If you missed UFC’s inaugural live Friday night TUF fights on FX well then… You missed out according to UFC president Dana White. With 16 live elimination fights taking place within the two and a half hour special premiere the fans were given a hefty fill of action including some impressive knockout and a gruesome broken toe that had one fighter continuing to fight with.
“Going into this thing … you’re always nervous when you do something new and do something different,” said White. “We worked long and hard on this show to make sure this came off with no hitches. I’m very happy to with how it came off. It was perfect. Everything went according to plan. There were literally no hiccups whatsoever.
“It’s not easy doing this live. Nobody’s even done this before, and it couldn’t have gone any more perfect.”
“It wasn’t a tough call,” White said. “When we came up with the idea, we loved it.