competition angers some fighters. Then, in the sixth fight of the tournament Team Pettis pits #5 ranked Aisling Daly against #12 ranked Angela Magana for a chance to advance to the quarterfinals.
Oct 29 2014
When Gilbert Melendez calls a team meeting, his team turns on Heather Clark after she constantly complains about her injuries, and how she only wants to train with the coaches and not with them.
Oct 22 2014
Urijah Faber steps in as Team Pettis' temporary coach for the day due to Pettis having a prior engagement, making the ladies "crush" on him during wrestling practice.
Oct 01 2014
Bec Rawlings gets called in to Dana White's office and receives the news that her step-father passed away from Parkinson’s disease. Angela Magaña leads the rest of the team in a prayer for Rawlings.
Sep 24 2014
Hard training takes its toll on Team Melendez, while the Team Pettis fighters grow frustrated with their coaching. Then, Joanne Calderwood faces Emily Kagan for a spot in the quarterfinals.
Sep 17 2014
The Season 20 opener introduces the 16 female fighters battling to become the UFC's first strawweight champ. After coaches Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez pick teams for this first all-female season, the fighters move in and the opening bout is held.
Sep 10 2014

Season 19

15 Episodes

Jul 06 2014
One of the top prospects to enter the octagon in 2014, Corey Anderson took on Matt Van Buren at the TUF 19 Finale.
Jul 06 2014
Eddie Gordon and Dhiego Lima step into the Octagon to determine the winner of the The Ultimate Fighter 19 at the Finale.
Jul 06 2014
The remaining finale spots are determined in two semifinal fights. First, it’s a middleweight battle as Dhiego Lima takes on Roger Zapata. Then, light heavyweights Matt Van Buren and Daniel Spohn bring their heavy hands to the cage, facing off in the most vicious battle of the season.
Jul 02 2014
Teammates Patrick Walsh and Corey Anderson prepare to face off in the semi-finals. Training controversy causes the Edgar fighters to erupt in rage, and the coaches attempt to mediate. And then, it’s a semifinal slugfest between light heavyweights.
Jun 25 2014
The semifinals kick off with a middleweight battle between the highly touted Irishman, Cathal Pendred and the underdog from New York, Eddie Gordon. But first, Dana brings the semifinalists to the MGM Grand, delivering an inspiring speech to those still in the tournament.
Jun 18 2014
The fighters take a field trip to the Harley-Davidson Boot Camp. Cocky Matt Van Buren of Team Edgar and Irish fighter Chris Fields of Team Penn bring their rivalry to the Octagon in the last preliminary fight. Then, Dana announces the semifinal matchups.
Jun 11 2014
Team Penn’s number one middleweight Mike King takes on the powerful underdog, Eddie Gordon of Team Edgar. Only one will win, earning a spot in the semifinals. And, BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar make a splash in this season’s coaches’ challenge.
Jun 04 2014
Tensions boil over at the house in the wake of Roger Zapata's controversial win over Ian Stephens, causing a rift between the teams. And in the sixth preliminary fight, wrestler Patrick Walsh of Team Edgar tries to get the momentum back in their favor and take out Team Penn #1 pick Anton Berzin.
May 28 2014
The teams are tied heading into the third middleweight matchup of the season. Roger Zapata takes on the favored Ian Stephens and when the fight is finished, Dana reacts explosively to one of the most controversial bouts in TUF history.
May 21 2014
Too Salty 19x05
On the heels of Tim Williams' suprising loss, BJ gives his team a lecture on the risks of overtraining. Team Edgar heads to the mountains for a scenic practice session. Then, former boxer Josh Clark tries to get momentum back in Team Penn's favor, as he faces skilled wrestler Corey Anderson of Team Edgar.
May 14 2014
Having secured two wins in the first two matchups, Team Penn looks to continue the streak. Meanwhile, at the house, a rivalry develops between two light heavyweights. In the Octagon, it’s a middleweight battle as jui jitsu brown belt Tim Williams of Team Penn takes on jui jitsu purple belt Dhiego Lima of Team Edgar.
May 07 2014
After losing the first fight of the competition, Frankie Edgar brings in famed jiu jitsu black belt Renzo Gracie to work with his team. While Team Penn's Daniel Spohn uses free time at the house to work on training techniques, Team Edgar preacher Todd Monaghan gathers the teams during down time to hold a sermon. Then, with a spot in the semis on the line, Spohn and Monaghan face off in the second preliminary fight.
Apr 30 2014
Eight middleweights and eight light heavyweights move into the fighter house, ready to pursue their dream of becoming The Ultimate Fighter. The tournament kicks off with a matchup between Irishman Cathal Pendred and the Mexican-born Hector Urbina. At weigh-ins, Coaches BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar must pull their heated fighters apart. Later, the two middleweights enter the Octagon prepared for a vicious battle.
Apr 23 2014
Two-time opponents Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn meet as opposing coaches in Season 19, which opens with 16 middleweights and 16 light heavyweights battling to enter the competition. The first matchup is announced after Penn and Edgar select their teams.
Apr 16 2014

Season 18

15 Episodes

Julianna Pena takes on Jessica Rakoczy with the winner becoming the first women's Ultimate FIghter.
Nov 30 2013
TUF 18 Finale
Nov 30 2013
Team Rousey's Jessica Rakoczy and Team Tate's Raquel Pennington are hit with serious injuries during training. Who can muster up the strength to fight through the pain, and earn a spot in the live finale against Julianna Pena?
Nov 27 2013
Both teams head to Mandalay Bay where Ronda and Miesha face off in a rock climbing Coaches Challenge. Weight issues come into play leading up to the last men's semifinal, putting one fighter's dreams of fighting in the finale in jeopardy.
Nov 20 2013
Tate Teammates Sarah Moras and Julianna Peña are matched up in the first women’s semifinal fight of the competition. The fight promises to be one of emotion as Peña attempts to avenge a loss to Moras earlier in her career.
Nov 13 2013
HWPO 18x10
The semifinalists make a special visit to a Harley-Davidson boot camp. Then, British brawler Michael Wootten takes on jiu-jitsu blackbelt Chris Holdsworth, with a spot in the live finale on the line.
Nov 06 2013
Sacrifice 18x09
It’s the final two prelim fights! Anthony Gutierrez is slated to take on Team Tate’s Cody Bollinger. On the women’s side, Sarah Moras is matched up against the 6’1” Peggy Morgan of Team Rousey. Which fighters will solidify their spots in the semi’s?
Oct 30 2013
Tied 18x08
Interviews with Dana White, Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate and members of the teams recap the season up to this point.
Oct 23 2013
Zone In 18x07
On Father’s Day, Rousey visits the Ultimate Fighter house to drop off presents to the fathers. Then, in the sixth preliminary fight of the season, Team Rousey’s Michael Wootten and Josh Hill of Team Tate duke it out for a coveted spot in the semifinals.
Oct 16 2013
After the fighters attend a special Hooter's event, Anthony Gutierrez annoys everyone at the house. Then, Team Tate's Raquel Pennington takes on Jessamyn Duke of Team Rousey, with a spot in the semis on the line.
Oct 09 2013
The team Rousey fighters get some extra inspiration when Rousey invites her mother, winner of the 1984 World Judo Championships, to guest coach. Team Tate’s Louis Fisette looks to redeem his elimination fight loss as he prepares for Rousey’s David Grant.
Oct 02 2013
The feud between coaches heats up when assistant Edmond Traverdyan of Team Rousey and guest coach Dennis Hallman of Team Tate get into an altercation. Then, in the third prelim fight, Team Tate's Roxanne Modafferi takes on decorated boxer Jessica Rakoczy.
Sep 25 2013
Team Tate is in the hunt for its second win as Chris Holdsworth takes on Rousey’s number one male pick, Chris Beal. The coaches nearly come to blows over an old controversy, and hints of romance as the coeds settle into their new living arrangements.
Sep 18 2013
Tensions rise as the coaches cross paths, and a hopeful fighter's UFC dream is threatened by injury. Then the women go to battle when the number one female picks Julianna Pena of Team Tate and veteran Shayna Baszler of Team Rousey square off.
Sep 11 2013
For the first time ever, women will compete on the Ultimate Fighter. Sixteen women will fight alongside sixteen men for their spot in the house. Coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate choose teams and the first Preliminary Fight is announced.
Sep 04 2013

