Rumored Female Cast for The Ultimate Fighter 18: Rousey vs. Zingano

May 2, 2013 8:01 pm by bjpenn.com staff Leave your thoughts

Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer has released a list of 16 female MMA fighters who he claims will be the cast of the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter 18: Rousey vs. Zingano.


Meltzer stated that this list did not come from the UFC, nor anyone from FOX network, but that he did receive the names from a reliable source.  The UFC has not officially released the names of the cast members for TUF 18.


Here is the list of fighters:

Revelina Berto (3-1)

Peggy Morgan (2-0)

Colleen Schneider (4-4)

Jessamyn Duke (2-1)

Bethany Marshall (4-1)

Valerie Letourneau (4-3)

Ashlee Evans-Smith (1-0)

Gina Mazany (3-0)

Julianna Pena (4-2)

Katie Merrill (1-1)

Marcia Allen (3-1)

Tara LaRosa (21-3)

Roxanne Modafferi (15-10)

Tonya Evinger (11-6)

Lia Mata’afa (0-0)

Raquel Pennington  (3-3)

Shayna Baszler (15-8)


The Ultimate Fighter 18 is set to have a cast of both female and male fighters.  The coaches will be UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, and the number one contender, Cat Zingano.  The show is slated to air on FOX Sports 1 in September.

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