UFC announces tryouts for the upcoming season of its long-running successful reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, at Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. on Monday, December 14. This season’s tryouts are currently open to both 115- and 135-pound women, as well as 205-pound men, with winning professional records.
TUF 23 tryouts open to male 205ers, female 115ers and 135ers
This season of The Ultimate Fighter will begin filming in January and is scheduled to premiere on FS1 in April 2016.
Candidates must be between the ages of 21 and 34 years of age, have the legal ability to live and work in the United States, and have professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight experience – holding a winning record with a minimum of three professional fights (with verifiable records). Applications, which should be completed and brought to the tryouts, can be found online at http://www.ufc.com/TUF23. Tryout details are provided below:
Red Rock Casino
11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89135
Monday, December 14, 2015
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 day if they have been selected to move on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until Saturday, December 19, 2015.
Questions can be directed to: TUFcasting@ufc.com
The Ultimate Fighter®, which debuted in 2005, has launched the careers of some of the UFC’s most recognizable names and successful athletes. The series has produced champions such as Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, TJ Dillashaw, Carla Esparza and Matt Serra, as well as season winners Michael Bisping, Ryan Bader, Nate Diaz and John Dodson.