If you forgot “The Ultimate Fighter 16” debuted Friday night on FX, no worries because we’ve got the results from the 16 eliminator bouts and team picks to get you up to speed.
Former interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson will serve as this season’s opposing coaches. The bitter rivals will tutor 16 welterweights, with the tournament winner securing his future with a six-figure UFC contract.
The long-running reality show resumes next Friday on FX at 10PM ET/PT. The tournament winner will be crowned at the live finale on December 15th on FX.
Here are the results from last night’s fights, which was previously taped at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas:
Dom Waters Defeated Kevin Nowaczyk via TKO at :32 in the 1stRound
Michael Hill Defeated Lev Magen via TKO at 1:27 in the 1stRound
Bristol Marunde Defeated George Lockhart via Submission (Guillotine) at 2:23 in the 1stRound
Mike Ricci Defeated Jason South via TKO at 1:50 in the 1stRound
Julian Lane Defeated Diego Bautista via Unanimous Decision
Igor Araujo Defeated Cortez Coleman via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 3:16 in the 3rdRound
James Chaney Defeated Jerel Clark via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 1:30 in the 1stRound
Cameron Diffley Defeated Zane Kamaka via Submission (Armbar) at 1:37 in the 1stRound
Neil Magny Defeated Frank Camacho via Unanimous Decision
Jon Manley Defeated Ricky Legere, Jr. via Unanimous Decision
Colton Smith Defeated Jesse Barrett via Unanimous Decision
Matt Secor Defeated Max Griffin via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 2:55 in the 3rdRound
Eddy Ellis Defeated David Michaud via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 4:29 in the 2ndRound
Joey Rivera Defeated Saad Awad via Majority Decision
Nic Herron-Webb Defeated Tim Rubert via Submission (Armbar) at 4:17 in the 1stRound
Sam Alvey Defeated Leo Kuntz via TKO at :47 in the 1stRound
Carwin received the first overall pick and went with Alvey. Nelson’s top choice was Waters. Here are the official rosters for the yellow and blue squads:
Team Carwin (Yellow):
Team Nelson (Blue):