LAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this week for its 27th season, and for the first time all the cast members are unbeaten heading into the show.
MMAjunkie recently sat down with all 16 cast members. Watch the video above to get to know lightweight Joe Giannetti (6-0), who was bullied as a kid for being “short and fat,” he says. And when the teachers didn’t seem to do much about it, he took it outside on his own when he had to. Between standing up for himself in school and wrestling, he wound up making his way to MMA. While training full time, he also was working at Target. But now he hopes to “do something great with it” now that he’s on “The Ultimate Fighter.”
“The Ultimate Fighter 27,” featuring UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier as coaches, airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FS1.
For more on the UFC’s upcoming schedule, visit the UFC Rumors section of the site.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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