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Old 07-09-2014, 04:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Reviewing The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn

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Another season of The Ultimate Fighter is now over and we can go over what may have been the worst season of the reality series in depth:

Quality of the fights

The preliminary fights actually led to high expectations for the season as there were several good fights ending in finishes. However, once in the house, it seemed like the fighters basically embraced caution as their middle name. All but three of the fights were boring and one of them ended in a judging controversy. The only fighter who seemed to deliver on the show was Dhiego Lima who earned both of the seasonís submission wins (and as a result earned both Performance of the Season bonuses). Matt Van Buren also turned in on in the end.

Relationship between opposing coaches and fighters

Contrary to previous seasons, both coaches Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn showed respect towards each other. In fact both coaches respected each other so much that Edgar confided to Penn that he tried out for The Ultimate Fighter season 5. The relationship was also reflected in the members of the opposing teams. The majority showed respect for each otherís opponents and if there was tension it didnít result in shouting matches or out of gym brawls. There were also little to no pranks this time around.

Season Finale

This seasonís finals were all Team Edgar and the quality of the finals proved it. Despite the fact that Dana White called this season the worst in the history of The Ultimate Fighter, both finals ended in striking victories. At middleweight underdog Eddie Gordon finished Lima with a knockout victory. Then in the light heavyweight division, Corey Anderson took out Van Buren in similar fashion. Overall it was a fitting way for both finals to end and may have been the redeeming factor of the season.

BJ Pennís Legacy

At the same time that the season was redeemed by two great finals, the Finale also marked the end of an era. Penn walked into this fight after a nineteen month layoff. However, he was looking to try and reestablish himself at a lighter weight class and one can only give him props for that as he looked good at featherweight. Unfortunately it became obvious that Edgar had far surpassed Penn and that it was probably time for Penn to hand up the gloves. Without a doubt his legacy has been established and he will be missed in the Octagon.
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Old 07-09-2014, 05:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Were you impressed with Corey Anderson's improvement in his hands? I Might of been to quick to dismiss him, the timidity he showed in the house was nowhere to be seen in that final.
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I was impressed that he handled Matt Van Buren the way in the finale.
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Here's my review: This season sucked.
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Yeah despite the good finale and final episodes this was the worst season. There were very few finishes and the fights were boring. I certainly hope season twenty has a lot more in store.
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glad I didn't bother watching it then.
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Yeah despite the good finale and final episodes this was the worst season. There were very few finishes and the fights were boring. I certainly hope season twenty has a lot more in store.
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That season at least had a whole bunch of finishes in the majority of their fights. The majority of the finishes came in the prelims this season. Then you had a bunch of crap except for two fights.
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