" /> TUF 12 Episode Four Recap | UFC ® - News
Article

TUF 12 Episode Four Recap

CAUTION: SPOILERS INCLUDED – 14 lightweight prospects have fought their way into the house on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck. Two have made it to the quarterfinals. Who will be the third?
“If every fight is going to be like that, back and forth, you guys are going to give me a heart attack,” said Team GSP coach Georges St-Pierre after Michael Johnson’s win over Aaron Wilkinson on last week’s episode. But Johnson is still basking in the glory of the victory since it took place in front of boxing legend Mike Tyson, and “Iron Mike” is more than willing to share some of his knowledge with Team GSP after the bout.

Meanwhile, after an 0-2 start, Koscheck is ready to lay down the law on his team in the gym during their next training session.

“If that’s not enough to motivate you,” said Kos of his team’s winless record, “then you’re in the wrong sport.”

And Team Koscheck is motivated, ready to work and ready to get on the scoreboard.

Things are getting heated up even back in the house, as Sevak Magakian and Jeff Lentz don’t take too kindly to some of the statements made by Alex Caceres during Johnson’s fight, calling it unprofessional. Things get particularly heated between Magakian and Caceres, with Nam Phan being forced to break things up as Magakian goes at his rival.

“I think these guys love to hate me,” said Caceres.

After some light-hearted banter between the coaches, St-Pierre picks this week’s fight: Team GSP’s Kyle Watson vs. Team Koscheck’s Andrew Main. It’s a battle between the oldest (Watson, 30) and youngest (Main, 21) fighters in the competition, and both come from solid camps, Watson from Matt Hughes’ H.I.T. Squad and Main from New Jersey’s AMA Fight Club. But all that matters to Koscheck is getting the win for his team.

“This is the most important fight of this competition for us,” said Koscheck. “It’s all about attitude. You’ve got ten minutes to win a fight. You can do anything for ten minutes.”

Early on, the two trade strikes, with both fighters having their moments. Soon after, they lock up, with Main taking Watson’s back as they stand against the fence. Main is the busier fighter, using his punches to force Watson to the mat. Watson remains patient and gets free with two minutes left. He lands a few ground strikes before the bell, ending the round strong.

Watson looks winded between rounds, and Koscheck notices it. In response, Main goes after Watson with his striking attack at the bell for round two, but Watson turns the tables with a takedown. Midway through the round, Main gives up his back, and eventually Watson is able to sink in the rear naked choke that produces a tap out and the victory.

Koscheck is inconsolable after the loss.

“I’m heartbroken. We’ve had three fights that have been close and I’m real disappointed right now.”

With the win, Team GSP takes a 3-0 lead in the competition and retains control. Here’s how the teams look:

Team GSP
Michael Johnson 1-0
Jonathan Brookins
Spencer Paige
Alex Caceres 1-0
Kyle Watson 1-0
Cody McKenzie
Dane Sayers

Team Koscheck
Marc Stevens
Sevak Magakian
Sako Chivitchian
Andrew Main – Eliminated on episode four by Kyle Watson
Nam Phan
Aaron Wilkinson – Eliminated on episode three by Michael Johnson
Jeffrey Lentz – Eliminated on episode two by Alex Caceres

For weekly recaps of The Ultimate Fighter, as well as fighter profiles, stay tuned to UFC.com.

미디어

최근
UFN 일본 대회 공동메인이벤트, 클라우디아 가델랴와 제시카 안드라데가 맞붙는다.
2017. 9. 20
재능을 지닌 파이터 간의 대결, 낮은 시드의 선수가 높은 시드의 선수를 꺾는 것도 시간문제였다. TUF 4편에서 어떤 경기가 나왔는지 살펴보자.
2017. 9. 20
포레스트 그리핀과 맷 파리노가 최신 UFC 랭킹을 분석해 소개한다. 루크 록홀드, 마이크 페리, 유라이어 홀, 카마루 우스만 등의 선수가 언급된다.
2017. 9. 20
2008년 UFC 82 대회, 오카미 유신이 전 미들급 챔피언 에반 테너에게 KO승을 거둔다. 거의 10년이 지난 지금, 오카미는 UFN 일본 대회 메인이벤트에서 오빈스 생프뤼를 상대한다.
2017. 9. 20