32-Man Cast Revealed for ‘The Ultimate Fighter 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’

By Sherdog.com Staff Aug 31, 2015

The roster for the upcoming season of “The Ultimate Fighter” was announced on Monday by the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The 22nd iteration of the UFC reality show will begin with 32 lightweights from the U.S. and Europe vying for a spot in the “TUF” house. The field will be cut in half during the elimination round, which will be featured in the season premiere Sept. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.

UFC interim featherweight titlist Conor McGregor and former 145-pound ruler Urijah Faber will serve as coaches this season, with McGregor mentoring a squad of eight Europeans and Faber overseeing a team of eight Americans. Faber previously coached on “TUF 15” opposite then-bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz; “The California Kid” sent two members of his team to the final that season, with Michael Chiesa prevailing over Al Iaquinta.

This season of “TUF” will feature 12 episodes leading up to the live finale on Dec. 11 in Las Vegas.

‘The Ultimate Fighter 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’ Cast

United States
Andres Quintana, 8-1, 24, Albuquerque, N.M
Austin Springer, 8-0, 27, Portland, Ore.
Billy Quarantillo, 6-1, 26, Tampa, Fla.
Brandon Ricetti, 7-1, 28, Chico, Calif.
Brennan Sevin, 7-1, 29, Chauvin, La.
Chris Gruetzemacher, 12-1, 29, Peoria, Ariz.
Jason Soares, 8-0, 25, Miami, Fla.
Johnny Nunez, 5-1, 29, Las Vegas, Nev.
James Jenkins, 8-1, 29, Long Island, N.Y.
Jason Gonzalez, 9-2, 25, Colton, Calif.
Julian Erosa, 14-2, 25, Yakima, Wash.
Mike Flach, 7-1, 27, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Ryan Hall, 4-1, 30, Falls Church, Va.
Thanh Le, 4-1, 29, New Orleans, La.
Tim Welch, 12-5, 25, Glendale, Ariz.
Tom Gallicchio, 19-8, 28, Perth Amboy, N.J.

Artem Lobov, 11-10-1-1, 28, Dublin, Ireland
Abner Lloveras, 19-7-1, 32, Barcelona, Spain
David Teymur, 3-1, 25, Stockholm, Sweden
Djamil Chan, 19-2, 24, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frantz Slioa, 4-0, 24, Stockholm, Sweden
Marcin Wrzosek, 10-2, 27, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Martin Delaney, 10-1, 36, Bathgate, Scotland
Martin Svensson, 14-5, 30, Malmo, Sweden
Mehdi Baghdad, 11-3, 29, Toulon, France
Mohamed Grabinski, 10-1, 23, Dusseldorf, Germany
Paulo Boer, 10-1-1, 29, Holland
Sascha Sharma, 8-2, 27, Stuttgart, Germany
Saul Rogers, 10-1, 25, Bolton, England
Sean Carter, 10-1, 30, Essex, England
Thibault Gouti, 10-0, 28, Avignon, France
Vladimir Sikic, 10-0, 25, Frankfurt, Germany


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