Cast of Upcoming ‘TUF: Latin America’ Season Revealed

On Tuesday the UFC revealed the cast for the upcoming third season of the “Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” reality show. The season will feature 16 lightweights from various Latin countries including Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and Argentina. UFC Hall of Fame fighters Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell will serve as the season’s head coaches.

The show will air on the UFC Fight Pass as well as several networks throughout Latin America. The season will debut on August 20th. As of this writing a date has not been set for the season’s finale but it is expected to take place in Mexico.

Below is the full list of this season’s competitors.

  • John Bedoya, (5-0) from Bogota, Colombia
  • Martin Bravo, (11-0) from Rosarito, Mexico
  • Yasser Castillo, (5-1) from Nagarote, Nicaragua
  • Santiago Cardenas, (4-2) from Castro, Chile
  • Illanovic Chalo, (11-0) from Maracay, Venezuela
  • Jose David Flores, (5-1-1) from Santa Cruz, Bolivia
  • Javier Ganin, (10-5) from Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Alejandro Martinez, (11-1) from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Claudio Puelles, (7-1) from Lima, Peru
  • Fabian Quintanar, (13-2) from Tijuana, Mexico
  • Leonardo Rodriguez, (11-2-1) from Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
  • Marcelo Rojo, (13-4) from Cordoba, Argentina
  • Pablo Sabori, (5-0) from San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico
  • Juan Villaseca, (5-0) from Talagante, Chile
  • Miguel Villegas, (3-1) from Tijuana, Mexico
  • Walter Zamora, (9-2) from San Jose, Costa Rica

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