Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
  MMA Playground 4.0 is live!     Returning members: check out the patch notes     New members: visit our getting started guide, read the FAQ's and start playing!

TUF Live Finale adds Lawrence-Cofer, Jury-Saunders, Marcello-Sicilia, Cruickshank-Tickle

Print  
Posted By Message

BuffaloDave

Heavyweight Champ

BuffaloDave Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,656
Career:871-496
Joined:Aug 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
702
Five new fights are now official for next week's The Ultimate Fight Live Finale, and eight of the competitors are eliminated cast members from the show.

They include lightweights Justin Lawrence (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. John Cofer (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Myles Jury (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Chris Saunders (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Cristiano Marcello (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Sam Sicilia (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), and Daron Cruickshank (10-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Chris Tickle (7-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC).

In non-"TUF" action, Erik Perez (10-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced Byron Bloodworth (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and now meets fellow bantamweight John Albert (7-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC).

The TUF Live Finale takes place next Friday, June 1, at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The main card, including a Jake Ellenberger vs. Martin Kampmann headliner, airs on FX. FUEL TV is expected to carry the prelims, including all the above fights.


LINK

Post #1   5/23/12 2:23:11PM   

Rabi

Heavyweight Champ

Rabi Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:11,891
Career:1,878-1,108
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: MMA Worldwide
Chips:
924
I hope Andy Ogle gets a fight.

_______________________________________
.

Post #2   5/23/12 2:36:16PM   

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,149
Career:1,665-930
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,635
Sounds good to me!

Post #3   5/23/12 2:43:58PM   

Twenty20Dollars

Heavyweight Champ

5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,772
Career:1,572-1,001
Joined:Jun 2007
Chips:
1,196
I was hoping we'd see most of the cast be on the finale

Post #4   5/23/12 2:59:11PM   

MMAcca

Heavyweight Champ

MMAcca Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:8,113
Career:1,782-1,038
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
798
I like the idea of Marcello/Sicilia and Cruickshank/Tickle.

Hope Ogle gets a fight too.

Post #5   5/23/12 4:01:27PM   

Rabi

Heavyweight Champ

Rabi Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:11,891
Career:1,878-1,108
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: MMA Worldwide
Chips:
924
I was thinking maybe Ogle wont be cleared because of the elbow KO, im sure if thats the case they will have him on another card.

_______________________________________
.

Post #6   5/23/12 4:27:14PM   

pmoney

P$ Pimpin'

pmoney Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,901
Career:1,439-874
Joined:Oct 2010
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,253
I am eating crow right now. I thought this season of TUF would be a let down, but they actually found some good prospects. There were a lot of good fights on the show, and I am actually pretty stoked for the upcoming Ultimate Finale.

All of these fights should be great. I am really looking forward to seeing how Cruickshank and Lawrence rebound from their respective losses.

Last edited 5/23/12 6:51PM server time by pmoney
Edit note/reason: having fun with new android
2 total post edits

Post #7   5/23/12 6:47:19PM   

Rabi

Heavyweight Champ

Rabi Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:11,891
Career:1,878-1,108
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: MMA Worldwide
Chips:
924
Ive enjoyed the season as well, Proctor v Larsen has also been added.

_______________________________________
.

Post #8   5/23/12 7:02:08PM   

Budgellism

Raptors Fan

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,634
Career:2,716-1,550
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,767
Tough fight for Tickle.

marcello/Sicilia is a sick fight.

And I hope Ogle gets a fight too, but not at Lightweight.

_______________________________________

Post #9   5/23/12 8:53:56PM   

MMAcca

Heavyweight Champ

MMAcca Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:8,113
Career:1,782-1,038
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
798

Posted by Budgellism

And I hope Ogle gets a fight too, but not at Lightweight.



Good point.

I think you're right about the KO too Rabi

Post #10   5/24/12 8:54:31AM   

scoozna

Liver shot!

scoozna Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,006
Career:2,217-1,243
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
594
I'd like to see Lawrence and Saunders do well.

_______________________________________
“I don’t know what kind of technique was used there, but there was a lot of kicking and punching.” Jim Brown

Post #11   5/24/12 11:01:40AM