Season 17

13 Episodes

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Uriah Hall TUF 17 Finale
Apr 13 2013
The Semis 17x12
The coaches join the semifinalists on a visit to the Harley Davidson showroom. Then, the final four battle for a spot in the live finale. Josh Samman faces 21 year-old Kelvin Gastelum, and Uriah Hall guns for another knockout as he takes on Dylan Andrews.
Apr 09 2013
Vicious 17x11
Showboating striker, Josh Samman, faces the aggressive takedowns of Jimmy Quinlan in the 3rd Quarterfinal. After 3 fights in one month, Bubba McDaniel worries that his body may not be up to the challenge of taking on Uriah Hall in the fourth Quarterfinal.
Apr 02 2013
Kelvin Gastelum gets a surprise visit from UFC champ Ronda Rousey, as he prepares for his showdown with tough-as-nails Collin Hart. Boxing legend Mike Tyson is in attendance when Dylan Andrews tries to secure a spot in the final four facing Luke Barnatt.
Mar 26 2013
Josh Samman calls out a competitor to fight in the next round. Both teams unite for a Thanksgiving feast. Preliminary losers Bubba McDaniel and Kevin Casey battle for a chance to get back in the competition when they throw down in the Wild Card fight.
Mar 19 2013
Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen face off in the most unique, and difficult, Coaches Challenge ever. After Dylan Andrews takes on Zak Cummings in the last preliminary fight, Dana forces the coaches to decide on the Wildcard matchup.
Mar 12 2013
One fighter cuts loose and another alienates himself while the others hit Hooters. Josh Samman's recurring leg pain lands him in the hospital. Cop-turned-fighter Jimmy Quinlan faces Team Jones first pick Clint Hester in the sixth Preliminary Fight.
Mar 05 2013
Uriah's attitude ignites a blowup, causing a major rift in Team Sonnen. While the fighters battle it out in a night of bowling, Jon and Chael raise the stakes in a game of their own. Then Josh Samman takes on Tor Troeng in the fifth preliminary fight.
Feb 26 2013
Actor Mickey Rourke visits Team Sonnen to share insights from his boxer days. Coach Jones wonders if Samman is ready to fight. Then the competition's youngest fighter, Gastelum of Team Sonnen, takes on Jones' highly experienced training partner, McDaniel.
Feb 19 2013
Both teams face off in a spontaneous rap battle at the house. A prank ignites smack talk that carries over to the weigh-in. Then Collin Hart and Kevin Casey face off in the third preliminary fight.
Feb 12 2013
Kevin Casey responds after Bubba McDaniel calls him out. Coach Sonnen gives advice to a fighter lacking confidence. Coach Jones bonds with his team during a house visit. Uriah Hall and Adam Cella deliver explosive action in the Octagon.
Feb 05 2013
Ambush 17x02
14 victorious middleweights move into the house, and training begins. Gilbert Smith gets emotional after his team shows serious doubts about his readiness. Then Smith faces Luke Barnatt in the first preliminary fight.
Jan 29 2013
28 middleweights arrive in Las Vegas for a shot at a UFC contract. Coaches Chael Sonnen and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones evaluate the winners of 14 Elimination Fights. Teams are chosen, and the first Preliminary Fight is announced.
Jan 22 2013

Season 16

14 Episodes

Finale 16x14
Colton Smith vs. Mike Ricci in the Season 16 finale in Las Vegas. Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione headlines the additional card. The Ultimate Fighter winner earns a six figure UFC contract and a custom motorcycle.
Dec 15 2012
TUF 16 Finale
Dec 15 2012
Teammates battle it out for a spot in the finale on December 15th. Multi-skilled Jon Manley faces Army Ranger Colton Smith in a Team Nelson showdown. And Team Carwin tough guy Neil Magny tries to take out Canadian pretty boy Mike Ricci.
Dec 07 2012
Quarterfinal action continues as Nelson teammates Joey Rivera and Jon Manley face-off to stay in the competition. The tension builds between fellow Canadians Michal Hill and Mike Ricci before they enter the Octagon to unleash their aggression.
Nov 30 2012
The rift grows between Canadians Michael Hill and Mike Ricci. The Quarterfinals kick off as Bristol Marunde faces Neil Magny. Then, after a near-brawl at the weigh-in, Colton Smith takes on Igor Araujo with a spot in the Semis on the line.
Nov 16 2012
Betrayal 16x09
James Chaney owns up to his unsportsmanlike conduct. One fighter turns against his friend. Team Carwin’s Mike Ricci takes on Nelson number one pick Dom Waters in the final preliminary fight. Dana White announces the Quarterfinal match-ups.
Nov 09 2012
After the trash talk heats up, a scuffle ensues. Dana visits the house to give the fighters an eye-opening lecture. Then two more welterweights face off in the 7th preliminary fight.
Nov 02 2012
Nelson once again has a fighter choose his opponent. Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Forrest Griffin drops in for training. The feud between Hill and Secor reaches a boiling point. Dana White expresses outrage after the result of the 6th Prelim Fight.
Oct 26 2012
While Team Nelson has doubts about leadership, Carwin puts his squad through an unusual training session away from the gym. A prank at the house ignites heated talk between fighters. Then two more welterweights face off in the fifth preliminary fight.
Oct 19 2012
Julian Lane lashes out after being disrespected by another fighter. Team Nelson wants more coaching from Roy. Mike Ricci once again finds himself at odds with Nic Herron-Webb. Coach Carwin chooses two Welterweights to collide in the 4th Preliminary fight.
Oct 12 2012
Dana treats the fighters to a special outing away from the house. After Roy uses a bizarre method to pick the next matchup, one fighter's weight problem puts his future in jeopardy. Then, two more welterweights face off in the Octagon.
Oct 05 2012
When one fighter engages in noisy late night activities, he creates enemies on both teams. Coach Carwin announces his first match-up, sending two more Welterweights into the Octagon for the 2nd Preliminary fight.
Sep 28 2012
Just a day after moving into the TUF House, vicious smack talk begins between the fighters. Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin pick their squads and begin training. Then the first two welterweights face off in the first preliminary fight.
Sep 21 2012
Bring It! 16x01
UFC President Dana White greets 32 eager welterweights at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Opposing coaches Roy 'Big Country' Nelson and Shane Carwin watch with Dana as 16 fighters prevail in a full day of Elimination fights, then team picks.
Sep 14 2012

Season 15

13 Episodes

In an all Team Faber lightweight final, undefeated Michael “Maverick” Chiesa, with his burly beard & dangerous submission skills, entered the Octagon against the fast & accurate striking of “Raging” Al Iaquinta, who possessed a 5-1-1 pro record.
Jun 01 2012
Tickle and Cruickshank get violent in the house. Dana makes a surprise announcement. Teams Cruz and Faber go to war for a spot in the Finale, as Vick takes on Chiesa and Pichel faces Iaquinta in the last 2 Semifinal fights.
May 25 2012
Chris Saunders battles through emotional issues as he prepares to face Vinc Pichel of Team Cruz. Then, in the last quarterfinal fight, Faber teammates square off when Andy Ogle takes on Al Iaquinta.
May 18 2012
Dana makes a surprise visit to the gym for a shocking announcement. Then the quarterfinal round kicks off with two fights: James Vick vs Joe Proctor, and Justin Lawrence vs Michael Chiesa
May 11 2012
Both teams head to a desert shooting range for an explosive Coaches Challenge. Andy Ogle takes on Mike Rio in the last preliminary fight, then Dana announces the first two quarterfinal matchups.
May 04 2012
Women's MMA Champion Ronda Rousey trains in the gym, then visits the TUF house. Cruz gets a surprise from Faber and his coaches. Underdog Chris Saunders faces Team Cruz number two Sam Sicilia in the seventh Preliminary Fight.
Apr 27 2012
Cruz gives Tickle an earful after his loss. When Faber comes to his defense, the coaches get into it. With the tensions at the house taking a toll, Andy Ogle has an emotional breakdown. Then Pichel & Cofer face off in the sixth preliminary fight.
Apr 20 2012
Tempers flare between Mike Rio and Justin Lawrence during sparring. Both teams enjoy a relaxing Easter Sunday. Then, house loudmouth Chris Tickle faces tough guy Joe Proctor in the fifth preliminary fight.
Apr 13 2012
Sam Sicilia must decide to share information with his team about best friend, Mike Chiesa. After Andy Ogle struggles in practice, Faber sits him down for a heart to heart. Cruz is fed up with Chris Tickle's complaining. Chiesa & Jeremy Larsen face off.
Apr 06 2012
An injury in practice puts one fighter's future in doubt. Faber brings in a life coach to help the fighters be more positive. Then, Faber #1 pick Al Iaquinta takes on Myles "Fury" Jury of Team Cruz in the third preliminary fight.
Mar 30 2012
Teams react after Cruz picks two top fighters to face off early in the competition. Cruz trains number one pick Justin Lawrence as Faber prepares Brazilian jiu-jitsu veteran Cristiano Marcello for their highly-anticipated clash in the Octagon.
Mar 23 2012
Sixteen victorious lightweights move into the house & begin their quest for a 6-figure UFC contract. After coaches Urijah Faber & Dominick Cruz select their teams, training begins. Then, 2 warriors face off in the first two-round preliminary fight!
Mar 16 2012
In a special two and a half hour event the UFC hopefuls will square off in 16 action-packed fights, all vying for a spot in the house and a shot at the six-figure UFC contract.
Mar 09 2012

Season 14

12 Episodes

Agile, mobile, & hostile! The featherweight final was non-stop exciting from beginning to end as Team Miller’s Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez was shot out of a cannon at Team Bisping’s Diego Brandao who was launched from a catapult at the same time.
Dec 03 2011
The bantamweight final saw the two odds on tournament favorites collide as Team Miller’s John “The Magician” Dodson, with his incredible knockout power, took on Team Bisping’s TJ Dillashaw, who possessed dynamic striking & submission skills.
Dec 03 2011
The last two semifinals determine who will move on to the finale. Bantamweight Johnny Bedford looks to shut down loud-mouthed teammate John Dodson. And loose cannon Diego Brandao challenges nervous Nellie Bryan Caraway for the Featherweight slot.
Nov 30 2011
In the coaches’ challenge, Miller and Bisping play a high stakes game of air hockey on the roof of the Palms. And bantamweight semifinalists TJ Dillashaw and Dustin Pague contend for a spot in the finale.
Nov 16 2011
Team pranks reach a new high as Bisping and Tiki execute their master plan against Team Miller. Akira’s antics earn him a handful of new enemies. A spot in the Featherweight finale is at stake when Akira faces Dennis in the first Semifinal.
Nov 09 2011
An infected foot puts Roland's fight future in doubt. Annoyed by TJ's cockiness, Akira and Diego teach him a painful lesson in training. After the last preliminary fight, Dana announces the semifinal matchups.
Nov 02 2011
Featherweights Diego and Siler settle their feud in the Octagon. Bisping mouths off to Team Miller. TJ makes a claim that turns his teammates against him. A second fight sends one more competitor to the Semis.
Oct 26 2011
Mayhem hatches a sneaky plan to throw off Team Bisping. The rivalry between Akira Corassani and Dustin Neace turns ugly, setting off a melee at the gym. Team Mayhem goes for its fifth straight win as two more featherweights face off.
Oct 19 2011
Bisping uses insider information to prepare his next fighter. Mayhem tries to identify who on his team is consorting with the enemy. Preliminary fights 3 and 4 result in a Featherweight and a Bantamweight moving ahead in the competition.
Oct 12 2011
Tempers flare during a Team Bisping practice. As the pranks ramp up a rivalry brews between Akira Corassani and Dustin Neace, while John Dodson allies with members of the blue team. Then, 2 bantamweights square off in the second quarterfinal fight.
Oct 05 2011
Coaches Michael Bisping and Jason Miller select their teams from the crop of victorious Featherweights and Bantamweights. The first matchup is chosen, and one fighter is forced to deal with his severe anxiety issues.
Sep 28 2011
Scrappers 14x01
After Dana White greets the fighters and outlines a few exciting new twists for Season 14, 16 bantamweight and 16 featherweight hopefuls face off in a day of elimination fights at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Coaches Michael Bisping and Jason "Mayhem" Miller take in the action from the sidelines.
Sep 21 2011

Season 13

11 Episodes

In the welterweight season final, Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson, who won all his fights on the show by KO/TKO, took on Ramsey Nijem, a fellow welterweight prospect who finished all his opponents as well, two by submission and one by KO/TKO.
Jun 04 2011
Tony Ferguson apologizes for disrespecting Charlie, but his team isn't buying it. With a spot in the finals on the line, Ramsey Nijem faces Chris Cope. Then, Chuck O'Neil looks for revenge as he takes on house outcast Tony.
Jun 01 2011
The Quarterfinals conclude with a rematch between Chuck and Zach, and hard-hitting action from Tony and Ryan. One fighter may have to hang up his gloves for good, while another makes personal attacks on a teammate. Plus Dana announces the Semifinal fights.
May 25 2011
Both teams get a surprise visit from UFC fighter and US Marine Brian Stann. Clay tries to overcome a dislocated pinky as he takes on Ramsey. And as Chris Cope's yelling continues, Shamar finally gets the chance to shut him up in the cage.
May 18 2011
Brock and Junior hit the field to compete in a football-themed Coaches' Challenge. Javier and Chuck face-off in the Wild Card fight. And Dana reveals the Quarterfinal match-ups.
May 11 2011
Injuries on Team Lesnar put the future of two fighters in Jeopardy. An incident on Dos Santos' staff forces him to make a drastic decision. Then it's time for the final two preliminary fights and the wild card announcement.
May 04 2011
Wow Me 13x05
Brock comes down hard on his guys after their third loss. Chris Cope clashes with teammates who question his allegiance. It's make-or-break for Team Lesnar going into the fifth preliminary fight.
Apr 27 2011
Ramsey's antics and laid-back attitude force the other fighters to question his toughness. UFC Welterweight legend Matt Hughes pays a visit to a Team Lesnar training session. And two more welterweights square off in the cage.
Apr 20 2011
Brock has to explain himself after a post-fight comment offends his fighters. Team Lesnar suspects that one of their own could be consorting with the enemy. And two fighters leave it all in the Octagon for the third Preliminary fight.
Apr 13 2011
The pressure becomes too much for one fighter, forcing him to quit the competition. After a stirring speech from Brock, Team Lesnar faces Team Dos Santos in the second preliminary fight.
Apr 06 2011
Former World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar and opposing coach Junior Dos Santos take charge of fourteen energized Welterweights. Intense evaluations leave one fighter's future in the balance. And the first Preliminary match up is fought.
Mar 30 2011

Season 12

13 Episodes

Team GSP’s 1st and 2nd picks met in the lightweight season finals as explosive striker Michael “The Menace” Johnson, with his 8-4 pro record, entered the Octagon against the non-stop pressure of Jonathan Brookins and his 11-3 MMA record.
Dec 04 2010
Team Koscheck pulls a prank on unpopular teammate Nam Phan. Then, in the last Semifinal, Phan takes on GSP first pick Michael Johnson to determine who will face Jonathan Brookins for the UFC contract.
Dec 01 2010
Worthy 12x11
Marc Stevens goes overboard when he rants to his teammates about Coach Josh Koscheck. Then in the first Semifinal fight, Team GSP teammates Jonathan Brookins and Kyle Watson face off for the first slot in the live finale.
Dec 01 2010
In the last two Quarterfinal fights, Wild Card winner Aaron Wilkinson faces Team GSP elder statesman Kyle Watson. Then antagonistic teammates let their fists do the talking when Michael Johnson finally takes on Alex Caceres. And the Semifinal fights are announced.
Nov 17 2010
Personal 12x09
The Quarterfinals get underway as Judo expert Sako Chivitchian of Team Koscheck takes on Team GSP's rising star, Jonathan Brookins. In the second fight skilled pupil Nam Phan faces Koscheck's trash-talking nemesis, Cody McKenzie.
Nov 10 2010
What starts out as smack talk turns into violence when Kos and Team GSP Medic Brad Tate put angry hands on each other. Stevens seeks redemption for his quick loss as he takes on Wilkinson in the Wild Card fight to fill the final slot in the Quarters.
Nov 03 2010
Koscheck and GSP step up to the plate for the Coaches Challenge. Last pick Dane Sayers and Judo champion Sako Chivitchian face off in the final preliminary fight. Then the wild card matchup is announced.
Oct 27 2010
Following the team's first win Koscheck talks smack to Michael Johnson, but then gets a dose of the same medicine from Cody McKenzie. And the fates of four fighters are determined in two lightweight matchups.
Oct 20 2010
An ill-advised prank makes Alex Caceres an outcast on his own team. Former UFC champion Chuck Liddell pays a visit to Team Koscheck. And two more lightweights face off in the Octagon.
Oct 13 2010
Sevak flies into a violent rage after Alex runs his mouth yet again. Two fighters prepare for a showdown in the Octagon, but one of them must first overcome pre-fight jitters.
Oct 06 2010
Alex Caceres annoys the other fighters with his bragging. An unimpressive training session forces Josh Koscheck to reprimand his squad. Legendary boxer Mike Tyson visits the gym on fight day as two more lightweights face off in the cage.
Sep 29 2010
Fourteen lightweights move into the fighter house. GSP tricks Koscheck at the team picks, then chooses the match-up for the first preliminary fight of the season.
Sep 22 2010
Go For It 12x01
After 28 lightweights arrive to the UFC training center Dana White introduces the coaches: UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Season 1 alum Josh Koscheck. A day of fast-paced and intense elimination fights culminates with 14 winners securing a spot in the house.
Sep 15 2010

Season 11

14 Episodes

Team Liddell fighter Court McGee takes on Team Ortiz/Team Franklin fighter Kris McCray as the main card fight of the TUF 11 Finale. The underrated 25 year old McGee delivered two dominating submissions to earn the fight against the KO power of McCray who topped the TUF record books.
Jun 19 2010
Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin answer user comments and break down how they think Saturday's finale will go
Jun 16 2010
There's a tense standoff at the house as several fighters have had enough with Jamie Yager. Then, Kris McCray and Josh Bryant face off in a rematch in the last semifinal fight.
Jun 09 2010
In a special 2-hour episode Rich Franklin takes over as the new coach of the red team, and several of the fighters have finally had it with Jamie Yager. All this plus two semifinal fights.
Jun 09 2010
It's Jamie Yager versus Josh Bryant in the last quarterfinal fight, with an ending that leaves both teams in shock. Dana makes an unprecedented decision that turns the competition upside-down. After the smoke clears, the semifinal matchups are announced.
Jun 02 2010
Tito shares disturbing news with his team. In the quarterfinals Kyle Noke faces wildcard winner Kris McCray, and Brad Tavares takes on Seth Baczynski. A verdict in the cage starts a rumble in the gym.
May 26 2010
Kyacey Uscola and Kris McCray face off in the Wildcard fight. Dana visits the house and makes a shocking announcement that shakes up the competition. And then two fighters battle it out in the first Quarterfinal fight.
May 19 2010
Nick Ring faces an uncertain future after his knee gives out in practice, comeback kid Seth Baczynski takes on rookie Joe Henle in the 7th Preliminary Fight, and Dana announces which 2 contestants will get a second shot in the Wildcard fight.
May 12 2010
A disgruntled fighter calls Tito out on his training techniques, and an injury sends another to the hospital. After Chuck and Tito face off in the coaches challenge, dodgeball, it's time for the sixth preliminary fight.
May 05 2010
Wildcard speculation heats up, surgery sidelines a fighter, and Tito makes an uncharacteristic apology - all while 2 fighters prepare for the 5th Preliminary match-up.
Apr 28 2010
Clown Box 11x04
One fighter accuses another of stealing his clothes, and they almost come to blows. Then two preliminary fights in one electrifying episode!
Apr 21 2010
One fighter's dream comes to an abrupt end, opening the door for another to return. Team Ortiz struggles to find harmony during training. Two Middleweights leave it all in the cage for a slot in the Quarters.
Apr 14 2010
After surviving the elimination fights 14 middleweights move into the house. Dana confronts Chuck about his controversial team picks, while injuries take a toll on Team Ortiz. Then, two middleweights face off in the first preliminary fight.
Apr 07 2010
Legendary UFC rivals and former TUF coaches Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz return to carry on their feud as 28 Middleweights arrive at the new expanded training center and fight their way into the house in a brutal and sometimes bloody elimination tournament.
Mar 31 2010

Season 10

14 Episodes

Dec 05 2009
Former professional football player turned MMA fighter, Brendan Schaub, goes toe-to-toe with the more experienced Roy Nelson in the TUF 10 Finale of the all-heavyweights season.
Dec 05 2009
After weeks of hazing by housemates, Zak Jensen finally fights back. Rampage and Rashad have their fiercest faceoff yet. And two semifinal fights in one show. James McSweeney battles Roy Nelson, and Brendan Schaub takes on Rampage's lone fighter, Marcus Jones.
Dec 02 2009
Dana talks to Kimbo about replacing Mitrione. Marcus Jones unleashes his rage outside the cage. The last two quarterfinals are fought, followed by the semifinal announcements.
Dec 02 2009
Gut Check 10x10
Questions continue about whether Matt Mitrione will fight, prompting a visit from Dana. Kimbo battles an injury with hopes of returning as a replacement. Teammates Brendan Schaub and Jon Madsen face off in the second quarterfinal fight.
Nov 18 2009
Rattled 10x09
Mitrione wavers on whether he can fight, sparking speculation that Kimbo will return to the Octagon. Justin Wren and Roy Nelson square off in the first quarterfinal fight.
Nov 11 2009
Matt Mitrione and Scott Junk return from their fight, battered and bruised. In the last preliminary fight, Jones faces Mike Wessel. The quarterfinal matchups are announced.
Nov 04 2009
Rampage and Rashad nearly come to blows. Matt Mitrione continues to cause problems for his team by betraying one fighter and then lashing out at another. The 7th preliminary fight takes place.
Oct 28 2009
16 Sharks 10x06
Rampage's hazing of Darrill Schoonover reaches a boiling point. After relentless teasing at the house, the fighters bet on which day Zak Jensen will finally snap. An injury puts a fighter's future in doubt.
Oct 21 2009
Zak Jensen faces mockery at the house and problems in training. Matt Mitrione tests Rashad’s patience with an on-again/off-again shoulder issue. Rampage looks to break his losing streak in the fifth preliminary fight.
Oct 14 2009
Snitch 10x04
A fighter keels over at the house, giving Kimbo hope for a comeback. A member of Team Rashad spills the beans on their fight strategy. And, two more heavyweights do battle as Team Rashad tries to extend its winning streak.
Oct 07 2009
The Enemy 10x03
Street-fighter Kimbo Slice races to learn all he can before he takes on former IFL champion Roy "Big Country" Nelson. And ex-NFL giant Marcus Jones causes trouble for Rampage.
Sep 30 2009
Rampage scrambles to teach Kimbo new skills, while Team Rashad’s Roy Nelson is deemed "uncoachable." Team Rampage picks the next matchup, pitting size against skills.
Sep 23 2009
This season of the Ultimate Fighter features heavyweights including superstar street fighter Kimbo Slice. Coaches Rampage Jackson and Rashad Evans continually argue before picking teams. The first preliminary fight takes place.
Sep 16 2009

Season 9

14 Episodes

The season 9 welterweight final saw Team US’ DaMarques Johnson, a former member of the US military with a 12-6 MMA record, take on Team UK’s submission ace James Wilks who won all his fights on the show and in his 5-2 pro career by finish.
Jun 20 2009
In the all England lightweight final between teammates both in & out of the show, the boxing & bullying style of Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson with his 8-3 pro record was set to collide with Andre Winner, a 10-2-1 pro with explosive & dynamic striking.
Jun 20 2009
Rematch 9x12
Michael Bisping drops by the house for a meal with his fighters, after which some UK teammates get out of control. Then in the final semifinal fight, Frank Lester and James Wilks face off in a rematch to see who will fill the last spot in the finale.
Jun 17 2009
One Team UK member is exposed for his embarrassing habit, while another suffers an injury in training. And in two action-packed semifinal match-ups, four lightweight fighters slug it out to earn their spot in the live finale.
Jun 10 2009
Dana adds a wrinkle to the semifinal matchups that infuriates the coaches. Team USA wonders if there's a traitor in their midst. And a bruising three round battle kicks off the semifinal fights.
Jun 03 2009
Dana decides which Team USA fighter will replace Jason Pierce and take on David Faulkner in the final preliminary fight. And both teams collide in a heated argument over changing training times.
May 27 2009
A Team USA injury becomes a nasty infection, while one of the Brits struggles with a career-threatening mental problem. Then, after the next preliminary fight, Dana is forced to make a controversial decision that could blow the competition wide open.
May 20 2009
Sudden injuries and infections leave everyone wondering who will be chosen to fight. Pierce becomes an outcast among his team. Bisping and Henderson go head-to-head in the Coaches Challenge.
May 13 2009
One fighter’s nerves nearly incapacitate him. Another makes a pre-fight bet that ends in a bizarre payoff. Two fights in one episode continue the battle between nations.
May 06 2009
Team USA’s infighting drives one American to form a bond with the Brits. Four fighters enter the Octagon for lightweight and welterweight bouts, and a coach fails to support his team member.
Apr 29 2009
Game On 9x04
Team USA grows tired of Bisping's cockiness and retaliate against the British team. After a clever strategy session and intense training it's finally time for the first US vs UK preliminary fight.
Apr 22 2009
The Americans and Brits move into the house as a fighter loses control and is ostracized. The last two Team USA members are decided when Kiel Reid and Jason Dent take on Frank Lester and Rob Browning.
Apr 15 2009
Team UK finishes choosing its fighters, now its Team USA's turn. 16 fighters line up to fight it out represent the US, and go to war with Team UK, to decide who is the Ultimate Fighter.
Apr 08 2009
16 British fighters duke it out for the top 8 spots that will earn them a plane trip to the US, to be on the Ultimate Fighter.
Apr 01 2009

