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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - The Ultimate Fighter
The Ultimate Fighter is a reality television series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, originating from the United States and produced by Spike TV and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). On the show, professional MMA fighters that have usually yet to make a big name for themselves are situated in a house outside of Las Vegas, Nevada and compete against each other for the title of The Ultimate Fighter, winning a six-figure, multi-fight contract with the UFC. - Source: Wikipedia
A mixed martial arts fighter once featured in Spike TV's "The Ultimate Fighter" series has pleaded an equivalent of no contest in Las Vegas to attempted sexual assault in an April 2010 attack on a woman at his home.
As the sport of mixed martial arts has fought for the respect and market share enjoyed by the nation's more established professional pastimes, the industry's biggest player has found that money talks in the halls of Congress and in statehouses across the country.