• TUF Blog: Marciea Allen Part 9

    It’s the first semifinal fight, and Justin really set the momentum for Team Gastelum. I’m honored to have trained with Justin and to see his progress throughout the season was truly motivational.This week’s episode also shows Team Gastelum getting a TUFC 28 tattoo. I was the only team member...
  • TUF Blog: Josh Parisian Part 9

    On this week’s episode, Team Gastelum all got matching tattoos to represent the memory of the awesome opportunity to be on The Ultimate Fighter, as well as the bond and friendship that was built between each other. Well, all except Marciea. At the time, we had no idea why...
  • Five Questions With Mike ‘Platinum’ Perry | UFC &reg

    With a penchant for finishing fights but never getting finished himself, Mike Perry’s entrance into the UFC coincided with him being an immediate fan favorite. The announcement that he’ll got to war with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at Fight Night Denver sent understandable tremors of excitement throughout the MMA community,...
  • Five Questions With Luis ‘Violent Bob Ross’ Pena | UFC &reg

    Most of the world was introduced to Luis Peña on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated. Despite his relatively early exit from the show due to injury, the man they call ‘Violent Bob Ross’ has continued to build a steady and devoted following. It started with his UFC debut,...
  • The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters – Episode 9 Recap | UFC &reg

    The first finalist on The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters has been determined after heavyweights Justin Frazier and Michel Batista clashed on the latest episode. Prior to the battle between Team Gastelum and Team Whittaker getting underway this week, there was still plenty to deal with from the fight that...
  • UFC Denver Open Workouts Rich With Hometown History | UFC &reg

    Almost 25 years to the day, the cultural force we now know as the UFC kicked off its meteoric rise here in Denver, Colorado. Fast-forward a quarter of a century and 455 events, and the promotion returns to its Mile High birthplace to celebrate the impressive milestone. Fight week...
  • Unfiltered: Cowboy Cerrone, Mike Perry and Denver Preview and Picks | UFC &reg

    #12 UFC Welterweight Cowboy Cerrone joins the show and talks to Jim and Matt about his UFC Denver co-main event fight against Mike Perry, his falling out with Mike WInkeljohn, training with Lando Vannata, naming his son, and more. Then, Cowboy’s opponent, “Platinum” Mike Perry calls in and predicts...
  • Rodriguez Excited For A Fresh Start At UFC Denver | UFC &reg

    I thought I misunderstood Yair Rodriguez when he said he was excited about cutting weight for his Saturday main event against “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung, but when I asked him to repeat his response, he doubled down. “I love it,” he laughed. “It’s part of the process....
  • TUF Blog: Leah Letson Part 9

    Once again, Maurice Greene and his drinking stole the show this week. I didn’t mind Mo’s drinking in the house — I’m not one to judge and it was entertaining sometimes — until I realized how much it was affecting Marciea Allen. Mo’s behavior, along with Marciea basically being...