Following the 10-year anniversary of its successful reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC announces tryouts for the next season. Tryouts are open to 155 and 170-pound men with a winning professional record.
The winner of this season of The Ultimate Fighter will win a lucrative contract with the UFC. This season of The Ultimate Fighter will begin filming in May and will premiere on FOX Sports 1 in September 2015.
TUF 22 Official tryouts will take place at Palace Station in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, March 29th. Candidates must be male, between the ages of 21 and 34 years of age, have the legal ability to live and work in the United States, and have professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight experience – holding a winning record with a minimum of three professional fights (with verifiable records). Applications, which should be completed and brought to the tryouts, can be found online at http://www.ufc.com/tuf22. Tryout details are provided below:
Palace Station Hotel, 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102
Tryouts will be held in the Grand Ballroom
Sunday, March 29th, 2015
Registration begins @ 8:00 a.m. PT
Fighters will be required to grapple & hit pads. Please bring appropriate gear.
*Applicants will be notified at the end of the tryouts if they have been selected to participate in the casting finals process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until April 4, 2015.
Questions can be directed to: TUFcasting@ufc.com
The Ultimate Fighter, which debuted in 2005, has launched the careers of some of the UFC’s most recognizable names and successful athletes. The series has produced champions such as Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, TJ Dillashaw, Carla Esparza and Matt Serra, as well as season winners Michael Bisping, Ryan Bader, Nate Diaz and John Dodson.