Cast for Season 23 of the ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Revealed

On April 20th the newest season of the long running reality show the “Ultimate Fighter” will premiere on Fox Sports 1. In a press release sent out by the UFC today the entire cast for the upcoming season has been revealed. The 23rd season will feature women strawweights and light heavyweight men all competing for a contract with the UFC. Current strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and number one contender Claudia Gadelha will serve as opposing coaches.

The cast will consist of 32 fighters: 16 starwweights and 16 light heavyweights. The season will be 12 episodes long with the Finale set to take place on July 8th from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The “Ultimate Fighter” Season 23 cast includes the following

Strawweight Cast:

  • J.J. Aldrich, 2-1, 23, Aurora, Colo.
  • Chelsea Bailey, 2-0, 23, Chewelah, Wash.
  • Amanda Cooper, 1-1, 24, Bath, Mich.
  • Ashley Cummins, 3-3, 28, St. Louis
  • Jodie Esquibel, 5-1, 29, Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Mellony Geugjes, 0-1, 23, Amsterdam
  • Lanchana Green, 2-1, 26, Darlington, England
  • Helen Harper, 4-1, 28, Farnborough, England
  • Kate Jackson, 7-2-1, 29, Lostwithiel, England
  • Alyssa Krahn, 3-1, 28, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Kristi Lopez, 2-0, 33, Quartz Hill, Calif.
  • Amy Montenegro, 7-2, 32, Forks, Wash.
  • Jamie Moyle, 3-1, 27, Las Vegas
  • Irene Rivera, 6-2, 22, Barcelona
  • Tatiana Suarez, 3-0, 25, Fontana, Calif.
  • Ashley Yoder, 4-1, 28, Indianapolis

Light Heavyweight Cast:

  • Kenneth Bergh, 3-0, 26, Oslo
  • Trevor Carlson, 10-2, 27, Spring Creek, Nev.
  • Muhammed DeReese, 5-0, 27, Titusville, Fla.
  • Myron Dennis, 12-4, 27, Oklahoma City
  • John Paul Elias, 3-0, 27, Fresno, Calif.
  • Marcel Fortuna, 8-1, 30, Tubarao, Brazil
  • Phil Hawes, 3-0, 27, Little Ferry, N.J.
  • Cory Hendricks, 3-0, 27, Lynden, Wash.
  • Jamelle Jones, 6-2, 28, Atlantic City, N.J.
  • Abdel Medjedoub, 3-0, 30, Mila, Algeria
  • Norman Paraisy, 15-4-2, 1 NC, 30, Paris
  • Khalil Rountree, 4-0, 26, Las Vegas
  • Andrew Sanchez, 7-2, 27, Shiloh, Ill.
  • Eric Spicely, 8-0, 29, Stoughton, Mass.
  • Joshua Stansbury, 7-2, 31, East Liverpool, Ohio
  • Elias Urbina, 3-0, 22, Weslaco, Texas

You can also check out the official preview for the upcoming season below.

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