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Jesse Taylor Advances To The Ultimate Fighter 7 Final

The Ultimate Fighter 7Last night on the The Ultimate Fighter 7, Jesse Taylor defeated close friend Tim Creduer in the first semifinal bout to advance to the final round of the tournament.

Taylor took Creduer, a jiu jitsu black belt, down often throughout the lopsided three round bout and never provided him an opening he could exploit to finish the fight, using superior positioning and peppering punches and elbows to dominate his opponent. After three one-sided rounds the judges rendered scores of 30-27, 30-26, and 30-26, declaring Taylor the unanimous decision winner.

With his spot in the finale now secure, Taylor will face the winner of next week’s bout between CB Dollaway and Amir Sadollah on June 21st at The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale in Las Vegas.

Also last night, in the traditional coaches challenge Forrest Griffin and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson went head-to-head in a game of H.O.R.S.E. with $10,000 on the line for the winning coach as well as $2,000 for each of his fighters. Griffin, a former basketball player, dominated Jackson, punctuating the trouncing with a competition-ending dunk.

As the episode concludes a preview of next week’s final episode is shown and it promises to be the “most shocking” ending in the history of the reality series. A video is shown to UFC President Dana White and both coaches that shows the window of a limosine being broken out. “He’s out of the finale and out of the UFC,” said White.

Stop by next week for complete details on the final episode including which fighter is out of the finale and the UFC.


  • Jesse Taylor def. Tim Credeur via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 20-26)


  • CB Dollaway (2-0)
  • Daniel Cramer (1-1)
    Eliminated by Tim Credeur – Week 10
  • Gerald Harris (0-1)
    Eliminated by Amir Sadollah – Week 7
  • Pat Schultz (0-1)
    Eliminated by Cale Yarbrough – Week 7
  • Jeremy May (0-1)
    Eliminated by Matt Brown – Week 6
  • Brandon Sene (0-1)
    Eliminated by Dante Rivera – Week 5
  • Matthew Riddler (0-1)
    Eliminated by Tim Credeur – Week 4
  • Mike Dolce (0-1)
    Eliminated by Jesse Taylor – Week 3
  • Paul Bradley (0-0)
    Eliminated due to medical issues


  • Jesse Taylor (3-0)
  • Amir Sadollah (2-0)
  • Tim Credeur (2-0)
    Eliminated by Jesse Taylor = Week 11
  • Cale Yarbrough (1-0)
    Eliminated by CB Dollaway – Week 10
  • Dante Rivera (1-1)
    Eliminated by Jesse Taylor – Week 9
  • Matt Brown (1-1)
    Eliminated by Amir Sadollah – Week 9
  • Nick Klein (0-1)
    Eliminated by CB Dollaway – Week 8
  • Luke Zachrich (0-1)
    Eliminated by Daniel Cramer – Week 6 is your source for in-depth recaps and news from the”The Ultimate Fighter 7: Team Forrest vs. Team Rampage”.

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