Cast of TUF 18: Rousey vs. Tate revealed

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 will be the first season of TUF to feature both men and women living and training together. The bantamweight fighters will be coached by UFC champion Ronda Rousey and number one contender Miesha Tate. The lists below is the 32 athletes selected to compete and fight in the premier episode. Only sixteen athletes will make it on the house to compete to become the next Ultimate Fighter:

Women’s Bantamweight Fighters

Shayna Baszler (15-8), 33, Sioux Fall, S.D. 

Revelina Berto (3-1), 24, Winter Haven, Fla. 

Jessamyn Duke (2-1), 27, Richmond, Ky. 

Tonya Evinger (11-6), 32, Lake St. Louis, Mo. 

Laura Howarth (4-0), 26, Hove, East Essex, ENG 

Tara LaRosa (21-3), 35, Albuquerque, N.M. 

Valerie Letourneau (4-3), 30, La Prairie, CAN 

Bethany Marshall (4-1), 25, Newport News, Va. 

Sarah Moras (3-1), 25, Kelowna, CAN 

Margaret “Penny” Morgan (2-0), 33, Nashua, N.H. 

Gina Mazany (3-0), 25, Seattle, Wash. 

Roxanna Modafferi (15-10), 30, Pittsfield, Mass. 

Julianna Pena (4-2), 24, Spokane, Wash. 

Raquel Pennington (3-3), 24, Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Jessica Rakoczy (1-3), 36, Las Vegas, Nev. 

Colleen Schneider (4-3), 31, Las Vegas, Nev.

Male Bantamweight Fighters

Christopher Beal (7-0), 28, Somis, Calif. 

Cody Bollinger (14-3), 22, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. 

Louis Fisette (6-1), 23, Winnipeg, CAN 

Rafael Freitas (6-0-1), 29, Albuquerque, N.M. 

David Grant (8-1), 27, Bishop Auckland, ENG 

Tim Gorman (9-2), 30, West Des Moines, Iowa 

Anthony Gutierrez (4-0), 22, Lee’s Summit, Mo. 

Emil Hartsner (4-0), 23, Luberod, SWE 

Joshua Hill (9-0), 26, Binbrook, CAN 

Chris Holdsworth (4-0), 25, Woodland Hills, Calif. 

Patrick Holohan (9-0-1), 25, Dublin, IRL 

Sirwan Kakai (9-1), 23, Coconut Creek, Fla. 

Daniel Martinez (18-4), 28, San Diego, Calif. 

Matthew Munsey (4-1), 26, Hollywood, Fla. 

Lee Sandmeier (9-0), 30, Knoxville, Iowa 

Michael Wootten (6-0), 24, Liverpool, ENG

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TUF 18 Cast