Ever watched a promo for The Ultimate Fighter and thought, "man, I wish this looked and felt a lot more like The Voice?" Well then you're gonna love this trailer Spike TV has put up for their "definitely not Ultimate Fighter, but probably really similar no matter what we do" show, Fight Master. I would love to talk to the person who thought it'd be a great idea to have Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, Greg Jackson, and Joe Warren all look like they're in a luxury suite of a TapouT casino(tm) and have fighters brought to prove themselves in front of them. The only thing missing in this promo to complete the look is a bottle whiskey and cigars.
But hey, it's not exactly like The Ultimate Fighter, the choice is yours... Well, not yours. But the fighters. They choose their own coach (again, The Voice) and their opponent (you mean fighters weren't primarily picking who they wanted to fight on The Ultimate Fighter recently? News to me).
I'll overlook the name for the time being (Fight Master... really? That sounds like a B-action flick that even Brian Bosworth passed on). The choose your own coach aspect has some potential ("So Randy Couture, what exactly can you offer me?"), but it also feels a little gimmicky. We at VERBAL TAP are huge fans of fights, so I'll reserve judgement on just about anything else until we see the first set of prelims.
But if you want to meet the cast, check out the video below. There's 32 of them. One of them does a backflip. That's about all I know so far.
There are also plenty of Twitter handles in the video so you can stalk them all.
So go forth and do good work now, internet!