Three weight classes – including both female strawweights and bantamweights – will hold tryouts for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, officials announced.

Along with the two female weight classes, men’s light heavyweight will also hold tryouts in Las Vegas on December 14.

Filming for TUF will begin in January, with the series scheduled to air in April on FOX Sports 1.

Candidates must be 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 Tryout details are provided below:


Red Rock Casino

11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, Nevada 89135


Monday, December 14, 2015

Registration begins at 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 day if they have been selected to move on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until Saturday, December 19, 2015.