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What's the point of the Ultimate Fighter?

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  1. Straightcross Banned Banned

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    Seems every season it gets worse talent-wise and when a talent does appear he gets cut for making a mistake on his visa. Saul Rogers completely dominated the show and got cut and Ryan Hall doesn't even have a fight planned and he last fought in the finals almost a year ago while he is completely healthy. Why even give them a contract if they never fight?
     
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    To find the best fighters in the world you fucking goof
     
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    Ken Shamrock, on last friday's Inside MMA said that he thought the first Ultimate Fighter was a move by the UFC to get those fighters locked into a lower paying contract before they made a big name for themselves, so that the UFC wouldn't have to pay them more. Makes sense. But I'm still grateful for that show. Especially the first few seasons:)
     
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    To find the fighter that's most ultimate
     
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    You're the most ultimate.


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  7. Darwinambrosius Thought you had a friend, boy?

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    It served a purpose once upon a time. Now there's much less reason to have such a show but I enjoy it anyway.
     
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    they should do it once every 2 years instead of twice a year
     
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    The format is stupid.

    Its a team format but they aren't on actual teams, and there is no reward for the team for coming out on top.

    They should allow the fighters to live in vegas, give them a weekly allowance, but come and go as they please, that way you would find out which fighters will stay diciplined show up on time for training each day and which ones are going to drink, party, and hang out at strip clubs. It would weed out the fuck ups
     
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    I like this. Would also allow for better talent on the show. Most people don't want to be trapped in a house with a bunch of strangers, especially not with the shitty contract they offer. Its mostly desperate fighters who would sign up for that.
     
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    It's reality TV! Promotion, promotion, promotion! Set a bunch of testosterone heads in a stressful environment and watch the antics ensue, LOL!
     
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    No they need to change the format. Make it more fighter centered not teams.

    My idea was to have two coaching teams, and have fighters choose which coach they want to train them for the week/fight.
     
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    Good idea, I like it.
     
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