“The Ultimate Fighter 14” Contestants Need Your Help

Written by Tom Ngo
December 1st, 2011

UFC Diego Brandao

Filming for “The Ultimate Fighter 14” reality show has officially wrapped, but things are far from being finalized for several contestants.

No, we’re not talking about the four athletes that will duke it out for six-figure UFC contracts on Saturday. We are actually referring to the handful of fighters that need your help to win $25,000 bonuses.

The UFC is currently tallying your votes for this season’s best Knockout, Submission and Fight. This is the first time in TUF’s 14 seasons that the organization has offered such lucrative incentives to perform.

Fans can make their voices heard by going to Spike TV’s Facebook page right now. Winners will likely be announced during Saturday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale” broadcast on Spike, which airs live at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

Diego Brandao (Pictured) hedged his bet to win Knockout of the season by receiving three out of five nominations in the category. Additionally, John Dodson and Akira Corassani were each put up twice for the season’s best Fight.

Here are your nominees:

Best Knockout ($25,000):

Diego Brandao Defeated Steve Siler
Diego Brandao Defeated Bryan Caraway
John Dodson Defeated Johnny Beford
Akira Corassani Defeated Brian Pearman
Diego Brandao Defeated Jesse Newell

Best Submission ($25,000):

Bryan Caraway Defeated Marcus Brimage
Dustin Pague Defeated Louis Gaudinot
T.J. Dillashaw Defeated Roland Delorme
Dennis Bermudez Defeated Akira Corassani
Roland Delorme Defeated B.J. Ferguson

Best Fight ($25,000/Each):

Louis Gaudinot vs. Dustin Pague
Dustin Neace vs. Akira Corassani
John Dodson vs. John Albert
Dennis Bermudez vs. Akira Corassani
John Dodson vs. Johnny Bedford

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