The Ultimate Fighter returned with a bang with its new season airing on ESPN+. The 29th season has been titled “The Ultimate Fighter Returns” and features contestants from the Men’s Bantamweight (135 lbs) and Middleweight (185 lbs) divisions. Eight fighters from each division compete in a tournament, with the season’s two winners earning a contract and slot in the UFC roster. The season features coaches from the Featherweight division as champion Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega battling it out on the hit reality show before their fight in the cage.
As a quick note, this news is a spoiler for the show. To check the full season recap, click here.
Tresean Gore (3-0), who just made his way into the Middleweight tournament finale, has suffered an injury and will not be able to compete in his bout opposite Bryan Battle. Gore scored his slot in the finale with a knockout over Gilbert Urbina.
Urbina (6-1) has taken Gore’s spot in the finale and will meet Bryan Battle (5-1) on August 28th at a UFC Fight Night card.
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