MMA David Loiseau, Former UFC Middleweight Contender, to Try Out for 'TUF 11'

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  1. Atmosphere

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    David Loiseau, Former UFC Middleweight Contender, to Try Out for 'TUF 11'

    Posted Sep 29, 2009 5:40PM By Ariel Helwani
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    When FanHouse spoke to David Loiseau recently about his MMA future, "The Crow" was still focused on continuing his career with the UFC despite getting cut by the organization in April. And according to Loiseau's agent, Ken Pavia, Loiseau thinks that trying out for the eleventh season of The Ultimate Fighter provides his best chance at getting back into the UFC.

    "He's committed to doing whatever it takes to get back into a major show, and that includes submitting an application for the next TUF season," Pavia told FanHouse on Tuesday.

    Five Ounces of Pain recently reported that the UFC will be holding open tryouts for TUF 11 on Oct. 26 in Los Angeles -- two days after UFC 104. The organization has yet to officially announce the tryouts and which weight classes will be featured on the show, but all signs point to it being welterweights and middleweights. No coaches have been announced for the show just yet.

    Pavia said that Loiseau plans on submitting his application on Tuesday evening.

    "Of course UFC, man. Of course," Loiseau responded when asked where he would like to fight next. "I'd love to go back, you know, just to get another chance to do what I do."

    The 29-year-old Loiseau (18-9) began his Octagon career at UFC 42 in April 2003, defeating Mark Weir via first-round knockout. He lost a middleweight title fight to Rich Franklin at UFC 58 in March 2006 and was released after losing to Mike Swick at UFC 63. After compiling a 4-2 record outside the UFC, Loiseau returned to the Octagon at UFC 97, but lost a one-sided unanimous decision to Ed Herman in front of his hometown Montreal, QC, crowd. He currently has a 4-4 UFC record, and holds notable victories over Evan Tanner, Charles McCarthy and Gideon Ray.

    The fourth season of the Spike TV reality show featured a cast of ex-UFC fighters and current TUF competitor Wes Sims has fought in the Octagon before, but should Loiseau make the cast, he would arguably be the most famous former competitor to land a spot on the show.







    good for Loiseau, but kinda reminds me of Phil Baroni, except that nobody really cares about him :o
     
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    momentum CAN'T STOP THIS SON!

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    has the talent, but fails to produce

    he's good for midlevel promotions


    either that, or people have to really water down their expectations of him
     
  5. Phill A. Peno

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    I would love to see him fight again, I hope this turns out the best for him.
     
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    They should get Wanderlei to be one of the coaches:bowdown:
     
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    He should be a coach on how to throw elbows
     

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