Season 3 Episodes

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The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale Pt 2

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 7/6/2006
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Ultimate Finale III

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 6/24/2006
The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finals are set. In the Middleweight Final Kendall Grove will face Ed Herman. Michael Bisping and Josh Haynes will square off in the Light Heavyweight Final.
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Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 6/15/2006
It’s the light heavyweight semi-finals with Josh Haynes facing Jesse Forbes and Ross Pointon taking on Michael Bisping.
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The Jungle

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 6/15/2006
It’s almost the end of the competition and the fighters are going crazy. The last middleweight semi-final fight pits Ed Herman against Rory Singer.
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Full House

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/8/2006
The semi-final match-ups are announced. Ken and Tito face off in a competition of their own. And the first finalist emerges from the Octagon.
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The Golden Boy

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/1/2006
Tito’s prodigy Matt Hamill finally gets his chance to fight in the Octagon against Mike Nickels. But Matt gets little support from his teammates have issues his superior skills and cockiness.
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The Fuse Is Lit

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/25/2006
Ed "Short Fuse” Herman finally gets his day in the Octagon. Will he be able to prove that Tito should have picked him first or will Danny 'The Assassin’ take him out?
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Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/18/2006
After Noah quits the competition, Dana White brings in a fighter to replace him. With Team Ortiz’s morale low, Tito lifts their spirit with a special surprise.
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The Letter

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/11/2006
Matt’s Hamill’s behavior continues to irritate his teammates. Fighters start going stir crazy in the house.
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The Truce Is Over

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/4/2006
After another crushing victory by Team Ortiz, Ken Shamrock searches for answers to why his fighters aren’t winning.
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Hitting It Hard

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/27/2006
Team Shamrock is upset with their lack of training and take matters into their own hands. Fed up with Matt’s behavior at the gym, Bisping gets drunk and goes on a tirade.
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The Dagger

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/20/2006
An alliance is formed between two fighters who are on opposite teams. Rory is getting on people’s nerves and Tito picks two middleweights to fight in the Octagon.
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The Basketball

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/13/2006
A basketball drives a wedge between the teams. Feathers are ruffled as Coach Ortiz takes Matt Hamill under his wing.
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Fresh Meat

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/6/2006
Season three of The Ultimate Fighter pits legendary rivals Ken Shamrock and Tito Ortiz against each other.