Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima Believes This TUF Participant Will Be a Champion Soon

Published 06/01/2021, 10:30 AM EDT

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The Ultimate Fighter Season 29 is all set to begin on June 1st, 2021. TUF is returning after almost 3 years and thus has created much anticipation amongst fans.

Tresean Gore is amongst the eight middleweight fighters competing in the show and looks like he already has a supporter in Douglas Lima.

Recently ESPN posted a video of Gore talking about his life journey and struggles. Douglas Lima commented on the video and showed his support for Gore.


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Lima Wrote, “I know firsthand the struggle and how great of a fighter he is! He’ll be champions soon! let’s go Tresean Gore”

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The Bellator Welterweight champion clearly believes that Lima has the talent to make it big in MMA. And Gore’s professional MMA record proves that he is a fighter to be taken seriously. The young fighter has an MMA record of 3-0 and has won two of his three fights via stoppage.

Gore has struggled much in life and has seen many harsh days. In a recent interview, the TUF participant talked about his journey.

Gore talked about how he moved from South Carolina to Georgia with just 600 bucks in his pocket. The fighter talks about how that time was horrible, and how he had to ask for help from various people.

Gore’s journey to the show has been full of struggles, and he now hopes that TUF can help him achieve better things.

Tresean Gore and the 15 other contestants of TUF Season 29

This season of The Ultimate Fighter will be one of the best because it consists of eight great bantamweight and middleweight fighters.

The bantamweight fighters include Daniel Argueta, Brady Hiestand, Dustin Lampros, Vince Murdock, Mitch Raposo, Joshua Rettinghouse, Liudvik Sholinian, and Ricky Turcios.


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While the middleweight fighters are Aaron Phillips, Andre Petroski, Bryan Battle, Ryder Newman, Tresean Gore, Miles Hunsinger, Kemran Lachinov, and Gilbert Urbina.


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Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega almost faced each other at the UFC 260 event. However, as Volkanovski tested positive for COVID-19, the fight had to be canceled.

Therefore, as Ortega and Volkanovski could not compete inside the Octagon, they would love to get one over the other in The Ultimate Fighter.


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Paras Pande


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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.
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