Alexandre 'Capitao' was cut from TUF: Brazil 4 due to brain aneurysm
Jungle Fight featherweight champion Alexandre "Capitao" de Almeida was one of the fighters included in the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 original list, but he won’t be on the show.
"Capitao," who tried out for the reality show after winning 12 of his past 14 fights in Brazil, was notified by the Nevada Athletic Commission that his pre-fight medical exams showed a brain aneurysm just two days before flying out to Las Vegas to report.
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TUF 21: Blackzillians vs. American Top Team
The 21st edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” will be different than the previous 20, as the reality show’s new format will feature up-and-coming members of the Blackzilians competing against American Top Team prospects.
Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White made the announcement during Saturday’s “Welcome to the Show” press conference in Los Angeles.
Looks like I'm going to start to watching TUF again
Former The Ultimate Fighter 19 Contestant Arrested on Rape and Other Charges
When The Ultimate Fighting Championship held tryouts for TUF 19 in Indianapolis in August 2013, Doug Sparks stood out among the other competitors. Nicknamed, “Ants in the Pants,” Sparks wore polar bear ears and proclaimed to be a genius.
The 32-year-old light heavyweight was arrested Saturday in Bloomington, Ind., for allegedly detaining a woman against her will and assaulting her repeatedly over a several day period.