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  • The Ultimate Fighter is an American reality television series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition produced by Fox Sports 1 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • It previously aired for fourteen seasons on Spike TV

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  • The show features professional MMA fighters living together in Las Vegas, Nevada, and follows them as they train and compete against each other for a prized contract with the UFC
  • The series debuted on January 17, 2005, with its first episode, "The Quest Begins"
  • To date, there have been twenty two seasons of the show, two per calendar year
  • Each season features either one or two weight classes in the tournament
  • The historic Forrest Griffin vs. Stephan Bonnar fight in the first season drew millions of viewers to the show and launched the sport into the mainstream
  • Because of this success, The Ultimate Fighter was regarded as instrumental to the survival and expansion of the UFC and mixed martial arts into the mainstream
  • Many current and past UFC fighters are alumni of the show, with some competitors going on to become coaches in future seasons
  • The show has undergone multiple format changes since its inception, including the introduction of the wildcard bout
  • Many winners have gone on to compete for UFC championships with some becoming UFC champions

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