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The Ultimate Fighter 24: Episodes 5, 6 and 7 Recaps
Episode 5: Nothing Stops Us
During the show, Dana White allows the fighters in the house to watch UFC 200 as there are fighters in the house that are teammates of fighters on the card.
Ronaldo Candido cheers for Nova Uniao teammate Jose Aldo and Jamie Alvarez cheers for Amanda Nunes, both of whom won.
Later on Travis Browne arrives outside of the house on a motorcycle and talks about how in his family, Harley Davidsons are a tradition and talks about the prize for the winner of the show.
Ronaldo wins the fight after coming back from a knockdown with a rear naked choke submission over Jamie.
The next announced match is that of Team Cejudo’s Matt Schnell up against Team Benavidez’s Matt Rizzo.
Episode 6: Let It Loose
Coach Joseph Benavidez ultimately decides to take his team members to go to Lake Las Vegas for a day paddle boarding.
Nkazimulo Zulu doesn’t know how to swim and as a result takes the canoe with a life vest and feels better. The guys ultimately have fun flipping and jumping into the water.
The actual match continues the trend of matches ending in finishes as Matt Schnell finishes the match against Matt Rizzo via a triangle choke.
The preliminary rounds final match is that of Team Benavidez’s first pick Tim Elliot facing Team Cejudo’s Charlie Alaniz.
Episode 7: Animal Instincts
During a night of sitting in the hot tub and drinking, an argument breaks out between Jamie Alvarez and Matt Rizzo over who had the better performance.
At a Team Cejudo training session, Charlie Alaniz makes the comment to Kai Kara-France that he is going to knock him out and Kai calls him out at the end of practice about it. Many comment that Charlie has isolated himself from the rest of the group and is basically a lone wolf.
Later on the coaches challenge takes place and due to the lack of coach Henry Cejudo‘s experience in golf, coach Joseph Benavidez wins the driving range themed coaches challenge.
Background video shows that Tim Elliot has a daughter with his fiance and they talk about how he was part of the initial launch of the flyweight division.
In the match, Tim Elliot is able to submit Charlie via a bulldog choke.
With the preliminary round finished, Dana White announces that the quarterfinal match ups are as follows:
#1 Alexandre Pantoja vs. #9 Kai Kara-France
#5 Hiromasa Ogikubo vs. #13 Adam Antolin
#7 Ronaldo Cândido vs. #15 Eric Shelton
#3 Tim Elliott vs. #6 Matt Schnell
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