The Ultimate Fighter 18 to feature men and women bantamweights
Between the preliminary card and main card for UFC 158 last night Dana White announced that TUF 18 will feature both men and women. Both sexes will be fighting at the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Also the men and women will be training together and living in the same house on the upcoming season.
One of the two coaches will be current women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. The opposing coach will be the winner of the Miesha “Cupcake” Tate and Cat Zigano fight which is scheduled to be the co-main event at the finale for this season of TUF on April 13th.
The UFC president also stated that the open tryouts will take place in Las Vegas, NV on April 15th if you are interested in trying out.