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Meet 'The Ultimate Fighter 26' cast: Nicco Montano, the daughter of a boxer trying to make it

LAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” returned this week for its 26th season, which will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.

MMAjunkie recently sat down with all 16 cast members. Watch the video above to get to know Nicco Montano (3-2), who discussed not following in her dad’s footsteps as a boxer, making ends meet as a fighter, how she taught herself to play guitar, and more.

“The Ultimate Fighter 26,” featuring former UFC and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez and former WSOF champ Justin Gaethje as coaches, airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FS1.

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