The Ultimate Fighter Fridays: Carwin vs Nelson is the 16th season of UFC’s reality television series and mixed martial arts competition. It features 32 welterweight division MMA fighters that will be narrowed down to 16, then will be divided into Team Carwin vs Team Nelson.Former Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin and, the TUF Season 10 Winner Roy Nelson, are on this Season 16 of the reality television series as opposing coaches of The Ultimate Fighter for the first time. They will handle Team Carwin and Team Nelson fighters.
Amidst a distinct lack of hype, UFC launched the 16th season of The Ultimate Fighter last Friday. This season brings you 16 Welterweight fighters under the guidance of Heavyweights Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson, plus a return to the pre-taped format. It also doesn't seem to bring with it any actual viewers, as the premiere did a record low rating.
Bring It" The Ultimate Fighter returns with an adrenaline-pumping two hour season premiere. 32 promising welterweights face off, hoping to claim 16 spots in The Ultimate Fighter house. Former UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin and TUF Season 10 winner Roy "Big Country" Nelson will coach opposing teams of fighters, all competing for one goal: a six-figure UFC contract and the title of The Ultimate Fighter.