The Ultimate Fighter alumni who went on to win UFC belts- Kamaru Usman, Tony Ferguson and others 

The Ultimate Fighter has been a breeding ground for talent in the UFC for a long time. It has produced a lot of top-quality fighters and a few champions as well. We take a look at a few fighters who went onto become champions after their Ultimate fighter stint 


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TJ Dillashaw 

Dillashaw appeared on The Ultimate Fighter in 2011. Three years later he won Bantamweight gold against Renan Barao. 

Kamaru Usman 

Usman was a part of The Ultimate Fighter 21 where he won the finale. Four years after that he won the welterweight belt against Tyron Woodley and has since defended it four times. 

Michael Bisping

Bisping was a part of The Ultimate Fighter 3. He went on to win the middleweight belt at UFC 199 knocking out Luke Rockhold. 

Robert Whittaker 

'The Reaper' participated in the Ultimate Fighter in 2012. Fast forward a few years and Whittaker won the vacant UFC middleweight belt by defeating Yoel Romero. 

Tony Ferguson 

Ferguson competed in The Ultimate Fighter season 13. Although he never won the undisputed belt, he won the interim belt against Kevin Lee at UFC 216.

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