UFC 159 "Prelims" predictions, preview of top four (of seven) under card fights on Facebook/FX: Gaff vs. McMann, Bedford vs. Caraway, Khabilov vs. Medeiros and St. Preux vs. Villante at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on April 27, 2013.
With six straight wins, including back-to-back victories over Joe Stevenson and Kurt Pellegrino, former TUF guy George Sotiropoulos was on the fast-track to lightweight contendership. But would he be able to solve the riddle that was Joe Lauzon?
Part two of MMAmania.com's The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 16 Finale preview breaks down top 4 of 7 under card "Prelims" fights on FUEL TV: Head-Pyle, Bedford-Vinicius and Khabilov-Pichel, among others at Hard Rock in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 15, 2012.
"The Real Deal" would come into TUF 9 live finale at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, as a +220 underdog against fellow Brit Andre Winner. That did little to deter him from winning a "six-figure contract" in June 2009.