The Ultimate Fighter 14 debuted Wednesday night on Spike TV featuring Michael Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller as coaches of featherweight and bantamweight fighters for the first time in TUF history.
The 145- and 135-pounders squared off in 16 elimination matchups on the two-hour premiere to decide who would advance to The Ultimate Fighter house and who would be going home.
The episode also marked the beginning of the last season of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV before the series moves to FX in 2012 with a new live format.
The official results from the first episode were:
- Josh Ferguson def. Casey Dyer via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:14
- Diego Brandao def. Jesse Newell via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:47
- John Dodson def. Brandon Merkt via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:37
- Dennis Bermudez def. Jimmie Rivera via TKO – Round 1, 1:40
- Roland Delorme def. BJ Ferguson via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 1:56
- Marcus Brimage def. Bryson Wailehua-Hansen via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 0:21
- Johnny Bedford def. Carson Beebe via submission – Round 1, 4:19
- Dustin Pague def. Tateki Matsuda via majority decision (19-19, 20-18, 20-18)
- Louis Gaudinot def. Paul McVeigh via TKO (strikes) – Round 3
- Bryan Caraway def. Eric Marriott via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)
- Dustin Neace def. Josh Clopton via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)
- TJ Dillashaw def. Matt Jaggers via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 5:00
- Steven Siler def. Micah Miller via submission (guillotine) – Round 3
- John Albert def. Orville Smith via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1
- Stephen Bass def. Karsten Lenjoint via submission (triangle choke) – Round 2
- Akira Corassani def. Brian Pearman via KO (punches) – Round 1