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Big expectations follow Browning, Bader

Originally Published: March 24, 2009
By Mike Chiappetta | Special to ESPN.com

It's a double-edged sword, this reality-show fame thing. For better or worse, "The Ultimate Fighter" puts its participants in the spotlight, sometimes at a very early stage of their careers.

For the ones who survive the experience, there are the expectations.

The expectations couldn't be more different for Junie Browning and Ryan Bader. Many fans expect Browning to fail and Bader to succeed. Those assumptions stem from the fighters' behaviors on TUF. Although Browning ...

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