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Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha coaching Ultimate Fighter, more UFC notes


UFC announced on tonight's show in Boston that the new season of The Ultimate Fighter will be coached by Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha, which will build up to a strawweight championship fight between the two of them on July 8th in Las Vegas.

The title fight will be the main event of the TUF finale, which takes place the night before UFC 200, also in Las Vegas.

The season, billed as Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia, debuts on 4/20 with a two hour special featuring 32 fighters fighting to get into the house. The season will feature male light heavyweights and women strawweights.

The two fought at the end of 2014, with Jedrzejczyk winning via split decision to earn her title shot, which she won, against Carla Esparza. Many had Gadelha winning that fight.

Regarding the scorecards for the top two fights tonight:

For Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis:

Judge Douglas Crosby gave rounds one and three to Alvarez.

Judge Bryan Miner gave rounds one and three to Alvarez.

Judge Ryan Shea gave rounds one and two to Pettis.

For TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz

Judge Dave Ginsberg gave the first three rounds to Cruz and last two to Dillashaw.

Judge Tony Weeks gave the first round to Dillashaw and rounds two through five to Cruz, which is really weird.

Judge Sal D'Amato gave Dillashaw rounds one, three, four and five.