UFC Announces Undefeated Lightweights and Featherweights for ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Season 27 Cast
Before Stipe Miocic meets Daniel Cormier in a champion versus champion super fight at UFC 226, they will first coach against each other on the newest season of “The Ultimate Fighter”.
Dubbed “The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated”, the 27th installment of the long running reality competition series will see fighters from the lightweight and featherweight divisions with unblemished records face off in a tournament worth a six-figure UFC contract.
Here are the list of lightweights and featherweights who will make up the cast of the newest installment of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’.
Thailand Clark – 7-0 | 28 | Fort Worth, Texas
Joe Giannetti – 6-0 | 22 | Norwell, Mass.
John Gunther – 6-0 | 32 | Cleveland, Ohio
José Martinez Jr.– 4-0 | 27 | Lorain, Ohio
Luis Peña – 4-0 | 24 | Hillsboro, Miss. by way of Naples, Italy
Richie Smullen – 3-0-1 | 26 | Arklow, Ireland
Mike Trizano – 6-0 | 25 | Ramsey, N.J.
Allan Zuniga – 13-0 | 25 | San Miguel, Costa Rica
Jay Cucciniello – 8-0 | 31 | Malaga, Spain by way of Dublin, Ireland
Tyler Diamond – 9-0 | 26 | Oroville, Calif.
Brad Katona – 6-0 | 25 | Dublin, Ireland by way of Winnipeg, Canada
Bryce Mitchell – 9-0 | 23 | Cabot, Ark.
Suman Mokhtarian – 8-0 | 25 | Sydney, Australia
Dulani Perry – 4-0 | 31 | Houston, Texas
Kyler Phillips – 5-0 | 22 | Surprise, Ariz.
Ricky Steele – 5-0 | 29 | Boise, Ida.
Filming for the new season of the show is expected to start next week in Las Vegas with the finals likely taking place during International Fight Week 2018, which culminates in the title fight between Miocic and Cormier on July 7.
“The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated” will debut on Wednesday night, April 18 on FS1.Place your next MMA bet with Ohmbet - No.1 MMA Sportsbook in the world.