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The all Britsh final of The Ultimate Fighter season 9.  Andre Winner vs Ross Pearson. The two Brits battle for the $100,000 UFC contract.

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Team UK Shorts by TapouT (Indego)

Team UK Shorts (Indego) by TapouT

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The Ultimate Fighter TUF 9 post fight interviews.

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Following on from the Forrest Griffin interview we posted earlier, it appears there is more to the UFC stalwart than meets the eye. His debut work of literature has just entered the New York Times best sellier list for hardbacks at an amazing no 8.

Griffins Got Literature

Griffin's Got Literature

Whether this testament to Forrest Griffin’s writing prowess or the overall growth and emergence into the mainstream of MMA and in particular the UFC remain to be seen. Whatever the reason it’s a hell of an achievement for any first time writer.

Forrest Griffin has been juggling a book tour to promote the work with his training for the August showdown with middleweight UFC champion Anderson Silva

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ULTIMATE FIGHTER 9 FINALE AWARDS & BONUSES

Fights of the Night:

-Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida
-Chris Lytle and Kevin Burns
-Joe Stevenson and Nate Diaz

Knockout of the Night:

-Tomasz Drwal

Submission of the Night

-Jason Dent

Each figher who was awarded a boumus recieved $25,000

This was the first time thatthree Fight of the Night Bonuses have bee awarded.

According to MMAJunkie attendance was estimated at just over 1,800 with gate receipts of $500,000.

NOTE ON THE SPONSOR (from MMA Payout)

One sponsor of the show of note last night was EA Sports, who were pushing their Fight Night boxing franchise both in commercials and with an ad on the mat. EA has announced the launching of their own MMA game in 2010 and their arrival in the market was the impetus for the UFC demanding lifetime video game rights for those appearing in UFC Undisputed 2009. The attitude towards EA may change with the arrival of EA MMA, but in the meantime their money is still green and the UFC seems to view the MMA/Boxing crossover minimal, since they greenlighted the ad.

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