Styles Clash, Alliances
Form, and Dream Shatter - September 12
Jorge recalls the
guillotine choke and the bicep tear. We see Team
Franklin celebrate Brad's win. Jorge said Rob complained
too much and brought practice down. Team Hughes didn't
care if Rob left, because he was the weakest link in the
Coach Franklin says that he doesn't care about the
challenges...he cares about training fighters. In the
van going back, a "Mongo" chant starts up. They want to
keep the momentum going with this victory.
Day 13-8:00PM. Joe is trying to get the Green Team to
have a beer. Joe is drinking and has been sloshed for
the last few nights. Sammy says he is annoying and
slacking off. Joe jumps in a pool. Jorge says Joe is a
kid and a loudmouth. We see Joe trying to horsearound
with Jorge. Jorge says Joe doesn't let people have
private time. Joe says he is bored easily and tries to
liven it up and have a good time.
Jorge, Anthony and Marcus form an alliance to protect
themselves. Jorge lets them know that Joe talks too much
when he is drunk. And when we are down to the final
fighters, we will cross the bridge when they come to it.
Day 14--9:00AM Jorge pulls a noodle through his nose and
eats it, due to Jorge's pushing his buttons. Jorge: "Who
is chicken now, bitch?" Jorge plays minds game with Joe.
Jorge says, "The Honeymoon is over." There is
strategizing all over the place. Jorge and Marcus are in
a secondary alliance away from Anthony. They whisper
plans--"The Alliance comes first."
Day 15--9:45AM--time for the "Right Guard Extreme
Challenge" at Centennial Hills Park
It's for welterweights. 3 competitors for each
team...There are outer rings and inner rings...last team
with a member on the rungs win. This is a non-striking
event. You can use legs and hands...but no striking.
It's on...and a Hughes Team member goes down. Franklin
goes down next. A Double sacrifice and Jorge is the last
person standing! Team Franklin wins! Jorge is happy with
the 1st challenge win! Jason, the new guy, thinks he
will be picked. Marcus says there is momentum and since
he is the elder he is going to pick who is he going to
Team Franklin discusses who to pick and Dana joins in
the discussion. He says this isn't like a regular UFC
Fight, this is a game. He didn't get involved last year,
but this year he sees a disturbing trend of the baddest
guy going after the baddest guy. He would rather see
more stylisticly matched fights that bad guy v. bad guy.
In those type of fights, people dont come out unscathed.
Day 15: 12:00PM Decision time...it will be Marcus Davis
for Team Franklin v. Joe Stevenson for Team Hughes. Joe
was stunned. Dana said that having youbest grappler v.
the best boxer was dumb. Matt says it was dumb also. He
said Franklin should have said no. Jorge says that Matt
is questioning character. Dana says that Matt plays a
mental game. He says after the fight, I am going to hurt
Jorge. Marcus puts on a "warrior kilt" which is part of
his Irish heritage. It's not coming till I beat Joe.
Jorge talks to Semare. He says Joe never gets mad....he
is smart and cool. Jorge says Marcus and Joe are legit
Training Session--Team Hughes. Joe says if he keeps
fighting. If I can think, I can get all the way to the
top. Mike says Joe knows boxing as well as jujitsu. Matt
is also calling this fight at the end of round 1. Joe
says a lot of people have seen me, and I am not letting
Training Session--Team Franklin Day 16 10:00AM Team
Marcus admits that he has grappling skills and have not
shown it. He played dumb as a boxer turned MMA fighter.
"I was smart as how I showed stuff...I have the best
hands in MMA." Seth says he can't wait to see his
Weigh In for the Welterweight fight(155-170 Pounds)
Marcus says he is taking him care of himself, while Joe
is not taking care of himself. Joe says he doesn't have
to do it. Marcus says he is in for a war.
Joe comes in at 170. Dana says he is a freak of nature.
Marcus comes in at 167. Dana explains Marcus is a NE
Golden Gloves champion. He explains that if Marcus can
stop Joe. The fight interesting. Jorge says Marcus hits
hard, and he could see Joe getting knocked out. He is
geeking over fight. Mike says Joe can hang with Marcus
on his feet, while Marcus can't hang with Joe off his
feet. Marcus says he has been fighting for 18 years and
80 fights. This fight is do or die. "I have 3 kids...2
daughters and a son. I have to come in a winner."
Day 17 Fight Day--Joe consults with Marc Laumon, the
grappling coach. Marcus and Jorge talk and Marcus says
that both of us are going to the hospital. We say the
taping of both fighters. Joe says he needs to take apart
Marcus. Marcus says he has been a boxer since 1992. No
one has ever knocked him out. Joe isn't going to be the
US Army Tale of the Tape
v. MARCUS DAVIS
"Joe Daddy isn't going to over
react" "Irish Hand Grenade"
Dana explains that this is the 2nd Welterweight
fight...3 rounds 5 minutes each...loser goes home. Our
Referee is Steve Mazagatti.
There was a feeling out for the first 2 minutes.
Marcus tried to use his boxing skills but Joe stayed
back. Joe sees an opening at 3:12 and scoops up Marcus
and slams him into the fence and down into the mat. Joe
and Marcus grapple and Joe keeps elbowing Marcus in the
back of the head. He is relentless and and at 4:00 of
the first round. Marcus taps out.
Dana reviews the fight and says that when Marcus got
slammed he hurt his shoulder. Franklin and Hughes review
the fight as well. After the fight. Marcus cursed in the
locker room. He ends with the fact that after 18 years,
80 fights, and 3 kids...it's time to hang it up.
And with that, we hang up this edition of "The Ultimate