Thursday, March 8, 2007

The Ultimate Fighter Returns

The Ultimate Fighter returns for a fifth season on April 5 at 10 p.m.

This season of The Ultimate Fighter brings at least one change: only one weight class as all of the fighters will be lightweights (145-155 lb). The sixteen competitors, who began shooting this season last January, include Gray Maynard, Matt Wiman, Cole Miller, Alan Berubie, Joe Lauzon, Wayne Weems. and Nathan Diaz ( younger brother of UFC vet Nick Diaz)

Former UFC Lightweight Champ Jens Pulver and former UFC Welterweight Champion B.J. Penn (now a lightweight contender) will be coaching over the season, and the end of which Pulver and Penn will face off in the Octagon. MMA fight card The Ultimate Finale will air live as The Ultimate Fighter season finale.

-Mel, BuddyTV Staff Columnist

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