The first eight fighters have earned their way into the house. A fight-ending injury, a no-contest and a light-headed fighter highlight an explosive first episode of the new season of The Ultimate Fighter!
The fights between lightweights and light heavyweights continue as more elimination fights are shown. The winner stays in the house the loser goes home.
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.
Junie Browning and Shane Nelson spend a night of drinking which could have disastrous consequences for them. The next fight is chosen by Nogueira which puts Nelson against Efrain Escudero with the loser going home.
A light heavyweight fight is scheduled. Team Mir will look for their first victory against Team Nogueira. The guys receive a special visit from a UFC Champion while the jokes continue in the house..
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.
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.
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.
A fighter gets knocked out at the house. Light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury prepares to face Team Mir's number one pick, Krzysztof Soszynski.
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.
After a two week layoff, the show continues now entering the semi-finals. On tap are two fights, a semi-final light heavyweight fight with Eliot Marshall vs. Ryan Bader and a semi-final lightweight fight with Phillipe Nover vs. George Roop.
In the second hour of the show Efrain Escudero vs. Junie Browning in the semi-finals and Vinny Malgaheas takes on Krzysztof Soszynski. However, Junie's unhappy temper may tempt Dana White to once again see if Junie should be kicked of the show
Scheduled fights include Lightweight Final: Efrain Escudero vs. Phillipe Nover, Light Heavyweight Final: Ryan Bader vs. Vinicius Magalhaes Wilson Gouveia vs. Jason MacDonald, Kevin Burns vs. Anthony Johnson and Junie Browning vs. Dave Kaplan