Season 8

14 Episodes

Dec 13 2008
It's wrestling vs. Jiu-jitsu as Ryan Bader takes on Vinicius Magalhaes at The Ultimate Fighter® Finale. Going into the fight this appeared to be a battle of styles but in the end it came down to who was better in the stand up.
Dec 13 2008
Team Quest teammates Vinny and Krzysztof face off in the last semifinal light heavyweight fight. Then, self-doubts and another incident at the house put Junie’s fight against Efrain in jeopardy.
Dec 03 2008
In the first semifinal match, light heavyweight Ryan Bader of Team Nogueira takes on Team Mir’s Eliot Marshall. Then the teams clash again when lightweight George Roop fights Phillipe Nover.
Dec 03 2008
Habitual hugger John Polakowski turns mean after Team Mir messes with his cereal. George Roop struggles with an injury before battling it out with John in the last of the preliminary fights. Dana and the coaches set the semifinal matchups
Nov 19 2008
Somebody gets knocked out at the house. Light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury prepares to face Team Mir's #1 pick, Krzysztof Soszynski.
Nov 12 2008
Splushi 8x08
The pranks at the house reach a new low. A fighter turns on his own teammate, offering up secret advice before a highly-anticipated lightweight bout.
Nov 05 2008
Mir punishes his team with a grueling workout regimen. Nogueira has a blowout with a fighter who’s been talking smack. Two light heavyweights with opposing styles face-off in the Octagon.
Oct 29 2008
Rolando's black belt is called into question by the other fighters. An act of disrespect at the fight announcement injects more hatred between the teams, leading up to the most intense lightweight showdown yet.
Oct 22 2008
A coach steps in as the pranks go too far. Team Nogueira trains with UFC World Champion Anderson Silva before two more light heavyweights face off in the Octagon.
Oct 15 2008
Punk 8x04
Drunken debauchery puts the future of two lightweights in question, and after a grueling preliminary battle a fighter's rage causes chaos in the Octagon.
Oct 08 2008
Demons 8x03
Coaches Nogueira and Mir pick their teams. A night of drinking brings out the good, the bad and the ugly in lightweight Junie Browning. The first preliminary light heavyweight match-up is fought.
Oct 01 2008
16 more fighters square off in the last of the tournament fights. After throat-crushing choke outs and a controversial decision the winners head off to the house, but some may be too injured to continue.
Sep 24 2008
UFC Heavyweight Champion Antonio Nogueira and opposing coach Frank Mir greet this season’s 32 Light Heavyweight and Lightweight fighters, each of whom must prove themselves in tournament bouts before they can go on to compete for 2 UFC contracts.
Sep 17 2008

Season 7

13 Episodes

Amir Sadollah takes on CB Dollaway for the second time but this time it's for a UFC® Contract. Would lightning strike twice for Sadollah or would Dollaway get his revenge and the contract?
Jun 21 2008
In a special 90-minute episode, favorite CB Dollaway battles ironman Amir Sadollah in the second semifinal fight. And, after the most shocking event in Ultimate Fighter history, Dana is forced to make his toughest decision yet.
Jun 18 2008
Forrest and Rampage go head-to-head in the Coaches’ Challenge. Tim Credeur intervenes to save his pal Jesse Taylor when alcohol transforms him into a crazy, drunken animal. Then the two friends must face-off in the Octagon for the first semifinal fight.
Jun 11 2008
Jeremy tries to sabotage one fighter's dream as the last quarterfinal fights get underway. After Tim fights Dan, and Cale takes on CB, Dana sets up the semifinal matchups.
Jun 04 2008
Jesse’s uncontrollable appetite could be his undoing leading up to his Quarterfinal fight against Dante. Then the guys prepare for a brutal showing from two of the house’s hardest hitters, Matt Brown and Amir.
May 28 2008
Rampage's trash talking sets Forest off. After the final preliminary fight pitting Nick Klein against #1 pick CB Dollaway, Dana and the coaches are faced with their own challenge...deciding the quarterfinal matchups.
May 21 2008
The final 3 preliminary fights are decided. In the first of two bouts, an inexperienced combatant faces an intimidating foe. And a battle between two heavy-hitters causes friction between the coaches.
May 14 2008
Both teams are rooting for Matt Brown to beat down Jeremy May. And everyone is shocked when two nice guys transform into savages in the octagon.
May 07 2008
Jeremy May’s obnoxious behavior rubs his fellow fighters the wrong way, putting him in the crosshairs as a potential opponent for Team Forrest. And a controversial fight result causes one coach to unleash his fury.
Apr 30 2008
Matt Riddle is dying to fight and Dante messes with his head. The second preliminary bout turns into a battle royale between youth and experience.
Apr 23 2008
Rampage and Forest pick teams. A fighter has a contagious skin disease, jeopardizing his future in the competition. And the first preliminary match-up of the season is fought.
Apr 16 2008
The final 8 elimination fights take place to see who will make it into the house. A brutal knockout silences the gym. In the end, 16 fighters are left standing to compete for the UFC contract
Apr 09 2008
Dana White shocks 32 middleweight fighters by announcing that they have to fight their way on to the show. Coaches, Rampage Jackson and Forrest Griffin, evaluate the first half of the elimination fights, 8 fighters earn their spots in the house.
Apr 02 2008

Season 6

14 Episodes

Dec 08 2007
An all Team Hughes season 6 welterweight final, Tommy “The Farmboy” Speer with his powerful ground & pound that earned him an 11-1 record was ready to clash with 16-4-1 MMA veteran Mac Danzig who won all 3 of his fights on the show by submission.
Dec 08 2007
Four fighters are scheduled to face off in the semi-finals, but one backs out at the last minute. Who will take his place and get a shot at the finale on December 9th in Las Vegas.
Dec 05 2007
Disqualified Team Serra fighters drown their sorrows in booze and leave a nasty surprise for Team Hughes. Ben and Tommy face off in the last quarterfinal of the season. Dana and the coaches pick the match ups for the semis.
Nov 28 2007
Four team Serra fighters are forced to fight each other in the quarter finals. Matt Serra decides he can’t corner against members of his own team and Troy Mandaloniz feels ignored by his coach.
Nov 21 2007
Karma 6x09
Matt Serra makes his picks for the quarter-finals. Dana asks Team Serra to make a tough decision. It’s time for the first quarterfinal fight.
Nov 14 2007
Jon Koppenhaver is an explosive fighter with a troubled past. Tommy Speer is a Minnesota farm boy with overpowering strength. The two face off in the final preliminary fight.
Nov 07 2007
After suffering 5 straight loses, Hughes unleashes his wrath on his team. Team Serra turns on George. The 7th preliminary fight takes place.
Oct 31 2007
Team Hughes needs to win the next fight to have a say in the Quarter-final match-ups. Hughes teaches Dan a painful lesson. The sixth preliminary bout ends in controversy.
Oct 24 2007
A fighter receives tragic news from home. Mac blasts Bowman’s marital arts skills. Team Serra looks to win its fourth straight bout.
Oct 17 2007
After Billy’s loss, Hughes takes out his anger on his team. One of the fighters threatens the production crew and Dana has to decide whether to kick him off the show.
Oct 10 2007
While Team Hughes prepares for the next fight, Team Serra gets down with sake and paint. Joey’s makes a final decision on whether he’s going to stay or go.
Oct 03 2007
Following his defeat, Joey threatens to leave the show and Serra goes ballistic. Hughes passes out bibles to his team. And the second preliminary fight takes place.
Sep 26 2007
UFC Welterweight champion Matt Serra and former champ Matt Hughes face off on the new season of The Ultimate Fighter. They split up 16 Welterweights into teams and the mind games begin. The first preliminary fight takes place.
Sep 19 2007

