The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tryouts Set for April 15 in Las Vegas, Open to 135-Pound Men and Women


Ultimate Fighter LogoThe Ultimate Fighting Championship will be hosting a casting call for the next U.S. edition of its long-running reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, on Monday April 15, in Las Vegas.  For the first time ever in the history of the series, Season 18 will feature male and female bantamweight (135lbs) fighters.

All TUF 18 candidates must be at least 21 years old, have the legal ability to live & work in the United States, and have a minimum of three professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fights –holding a winning record (with verifiable records). Applications, which should be completed and brought to the tryouts, can be found online at http://www.ufc.com/TUF18. Tryout details are provided below:

Where:

Palace Station Hotel, 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

Tryouts will be held in the Grand Ballroom

When:

Monday April 15, 2013*

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. PT

Fighters will be required to grapple & hit pads. Please bring appropriate gear.

Applicants will be notified at the end of the tryouts if they have been selected to continue on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until April 19.

The Ultimate Fighter, which debuted in 2005, has launched the careers of more than 100 UFC fighters and has produced past champions such as Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin, Michael Bisping and Matt Serra. Bantamweights were most recently featured on The Ultimate Fighter 14, where John Dodson emerged as season winner.

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will coach opposite of the winner between Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale on April 13.

TUF 18 is expected to debut in the fall of 2013.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 28 days ago
  • 266 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just about ready to kick off today's (Sept. 26) pre-fight press conference for UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2," which is set to go down inside Mandalay Bay E read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 3 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending longtime lightweight veteran Evan Dunham back into battle against Brazilian interloper Rodrigo Damm at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which take read news >>

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 views

Clay Collard was defeated in his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut against Max Holloway, but the way he went about his business on less than seven days notice didn’t lose him any fans. read news >>

  • 19 hours ago
  • 1 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending longtime veteran Nate Marquardt back into battle against fellow middleweight Brad Tavares at the upcoming UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 27 views

As expected, the live finale of Season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter” will take place in December in Las Vegas.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 6 views

LAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter 5? veteran Manny Gamburyan showed a veteran’s savvy in his first fight at bantamweight by surviving danger from Cody Gibson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 9 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship released the performance-based fighter bonuses following UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Tuesday that featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will face off in The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale co-main event. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 9 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than two days removed from its upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts (MMA) event at the Ericsson Globe Arena, headlined by welterweight wunderkin read news >>

Jump to: