Going into tonight’s episode, the competition was once against even at three wins for each team after Vince Pichel submitted John Cofer on last week’s episode. Team Cruz earned their first win since episode three and had the opportunity to take to take the lead in the compeition as Sicilia took on Saunders in the seventh preliminary fight.
Was the heavily favorited Sicilia able to retake the lead for Team Cruz? Or did Saunders pull off the upset to give Team Faber their first lead of the competition in week eight?
Quick results for episode 8 of “The Ultimate Fighter: Live” can be found in the full entry.
Lightweight Bout: Chris Saunders def. Sam Sicilia via Split Decision
Team Faber has now leads the competition 4-3. Next week, Mike Rio will meet Andy Olge in the eighth and final tournament quarterfinalist.