The UFC and Spike TV announced the 32-member cast for the upcoming eighth installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality television series. Of those 32 fighters, only 16 will be invited to move into the TUF mansion and become official members of the TUF 8 cast.

With the premiere of the new season now less than 30 days away, I decided to take an extended look in my column for at some of the names I feel viewers should keep an eye on.

To get the lowdown on this season’s hopefuls, just click here.