The “TUF” franchise keeps on growing. | Sherdog.com
The Ultimate Fighting Championship Thursday issued a casting call for the inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.”
The UFC is looking for 16 fighters to compete on the seventh international iteration of the long-running reality show. As per usual, the fighters will live together and compete in a series to tournament bouts, with the finalists advancing to the live season finale for a shot at a UFC contract.
Fighters in all weight classes between the ages of 21 and 34 are invited to register at www.ufcnetwork.com. Potential contestants must speak Spanish and hold a verifiable winning record with at least three pro bouts to their credit. They must also be citizens of one of the following countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Coaches have not yet been announced for the series, which will begin shooting in Las Vegas this spring. Broadcast details will also be revealed at a later date.