Watch The Ultimate Fighter Live

The Ultimate Fighter Live TV show features different fights from fighters in different weight classes on different teams. The winner of this fight moves on for the quest for a contract with the UFC. The show has contestants that are scheduled to fight against each other. The fighters have time to prepare and be coached by those that have had success in the UFC.

The fighters are put in the octagon and have to follow the same rules that the UFC fighters do. There are referees to make sure the fight is fair and three judges to score the match. If a player gets knocked out or taps out, the other fighter wins and the fight can stop. If both fighters are standing and able to fight it is up to the judges to decide who wins.

Fridays 9:00 PM et/pt on FX
2 Seasons, 14 Episodes
January 17, 2005
Cast: Dana White, Mike Rowe, Herb Dean
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The Ultimate Fighter Live Full Episode Guide

  • Just a day after moving into the TUF House, vicious smack talk begins between the fighters. Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin pick their squads and begin training. Then the first two welterweights face off in the first preliminary fight.

  • The Ultimate Fighter returns with an adrenaline-pumping two hour season premiere. 32 promising welterweights face off, hoping to claim 16 spots in The Ultimate Fighter house.

  • Sixteen promising mixed martial artists live together in The Ultimate Fighter house and train with opposing teams and coached by Dominick Cruz and "The California Kid" Urijah Faber, who are also preparing for an upcoming title fight.

  • Tickle and Cruickshank get violent in the house. Dana makes a surprise announcement. Teams Cruz and Faber go to war for a spot in the Finale, as Vick takes on Chiesa and Pichel faces Iaquinta in the last 2 Semifinal fights.

  • Dana makes a surprise visit to the gym for a shocking announcement. Then the quarterfinal round kicks off with two fights: James Vick vs. Joe Proctor, and Justin Lawrence vs. Michael Chiesa.

  • Both teams head to a desert shooting range for an explosive Coaches Challenge. Andy Ogle takes on Mike Rio in the last preliminary fight, then Dana announces the first two quarterfinal matchups.

  • Women's MMA Champion Ronda Rousey trains in the gym, then visits the TUF house. Cruz gets a surprise from Faber and his coaches. Underdog Chris Saunders faces Team Cruz number two Sam Sicilia in the seventh Preliminary Fight.

  • Cruz gives Chris Tickle an earful following his loss. After Faber comes to his defense, the coaches get into a heated exchange. With the tensions at the house taking a toll on him, Andy Ogle has an emotional breakdown during practice. Then Vinc Pichel and John Cofer face off in the sixth preliminary fight.

  • Tempers flare between Mike Rio and Justin Lawrence during sparring. Both teams enjoy a relaxing Easter Sunday. Then, house loudmouth Chris Tickle faces tough guy Joe Proctor in the fifth preliminary fight.

  • Sam Sicilia must decide whether to share information with his team about best friend, Mike Chiesa. After Andy Ogle struggles in practice, Urijah Faber sits him down for a heart to heart. Dominick Cruz is fed up with Chris Tickle's complaining. Then, Chiesa and Jeremy Larsen face off in the fourth preliminary fight.

  • An injury in practice puts one fighter's future in doubt. Faber brings in a life coach to help the fighters be more positive. Then, Faber #1 pick Al Iaquinta takes on Myles "Fury" Jury of Team Cruz in the third preliminary fight.

  • Sixteen promising mixed martial artists move into The Ultimate Fighter house and join teams coached by UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and "The California Kid" Urijah Faber, who train alongside their pupils for an upcoming title fight.

  • UFC President Dana White and host Jon Anik, and coaches Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber, welcome 32 lightweights to the UFC Training Center for the first-ever Ultimate Fighter Live.

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