TUF Tryouts Coming to China, Australia, and Canada

July 5, 2013 10:11 am by bjpenn.com staff Leave your thoughts

The Ultimate Fighter series continues it’s global expansion through China, Australia, and Canada, and they are in need of some talented fighters. There have been three international versions of the hit show to date; two in Brazil, and a U.K vs Australia season names “TUF Smashes”.

The 18th season of TUF is currently filming, featuring a coed group of bantamweights coached by champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.

Below are the details for the upcoming international seasons of The Ultimate Fighter, along with tryout and qualification information.

The Ultimate Fighter: China


Cung Le (targeted by UFC, but not confirmed)

Tryout Information

Date: July 21, 2013

Location: Beijing

Venue: Metropark Lido Hotel


Date: July 25, 2013

Location: Singapore

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Casino


Date: August 3, 2013

Location: Macao

Venue: The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel


  • Age 18+
  • Confirmed Professional Experience in Combat Sports
  • Featherweight, Lightweight, and Welterweight Competitors
  • Fluency in Mandarin
  • Contractually Free to Compete for UFC
  • Subject to Drug Testing


The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia


Patrick Cote (Canada)

Kyle Noke (Australia)

Tryout Information

Date: September 11, 2013

Location: Sydney, Australia

Venue: TBA


Date: September 22, 2013

Location: Toronto, Canada

Venue: Westin Harbour Castle


  • Age 18-35
  • A Winning Record With a Minimum of Three Pro Fights
  • Welterweight or Middleweight
  • Canadian or Australian Passport
  • No former TUF or UFC Fighters
  • Subject to Drug Testing

To Apply Go To: ufc.com/tufnations


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