Found December 13, 2012 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Mike Ricci
This season of "The Ultimate Fighter" was filmed in a matter of six weeks, about half the shooting schedule of last season's live show on FX. Not that Colton Smith needed long to realize a clash between him and TUF finale opponent Mike Ricci was inevitable. "We are very different," Smith told in advance of Saturday's event that can be seen live on FX at 9 p.m. ET/PT. "Our upbringing is very different. I come from a single-parent household. My mom raised me. She did her best and we didn't have all that much, but all I really needed were my shoes and my headgear." And for Ricci, a Canadian the show has portrayed as being somewhat image-conscious? "He likes to flash his money and flash just about everything else he has. I'm not like that. I could make a million dollars tomorrow, and I'd be the same guy as yesterday." Smith's path further diverged from Ricci's when he reached adulthood. Smith enlisted...

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Mike Ricci tried to tone it down, although the "Ultimate Fighter" finalist seemed to know his rep had already been established early in the taping of the FX reality series. "It took a couple days to get used to the cameras," Ricci told "I was waking up and making sure I dressed well and brushed my hair. It's normal. Anybody is going to...

TUF 16 Finale Results – Nelson vs. Mitrione, Ricci vs. Smith

The 16th season of The Ultimate Fighter comes to a conclusion tonight from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Mike Ricci will battle Colton Smith in the finals for the opportunity to earn a six figure contract from the UFC. In the main event of the night features a clash of heavyweights Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione. Three preliminary card bouts will be streamed...
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