UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter in Brazil

By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian version of "The Ultimate Fighter", a reality show created in 2005 by UFC, started Sunday, March 25th, airing on TV Globo every Sunday, Thursday and Saturday night. It is the first version of the show beyond U.S. borders and Brazil was chosen for its dominence in the sport and strong fan base.

The show format creates two teams of fighters, and each has a coach, a renouned UFC fighter who also show down at the end of the season. For the Brazil series, the coaches are former (UFC . . .

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