Season 5

13 Episodes

In the season’s lightweight final, Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu’s Nate Diaz, who, prior to the show, contended for the WEC lightweight championship, was set to face his TUF teammate & judo specialist Manny Gamburyan, who was a 6-1 pro coming off back-to-back wins.
Jun 23 2007
It’s mayhem at The Ultimate Fighter® House as the fighters go stir crazy. And Gray Maynard faces Nate Diaz in the last semi-final match to determine who will move on to fight Manny Gamburyan in the live finale.
Jun 21 2007
Manny Gamburyan’s cousin and UFC veteran Karo Parisyan almost gets into a fist fight with Nate Diaz and the first semi-final fight takes place with the winner moving one step closer to becoming the next Ultimate Fighter.
Jun 14 2007
Traitor 5x10
It’s the last two quarterfinal match ups. Two fighters from Team Pulver go head to head in the third quarterfinal fight but only one will advance to the semi-finals. And Manny gets a visitor as he prepares for the last quarterfinal bout.
Jun 07 2007
Guest Coach Randy “The Natural” Couture pays a visit to Team Penn to offer his expertise and to support one of his protégés’ Gray Maynard as he prepares to enter the quarterfinals against Brandon Melendez.
May 31 2007
Tensions at The Ultimate Fighter house reach an all time high and a fight breaks out. The quarterfinal match ups are announced. Who will be the first lightweight to make it into the semi-final round?
May 24 2007
After five humiliating losses, BJ shakes things up and kicks one of his fighters off his team and the next two fights marks the end of the preliminary round of the competition.
May 17 2007
It’s two fights in one show. It’s Joe Lauzon vs. Brian Geraghty, followed by Rob Emerson vs. Corey Hill. Who will move on to the next round and gets a shot at the ultimate prize?
May 10 2007
Team Pulver has racked up four wins in a row against Team Penn. Still struggling with his weight, Gabe Ruediger is the likely target for Team Pulver’s winning machine.
May 03 2007
One fighter tries to take an easy path through the competition while another fighter disappoints his coach during crunch time. Team Pulver gets a surprise visitor and two more fighters step onto the battlefield.
Apr 26 2007
Team Pulver is 2-0 against Team Penn and BJ is not happy. Gabe continues to struggle with his weight making him a possible target for the next fight. And Team Pulver gets a surprise guest coach.
Apr 19 2007
BJ Penn has a surprise for Jens Pulver. Choice words cause an eruption at The Ultimate Fighter House. And another lightweight’s dream of a UFC contract is crushed in the Octagon.
Apr 12 2007
Sixteen lightweight mixed martial artists head to Vegas for their chance at a UFC glory and a six-figure contract. And for the first time on the series, coaches BJ Penn and Jens Pulver will fight each other on the season finale.
Apr 05 2007

Season 4

14 Episodes

Teammates and sparring partners on the show, BJJ blackbelt with knockout power Matt “The Terror” Serra took to the cage to battle pro boxer with savvy submission skills Chris “Lights Out” Lytle, and the winner got a shot at the UFC welterweight title.
Nov 11 2006
In the middleweight finale, an impending clash of styles entered the Octagon as decorated BJJ blackbelt Travis with 6 of his 8 career wins by submission squared off with the heavy-handed & hard-headed Patrick “The Predator” Cote.
Nov 11 2006
Mikey gets some bad news. The fighters play a prank on Charles. And Edwin DeWees takes on Patrick Cotê to decide who will face Travis Lutter in the middleweight final.
Nov 02 2006
The fighters get stir crazy and take it out on the house. Travis Lutter fights Pete Sell in the first middleweight semi-final.
Oct 26 2006
Team No Love devises a unique way to get back at Shonie for his annoying antics. And the long awaited rematch between Matt Serra and Shonie Carter takes place to decide who will face Chris Lytle in the finale.
Oct 19 2006
The remaining fighters meet with Dana and the trainers to decide the Semi-Final match-ups. The first Middleweight semi-final takes place.
Oct 12 2006
Shonie decides to practice with the opposing team. UFC Light Heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell joins the training staff. And Patrick Cotê faces Jorge Rivera in the final middleweight preliminary bout.
Oct 06 2006
Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin offers some controversial advice. Matt “The Terror” Serra finally gets his chance to enter the Octagon in the last welterweight preliminary fight of the series.
Sep 28 2006
One of the fighters gets a special message from home. Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin joins the training staff and Charles McCarthy earns a new nickname.
Sep 21 2006
Team No Love must find a replacement for a disqualified teammate. Shonie turns the swimming pool into a recycling center. The welterweights are up for elimination.
Sep 14 2006
A fighter breaks the rules and is punished. A contagious skin infection spreads through the house. And the second middleweight elimination bout takes place.
Sep 07 2006
Shonie Carter’s antics drive everybody crazy in the house. The fighters get a chance to watch UFC 60 featuring the return of legendary Jiu-Jitsu fighter Royce Gracie vs. welterweight champion Matt Hughes.
Aug 31 2006
Team Mojo has control and decides to mess with Team No Love, but Shonie’s carelessness jeopardizes thier strategy. And things get bloody as two middleweights step into the Octagon.
Aug 24 2006
16 mixed martial artists, who have all fought and lost in the UFC®, get a chance to put their careers back on track. The winners will receive one hundred grand and a championship title fight in the welterweight and middleweight divisions of the UFC
Aug 17 2006

Season 3

14 Episodes

TUF 3 light heavyweight finalists Michael Bisping and Josh Haynes waged a compelling war to keep fight fans in Las Vegas happy and also earn the pride of Liverpool a six figure UFC® contract, as Bisping stopped the courageous Haynes at 4:14 of the second round.
Jun 24 2006
Kendall Grove and Ed Herman had a three round war to find out who would win The Ultimate Fighter® 3 Middleweight Bouts crown. Both fighters refused to lose with Grove getting the judges vote.
Jun 24 2006
Bangin' 3x12
It’s the light heavyweight semi-finals with Josh Haynes facing Jesse Forbes and Ross Pointon taking on Michael Bisping. Two will move on to battle it out for the contract in The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale.
Jun 15 2006
It’s almost the end of the competition and the fighters are going crazy. The last middleweight semi-final fight pits Ed Herman against Rory Singer.
Jun 15 2006
The semi-final match-ups are announced. Ken and Tito face off in a competition of their own. And the first finalist emerges from the Octagon.
Jun 08 2006
Tito’s prodigy Matt Hamill finally gets his chance to fight in the Octagon against Mike Nickels. But Matt gets little support from his teammates have issues his superior skills and cockiness.
Jun 01 2006
Ed “Short Fuse” Herman finally gets his day in the Octagon. Will he be able to prove that Tito should have picked him first or will Danny ‘The Assassin’ take him out?
May 25 2006
Mohawk 3x07
After Noah quits the competition, Dana White brings in a fighter to replace him. With Team Ortiz’s morale low, Tito lifts their spirit with a special surprise. Josh Haynes and Tait Fletcher battle it out in the Octagon in the third preliminary Light Heavyweight Fight.
May 18 2006
Matt’s Hamill’s behavior continues to irritate his teammates. Fighters start going stir crazy in the house. And someone receives disturbing news.
May 11 2006
After another crushing victory by Team Ortiz, Ken Shamrock searches for answers to why his fighters aren’t winning. His frustration boils over and Ken loses his cool. The bad blood between coaches spills over to the next two middleweights who are preparing to bang their way into the semi-finals.
May 04 2006
Team Shamrock is upset with their lack of training and take matters into their own hands. Fed up with Matt’s behavior at the gym, Bisping gets drunk and goes on a tirade. And two more light heavyweights compete for a spot in the semi-finals.
Apr 27 2006
An alliance is formed between two fighters who are on opposite teams. Rory is getting on people’s nerves and Tito picks two middleweights to fight in the Octagon.
Apr 20 2006
A basketball drives a wedge between the teams. Feathers are ruffled as Coach Ortiz takes Matt Hamill under his wing. And two light heavyweights fight for a spot in semi-finals.
Apr 13 2006
As coaches, Tito and Ken train a new army of mixed martial artists from the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. The fighters are evaluated, teams are selected, and two middleweights clash in the Octagon for a chance at becoming the next Ultimate Fighter.
Apr 06 2006

Season 2

14 Episodes

The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale featured undersized wrestler Rashad Evans taking on ex-football player Brad Imes.
Nov 05 2005
An all Team Hughes welterweight final as Joe “Daddy” Stevenson’s guillotine chokes and ground & pound entered the Octagon against Serra/Longo product Luke Cummo with his kickboxing & crafty BJJ skills.
Nov 05 2005
A doctor examines Jason’s cut to determine if he can fight. If he can’t, Marcus will take his place and fight Joe in the 2nd welterweight semi-final. In the heavyweight semi-final, Brad and Seth battle for the last spot in the finals.
Nov 01 2005
Rashad Evans takes on Keith Jardine in the first heavyweight semi-final match. But before the fists can fly, Rashad must contend with Matt Hughes being his corner man.
Oct 31 2005
Team Hughes is stunned by Mike’s humiliating loss to Rashad. Dana announces the fight match-ups for the semi-finals, and a welterweight demonstrates his killer instinct to become the first finalist.
Oct 24 2005
After his victory, Luke goes on a binge. Brad quickly learns how different training is over at Team Hughes. And a heavyweight must live up to everyone’s expectations.
Oct 17 2005
Team Franklin launches a sneak attack on Team Hughes. Dana warns the fighters to step it up in the Octagon if they ever want to make it in the UFC. Two welterweights listen to his advice and go to war.
Oct 10 2005
Jason’s victory fails to win over Matt Hughes. The teams are re-balanced. Things get slippery at the next challenge. And clash of styles in the Octagon sends another heavyweight home.
Oct 03 2005
A dispute over Rashad’s conduct in the Octagon leads to tension at the house. Matt makes his team pay for Tom’s loss. A welterweight suffers a crushing defeat in an all out three round slugfest.
Sep 26 2005
Matt continues to taunt Jorge. Team Franklin adopts some bizarre training practices. And two more heavyweights go toe to toe in the Octagon.
Sep 19 2005
The fighters form alliances to advance in the competition. Coach Hughes plays mind games with Jorge. And a second welterweight is sent home in brutal fashion.
Sep 12 2005
Coach Hughes gets annoyed with the constant whining of one of his fighters. A new fighter arrives at the house ruffling some feathers and the heavyweights prepare for their first battle in the Octagon.
Sep 05 2005
The coaches make their choices and Team Hughes battles Team Franklin in the first challenge. The opening fight of the season is a knock-out brawl between two welterweights.
Aug 29 2005
Eighteen of the world’s toughest Mixed Martial Artists arrive in Las Vegas to compete for two contracts with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Coached by UFC World Champions, Matt Hughes and Rich Franklin, the two teams will battle each other in the Octagon to see who survives to become The Ultimate Fighter.
Aug 22 2005

Season 1

14 Episodes

The fight that changed the sport of MMA and the UFC forever; Forrest Griffin vs. Stephan Bonnar in the finale of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Apr 09 2005
After weeks living in a house with nothing to do but train, Diego Sanchez and Kenny Florian battle it out inside the Octagon to see who will be The Ultimate Fighter Middleweight winner.
Apr 09 2005
Stephan Bonnar fights his close friend and training partner Mike Swick in the first bout. Forrest Griffin finds out if his cut has healed enough to fight Sam Hoger or give up his chance for the contract to alternate Bobby Southworth.
Apr 04 2005
Forrest is still up in the air about his future in the contest, but he does get his stitches out and the healing is progressing nicely. The fighters continue their battle for the remaining spot in the middleweight finals.
Mar 28 2005
Forrest’s cut puts his dream for the contract in jeopardy. The remaining fighters hear a surprising announcement from Dana that effect who they will fight to get into the finals.
Mar 21 2005
The Light Heavyweights compete in a challenge, and controversy arises during the fighter selection. The mood turns ugly when the fighters suspect there is a thief in the house.
Mar 14 2005
One fighter creates controversy by training with the opposing team, Nate discovers his fate in the game, and a previously eliminated fighter gets another shot at the contract.
Mar 07 2005
After the much-anticipated Leben vs. Koscheck fight, people in the house are divided as ever. To make matters worse, one of the teams is struggling with discord among its members. The Light Heavyweights have their turn in the Octagon with a match up that pits two of the strongest fighters against each other.
Feb 28 2005
Two contestants go into intensive training as they prepare for battle. Both teams rally around their fighters as the emotional conflict is settled in the Octagon.
Feb 21 2005
A night on the town for the team members turns violent. Contest rules are broken and the responsible fighters are reprimanded. Dana White and his coaches wrestle with how to settle the conflict.
Feb 14 2005
After losing three of its members, Team Couture comes up with a new strategy to get a win. UFC President Dana White throws a twist into the competition and two Middleweights face off in the Octagon.
Feb 07 2005
In preparation for the premiere fight, a top contender struggles to lose 20 lbs in 24 hours or face elimination. Two fighters christen the Octagon with a classic battle of brute strength.
Jan 31 2005
Team Couture and Team Liddell compete against each other in a test of strength, agility, and will. After several grueling challenges, two fighters are eliminated and sent home.
Jan 24 2005
Sixteen Mixed Martial Artist fighters arrive in Las Vegas to begin their journey towards fame and fortune. Coached by Ultimate Fighting Championship legends, Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell, they will fight each other for two six-figure contracts in the UFC.
Jan 17 2005