The UFC will showcase 155- and 170-pound talent on the upcoming second season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.”

The promotion Monday announced that it will hold tryouts for the reality show at the Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro on Oct. 14 -- the day after UFC 153 “Silva vs. Bonnar” takes place at Rio’s HSBC Arena.

The casting call is open to lightweight and welterweight fighters between the ages of 18 and 35, according to a release. All applicants must have a winning record and a minimum of three professional bouts, and former UFC fighters are not eligible.

Coaches have yet to be appointed for the season, which is expected to debut on Brazilian network Globo in March 2013. The first edition of “TUF: Brazil” aired in March and was coached by Brazilian veterans Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort. The season featured featherweight and middleweight tournaments, which were won by Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra (Pictured) and Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira, respectively.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

'TUF 24' tryouts slated for April 25; season champ gets flyweight title shot at finale

  • 26 days ago
  • 9 views

“The Ultimate Fighter 24” will feature male flyweight fighters, and the show’s tournament winner will earn a title shot at the show’s live finale.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin to coach 'TUF: Latin America 3'

  • 19 days ago
  • 8 views

The upcoming season of “TUF: Latin America 3” will feature an interesting wrinkle as retired UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin will handle coaching duties.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin to Coach TUF Latin America 3

  • 19 days ago
  • 22 views

For the first time in UFC history, the The Ultimate Fighter series will feature two UFC legends and Hall of Famers, Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin, as coaches. read news >>

The Comeback: 'Rumble' not happy, new 'TUF' coaches, greasing-allegation fallout

  • 19 days ago
  • 70 views

In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Monday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”Filed under: Bella read news >>

Joanna Jedrzejczyk, TUF 23 and the State of the UFC Strawweight Division

  • 19 days ago
  • 16 views

The UFC is failing its strawweight fighters. There is no other way to look at its handling of the division. In the time since Bleacher Report rolled out the State of the Flyweight Division (the first read news >>

UFC scraps planned April 25 Season 24 flyweight tryouts for 'The Ultimate Fighter'

  • 18 days ago
  • 15 views

After announcing a week ago the information for tryouts for a fall season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” the UFC today scrapped those plans.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Latin America 3 Finale Event Page and Fight Card

  • 17 days ago
  • 12 views

TUF Latin America 3 Finale (The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale) fight card rumors and start times for November 5, 2016, in Mexico City, Mexico. read news >>

Demetrious Johnson isn't scared of 'TUF 24' winner's title shot: 'I just don't care'

  • 12 days ago
  • 13 views

Demetrious Johnson may be a lot of things, but scared of a challenge from the winner of “TUF 24” is not one of them, the flyweight champion said.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Meet real-world teammates Hendricks, Moyle and Rountree, who all got a 'TUF 23' surprise

  • 10 days ago
  • 46 views

LAS VEGAS – Syndicate MMA fighters Cory Hendricks, Jamie Moyle and Khalil Rountree were all selected for “The Ultimate Fighter 23,” but on Wednesday’s season debut, the Las Vegas teammates got a pret read news >>

Watch All Eight Women’s Strawweight Bouts from TUF 23; See Who Made the Cut

  • 9 days ago
  • 35 views

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia debut on Wednesday featuring men's light heavyweight hopefuls and women's strawweight prospects. Watch all eight female fights. read news >>