Where and When to Watch “The Ultimate Fighter” 29 Live and All Other Important Details

Published 05/28/2021, 12:19 AM EDT


After a two-year layoff, the iconic reality series, ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ is back with its 29th season. Ahead of the premiere, here is everything you need to know about ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 29.

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When and Where to Watch ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ 29?

TUF 29 will premiere on Tuesday, 1 June 2021. Each Tuesday, viewers can watch new episodes of TUF 29 on ESPN+. All 12 TUF 29 episodes will simultaneously be available with Spanish-language subtitles.

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However, viewers will need to buy a subscription for ESPN+. The subscription cost for ESPN+ is $5.99 per month and $59.99 per year. Fans can sign-up for ESPN+ at any time on the ESPN website, ESPN+ website, or the ESPN App.

 

‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Season 29 – Coaches and Divisions

The 29th season of the iconic reality series will feature two elite UFC athletes from the UFC featherweight division. These are the featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and the #2 ranked featherweight contender Brian Ortega

‘The Great’ and ‘T-City’ will coach the contestants of TUF 29. As always, the contestants will be divided into two teams i.e. team Volkanovski and team Ortega. 

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Furthermore, this season will feature fighters from the bantamweight division and the middleweight division.

TUF 29 Contestants

TUF 29 will have 16 contestants this year. Eight contestants for the bantamweight division and eight for the middleweight division.

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Following is the list of TUF 29 contestants with their professional MMA record to date:

Middleweight Division

  • Aaron Phillips (5-1) 
  • Andre Petroski (5-1) 
  • Bryan Battle (4-1)
  • Ryder Newman (3-1)
  • Tresean Gore (3-0)
  • Miles Hunsinger (7-0)
  • Kemran Lachinov (10-3)
  • Gilbert Urbina (6-1)

Bantamweight Division

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  • Daniel Argueta (5-0)
  • Brady Hiestand (4-1)
  • Dustin Lampros (5-0)
  • Vince Murdock (11-6)
  • Mitch Raposo (5-0)
  • Joshua Rettinghouse (16-5)
  • Liudvik Sholinian (9-1)
  • Ricky Turcios (10-2)
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The top two contestants from each weight class will battle in the TUF 29 Finale later this year, with the winners earning the promotion’s glass trophy and a “six-figure” UFC contract. The TUF 29 will for sure be a great season. So, get your ESPN+ subscription and not miss the opportunity to watch TUF 29.

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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