Results of week one of the Ultimate Fighter



  

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®: TEAM ROUSEY VS. TEAM TATE PREMIERE RESULTS

 

Teams Announced and Rousey uses first fight pick to match Shayna Baszler and Julianna Pena

 

Series resumes next Wednesday on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET

 

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® kicked off the 18th season of its famed reality television show, The Ultimate Fighter®, on Wednesday night with the inaugural episode on FOX Sports 1. In the historic two-hour season premiere, 16 male, and for the first time ever, 16 female bantamweight fighters (135 pounds) squared-off, vying for a coveted spot on the series and their chance to win a six-figure contract with the UFC® and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

 

A full recap is available at ufc.com.

 

Premiere episode fight match-ups and results:

WINNER

LOSER

RESULT

Jessamyn Duke

Richmond, Ky

Laura Howarth

Hove, East Essex, England

Submission via triangle choke

3:50 of the 1st round

Cody Bollinger

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Rafael Freitas

Albuquerque, N.M.

TKO

1:54 of the 2nd round

Jessica Rakoczy

Las Vegas, Nev.

Revelina Berto

Winter Haven, Fla.

Submission via arm bar

2:32 of the 2nd round

Chris Beal

Somis, Calif.

Sirwan Kakai

Coconut Creek, Fla.

Unanimous Decision

Sudden Victory round

Julianna Pena

Spokane, Wash.

Gina Mazany

Seattle, Ak

Unanimous Decision

Michael Wootten

Liverpool, Merceyside, England

Emil Hartsner

Luberod, Skane, Sweden

Unanimous Decision

Sudden Victory round

Peggy Morgan

Nashua, N.H.

Bethany Marshall

Newport News, Va

TKO

2:58 of the 1st round

Joshua Hill

Binbrook, Ontario, Canada

Patrick Holohan

Tagllaht, Dublin, Ireland

Majority Decision

Colleen Schneider

Las Vegas, Nev.

Shayna Baszler

Sioux Fall, S.D.

Submission via arm bar

4:24 of the 1st round

Louis Fisette

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Chris Holdsworth

Woodland Hills, Calif.

Submission via triangle choke

4:09 of the 1st round

Raquel Pennington

Colorado Springs, Colo.

Tonya Evinger

Lake St. Louis, Mo.

Submission via guillotine choke

3:56 of the 2nd round

Tim Gorman

West Des Moines, Iowa

Lee Sandmeier

Knoxville, Iowa

TKO

4:46 of the 1st round

Roxanne Modafferi

Yokohama, JPN

Valerie Letourneau

La Prairie, Quebec, Canada

Submission via rear naked choke

3:36 of the 1st round

Anthony Gutierrez

Lee’s Summit, Mo.

Matthew Munsey

Hollywood, Fla.

Unanimous Decision

Sudden Victory round

Sarah Moras

Kelowna, B.C., Canada

Tara LaRosa

Albuquerque, N.M.

Unanimous Decision

David Grant

Bishop Auckland, Durham, England

Daniel Martinez

San Diego, Calif.

Submission via arm bar

2:02 of the 2nd round

 

Fighters will once again be vying for season bonus’. Bonus’ of $5,000 will be given to fighters victorious by stoppage or submission. Another $25,000 will be given for best fight of the season, best submission of the season and best knockout of the season.

 

Team Selections

 

Team Tate won the coin toss, electing to pick first. Below are the final rosters, in order each was selected, are:

 

Team Tate

Julianna Pena

Sara Moras

Raquel Pennington

Roxanne Modaferri

Cody Bollinger

Chris Holdsworth

Josh Hill

Tim Gorman

 

Team Rousey

Shayna Baszler

Jessamyn Duke

Peggy Morgan

Jessica Rakoczy

Chris Beal

David Grant

Anthony Guitierrez

Michael Wootten

 

Team Rousey, therefore had the option of the first fight pick and chose Shayna Baszler versus Team Tate’s Julianna Pena.

 

The series resumes next Wednesday, Sept. 11, on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET. In that episode - “Ladies First” – Sixteen fighters move into The Ultimate Fighter house, where for the first time, men and women will live together. Tensions rise as old rivals, coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate cross paths, and a hopeful fighter's UFC dream is threatened by injury. Then it's a battle of the number one female picks when Julianna Pena of Team Tate and veteran Shayna "The Queen of Spades" Baszler of Team Rousey fight for early control in a history-making matchup.

 

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