Results – The Ultimate Fighter 6, Episode 4


The following is an episode four recap of The Ultimate Fighter “Team Serra vs. Team Hughes” courtesy of the official TUF 6 website:

The Ultimate Fighter Serra vs Hughes — Episode Four Recap

By Thomas Gerbasi

CAUTION: SPOILERS INCLUDED — Joey’s gone and the rest of the competitors on season six of The Ultimate Fighter can get back down to the business of training and fighting. But there’s still some drama left to deal with on this week’s episode.

First things first though, and coach Matt Hughes is not happy with his team after Billy Miles lost his episode three bout against John Kolosci. “This sport is 50% physical and 50% mental,” says the ultra-competitive Hughes, and an intense practice session follows the Miles-Kolosci match.

“Whoever isn’t giving 100% gets me next,” said the former UFC Welterweight Champion.

Meanwhile, the current 170-pound champion, Matt Serra, is ecstatic with his team’s performance, and maybe even more so with the effect it’s having on Hughes. “I love seeing Hughes like that,” said Serra. “He’s an egomaniac.”

Once Team Serra sits down to pick this week’s fight, practically everyone wants a shot at the relatively inexperienced Blake Bowman, not only to get what is perceived as an easy road to the quarterfinals, but to also have the chance to stop or submit him and pick up a $5,000 bonus. Eventually though, Serra decides on Richie Hightower to face Bowman, a pick that pleasantly surprises Hughes.

Bowman, with no pro fights to his name, now needs to get down to business, and he finds plenty of support from veteran teammate Mac Danzig. But while training, Bowman feels a pop in his ribs and despite trying to gut out the practice, assistant coach Robbie Lawler tells him to go have a doctor check him out. The diagnosis? Deep anterior bruising and an inflammation of the joint. Bowman keeps training though.

One member of Team Hughes who wasn’t able to keep training was already eliminated Dorian Price, who got buzzed while training and continued to suffer dizziness, forcing him to the sideline. While dealing with his frustration, Price lashes out at a cameraman, first hitting the microphone and then later making a move towards the crew member before being held back.

Needless to say, UFC President Dana White is called in, and though Price believes that he’s going to be booted from the show, White gives him a final warning and another chance.

“You can’t threaten these guys,” says White. “The last thing you want to do is get kicked off this show.”

In the fight of the week, Bowman battles Hightower and is able to land with a kick to the body and some knees, surprising his foe. Hightower starts throwing bombs back, but suddenly, Bowman falls to the mat, as his knee has given out on him. Hightower immediately pounces on his fallen opponent and lands punches until referee John McCarthy halts the bout, giving the Team Serra member the first round TKO victory. As for Bowman, he gets his knee wrapped and is helped to a waiting van outside for a trip to the doctor.

With the win, Team Serra has now extended their lead to two, 3 wins to 1. Here’s how the teams look.

Joe Scarola — Eliminated in week one by Mac Danzig
George Sotiropoulos
Matt Arroyo 1-0
John Kolosci 1-0
Ben Saunders
Roman Mitichyan — Eliminated during week one due to injury
Jon Koppenhaver
Troy Mandaloniz
Richie Hightower 1-0

Dan Barrera
Mac Danzig 1-0
Tommy Speer
Billy Miles — Eliminated in week three by John Kolosci
Jared Rollins
Paul Georgieff
Dorian Price — Eliminated in week two by Matt Arroyo
Blake Bowman — Eliminated in week four by Richie Hightower


Want to advertise your site in this space? E-mail the website staff today!

Latest MMA News

Yoel Romero

Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker Set For Interim Title Bout at UFC 213

The stage is set for an interim title bout between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker. UFC 213 was supposed to be headlined by a bantamweight...
Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has Sights Set on Interim Title Bout in October

Khabib Nurmagomedov is eyeing an interim lightweight title bout this fall. At UFC 209 back in March, "The Eagle" was set to do battle against...
Dana White

Dana White on Cris Cyborg-Angela Magana Incident: ‘It’s Very Serious’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recognizes the severity of Cris Cyborg's incident at a recent Athlete Retreat. Cyborg and Angela Magana had a...
Lorenz Larkin

Lorenz Larkin on UFC Run: ‘That’s a Chapter in my Life That’s Gone’

Lorenz Larkin wants to leave his time with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the past. Larkin will be making his Bellator debut on June...
Rory MacDonald Weigh-In

Rory MacDonald Says UFC ‘Easily Let Things Slip Through Their Fingers’

Rory MacDonald feels the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) doesn't keep tabs on things as much as they should. After losses to Robbie Lawler and Stephen...
Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal: ‘I Only Want The Highest-Ranked Dudes’

Jorge Masvidal is ready to dust himself off and move on to the next one. At UFC 211, Masvidal took on Demian Maia inside the...
Cris Cyborg

Cris Cyborg Releases Statement on Incident With Angela Magana

Things got physical between Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Athlete Retreat. In a video released by Cage Pages, Cyborg...
Ryan Couture

Ryan Couture on Bellator 180 Bout: ‘I Don’t Think Size Will be a Big...

Ryan Couture doesn't believe size will play a huge factor in his bout at Bellator 180. On June 24, Couture will meet Haim Gozali inside Madison...
Yair Rodriguez

Yair Rodriguez on UFC 211 Loss: ‘I am Better Than That’

Yair Rodriguez has broken his silence over his one-sided loss to Frankie Edgar. Rodriguez competed against "The Answer" inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas,...
Glover Teixeira

Glover Teixeira on Alexander Gustafsson Bout: ‘It Will Probably Last All Rounds’

Glover Teixeira is preparing for a five-round war against Alexander Gustafsson. Teixeira will go one-on-one with Gustafsson this Sunday night (May 28) inside the Ericsson Globe...