The Ultimate Fighter - Season 5

Wednesday 10:00 PM on Fox Sports 1 Premiered Jan 17, 2005 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

  • The Ultimate Finale 5
    The Ultimate Finale 5
    Episode 06.23.07
    The season finale was held at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch Nathan Diaz battle Manvel Gambaryan to become the next ultimate fighter. Also on the fight card: Roger Huerta vs. Doug Evans, Thales Leites vs. Floyd Sword and B.J. Penn vs. Jens Pulver.
  • Not On the Concrete
    Episode 05.24.07
    Tensions at the Ultimate Fighter house reach an all time high and a fight breaks out. The quarterfinal match ups are announced. Who will be the first lightweight to make it into the semi-final round?
  • Be the General
    Episode 05.17.07
    After five humiliating losses, BJ shakes things up and kicks one of his fighters off his team and the next two fights marks the end of the preliminary round of the competition.
  • Put Me Back In
    Episode 05.03.07
    Team Pulver has racked up four wins in a row against Team Penn. Still struggling with his weight, Gabe Ruediger is the likely target for Team Pulvers winning machine.
  • Season 5, Episode 13 - "Ultimate Finale V"
    UFC Returns to The Pearl at The Palms for The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale. The main event will feature Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver vs. BJ “The Prodigy” Penn
  • The Ultimate Finale
    The Ultimate Finale
    Episode 13
    The Season Finale takes place at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In addition to the championship match, Coaches B.J. Penn and Jens Pulver will square off against each other.
  • 6/14/07
    Coaches BJ Penn and Jens Pullver compete to win $10,000 cash. The fighters enjoy their final days at the house with hijinks and alcohol. And Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard square off to determine who will advance to the finals.
  • 6/14/07
    Fireworks between a UFC veteran and one of the new contestants. The final 2 bouts are agreed upon, and the first finalist is crowned.
  • 6/7/07
    With their recent wins, Team Penn has evened the overall score to 5-5. In this episodes we will see the final two quarterfinal matches. Teammates Nick Diaz and Corey Hill will square off along with Matt Wiman vs. Manny Gamburyan. In preparing to fight his teammate, Nick Diaz makes a decision that will anger his team.moreless
  • In the second quarterfinal fight Brandon Melendez (Team Pulver) takes on Gray Maynard (Team Penn). During training Brandon and Jens square off in a war of words. Gray gets a surprise visit from UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture.
  • Season 5, Episode 8 - "Not on the Concrete"
    Dana White sits down with the Coaches to decide the 4 quarterfinal match-ups. A brutal street fight takes place in the house that has serious ramifications. The first quarterfinal match takes place with some controversy.
  • Season 5, Episode 7 - "Be the General"
    Coach B.J. Penn squares off with a team member. Dana White confronts Penn about the direction of his team. The final four of fighters square off in the final 2 preliminary bouts.
  • It's two fights in one show. It's Joe Lauzon vs. Brian Geraghty, followed by Rob Emerson vs. Corey Hill. Who will move on to the next round and gets a shot at the ultimate prize?
  • Season 5, Episode 5 - "Put Me Back In"
    Team Penn has some in-fighting between coaches and team members. Gabe Ruediger has to cut 20 pounds before his fight with Corey Hill. This leads to a surprise decision that Dana White has never had to make before.
  • 4/26/07
    Team Pulver looks to continue it's winning ways, and receives a visit from a future UFC Hall Of Famer. Team Penn must deal with a team member that won't listen to advice.
  • B.J. and his coaches are unhappy with Team Penn's effort. Gabe goes to extreme measures to cut weight. Corey gets a little too excited during training. And a grudge will be settled as two more fighters battle to see who will move on to the next round.
  • BJ Penn has a surprise for Jens Pulver. After only one loss, Team Penn begins to turn on each other. Choice words cause an eruption at the Ultimate Fighter House. One of the fighters loses his mind completely. And another Lightweight’s dream of a UFC contract is crushed in the octagon.moreless
  • BJ Penn and Jens Pulver select their teams' fighters. Animosity develops between two fighters. And one fighter's dreams of becoming the Ultimate Fighter are dashed.
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