Open tryouts for TUF 17 cast

by Savannah Labate

Do you have what it takes to be the next ultimate fighter? Well, if you think you do, here’s the chance. The UFC is holding open tryouts for the cast of “The Ultimate Fighter 17,” this September 17th in Las Vegas, Nevada. TUF 17 is expected to debut on FX in early 2013, no coaches have been announced as of yet.

The season will feature middleweights (185lbs) and light heavyweights (205lbs). All candidates must be 21 years old, have a minimum of three professional MMA fights, and hold a winning record. Details for the tryouts are shown below:


Palace Station Hotel, 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

Tryouts will be held in the Grand Ballroom


Monday, September 17, 2012*

Registration begins at 8:00 AM 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 continue on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until September 22.

Applications must be completed to bring the day of tryouts, and can be found by clicking here

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