By: Brook “Heavy Hands” Taylor
The most highly anticipated season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) premiers this Wednesday at 10 PM on Spike TV and features an all-star line-up of Heavyweight fighters. The roster includes former IFL champion, Roy "Big Country" Nelson, 4 former NFL players and of course the street fighting internet sensation, Kimbo Slice.
As many know, just a year ago, Kimbo was branded as the ‘baddest man alive’ by the half-ass MMA promotion Elite XC. After Kimbo was KO’d by a UFC wash out, the promotion folded and Kimbo was left without a home. It was either return to Florida, start banging on the streets for YouTube hits and working as enforcer for a porn king again (all true), or step up. UFC President Dana White has had more negative thing to say about Kimbo than anyone but he always maintained that if Kimbo wanted to fight in the UFC, he had to go through The Ultimate Fighter. Well Kimbo stepped up and now we’ll find out if he is more sensation or savage in a real fight.
With all heavyweights, this season is going to be explosive. Seen here is a short promo from former NFL defensive end and now mixed martial artist, Marcus Jones. This is why we love MMA!!!
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