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'TUF: Australia vs. UK - TheSmashes' cast unveiled with 16 fighters

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The full teams include:

TEAM UK

-Colin Fletcher (8-1), 29, Sunderland (lightweight)
-Norman Parke (16-2), 25, Bushmills, Northern Ireland (lightweight)
-Michael Pastou (9-2), 30, Essex (lightweight)
-Mike Wilkinson (7-0), 24, Leigh (lightweight)
-Luke Newman (5-0), 22, London (welterweight)
-Bola Omoyele (6-1), 30, London (welterweight)
-Valentino Petrescu (12-2), 30, Essex (welterweight)
-Brad Scott (8-1), 23, Melksham (welterweight)

TEAM AUSTRALIA

-Grant Blackler (8-0), 23, Sunshine Coast (lightweight)
-Patrick Iodice (5-0), 19, GoldCoast (lightweight)
-Richie Vaculik (9-1), 29, Sydney (lightweight)
-Ben Wall (6-0-1), 23, Brisbane (lightweight)
-Ben Alloway (12-3), 31, GoldCoast (welterweight)
-Xavier Lucas (8-3-1), 31, Perth (welterweight)
-Manuel Rodriguez (9-3), 27, Sydney (welterweight)
-Robert Whitaker (9-2), 21, Sydney (welterweight)

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Post #1   9/5/12 12:08:49PM   

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I only know two fighters from this list tbh. It should be interesting to see.

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Post #2   9/5/12 12:16:11PM   

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Its a shame Rob Sinclair didn't get the nod, here's hoping he knocks out Winner and the UFC then give him a fight on one of the undercards.

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Post #3   9/5/12 12:28:59PM   

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Post #4   9/5/12 2:24:57PM   

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Posted by Rabi

Its a shame Rob Sinclair didn't get the nod, here's hoping he knocks out Winner and the UFC then give him a fight on one of the undercards.





I think he will make his way there sooner rather than later

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Posted by sparky


Posted by Rabi

Its a shame Rob Sinclair didn't get the nod, here's hoping he knocks out Winner and the UFC then give him a fight on one of the undercards.





I think he will make his way there sooner rather than later



I hope so mate

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Posted by sparky


Posted by Rabi

Its a shame Rob Sinclair didn't get the nod, here's hoping he knocks out Winner and the UFC then give him a fight on one of the undercards.





I think he will make his way there sooner rather than later



Agreed. If he beats Winner I can't see why he wouldn't be offered a contract.

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Posted by Budgellism


Posted by sparky


Posted by Rabi

Its a shame Rob Sinclair didn't get the nod, here's hoping he knocks out Winner and the UFC then give him a fight on one of the undercards.





I think he will make his way there sooner rather than later



Agreed. If he beats Winner I can't see why he wouldn't be offered a contract.



I think Winner was going to be on his way to the big leagues anyway, so he'll make his way to the UFC the traditional route - earning respect through fighting. And they probably didn't want him on TUF as he would be a huge favorite amongst the no names.

EDIT: I'm a bit upset there are no New Zealand fighters chosen. I know its OZ vs UK, but we are like Australia's little brother, and we have great MMA talent, and this would have been a chance to showcase it on a huge stage.

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Posted by infestructure


EDIT: I'm a bit upset there are no New Zealand fighters chosen. I know its OZ vs UK, but we are like Australia's little brother, and we have great MMA talent, and this would have been a chance to showcase it on a huge stage.



sorry infestructure but NZ is not like australia's little brother but rather a red headed step child.

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EDIT: I'm a bit upset there are no New Zealand fighters chosen. I know its OZ vs UK, but we are like Australia's little brother, and we have great MMA talent, and this would have been a chance to showcase it on a huge stage.



sorry infestructure but NZ is not like australia's little brother but rather a red headed step child.




A red headed step child who is 18 years old and looks like this...


Lets not get started on this rivalry. There aren't enough us southern hemispherians on here

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hehehe nice !

Post #11   9/5/12 8:08:35PM