The Ultimate Fighter 29: Who is Dustin Lampros?
The UFC has finally announced that the hit reality TV show, The Ultimate Fighter is back. The 29th season of the show will feature 16 fighters, eight bantamweights and eight middleweights who will compete through the season to be crowned the ultimate fighter in the big finale event.
One of those fighters is bantamweight, Dustin Lampros, who was announced as one of the 16 fighters during the UFC Vegas 24 broadcast on Saturday.
Lampros, 26, goes by the fight name, “Scrappy” and is currently undefeated with five pro fights to his name. All five of his wins came under the Shamrock banner dating back to 2018. His first four wins came in the opening round and his most recent bout, a guillotine choke of Lloyd Thornton in 2019 came in the second. Four of his wins came by way of KO/TKO, one by submission.
Watch Dustin Lampros’ full TUF pre-show interview right here
Lampros trains under Henri Hooft at Stanford MMA and lives in Boca Raton, FL. He says that he started training MMA after watching The Ultimate Fighter and having to deal with a bully.
“Was a fan of The Ultimate Fighter, then I wanted to learn how to defend myself because of a bully,” he said via his TUF Q & A.
The Ultimate Fighter will begin airing on June 1 and can be watched on ESPN+. Please follow along with FanSided MMA for all your live news and highlights.