The Ultimate Fighter 8 “Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir” Fighters And Lineup (September 17 On Spike TV)

The Ultimate Fighter 8 lineup has been revealed by earlier today.  The coaches are pretty much set and ready to give us some more mixed martial arts action starting September 17th only on Spike TV.


They come from all over the globe, spanning Brooklyn to Israel ,
including far-off locales such as Russia , Nova Scotia , England , and
Hawaii . Their diverse backgrounds range from a former Division 1
college football player to a CIA recruiter and include the brother of
"The Ultimate Fighter 2" winner.

For these 32 up-and-coming
mixed martial arts fighters, there is one goal, to win a six-figure
contract with the preeminent mixed martial arts organization in the
world, The Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Current UFC heavyweight champion Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira will play one coach while UFC heavyweight contender Frank Mir will coach the second team.  At the end of The Ultimate Fighter 8 season, both coaches will fight for the UFC heavyweight championship title.

The following are the 32 fighters for "The Ultimate Fighter 8: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir" include:


Jose Aguilar
Age: 25
MMA Record: 17-3-0
Trains With: Grapplers Edge
Location: Las Cruces , NM

Fernando Bernstein
Age: 25
MMA Record: 2-0-0
Location: San Clemente , CA

Marcus Brimage
Age: 22
MMA Record: 1-0-0
Location: Birmingham , AL

Junie Allen Browning
Age: 22
MMA Record: 2-0-0
Trains With: Four Seasons Martial Arts
Location: Lexington , KY

Rolando Delgado
Age: 26
MMA Record: 7-3-1
Trains With: Westside Fight Team
Location: North Little Rock , AR

Joseph Duarte
Age: 24
MMA Record: 3-0
Trains With: Unleashed Training Facility/ Alliance MMA
Location: San Diego , CA

Efrain Escudero
Age: 22
MMA Record: 10-0-0
Trains With: Southwest Martial Arts
Location: Tempe , AZ

Brandon Garner
Age: 26
MMA Record: 4-1-0
Trains With: Team ROC
Location: Raleigh , NC

David Kaplan
Age: 28
MMA Record: 3-1-0
Trains With: Lloyd Irvin Team
Location: Camp Springs , MD

Brian McLaughlin
Age: 23
MMA Record: 5-0-0
Trains With: Team Gracie Tampa
Location: Tampa , FL

Wesley Murch
Age: 25
MMA Record: 4-2-0
Trains With: Trojan Gym
Location: Bristol , UK

Shane Nelson
Age: 24
MMA Record: 11-3-0
Trains With: BJ Penn’s MMA
Location: Hilo , HI

Phillipe Nover
Age: 24
MMA Record: 5-0-1
Trains With: Team Renzo Gracie
Location: Brooklyn , NY

Ido Pariente
Age: 30
MMA Record: 13-4-0
Trains With:
Location: Tel Avis , Israel

John Polakowski
Age: 26
MMA Record: 3-1-0

With: The Pit
Location: San Luis Obispo , CA

George Roop
Age: 26
MMA Record: 7-3-0
Trains With: Ultima MMA
Location: Tucson , AZ

Ryan Bader
Age: 24
MMA Record: 7-0-0
Trains With: Arizona Combat Sports
Location: Chandler , AZ

Antwain Britt
Age: 29
MMA Record: 4-0-0
Trains With: Bombsquad MMA
Location: Virginia Beach , VA

Jules Bruchez
Age: 30
MMA Record: 3-2-0
Trains With: Ronan Dojo
Location: Lafayette , LA

Lance Evans
Age: 30
MMA Record: 4-2-0
Trains With: TKO MMA
Location: Niagara Falls , NY

Karen Grigoryan
Age: 26
MMA Record: 5-0-0
Trains With: RusFighters Sport Club
Location: Russia

Jason Guida
Age: 30
MMA Record: 26-13-0
Trains With: Hellhouse Gym
Location: Chicago , IL

Ryan Jimmo
Age: 26
MMA Record: 6-1-0
Trains With: Titans MMA
Location: Halifax , Nova Scotia

Kyle Kingsbury
Age: 26
MMA Record: 7-1-1
Trains With: American Kickboxing Academy
Location: Sunnyvale , CA

Tom Lawlor
Age: 24
MMA Record:
Trains With: American Top Team
Location: Oviedo , FL

Ryan Lopez
Age: 25
MMA Record: 5-3-0
Location: Oklahoma City , OK

Vinicius Magalhaes
Age: 23
MMA Record: 2-2-0
Trains With: Team Quest
Location: Temecula , CA

Eliot Marshall
Age: 27
MMA Record: 5-1-0
Trains With: Eastern Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Location: Boulder , CO

Tom Matijacic
Age: 31
MMA Record: 4-0-1
Trains With:
Location: Tigard , OR

Sean O'Connell
Age: 24
MMA Record: 1-0-0
Location: Salt Lake City , UT

Shane Primm
Age: 23
MMA Record: 1-0-0
Trains With: Team Gracie Tampa
Location: Tampa , FL

Krzysztof Soszynski
Age: 30
MMA Record: 16-8-1
Trains With: Team Quest
Location: Temecula , CA

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