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rockdawg21 12-13-2011 04:54 PM

Philippines TUF for 2012 (possibly)
 
I know the talk for TUF Philippines begain in 2010, but it appears they may get it in 2012. I would imagine the likelyhood depends on the success of TUF: Brazil. I'm sure from both countries you are going to see quality fights considering these people are literally hungry.

http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/9/20...geted-for-2012

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The Ultimate Fighter: Philippines Edition Targeted for 2012

http://cdn3.sbnation.com/profile_ima...eoweo_tiny.jpg by Anton Tabuena on Sep 20, 2011 8:01 AM EDT in UFC News

http://cdn3.sbnation.com/entry_photo...43/5_large.jpg
Mark Munoz and Brandon Vera would be the
obvious candidates for TUF Philippines Coaches.


Several months ago, Dana White has announced that plans are in the works for hosting international editions of the popular reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. Their global expansion has taken a bit longer than he expected, but it looks like it's finally pushing through.

Officials from ABS-CBN, the parent company of Balls Channel which handles UFC programming in the Philippines, have informed BloodyElbow.com that the first international edition of the reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, is close to being finalized. This has been in the works for quite some time now, and we have been told that it is expected to be launched on 2012.

Details from 'TUF Philippines' such as coaches, participants, weight divisions, and prizes, are still being ironed out, but it is expected to be officially announced soon. Jon Jones' trip to the country has been finalized, and is reportedly set-up to not only