Combat sports fans are in for a an action packed week thanks to a full Wednesday of fights leading up to the premiere of season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter which pits UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate against each other as coaches.
Before the TUF premiere, FOX Sports 1 will be airing UFC Fight Night 28, which is headlined by a light-heavyweight battle between Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader. If Teixeira is able to get the win, he could set himself up for a shot at the title.
To promote the upcoming mixed martial arts action, FOX Sports 1 has released a video promo for the fights and new TUF season.
Here is the video promo for UFC Fight Night 28 and the TUF 18 premiere episode:
For those who want to see the UFC’s lead-in event to The Ultimate Fighter season 18 season premiere, here is the fight card:
- Ryan Bader vs. Glover Teixeira
- Yushin Okami vs. Ronaldo Souza
- Joseph Benavidez vs. Jussier Formiga
- Piotr Hallmann vs. Francisco Trinaldo
- Rafael Natal vs. Tor Troeng
- Ali Bagautinov vs. Marcos Vinicius
- Wilson Reis vs. Hugo Viana
- Felipe Arantes vs. Edimilson Souza
- Ramiro Hernandez vs. Lucas Martins
- Elias Silverio vs. Joao Zeferino
- Ivan Jorge vs. Keith Wisniewski
- Sean Spencer vs. Yuri Villefort