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“The Ultimate Fighter 8” Assistant Coaches Revealed

Robert DrysdaleThe names of several of the assistant coaches for the “Ultimate Fighter 8” were recently revealed by

Among coach Frank MIr’s assistants are jiu jitsu champion Robert Drysdale, who won the famed open weight Abu Dhabi Submission Wrestling World Championship in 2007, and conditioning coach Rafael Alejarra, who has recently served as Wanderlei Silva’s conditioning coach.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s assistants include UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and top UFC light heavyweight Lyoto Machida.

The Ultimate Fighter 8 will debut in September following UFC Fight Night 14 and will feature lightweight and light heavyweight fighters. Nogueria and Mir will then clash following the season in a UFC heavuyweight championship bout.


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