The Ultimate Fighter is a bit like a sunset, or phone-cam video of a Lindsay Lohan bender. Predictable, and a bit repetitive, but still exciting.

This season was no exception. Aside from TUF 12's crop of talented and interesting fighters, coaches Georges St. Pierre and Josh Koscheck each invested plenty of face time in convincing viewers (and maybe themselves) that a good old-fashioned white hat-black hat grudge match was a-brewin'.

Will the fans buy this (literally)? We'll find out Dec. 11. For now, all we know is that the war of words lived up to its billing. Will the actual fight follow suit?

Quite frankly, I say no, it won't. Here are five reasons why.

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