TUF 29: When is The Ultimate Fighter episode 2 on?

Joshua Rogers June 3, 2021
TUF 29: When is The Ultimate Fighter episode 2 on?

The Ultimate Fighter returned this week with its 29th season. After watching episode 1, fans are wondering when TUF 29 episode 2 will air. Let’s take a look.

TUF 29: episode 1 recap

In episode 1, team coaches Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega first got a feel for the athletes.

Ortega looked for how the fighters performed in certain situations while Volkanovski focused on who would make a good training partner.

The coaches then made their picks, with bantamweight Mitch Raposo being picked first for Team Volkanovski.

Ortega chose the first fight of the new season, pitting middleweights Andre Petroski (Team Ortega) against Aaron Phillips (Team Volkanovski).

Petroski and Team Ortega won the fight in the first round via submission.

The second fight, between the bantamweights, takes places on episode 2.

Liudvik Sholinian will face the first overall pick, Mitch Raposo.

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When is The Ultimate Fighter episode 2 on in the US?

US viewers will need to buy a subscription for ESPN+ to watch TUF.

The subscription cost for ESPN+ is $5.99 per month and $59.99 per year. Fans can sign-up for ESPN+ at any time at the ESPN website, ESPN+ website, or the ESPN App.

Each Tuesday, viewers can watch new episodes of TUF 29 on ESPN+. 

The Ultimate Fighter season 29, episode 2 airs airs at 9pm ET/6pm PT on Tuesday 8 June.

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When is The Ultimate Fighter episode 2 on in the UK

UK fans of The Ultimate Fighter have to wait slightly longer for new episodes than their American friends.

The first episode of TUF 29 aired on BT Sport on Wednesday 2 June at 9.30pm on BT Sport 3 HD.

Episodes will be available weekly at the same time on Wednesdays on BT Sport 3 HD.

So The Ultimate Fighter 29 episode 2 will air at 9.30pm, Wednesday 9 June on BT Sport 3 HD.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.