Coach of the year? Could be none other. Under the tutelage of Duane Ludwig, Team Alpha Male has transformed from a pack of scrappy, dedicated wrestlers to a group of highly diverse, wildly unpredictable dynamos on both the feet and the ground.
With the Octagon taking a trip to Australia this week, we get a rare Friday night fight card from the UFC, headlined by fan favorite Mark Hunt taking on Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva in a heavyweight showdown likely to end with someone looking up at the lights.
Gareth A Davies is joined by martial arts legend Gene LeBell, who waxes lyrical about Ronda Rousey and her mother Ana Maria, and makes the point that judo is as effective as jiu-jitsu, believing that jiu-jitsu gets too much credit for submissions. Plus, TUF winners Chris Holdsworth and Michael Chiesa reveal their experiences on the reality television series.
Maybe Miesha Tate really does bring out the worst in Ronda Rousey because the UFC women's bantamweight champ could not have been more charming during her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night.
Watch a special edition of UFC Fight Night, Friday, December 6 at 9pm ET on FOX. Featuring a main event heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva as well as a battle between Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua and James Te Huna, the card is sure to deliver action.