Yesterday the UFC held tryouts for the latest installment of their reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”.
Fighters from all over the globe came to Las Vegas in an attempt to impress the UFC brass and earn a spot in the house as cast members on season 15.
Tryouts where held at the Fertitta owned Texas Station Hotel and Gambling Hall and in attendance from the UFC where UFC president Dana White, Matchmaker Joe Silva and executive Sean Shelby.
The new installment is expected to host both welterweight and lightweight fighters, 500 of which registered for yesterday’s tryouts.
With the UFC on Spike deal ending at years end. The new broadcast partner for the show will by FOX network partner FX. The show will air over a 12-week span and the new show moves to a live format. Coaches for season 15 have either yet to be decided on by the UFC or yet to be announced.
Notable fighters turned up yesterday including season 11 quarter-finalist Jamie Yager, K-1 kickboxer Kultar Gill, Sam Alvey, Blas Avena, , Rudy Bears, Zak Cummings, Jacob McClintock, Leopoldo Serao and Dave Terrel.
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