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There is no Next Episode of The Ultimate Fighter planned.
16 victorious lightweights move into the house and begin their quest for a six-figure UFC contract. After coaches Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz select their teams, training begins. One fighter receives sad news from home, and must decide whether or not to remain in the competition. Then, two warriors face off in the first two-round preliminary fight..live!.
Teams react after Cruz picks two top fighters to face off early in the competition. Cruz trains number one pick Justin Lawrence as Faber prepares Brazilian jiu-jitsu veteran Cristiano Marcello for their highly-anticipated clash in the Octagon.
An injury in practice puts one fighter's future in doubt. Faber brings in a life coach to help the fighters be more positive. Then, Faber #1 pick Al Iaquinta takes on Myles "Fury" Jury of Team Cruz in the third preliminary fight.
Sam Sicilia must decide whether to share information with his team about best friend, Mike Chiesa. After Andy Ogle struggles in practice, Urijah Faber sits him down for a heart to heart. Dominick Cruz is fed up with Chris Tickle's complaining. Then, Chiesa and Jeremy Larsen face off in the fourth preliminary fight.
Tempers flare between Mike Rio and Justin Lawrence during sparring. Both teams enjoy a relaxing Easter Sunday. Then, house loudmouth Chris Tickle faces tough guy Joe Proctor in the fifth preliminary fight.
Cruz gives Chris Tickle an earful following his loss. After Faber comes to his defense, the coaches get into a heated exchange. With the tensions at the house taking a toll on him, Andy Ogle has an emotional breakdown during practice. Then Vinc Pichel and John Cofer face off in the sixth preliminary fight.
Women's MMA Champion Ronda Rousey trains in the gym, then visits the TUF house. Cruz gets a surprise from Faber and his coaches. Underdog Chris Saunders faces Team Cruz number two Sam Sicilia in the seventh Preliminary Fight.
Both teams head to a desert shooting range for an explosive Coaches Challenge. Andy Ogle takes on Mike Rio in the last preliminary fight, then Dana announces the first two quarterfinal matchups.
Dana makes a surprise visit to the gym for a shocking announcement. Then the quarterfinal round kicks off with two fights: James Vick vs. Joe Proctor, and Justin Lawrence vs. Michael Chiesa.
Chris Saunders battles through emotional issues as he prepares to face Vinc Pichel of Team Cruz. Then, in the last quarterfinal fight, Faber teammates square off when Andy Ogle takes on Al Iaquinta.
Tickle and Cruickshank get violent in the house. Dana makes a surprise announcement. Teams Cruz and Faber go to war for a spot in the Finale, as Vick takes on Chiesa and Pichel faces Iaquinta in the last 2 Semifinal fights.