Wednesday, May 14, 2008

FRANK MIR AND ANTONIO ROGRIGO NOGUEIRA NEXT COACHES ON TUF 8


Well, in case you actually have a life and cannot stay on top of every MMA movement MMA fever just wants you to know that Frank Mir will become the next Ultimate Fighter coach for TUF8.

Spike TV on May 12, 2008 announced that Ultimate Fighting Championship interim heavyweight titleholder Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira "Big Nog" and former champion Frank Mir will be the coaches for the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter.

The season, which premiers on Spike TV on Sept. 17, will return to the two-weight class format. It features light heavyweight (205-pound) and lightweight (155-pound) fighters. Production on season eight begins in late May, with the entire cast to be announced in September.

Nogueira and Mir, after serving as coaches, will meet in an as-of-yet unannounced pay-per-view event for the title.
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