“TUF: The Smashes” cast list revealed
The sixteen fighters that will make up the cast of “The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. UK” have been revealed.
UFC officials announced the list today, which includes eight Australian fighters and eight British fighters.
The season premieres on September 19 on FX in Australia and will consist of 13 episodes.
“These guys have definitely made the second international TUF show ‘can’t mis’ TV,” UFC president Dana White said. “Going into this thing, I had no idea just how much the Aussies and the Brits can’t stand losing to each other. Now I know.”
Grant Blackler, 23, Sunshine Coast
Patrick Iodice, 19, Gold Coast
Richie Vaculik, 29, Sydney
Ben Wall, 23, Brisbane
Ben Alloway, 31, Gold Coast
Xavier Lucas, 31, Perth
Manuel Rodriguez, 27, Sydney
Robert Whitaker, 21, Sydney
Colin Fletcher, 29, Sunderland
Norman Parke, 25, Bushmills, N. Ireland
Michael Pastou, 30, Essex
Mike Wilkinson, 24, Leigh
Luke Newman, 22, London
Bola Omoyele, 30, London
Valentino Petrescu, 30, Essex
Brad Scott, 23, Melksham
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