The Ultimate Fighter 17: Episode 5 Recap

Josh Samman scored a first round victory over Tor Troeng in a highly-anticipated match up on The Ultimate Fighter Tuesday night.

Samman, representing UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, used a body kick-combo to floor Troeng before finishing him on at 4:40 of the opening round.

With the win, Team Jones improved to 2-3 against Team Chael Sonnen, and earned back control of the fight selection.

Jones tabbed his No. 1 pick, Clint Hester, to meet Jimmy Quinlan next Tuesday on FX at 9 p.m. ET.

Team Sonnen – (3-2)

Luke Barnatt (1-0, TKO win over Gilbert Smith in episode 2)

Uriah Hall (1-0, KOd Adam Cella in episode 3)

Zak Cummings

Tor Troeng (0-1, lost to Josh Samman via KO in episode 6)

Jimmy Quinlan

Kevin Casey (0-1, lost a UD to Collin Hart in episode 4)

Kelvin Gastelum (1-0, submitted Bubba McDaniel in episode 5)

Team Jones – (2-3)

Clint Hester

Josh Samman (1-0, defeated Tor Troeng by KO in episode 6)

Bubba McDaniel (0-1, submitted by Kelvin Gastelum in episode 5)

Gilbert Smith (0-1, TKOd by Luke Barnatt in episode 2)

Collin Hart (1-0, defeated Kevin Casey by UD in episode 4)

Adam Cella (0-1, KOd by Uriah Hall in episode 3)

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Fight Cards

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Event Date: April 26, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 118: Dantas vs. Warren

Event Date: May 2, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV, Spike.com

Bellator 119: Cooper vs. Halsey

Event Date: May 9, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva

Event Date: May 10, 2014
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

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Event Date: May 17, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

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Event Date: May 24, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass