The fourth episode of “The Ultimate Fighter 16” aired tonight on FX and featured the third of eight round-of-16 elimination fights. This week’s bout saw Team Nelson’s Bristol Marunde take on Team Carwin’s Julian Lane.
Going into tonight’s episode, coaches Roy Nelson Shane Carwin are at a 1-1 deadlock in the competition after Team Nelson’s Joey Rivera defeated Team Carwin’s Sam Alvey by majority decision in the second round-of-16 elimination fight. Team Nelson took control of fight selection and looked to take the lead in the competition for the first time.
Was Team Carwin able to rebound from last week and retake control of the competition? Or did Team Nelson win a second consecutive fight? Quick results for episode 4 of “The Ultimate Fighter 16” can be found below.
Welterweight Bout: Bristol Marunde (Team Nelson) def. Julian Lane (Team Carwin) via Unanimous Decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)
With Marunde’s’s win, Team Nelson takes a lead in the competition at one win each while Team Carwin suffers their second consecutive loss. Team Nelson keeps control of fight selection and will attempt to win a third consecutive fight and continue momentum on next week’s episode.
New episodes of “The Ultimate Fighter 16″ air every Friday night at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT on FX Networks in the United States and Canada.