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The Ultimate Fighter 17 Recap: Two More Advance To Semifinals

The semifinals on The Ultimate Fighter 17 are complete, as Uriah Hall and Josh Samman made quick work of their quarterfinal round opponents Tuesday night.

Hall scored a nasty knockout of Bubba McDaniel, flooring him with a right jab that swelled his eye shut almost instantly.

Samman, meanwhile, earned a tap from Jimmy Quinlan via strikes as the first round nearly came to a close.

The semifinals will take place next Tuesday night, with Hall battling Dylan Andrews and Samman taking on Kelvin Gastelum.

Team Sonnen – coached by UFC®light heavyweight Chael Sonnen – (6-6)

Luke Barnatt (1-1, TKO win over Gilbert Smith in episode 2, TKO’d by Dylan Andrews in episode 10)

Uriah Hall (2-0, KO’d Adam Cella in episode 3, defeated Bubba McDaniel by TKO in episode 11)

Zak Cummings (0-1, lost a UD to Dylan Andrews in episode 8)

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

Jimmy Quinlan (1-1, submitted Clint Hester in episode 7, submitted by Josh Samman in episode 11)

Kevin Casey (0-2, lost a UD to Collin Hart in episode 4, lost via TKO [failure to answer to bell] to Bubba McDaniel in episode 9)

Kelvin Gastelum (2-0, submitted Bubba McDaniel in episode 5, defeated Collin Hart by KO in episode 10)

Team Jones – coached by UFC®light heavyweight champion Jon Jones – (6-6)

Clint Hester (0-1, submitted by Jimmy Quinlan in episode 7)

Josh Samman (2-0, defeated Tor Troeng by TKO in episode 6, submitted Jimmy Quinlan in episode 11)

Bubba McDaniel (1-2, submitted by Kelvin Gastelum in episode 5, defeated Kevin Casey by TKO [failure to answer to bell] in episode 9, TKO’d by Uriah Hall in episode 11)

Gilbert Smith (0-1, TKO’d by Luke Barnatt in episode 2)

Collin Hart (1-1, defeated Kevin Casey by UD in episode 4, TKO’d by Kelvin Gastelum in episode 10)

Adam Cella (0-1, KO’d by Uriah Hall in episode 3)

Dylan Andrews (2-0, defeated Zak Cummings by UD in episode 8, defeated Luke Barnatt by TKO in episode 10)

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