Results from the toughest tournament in sports
The 17th edition of The Ultimate Fighter featuring light-heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones and Chael Sonnen premiered last night, as well as 28 middleweights vying for a six figure contract with the UFC. In case you missed the episode, don't fret, we've got the results from all 14 fights and the teams below. For your reference, Chael Sonnen won the coin toss, so he received the first overall pick of the winning fighters and selected Luke Barnatt from England.
Premiere episode fight match-ups and results:
· Adam Cella, Fenton, Mo., submitted Jake Heun, Salt Lake City, in 1st round
· Zak Cummings, Kansas City, Mo., def. Nik Fehete, Las Vegas by TKO in 1st round
· Kevin Casey, Hawthorne, Calif., submitted Eldon Sproat, Kaunakakai, Hawaii, in the 1st
· Tor Troeng, Umea, Sweden, submitted Scott Rosa, Sparks, Nev., in the 1st
· Clint Hester, Atlanta, Ga., by unanimous decision over Frasier Opie, Milten Keynes, England
· Bubba McDaniel, Albuquerque, N.M. def. Ryan Bigler, Barrigada, Guam by TKO in the 2nd
· Josh Samman, Tallahassee, Fla., def. Leo Bercier, Great Falls, Mon. by TKO in the 1st
· Kelvin Gastelum, Yuma, Arz., by unanimous decision over Kito Andrews, Sacramento, Calif.
· Jimmy Quinlan, Metheun, Mass., def. Mike Persons, Stockton, Calif. by TKO in the 2nd
· Uriah Hall, New York City, by unanimous decision over Andy Enz, Anchorage, Alaska
· Gilbert Smith, Colorado Springs, Colo., submitted Eric Wahlin, Taylorsville, Utah, in the 1st
· Luke Barnatt, Cambridge, Eng., by unanimous decision over Nicholas Kohring, Valley Springs, Calif.
· Dylan Andrews, Gold Coast, Aus., by majority decision over Tim Williams, Millville, N.J.
· Collin Hart, Santa Rosa, Calif., submitted Mike Jaspar, Camarillo, Calif., in the 1st
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